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Porter Airlines commenced flights between Toronto YYZ and Las Vegas on Tuesday 5 March. The 3,130-kilometre route will be maintained daily using the 132-seat E195 E2 aircraft. The carrier faces a crowded field, competing directly against Air Canada’s 13-weekly flights, Flair’s and WestJet’s 6-weekly rotations, and Canada Jetlines’ 3-weekly service. Flight PD653 departs Toronto YYZ […]

March 8, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Porter Airlines between Otawwa and Calgary

Porter Airlines commenced a new domestic service between Ottawa and Calgary on Wednesday 14 February. The 2,885-kilometre route will be maintained daily with the 132-seat E195 E2 aircraft. The carrier faces competition from WestJet, which operates 2-daily flights between the two cities. Flight PD277 departs Ottawa at 18:20 local time, touching down in Calgary at […]

February 23, 2024 | Latest Route News +

YYZ-SFO

Porter Airlines commenced flights between Toronto YYZ and San Francisco on Thursday 25 January. The 3,635-kilometre service will be maintained daily with the 132-seat E195 E2 aircraft. The airline will compete against Air Canada’s 28-weekly flights between the two cities, as well as United’s daily rotation. Flight PD669 departs Toronto at 10:30 local time, arriving […]

January 29, 2024 | Latest Route News +

YYZ-RSW

Porter Airlines introduced its latest route to the US with the launch of daily flights between Toronto YYZ and Fort Myers. The 1,910-kilometre service will be maintained by the 132-seat E195 E2 aircraft. The airline will compete directly against 14-weekly Air Canada flights and 10-weekly WestJet services. Flight PD535 departs Toronto YYZ at 16:45 local […]

November 17, 2023 | Latest Route News +

YYZ-YWG

Porter Airlines introduced a new domestic service between its Toronto YYZ hub and Winnipeg on Thursday 7 September. The 1,505-kilometre service will be maintained 2-daily with the 132-seat E195E2 aircraft. Winnipeg joins Porter Airlines’ network for the first time. What they said Kevin Jackson, Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at Porter Airlines, said: […]

September 12, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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Porter Airlines introduced flights between Ottawa and Vancouver on Wednesday 26 July, as the carrier continues to build coast-to-coast connectivity. The 3,565-kilometre service will be maintained daily with the 132-seat E195E2 aircraft. Flight PD268 departs Ottawa at 18:00 local time, arriving in Vancouver at 20:10 local time. The return service, operating as flight PD260, departs […]

August 1, 2023 | Latest Route News +

YYZ-YVR

Porter Airlines is the latest entrant on the competitive domestic route between Toronto YYZ and Vancouver. On Tuesday 7 February, the airline added the 3,350-kilometre sector to its network, with an initial 2-daily service operated by its new E195E2 aircraft. Flights PD305 and PD313 depart Toronto YYZ at 10:15 and 17:59 local time respectively, arriving […]

February 9, 2023 | Latest Route News +

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Renowned for being a Dash-8-Q400 operator from Toronto YTZ, the close-to-downtown Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, Porter has now entered a new era of growth and network change. On 1 February, the carrier introduced its first jet service with its new Porter Airlines (Canada) Limited AOC. Using the Embraer E195-E2, it started two routes: Toronto […]

Canadian Passenger Demand

Passenger demand in Canada is finally starting to recover. Latest passenger figures collected by CATSA at Canada’s eight busiest airports shows a rapid improvement since early June. At that time demand was only at 10% of the 2019 figure. However, by the end of August, demand was up to around 45% of the pre-pandemic figure, […]