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    Canadian regional Porter postpones restart to October

    2020-08-04T16:14:00Z

    Porter Airlines is postponing its return-to-service date from 31 August to 7 October amid ongoing domestic travel restrictions and the closure of the border between the USA and Canada. The Toronto-based carrier suspended operations in March as the coronavirus downturn drove airlines worldwide to ground thousands of aircraft. ...

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    Porter Airlines delays restart to 31 August

    2020-06-29T16:09:00Z

    Canada’s Porter Airlines will restart its operations a month later than previously planned due to ongoing coronavirus-prompted travel restrictions that continue to make business difficult.

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    Porter takes wage subsidies as operations remain halted

    2020-04-17T21:03:00Z

    Porter Airlines will receive funds from Canada’s wage subsidy programme, allowing the carrier to pay many of the hundreds of workers it furloughed in March after grounding its fleet and suspending all operations until June.

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    Canada’s Porter shutters until June

    2020-03-18T17:24:00Z

    Canadian regional carrier Porter Airlines says it is ceasing all operations until June, according to a notice on the airline’s website.

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    Another Dash 8-400 turboprop rapidly decompresses

    2019-08-02T01:32:46Z

    Another De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 suffered a rapid cabin depressurisation on 17 July, an incident with similarities to three recent depressurisations involving the type.

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    Porter Dash 8's tires burst on landing after 'hydraulic issues'

    2019-06-21T20:36:39Z

    ​All main landing gear tires of a Porter Airlines De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 burst during landing on 18 June at Hamilton, according to the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB).

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    Michael Deluce becomes CEO of Porter Airlines

    2019-04-10T21:27:58Z

    ​Longtime Porter Airlines executive Michael Deluce has become president and chief executive of the Toronto-based regional airline, assuming a role previously held by his father, Porter founder Robert Deluce.

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    Porter sees marketing gold in Aeroplan deal

    2018-08-06T13:12:00Z

    Porter Airlines’ agreement with Aeroplan owner Aimia will bring the Toronto carrier substantial marketing heft and marks a shift by Aeroplan away from reliance on Air Canada and its Star Alliance affiliates, executives say.

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    Porter joins industry in selling 'basic' economy fares

    2018-07-11T19:58:56Z

    ​Canadian niche carrier Porter Airlines has rolled out its own version of basic economy, unveiling a new, discounted fare class that requires passengers pay more for services previously included in the price of the ticket.