Economic Club of Canada flies with Porter Airlines

    TORONTO, Jan. 7 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is taking off as "Official
Airline Partner of The Economic Club of Canada." The agreement includes the
opportunity for Economic Club guests to win Porter flights at selected 2009
    "This is one of Porter's significant alliances for 2009," said Robert
Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "The caliber of speakers that
The Economic Club draws combines well with our passengers' interests. As we
fly to additional destinations, the crossover between Porter passengers and
The Economic Club's audience will also grow."
    Porter will be recognized at Economic Club events through signage,
welcome remarks and prize draws, while The Economic Club enjoys back-lit
signage and Flash animation presence in Porter's exclusive Toronto City Centre
Airport passenger lounge.
    "We're extremely pleased to welcome Porter Airlines as the Official
Airline Partner of The Economic Club of Canada," said Mark Adler, president
and CEO of The Economic Club. "It's a perfect fit as our members and guests
make up the leading business audience in the country, and are indeed 'Porter

    About Porter Airlines

    Porter Airlines Inc. is a regional passenger carrier based at Toronto
City Centre Airport. The airline currently serves Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal,
Quebec City, Halifax, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway) and has seasonal
flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que. Porter plans to fly to at least 17 short-haul
Canadian and U.S. destinations. Visit or call (416) 619-8622
or (888) 619-8622 for more information.

    About The Economic Club of Canada

    The Economic Club is the recognized podium of record in Canada,
attracting the world's leading speakers to address the most timely and
relevant issues of the day. Recently, The Economic Club of Canada has featured
such speakers as California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Republican
Presidential nominee John McCain, former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Prime
Minister Stephen Harper, now Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff, actor and
activist Ted Danson and hockey great Wayne Gretzky.

For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: Brad Cicero, Porter Airlines,
(416) 619-8593; Rhiannon Traill, The Economic Club of Canada, (416) 306-9934

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