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Halifax leads off summer schedule today for Porter Airlines

May 27, 2009 – Toronto – Porter Airlines is spreading its wings for leisure travellers with seasonal flights to destinations such as Halifax and Quebec City.


May 27, 2009
By Administrator

May 27, 2009 – Toronto – Porter Airlines is spreading its wings for leisure travellers with seasonal flights to destinations such as Halifax and Quebec City. The summer season begins today for Porter with up to five daily flights between Halifax, Ottawa and Toronto City Centre Airport (TCCA).

Special summer festivals and shows, plus year-round attractions make all of Porter's summer destinations exciting choices for passengers.

Quebec City returns as a more frequent destination, with six weekly flights to TCCA. Porter is also bringing its fresh approach to travel to Thunder Bay. The airline's newest destination takes off with up to three daily roundtrips. Service begins June 26, to both cities.

Connecting flights also open up numerous travel options within Porter's growing network. By flying through Porter's TCCA base travellers can continue on to popular destinations such as Chicago, New York and Montreal.

"At this time of year, we shift gears to accommodate more leisure travellers," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "Adjusting the schedule to reflect summer travel patterns helps us expand our offerings for passengers."

TCCA's convenient downtown location provides easy access for those looking to escape the city for some time away. Those arriving in Toronto are only minutes from many of the city's most popular attractions.

Porter's summer schedule highlights include:

  • Halifax-Ottawa – up to 5 daily flights
  • Toronto-Halifax – up to 5 daily flights
  • Thunder Bay-Toronto – up to 3 daily flights
  • Quebec City-Toronto – 1 daily flight (excluding Saturday)
  • Ottawa- Toronto – up to 12 daily flights
  • Montreal-Toronto – up to 12 daily flights
  • New York-Toronto – up to 7 daily flights
  • Chicago-Toronto – up to 6 daily flights

The summer schedule runs from May 27 to Sept. 7. Detailed flight schedules are available for booking online at www.flyporter.com or by phoning
1-888-619-8622 or through travel agents.