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Stranded train passengers get 25% off Porter Airlines flights

July 24, 2009, Toronto – Travellers affected by the current passenger train strike can book flights on Porter Airlines with a 25 per cent discount for all domestic routes, including the busy Toronto-Ottawa and Toronto-Montreal corridors.  Quebec City, Halifax and Thunder Bay routes are also eligible for the discount.


July 24, 2009
By Carey Fredericks

 

July 24, 2009, Toronto – Travellers affected by the current passenger train strike can book flights on Porter Airlines with a 25 per cent discount for all domestic routes, including the busy Toronto-Ottawa and Toronto-Montreal corridors.  Quebec City, Halifax and Thunder Bay routes are also eligible for the discount.
 Using promotional code VIA25, flights can be booked at www.flyporter.com or by calling 1-888-619-8622 or 416-619-8622.  Reservations for new bookings only must be made by Monday, July 27, for travel until August 31.  Complete terms, schedule and fare information is available online. “This is an opportunity for people to keep their summer travel plans without disruption,” said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines.  “The Porter experience will be very appealing for anyone who hasn’t had a chance to try it previously.” Toronto City Centre Airport’s downtown location makes travel particularly convenient for passengers who were planning to arrive at or depart from Union Station in Toronto.  Porter operates a free shuttle bus service between the Union Station area and TCCA.  Trips take approximately five minutes. Porter also provides all passengers with complimentary lounge access in TCCA, including Wi-Fi, computer terminals and a self-serve café.  Once onboard, food and beverage service, including beer and wine, are also complimentary. About Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines Inc. is a regional passenger carrier based at Toronto City Centre Airport. The airline currently serves Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Halifax, Thunder Bay, New York (Newark) and Chicago (Midway).  Service to Boston begins Sept. 14. Porter plans to fly to at least 17 short-haul Canadian and U.S. destinations. Visit www.flyporter.com or call (416) 619-8622 or (888) 619-8622 for more information.