TORONTO — Porter Airlines is heading back to Orlando-Melbourne with an enhanced schedule for its second year of service into the Florida vacation spot.
Flights will increase by almost 50% over last year, with more flights during peak travel periods including Christmas, New Year’s and March Break.
From Dec. 10 to April 15 Porter will offer nonstop flights between Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and Orlando Melbourne International Airport (MLB). Flights increase to two-times weekly between Feb. 15 and March 22, with a new midweek departure, as well as two flights on Saturdays during March Break. Introductory prices start at $455 roundtrip.
“After the success of our first season, travellers have proven there is a demand to serve Orlando-Melbourne,” said President and CEO of Porter Airlines, Robert Deluce. “The enhanced schedule will provide flexibility and convenience when planning a trip south of the border.”
Orlando-Melbourne is less than 10 minutes from the beach, 20 minutes from Port Canaveral and 30 minutes from Kennedy Space Center. Orlando’s major attractions, including theme parks, are accessible within an hour’s drive.
Porter Escapes offers a range of packages including flights, hotels and attractions in Orlando-Melbourne and the surrounding area. The complete flight schedule is available on flyporter.com. Connections for Montreal, Ottawa, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins and Windsor are also available.