TORONTO, March 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines had a record February load factor of 56.1 per cent, 5.5 points higher than the previous year.
February results show 110.4 million Available Seat Miles (ASMs) and 61.9 million Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs). ASMs increased 36.8 per cent from 80.7 million and RPMs grew 51.7 per cent compared to 40.8 million last year.
"February shows year-over-year improvement in all categories," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "Seasonal flights to Myrtle Beach began this month and we are projecting another good year for this popular destination."
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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, 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 Mt. Tremblant, Que., Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Burlington, Vt.
Visit www.flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.
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