TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2011 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines will be increasing weekday
roundtrip flights to seven from six between Billy Bishop Toronto City
Airport and Boston's Logan International Airport, beginning April 16,
This addition comes soon after adding a sixth daily flight between
Toronto and Boston in October. Increased service allows greater
same-day business travel flexibility and offers leisure travellers a
wider range of departure options.
"The Toronto-Boston route continues to prove its popularity with
passengers," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines.
"Increasing the frequency of flights ensures continued service and
convenience for our passengers, two elements that have been foundations
of our business for the past five years."
"We are pleased Porter will be adding a seventh weekday flight from
Boston Logan to Toronto City Airport,'' said Ed Freni, Director of
Aviation for the Massachusetts Port Authority, which owns and operates
Logan. "Porter's service has grown steadily in two years and giving
passengers choice and frequency helps our customers, and competition
keeps fares low.''
The new weekday schedule now includes the following departure times:
* Denotes new service
The weekend schedule remains at two Saturday roundtrips and five on
This additional service also improves the number of available connecting
flights to destinations such as Quebec City, Montreal, Ottawa, Thunder
Bay, Windsor, Sault Ste. Marie, and Sudbury.
Porter has served Boston since 2009.
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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