TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is celebrating eight years of service, having established itself as a leading carrier offering passengers a distinct approach to service.
From its home base at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Porter serves a total of 20 destinations in Canada and the U.S. with a network currently stretching from Thunder Bay, Ont., and Chicago in the west, to St. John's, NL, in the east, and as far south as Myrtle Beach, SC. Features such as airport lounge access for all passengers, complimentary wine and beer onboard, and stylish employee uniforms have helped create an enjoyable travel experience recognized around the world.
"It's rewarding being able to provide our passengers with the service we do, along with competitive airfares and an alternative when they plan a trip," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "Porter has grown to the point we are today because we offer people that choice and our team is focused on the details that make for an overall pleasant trip."
In the last year, Porter surpassed 300,000 total flights and 12 million passengers. An interline partnership was established with JetBlue Airways, creating more travel opportunities on dozens of routes through complementary operations, and the airline received Skytrax' inaugural recognition as North America's Best Regional Airline as part of the World Airline Awards.
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 Stephenville, N.L., 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, +1 416 619 8593, [email protected]