Porter Airlines expands multi-flight Porter Pass program

TORONTO, May 12 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is offering an expanded selection of prepaid multi-flight options with its Porter Pass program. Passes cover every Porter route or region, offering greater flexibility and price predictability for frequent travel. It is an ideal choice for business or personal use.

Valid for one year from purchase, Passes are available in denominations of 10, 20, 50, and 100 one-way flights. Three package types allow for travel between Toronto and Ottawa or Montreal, within Canada or across Porter's entire Canadian and U.S. network. Ten Passes are reserved for individual use, while 20, 50, and 100 Passes can be shared among friends and colleagues. All Porter Pass flights are eligible for VIPorter frequent flyer program points and complimentary seat selection.

"After experiencing such a positive response to Porter Passes on our Toronto-Ottawa and Toronto-Montreal routes over the last two years, the same option is now available across our entire network," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "This is the most generous and cost-effective pass program among Canadian airlines."

With a variety of network options and fare classes, small- and medium-sized businesses, students and other frequent flyers can choose a Porter Pass to meet their travel requirements.

    Pricing details for Porter Pass(+):

                     Triangle*              Canada         U.S. and Canada
    Packages    Firm  Flexible  Freedom  Flexible  Freedom  Flexible  Freedom
    10 Passes  $1,295  $2,195    $2,695   $2,495    $2,995   $2,995    $3,495
    20 Passes     -    $4,390    $5,390   $4,990    $5,990   $5,990    $6,990
    50 Passes     -   $10,426   $12,801  $11,851   $14,226  $14,226   $16,601
    100 Passes    -   $19,755   $24,255  $22,455   $26,995  $26,995   $31,455
    * Valid for Toronto-Montreal and Toronto-Ottawa routes
    (+) Tax (as applicable) will be applied to the base price noted above,
        charged at the time of booking

Complete Porter Pass details can be found at www.flyporter.com.

All Porter passengers have complimentary access to the airline's stylish, modern and comfortable lounges in Toronto and Ottawa. Features include espresso in heated cups, cold beverages, snacks, Wi-Fi access and computer workstations.

About Porter Airlines

Porter Airlines is Canada's third largest scheduled carrier, based at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport. Porter is committed to offering speed, convenience and service as part of a premium travel experience. A refined journey begins on the ground with comfortable airport lounges and service-oriented team members. The experience continues seamlessly in the air with spacious interiors and well-appointed crew. Passengers enjoy complimentary services, including free in-flight wine, beer and premium snacks, all aboard modern aircraft.

The airline currently serves Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Halifax, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston (Logan), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que. and Myrtle Beach, SC. Moncton service begins June 25.

Join VIPorter frequent flyer program to earn a free flight after as few as five one-way trips. Visit www.flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.

SOURCE Porter Airlines Inc.

For further information: For further information: Media contact: Brad Cicero, Porter Airlines, (416) 619-8593

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