TORONTO — Porter Airlines has announced Edmonton, Alberta as its newest destination, with service set to begin in February 2023.
The initial flight schedule between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Edmonton International Airport (YEG) starts Feb. 14, 2023 with one daily flight, increasing to three daily flights in on April 19, 2023. Connecting flights with Ottawa and Montreal will also be available. Introductory roundtrip fares start at $250.
Edmonton marks the newest destination for Porter’s new Embraer E195-E2 jet service, which currently includes Vancouver, Ottawa and Montreal.
“This represents the introduction of Edmonton to our network and also a new approach to flying that Edmontonians haven’t experienced in the past,” says Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Porter Airlines. “Our emphasis on high-quality service and competitive fares for every passenger sets Porter apart. No other airline does this and we are eager to remind Edmontonians that flying is something to look forward to.”
Flights on the Edmonton-Toronto Pearson route will operate on 132-seat Embraer E195-E2 aircraft featuring no middle seats, complimentary beer and wine served in real glassware, a selection of premium snacks, free Wi-Fi for every passenger, and the option for fresh and healthy meals.
Passengers can also choose the new all-inclusive PorterReserve fare option that includes features such as dedicated check-in, extra legroom and checked baggage, all included in one bundled price. For travellers who want to choose which features matter most to them, PorterClassic also offers perks for purchase à la carte.
Porter has up to 100 E195-E2 aircraft on order, which gives it the ability to operate throughout North America, including destinations across Canada, the U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean. The airline also serves a regional network of more than 20 destinations on its De Havilland Dash 8-400 fleet, operating from a base at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.
For more information go to www.flyporter.com.