Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Porter Airlines Bombardier Q400 airplanes to sport new look for TORONTO 2015 Games

TORONTO, Feb. 23, 2015 /CNW/ -

What:
Porter Airlines will unveil one of two Bombardier Q400 aircrafts that will feature TORONTO 2015 Games-themed plane decals.

Porter Airlines is the Official Canadian Airline for the Games and Signature Supporter of the TORONTO 2015 Torch Relays.

Where:

  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (foot of Bathurst Street, south of Queens Quay West.)
    • Hangar 6

When:

  • Wednesday, February 25, 2015
  • 11–11:45 a.m.

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 Top 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., Charleston, 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.  

About TO2015

The TORONTO 2015 Pan American Games will take place July 10–26 and the Parapan American Games August 7–15. The TORONTO 2015 Games are funded by the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario, as well as Lead Partner CIBC and other partners and sponsors.

The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) is tasked with managing and delivering the Games. It is working to bring some of the world's best athletes and artists to the Greater Golden Horseshoe region, giving Ontarians a unique chance to be part of the action, and making the region a hub for sport. For more information about the Games, please visit TORONTO2015.org.

Note to media:
As accredited media must be escorted to the event space, please confirm your attendance in advance. Site maps will be available on request.

The ferry departs to the airport from the city side approximately every 15 minutes. Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the event start time to ensure a timely crossing. Designated parking is available on the island.

Porter and TO2015 spokespeople will be available for further interviews following the event at approximately 11:15 a.m.

SOURCE Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games

For further information: Media contacts: Brad Cicero, Porter Airlines, 416-629-5590, media@flyporter.com; Robyn van Teunenbroek, Porter Airlines, 905-716-2451; Teddy Katz, Director, media relations and chief spokesperson, TO2015, 416.957.2117, teddy.katz@toronto2015.org

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