Top News on Porter Airlines

  • CSeries on track for first flight in June, says Bombardier

    The Bombardier CSeries flight test vehicle (FTV-1) is on schedule to make its first flight by June. "The first CSeries aircraft is on target for its...

  • Other News for Porter Airlines

  • Bombardier appears to name Odyssey as CSeries customer

    Bombardier appears to have identified Odyssey Airlines as the previously undisclosed customer behind a CSeries order,...

  • Porter CSeries order may open Toronto Billy Bishop to jets

    Porter Airlines' order for up to 30 Bombardier CS100 aircraft, which is worth up to $2.29 billion, is welcome news for...

  • ANALYSIS: Air Canada feels pressure on US routes

    Air Canada is seeing some compression to its yield on services to the northeast USA, even as it ramps up flights to the...

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  • Safety agency cites unstable approach as factor in Porter Q400 tailstrike

    News | 12 Feb 2015 20:12 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSBC) has cited a high descent rate and unstable approach as factors contributing to a Porter Airlines Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 tailstrike in 2013.
  • Porter closes sale of Billy Bishop terminal to Nieuport Aviation

    News | 29 Jan 2015 15:37 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Porter Aviation Holdings, parent company of Porter Airlines, has completed the sale of its terminal at Billy Bishop Toronto City airport to equity group Nieuport Aviation Infrastructure Partners GP for an undisclosed sum, Porter announces.
  • WestJet to add Houston and Gander, expand at Halifax

    News | 20 Jan 2015 16:34 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Canada's WestJet will add Houston (Texas) and Gander (Newfoundland) to its route map later this year, and launch several new routes with a focus on growing its presence at Halifax.
  • Porter close to sale of Billy Bishop terminal: reports

    News | 12 Jan 2015 14:33 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Porter Aviation is close to reaching a deal to sell its passenger terminal at Billy Bishop Toronto City airport to a group led by InstarAGF Asset Management for more than C$750 million ($635 million), according to media reports.
  • Air Canada studies viability of Billy Bishop operation

    News | 07 Jan 2015 16:40 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Air Canada is assessing the viability of its operation at Billy Bishop Toronto City airport, citing rates charged by the terminal’s owner, a division of Porter Aviation, as the reason for its evaluation.
  • ANALYSIS: Porter sees 2015 Bishop vote as TPA studies impact

    News | 05 Jan 2015 22:12 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Porter Airlines remains optimistic that the Toronto City Council will approve this year the airline’s proposal to extend the main runway at Toronto Billy Bishop City airport.