TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is arriving at Washington
Dulles International Airport on April 16. It will be the Canadian
carrier's sixth U.S. destination with up to three daily roundtrip
flights operating between Dulles and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
"Greater Washington is a region that our passengers have told us is
their number one priority for new Porter service," said Robert Deluce,
president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "We expect great interest for
both business and leisure trips and look forward to bringing
competition to the route."
Porter is known for its exceptional customer service and offering a
premium experience at affordable prices. Lounge access in select
airports, coffee bars, wine and beer onboard, and extra legroom are
just part of the experience that is complimentary for all passengers.
Jack Potter, president and CEO of the Metropolitan Washington Airports
Authority said, "We are looking forward to welcoming Porter Airlines to
our family of airlines providing extensive international service to the
Greater Washington Metropolitan Region. Porter will provide new
convenient service to downtown Toronto and throughout Canada for our
region. Dulles International Airport is the international gateway not
only to Washington, but also to a significant part of the eastern
seaboard, and this new air service from this leading Canadian business
destination will be a great addition."
Toronto City Airport is among the best urban airports in the world. Its
proximity to downtown makes accessing the city simple and convenient.
The weekday schedule is as follows:
Numerous other Canadian cities in Porter's network can also access
Washington by making a simple connection in Toronto.
About Porter Airlines
Founded in 2006, Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying
with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality and restoring
glamour and refinement to air travel. An Official 4 Star Airline® in
the World Airline Star Rating® by Skytrax, and rated second in the
world in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers Choice Awards Top Small Airlines
category, Porter is committed to providing a premium travel experience.
Complimentary amenities include luxurious airport lounges, Starbucks
coffee, premium snacks, and wine or beer onboard.
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.
Visit www.flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.
SOURCE Porter Airlines Inc.
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