Porter inaugurates Montreal-Halifax route

Connecting St. John's service

TORONTO, June 25 /CNW/ - Porter Airlines introduced non-stop service between Montreal and Halifax today, with connecting flights to St. John's via Halifax. The service features two daily roundtrips.

"There is a lot of potential in linking two of Porter's leading markets," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "We have strong passenger bases in Montreal and Halifax, as well as St. John's, who now have new ways to travel with us."

A schedule of two daily roundtrips is available for the summer season until September 6. Following this date, the frequency adjusts to four weekly roundtrips in the fall. This service features one roundtrip flight on Thursday and Friday, as well as two on Sunday.

The new routing also makes available up to six daily flights between Halifax and Toronto via Ottawa or Montreal.

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, Moncton, 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.

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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