Porter Airlines enhances weekend service on 7 routes

TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - In response to passenger demand, Porter Airlines is adding weekend flights to seven current routes. Increased service to and from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport begins September 20, 2014, for the fall travel season.

Schedule enhancements:

  • Boston: Additional Saturday and Sunday return flights
  • Chicago: Supplementary Saturday return flight
  • Ottawa: Two more Saturday return flights, service begins September 6, 2014
  • Thunder Bay: Additional Saturday and Sunday return flights
  • Windsor: One extra Saturday return flight
  • Timmins: Added Saturday and Sunday return flights
  • New York (Newark): Two additional Saturday return flights, plus one extra flight from Toronto to Newark on Saturday and one more Newark to Toronto flight on Sunday.

"We are seeing an uptick in weekend travel as more passengers experience the benefit of using Porter's award-winning service at convenient Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.This trend is a key factor in our decision to augment our service schedule," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "These enhancements give travellers increased flexibility when planning a weekend getaway or return from a business trip."

Porter has also seen an increase in passengers connecting through Toronto and this schedule change provides greater connecting flight options across Porter's network.

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:
Erin Taylor
Porter Airlines
(647) 826-7208

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