Porter Airlines climbs higher in Condé Nast Readers' Choice Awards

TORONTO, Dec. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines has received top grades for two years running as the second best airline in the world in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Top Small Airlines category.

As the highest rated Canadian airline, Porter also placed fourth overall among the Top 25 Airlines across all categories, up from its sixth place ranking last year.

The annual Condé Nast Traveler's Readers Choice awards ranks the top cities, hotels, airlines and more based on feedback from almost 50,000 discerning readers and are well respected as a top source of advice for travelers around the world. 

"We place a tremendous amount of importance on feedback from our passengers," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "Ranking second in the world in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers Choice Awards is a valuable reinforcement that we're delivering an experience that stands apart from our competitors."

With 19 destinations across Canada and the U.S., Porter offers a premium travel experience and unique amenities, including complimentary in-flight food and beverages, luxurious lounges and a convenient downtown Toronto home at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.

About Porter Airlines

Founded in 2006, Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, and restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. 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, Porter is committed to providing a premium travel experience. Complimentary amenities include luxurious airport lounges, Starbucks coffee, premium snacks, and wine or beer onboard.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto (City), Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston (Logan), Washington (Dulles) and has seasonal flights to Mont Tremblant, Que., Myrtle Beach, SC, and Burlington, VT. 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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