Canadian carrier Porter is on a roll this year, announcing that the Ottawa-Calgary and Toronto-Las Vegas routes will be added to its growing network.
Since its foundation, Porter had only De Havilland Dash 8-400s in its fleet. Following major aircraft orders, Porter can now count on 100 new Embraer E195-E2s delivered in 2022.
Thanks to these aircraft, Porter now offers destinations such as :
- Canada’s West Coast
- the southern United States
- and the Caribbean
Porter - New Ottawa-Calgary route
Since October 17, 2023, it has been possible to book the new route linkingOttawa International Airport (YOW) to Calgary International Airport (YYC). These flights will be operational from February 14, 2024, with a daily return flight. Here are the details:
|Ottawa YOW – Calgary YYC||6:20 p.m.||8:49 p.m.|
|Calgary YYC – Ottawa YOW||8:50 a.m.||2:40 p.m.|
Porter’s connections to Western Canada are still very new, following the recently announced connections between Montreal-Vancouver and Toronto-Vancouver. This winter, Porter will be offering a total of 13 non-stop flights to and from Ottawa.
“Ottawa is a hub for Porter’s growing North American network, said Kevin Jackson, Porter Airlines Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer. We will continue to strengthen our presence at Ottawa International Airport and offer an unparalleled level of service and travel options to economy travelers.”
Porter - New Toronto-Las Vegas route
From now on, you can book the new flight from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Toronto (YYZ) to Harry Reid International Airport in Las Vegas (LAS). These flights will start on March 5, 2024, with a daily return flight. Here are the details:
|Toronto YYZ – Las Vegas LAS||1:00 p.m.||1:04 p.m.|
|Las Vegas LAS – Toronto YYZ||4:00 p.m.||11:16 p.m.|
This news follows several other announcements by Porter that have increased its service in Canada over the past year.
You can then reimburse all or part of the cost of your plane ticket. For example, if your Porter ticket from Ottawa to Calgary cost $390, you can use :
- 39,000 Membership Rewards points on the American Express CobaltMD Card (or other Membership Rewards credit card)
- 31,200 CIBC Aventura Points with a card like the CIBC AventuraMD Visa Infinite* Card
When it comes to checking in luggage, choosing a seat on board or parking at the airport, there are options to reduce costs. Don’t forget that you can use up to $150 in annual credits on your National Bank’s World Elite Mastercard®.