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Porter to add Pittsburgh to service roster

Porter Airlines is on its way to Pittsburgh this fall, making it the airline's 22nd city served.


June 25, 2015
By Porter Airlines

Flights begin September 21, with up to two daily roundtrips between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Pittsburgh International Airport. The schedule features weekday departures from Toronto at 8:25 a.m. and 3:05 p.m. Pittsburgh departures are at 10:05 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. A detailed schedule is available at www.flyporter.com, with flights now available for booking.

“Porter’s exceptional customer experience and competitive fares will be a big benefit for Pittsburgh flyers,” said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. “Our goal is to give more Canadians an opportunity to experience Pittsburgh, and provide those in Pittsburgh with a new way to connect with Canada.”

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald applauded the announcement as another addition to the growing list of non-stop destinations from Pittsburgh International Airport.

“Porter Airlines’ announcement marks the 50th non-stop destination served from Pittsburgh and the sixth international destination,” Fitzgerald said. “We’re excited that the airline recognized Pittsburgh and our growing economy as an important market to serve.”

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Porter is the fourth carrier to announce the start of service at Pittsburgh International Airport within the past 12 months.

“Toronto City Airport offers fast and easy connections to other key markets in Canada that are important for many business and leisure travelers in our region,” said Allegheny County Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis.