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.
Boston: Additional Saturday and Sunday return flights
Chicago: Supplementary Saturday return flight
Ottawa: Two more Saturday return flights, service begins September 6,
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
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.
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