TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2011 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is celebrating its recent
ranking as the highest rated Canadian Airline in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Top 30 Airlines category.
The survey also places Porter in second place worldwide in the Small
Airlines category, and fifth place worldwide in the Top 30 Airlines
category, which includes elite industry leaders such as Singapore
Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Emirates.
The annual awards reflect the opinions and preferences of Condé Nast Traveler's discerning readers, who rate destinations they visited in the past
year, and the means of getting to them. Over 28,000 people voted in the
2011 survey, which selected the top cities, hotels, airlines and more.
"Condé Nast Traveler is widely recognized as a trusted source for travel advice and
information, and we're proud to be chosen by readers as one of the best
airlines in the world," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter
Airlines. "Our passengers enjoy a truly unique premium travel
experience, and this distinction is proof of that."
Offering a blend of speed, convenience and service, Porter has
revolutionized short-haul air travel since its launch in 2006, rapidly
becoming an industry leader and developing a loyal following among
business and leisure travellers in each of its 18 markets.
About Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines is Canada's third-largest scheduled carrier, based at
Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Porter is an Official 4 Star
Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating® by Skytrax, committed to
offering speed, convenience and service as part of a premium travel
experience. A refined journey begins on the ground with comfortable
airport lounges and service-oriented team members. The experience
continues seamlessly in the air with spacious interiors and
well-appointed crew. Passengers enjoy complimentary services,
including free in-flight wine, beer and premium snacks, all aboard
The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal,
Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste.
Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway),
Boston (Logan), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Myrtle
Beach, S.C. and Burlington, Vt.
Join VIPorter frequent flyer program to earn a free flight after as few
as five one-way trips. Visit www.flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.
SOURCE Porter Airlines Inc.
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