Montreal-Halifax, Ottawa-Moncton, Toronto-Ottawa to benefit
TORONTO, Feb. 17 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is bolstering its schedule on
three existing routes with increased frequency between Montreal and
Halifax, Moncton and Ottawa, and Toronto and Ottawa. All additional
service begins April 13.
The Montreal-Halifax route will operate year-round with up to two daily
non-stop roundtrip flights, increased from four weekly flights. This
service also makes possible one daily roundtrip flight between St.
John's and Montreal, connecting in Halifax.
Daily service from Moncton to Ottawa, continuing to Porter's downtown
base at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport offers increased travel
options. Porter is offering one daily roundtrip flight, plus two
roundtrips on Sunday, up from four weekly flights. The summer schedule
on this route, beginning June 27, includes a seasonal increase with up
to two daily roundtrip flights
Service between Ottawa and Toronto is also increasing to as many as 21
daily roundtrip flights, up from a previous peak of 19. This is the
highest number of daily flights on the route for Porter since it began
"These service improvements fulfill one of our promises to support our
four core destinations; Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax and Toronto," said
Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "It is important
to build our presence in these markets with routes that operate every
day and year-round to provide passengers with consistent choice."
Highlights of the new schedule include:
Montreal-Halifax - 2 daily roundtrip flights
St. John's-Montreal+ - 1 daily roundtrip flight
Moncton-Ottawa - 1 daily roundtrip flight
Moncton-Toronto* - 1 daily roundtrip flight
Ottawa-Toronto - up to 21 daily roundtrip flights
* 1 stop; + 1 connection
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 serves Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City,
Moncton, Halifax, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, New York (Newark),
Chicago (Midway), Boston (Logan), and has seasonal flights to Mt.
Tremblant, Que. and Myrtle Beach, S.C.
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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