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‘The day we’ve all been waiting for.’ Porter Airlines bound for Montreal in first flight in 18 months

It’s another sign that life is, ever so slowly, edging back to normal: Wednesday morning a Porter Airlines flight will take off from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport en route to Montreal. After several fits and starts earlier during the COVID-19 pandemic, it will be the first time in almost a year-and-a-half the airline will have one of its planes in the air. “This is really the day we’ve all been waiting for,” said Porter CEO Michael Deluce in an interview Tuesday. And while Porter is… ( More...

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Kevin Keswick 1
I'm glad to see Porter back in the air. I don't know how they survived after being shut-down for 18 months. Never could understand why they were shut-down all this time while other airlines have been operating throughout the pandemic to varying degrees.

Not only did Porter survive but they placed a huge order for Embraer E2 jets and about to become a major Canadian carrier.


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