TORONTO, Oct. 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is the best small airline
in the world according to Condé Nast Traveler's 2013 Readers' Choice
Awards. It also ranks third overall among airlines in all categories.
"This is incredible recognition for everyone at Porter," said Robert
Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "We're proud to represent
Canada, our home city of Toronto and home airport at Billy Bishop
Toronto City Airport through this achievement."
Porter sets itself above the competition by emphasizing service, and
providing complimentary amenities, including lounge access, beer, wine
and food for all passengers.
"We hope to make the Porter experience available to even more passengers
across North America in coming years," said Deluce. "Our plans will
still keep Porter as a small airline with a distinct approach to
service, but covering a more diverse route map."
Porter is proposing to connect its existing network via
conveniently-located Toronto City Airport to destinations such as
Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Vancouver, beginning in 2016.
Details of the plan are available at www.porterplans.com.
Nearly 80,000 readers participated in this year's survey, casting 1.3
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.
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SOURCE: Porter Airlines Inc.
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