The airline recently placed an order for 50 new Embraer E195-E2 aircraft, which will result in a considerable expansion of its fleet. In the coming years, Porter aims to expand its services to include the following regions:
- Canada from coast to coast
- the United States
- and the Caribbean.
New routes from Toronto
Porter Airlines adds daily flights between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and five Florida cities: Fort Lauderdale (FLL), Fort Myers (RSW), Miami (MIA), Orlando (MCO) and Tampa (TPA). The service will be launched from November to December, depending on the destination.
Here is detailed information for each route:
|Toronto YYZ – Tampa TPA||4:30 p.m.||7:32 p.m.||November 1, 2023|
|Tampa TPA – Toronto YYZ||9:05 a.m.||12:00 p.m.||November 2, 2023|
|Toronto YYZ – Fort Myers RSW||4:45 p.m.||8:00 p.m.||November 10, 2023|
|Fort Myers RSW – Toronto YYZ||9:00 a.m.||12:00 p.m.||November 11, 2023|
|Toronto YYZ – Orlando MCO||12:00 p.m.||2:58 p.m.||November 21, 2023|
|Orlando MCO – Toronto YYZ||8:00 a.m.||10:48 a.m.||November 22, 2023|
|Toronto YYZ – Fort Lauderdale FLL||12:15 p.m.||3:34 p.m.||November 30, 2023|
|Fort Lauderdale FLL – Toronto YYZ||8:40 a.m.||11:55 a.m.||December 1, 2023|
|Toronto YYZ – Miami MIA||3:40 p.m.||7:05 p.m.||December 12, 2023|
|Miami MIA – Toronto YYZ||8:40 a.m.||12:00 p.m.||December 13, 2023|
New routes from Ottawa
Porter also adds two routes from Ottawa International Airport (YOW) and the cities of Fort Lauderdale (FLL) and Orlando (MCO). The daily service will start at the end of November and here are the schedule details:
|Ottawa YOW – Orlando MCO||5:30 p.m.||8:59 p.m.||November 21, 2023|
|Orlando MCO – Ottawa YOW||4:00 p.m.||7:02 p.m.|
|Ottawa YOW – Fort Lauderdale FLL||4:45 p.m.||8:32 p.m.||November 30, 2023|
|Fort Lauderdale FLL – Ottawa YOW||4:30 p.m.||7:49 p.m.|
Porter Airlines offers an enhanced economy-class experience. The cabin two-by-two configuration eliminates the middle seat and improves comfort for all passengers. Onboard services include premium snacks, complimentary beer and wine, and free Wi-Fi for all.
Ontario residents now have more options for reaching Florida this winter.
In the past year, Porter Airlines has significantly increased its service in Canada. It will be interesting to see the completion of the new terminal at Saint-Hubert airport (YHU) and flights that will follow.