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Porter Airlines celebrates inaugural Sudbury flight

April 1, 2010, Toronto - Porter Airlines launched a year-round service between Sudbury and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on Wednesday, with the inaugural flight departing Wednesday afternoon.

April 1, 2010  By Carey Fredericks

The schedule includes one daily non-stop roundtrip flight.

“Porter is pleased to be launching service to Sudbury today. Northern Ontario is an important region for us,” said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. “We are confident that Sudbury will welcome our focus on service-oriented, stress-free flying. Whether for business or leisure, passengers will appreciate additional connectivity to and from this market.”
Connecting flights provide numerous travel options within Porter’s growing network.  By flying through Porter’s Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport base, travellers can continue on to popular destinations including Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, New York, Boston, and Chicago.
“The significance of attracting Porter Airlines to our community cannot be overstated,” said Bob Johnston, CEO of Greater Sudbury Airport. “Porter’s success has been rooted in the quality of the services it provides, and to our delight our community will now have the opportunity to experience Porter class first hand.”
Located minutes from the city’s downtown business and tourism districts, Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport provides unrivalled urban accessibility.  Passengers can travel between the airport and the heart of downtown in minutes.  Complimentary Porter shuttle buses offer a short transfer to the city centre.


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