Porter Airlines now serving Walkers Shortbread

TORONTO, May 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines is unveiling a new cookie partnership with Walkers Shortbread as its new supplier. The cookie is a signature part of Porter's premium flying experience, and Walkers is a natural fit with its great taste and commitment to quality.

Walkers was the original cookie served when Porter began flying in 2006. It is being reintroduced as of May 1.

"Porter is known for providing a distinct experience to all of our passengers," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "We are the only Canadian airline to offer Walkers Shortbread. This premium snack has been enjoyed by our passengers in the past and we know that they will appreciate having it available again."

Porter and Walkers both started as small businesses that grew to receive international acclaim because of their high-quality products and service, making this a well-matched partnership.

"Walkers is delighted to start this new and exciting chapter with Porter Airlines," said Alastair Walker, International Sales Manager of Walkers Shortbread. "We look forward to a long and prosperous partnership."

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® and also rated as Best Regional Airline in North America by Skytrax.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, North Bay, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston, Washington (Dulles) and Pittsburgh, and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Stephenville, N.L., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Burlington, Vt., and Orlando-Melbourne, Fla. Vacation packages are available from Porter Escapes at www.porterescapes.com.

Visit flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.

About Walkers Shortbread

 Walkers Shortbread was founded in 1898 and is still a family owned and managed company, proudly baking The World's Finest Shortbread in its home village of Aberlour in the Scottish Highlands. Walkers is now sold in over 100 countries and is the leading brand of food exported from Scotland. Walkers Highlanders were awarded the highest possible accolade of Three Gold Stars at the International Taste and Quality Institute's Superior Taste Awards. Walkers shortbread, cookies and oatcakes contain no artificial flavours, colours or, preservatives and are certified Kosher OUD. Walkers does not support the use of GM ingredients. For more information, please visit walkersshortbread.com

SOURCE Porter Airlines Inc.

For further information: Media contacts: media@flyporter.com


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