Porter Airlines wins Best Free Airline Amenity from SmarterTravel

TORONTO, April 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines was selected as the winner for Best Free Airline Amenity in the 2017 SmarterTravel Editors' Choice Awards. Porter's distinctive approach to service has been a feature at the airline since its inception more than 10 years ago.

All Porter passengers are offered a variety of complimentary drinks and snack options on board every flight, including free beer and wine. Passenger lounges in Toronto, Newark, and Ottawa are equipped with a self-serve coffee bar, tea, and a range of soft drinks and water. Shortbread cookies and other snacks are also available.

"Our team is committed to providing quality service to all of our passengers. We greatly appreciate receiving this award from SmarterTravel," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "Porter continues to be an airline dedicated to hospitality, comfort and a refined flying experience."

SmarterTravel is an online global travel resource, featuring everything from news and expert advice to travel tips and destination features. The SmarterTravel Editors' Choice Award recognizes the best free amenities across international airlines.

Deputy Executive Editor of SmarterTravel, Christine Sarkis noted, "The competition was fierce this year, and we've selected, tested, and compared the best of the best in travel to arrive at this year's list of winners."

To view the complete list of winners, visit smartertravel.com.

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

About SmarterTravel
SmarterTravel is a major online travel resource for everything from unbiased travel news and timely expert advice to fresh travel tips and daily destination features. SmarterTravel is owned and operated by SmarterTravel, a subsidiary of TripAdvisor, Inc. SmarterTravel operates Airfarewatchdog.com, BookingBuddy.com, Jetsetter.com, OneTime.com, Oyster.com, CruiseCritic.com, SmarterTravel.com, Tingo.com, IndependentTraveler.com, FamilyVacationCritic.com, HolidayWatchdog.com and sites in the U.K.

SOURCE Porter Airlines Inc.

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


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