Porter Airways touches down in Calgary

Porter Airways touches down in Calgary

TORONTO , Feb. 22, 2023 /CNW/ – Porter Airways in the present day celebrated the inaugural flights between Toronto Pearson Worldwide Airport (YYZ) and Calgary Worldwide Airport (YYC). The airline now flies to the 2 largest cities in Alberta because it grows its nationwide community.

Service between Calgary and Toronto Pearson begins with two each day, continuous return flights, rising to a few each day as of June 1. The flights are operated with Porter’s new Embraer E195-E2 plane. The 132-seat plane options an all-economy, two-by-two configuration, which makes Porter the one airline with no center seats on this route.

“The launch of service in Calgary continues Porter’s western enlargement and marks our entry to southern Alberta,” stated Kevin Jackson, government vp and chief business officer, Porter Airways. “Porter’s elevated economic system journey expertise is not like something that Calgarians have skilled to this point. The extent of service that Porter provides is unparalleled for economic system travellers amongst North American airways.”

Porter’s elevated passenger expertise, which incorporates complimentary beer and wine served in actual glassware, free premium snacks, and free WiFi, is out there to all travellers. Recent, wholesome meals, pre-mixed cocktails and extra snack choices are additionally obtainable on the brand new Calgary-Toronto Pearson route. Passengers can get pleasure from these extra options, both as a part of PorterReserve all-inclusive fares or for buy à la carte with PorterClassic fares.

The brand new CalgaryToronto route connects two main Canadian cities with wonderful vacationer locations and financial commerce alternatives. Calgary is a vibrant metropolis surrounded by pure points of interest, together with the Rocky Mountains being solely a brief drive away. Toronto provides nice nightlife, distinctive neighbourhoods, and quite a lot of sporting and cultural occasions.

“YYC is thrilled to welcome a brand new airline, Porter Airways, to our Staff YYC group. The expansion of its community with Porter’s enlargement into Western Canada is proof of the success and demand for its modern method to air journey,” says Rob Palmer, Vice President, Industrial, Technique and Chief Monetary Officer at The Calgary Airport Authority. “It’s because of our airline companions, that we will say our airport is properly on our technique to turning into absolutely recovered. We’re excited to assist Porter in its ongoing progress as we set our sights on the enlargement of our group.”

Porter has already inaugurated new routes this month connecting Toronto-Pearson with Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver and Edmonton. Halifax service begins on Feb. 23. Extra data, together with flight schedules and Porter Escapes trip packages, will be discovered at www.flyporter.com

About Porter

Since 2006, Porter Airways has been elevating the expertise of economic system air journey for each passenger, offering real hospitality with type, care and appeal. Porter’s fleet of Embraer E195-E2 and De Havilland Sprint 8-400 plane serves a North American community from Jap Canada. Headquartered in Toronto, Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® within the World Airline Star Score®. Go to www.flyporter.com or observe @porterairlines on Instagram, Fb and Twitter.

SOURCE Porter Airways Inc.

Porter Airways touches down in Calgary

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