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Porter Airlines Inaugural Flight Between Toronto and Los Angeles Takes to the Skies

Porter Airlines’ inaugural flight between Toronto and Los Angeles took off on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.  The route will now operate daily with a 132-seat all Economy Class Embraer E195-E2.


Porter Airlines Embraer E195-E2 Rendering - Courtesy Embraer

On Tuesday (January 16, 2024), Porter Airlines announced the departure of their inaugural flight between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).  The route will now operate daily with an all Economy Class 132-seat Embraer E195-E2 jet.  The aircraft delivers the lowest fuel consumption per seat compared to any jet in the 120 to 150 seat aircraft, and is also 65 percent quieter.


In Tuesday’s announcement, Porter Airlines’ EVP and Chief Financial Officer, Kevin Jackson, said,


“The level of service that Porter provides is something that no other airline offers for economy passengers on this route.  Our focus on delivering an elevated economy experience allows passengers to receive celebrity treatment before immersing themselves in the rich cultural scenes of Toronto and Los Angeles.”


Also commenting on Porter’s new LAX service, Los Angeles World Airport’s Chief Operations and Maintenance Officer, Michael R. Christensen, added,


“We are excited to welcome Porter Airlines and its efficient Embraer E195-E2 jet to Los Angeles International Airport.  This new flight and partnership will not only strengthen the existing ties between greater Toronto and Southern California but will provide travelers with another option to experience each region’s renowned business and tourism offerings.”


Porter Airlines’ guests enjoy an elevated onboard service, free, fast Wi-Fi, a selection of premium snacks, along with free wine and beer served in glassware.  Customers booking all-inclusive PorterReserve fares will also enjoy priority check-in, extra legroom seats, premium pre-mixed cocktails, and fresh, healthy meals.  These premium benefits can also be booked à la carte by customers booking PorterClassic fares. 


Porter Airlines is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating® and is committed to providing a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel.  The carrier offers an extensive domestic Canadian and U.S. transborder U.S. network.  Porter Airlines currently operates a fleet of De Havilland Aircraft of Canada (DHC) Dash 8-400s and new Embraer E195-E2 jets.


 

Source: Porter Airlines

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