Porter Airlines' summer flights heat up Halifax and Montreal

TORONTO, July 15, 2013 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is adding a fourth daily fight between Montreal and Halifax this summer, up one from last year. A new weekend flight is also available, bringing the total number of weekly roundtrips to 26.

Porter offers the most flexibility between Montreal and Halifax, with the earliest and latest departure times. The added flights also allow for more connections between Toronto and Halifax, with seven weekday departures throughout the summer. Convenient connections to St. John's, N.L., are available from Halifax.

"Halifax is always a popular summer destination," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "By increasing the number of weekly flights, we are making summer leisure travel even more convenient."

Vacation packages through Porter Escapes provide an even easier way to plan a getaway.

The new weekday schedule is as follows:

Departing Montreal Departing Halifax
07:00 * 12:30
09:25 16:45
13:30 19:05
16:00 21:30 *

*Denotes new flight

The schedule returns to three weekday roundtrips after Labour Day.

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 second in the world in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers Choice Awards Top Small Airlines category. 

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.

For further information:

Media contact:
Brad Cicero
Porter Airlines
(416) 619-8593


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