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Porter Airlines is a regional passenger carrier that began operating in Canada from Toronto City Centre Airport in October 2006. Porter is a subsidiary of privately held Porter Aviation Holdings Inc. Its investors include EdgeStone Capital Partners, Borealis Infrastructure, GE Asset Management Incorporated and DancapPrivate Equity Inc. The airline presents itself as an alternative to flying out of Toronto Pearson International Airport. Marketing itself as a more luxurious alternative to competing airlines, Porter offers light meals, snacks, beer and wine on all flights, along with a lounge, business centre with refreshments and snacks.

 

History

 

Porter Airlines President and CEO Robert Deluceannounced February 2, 2006 that a short-haul airline operating out of a newly revitalized Toronto City Centre Airport would begin service in 2006. Passengers would use a ferry to get to the island airport instead of a proposed bridge. On July 31, 2006, the airline announced that the airline's mascot would be a stylized racoon named "Mr. Porter".

The airline's maiden flight took place on October 23, 2006.

 

Destinations (Domestic)

 


Halifax
Moncton
Montreal
Mont Tremblant (Seasonal
Ottawa
Quebec City
Stephenville (Seasonal)
St. John's
Sault Ste. Marie
Sudbury
North Bay
Timmins
Thunder Bay
Toronto Island (Hub)
Windsor


Destinations (USA)


Boston
Burlingon (Seasonal)
Charleston (Seasonal)
Chicago
Melbourne (Seasonal)
Myrtle Beach (Seasonal)
Newark
Pittsburgh
Washington, D.C.

Fleet

 

26 Bombardier Dash 8 Q400.

 

Service

 

Passenger amenities include access to the Porter Airlines lounge, complimentary beverages and snacks, as well as free wireless internet access, and a business centre.

 

Above info provided fromWikipedia.

 

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