TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines confirmed that it carried
passenger number 10 million in its history on Friday, November 8.
"This is a nice milestone for us to recognize after just having
celebrated seven years of service in October," said Robert Deluce,
president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "New passengers are trying Porter
every day and our entire team is grateful for each of the 10 million
trips people have chosen to fly with us."
In 2007, Porter's first full calendar year of business, 300,000 people
travelled with the airline. A record of 2.5 million passengers flew in
"Our growth shows that travellers are extremely satisfied with the
distinct service they experience with Porter," added Deluce.
Porter now operates a fleet of 26 Bombardier Q400 aircraft and serves 19
regional destinations in Eastern Canada and the United States. A
proposal to grow service across North America starting in 2016 is
currently being reviewed. More details are available at www.porterplans.com.
About Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and
effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to
air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline
Star Rating® by Skytrax, and rated Best Small Airline in the world by
Condé Nast Traveler's Readers Choice Awards.
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, Washington (Dulles) and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant,
Que., Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Burlington, Vt. Vacation packages are
available from Porter Escapes at www.porterescapes.com.
Visit www.flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.
SOURCE: Porter Airlines Inc.
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