TORONTO- Porter Airlines (P3) is set to enhance its Western Canada network by introducing a new non-stop route connecting Ottawa International Airport (YOW) and Edmonton International Airport (YEG), providing travelers with increased convenience and connectivity.
The airline’s expansion plans will come into effect from October 4. With the introduction of one daily roundtrip flight on the 132-seat Embraer E195-E2 aircraft.
It is Commencing at an attractive introductory price of $184 for roundtrip fares. The new route is expected to be popular for passengers seeking efficient travel options.
Porter New Edmonton to Ottawa Route
The addition of the Edmonton-Ottawa route marks a significant milestone for Porter Airlines as it bolsters connectivity between Eastern and Western Canada.
Kevin Jackson, Executive Vice President, and Chief Commercial Officer of Porter Airlines, expressed enthusiasm for the new route. He stated that it would provide passengers with an elevated economy experience unmatched by any other airline.
The non-stop service between YOW and YEG will offer travelers a seamless connection to Eastern Canada through Ottawa.
Passengers flying between Edmonton and Ottawa will enjoy a range of amenities onboard. Complimentary beer and wine, premium snacks, and fast, free WiFi will be available to all travelers.
Additionally, passengers can opt for extra legroom, premium pre-mixed cocktails, and fresh, healthy meals on an all-inclusive basis with PorterReserve fares or individually purchase them with PorterClassic fares.
Promoting Growth and Connectivity
Myron Keehn, President and CEO of Edmonton International Airport (YEG), expressed pleasure at joining hands with Porter Airlines to introduce the non-stop year-round flight from Edmonton to Ottawa.
Further, He highlighted that the new service would strengthen business and government ties between the regions and create new opportunities for tourism.
Subsequently, President and CEO of Ottawa International Airport Authority, Mark Laroche, welcomed the addition of the Edmonton-Ottawa route. Further encouraging Ottawa-Gatineau travelers to embrace Porter Airlines as their hometown carrier, offering an enhanced travel experience.
This latest route addition complements Porter’s existing presence in Western Canada, including non-stop service from Ottawa to Vancouver and additional connecting options via Toronto-Pearson to various destinations such as Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, and Winnipeg.
With the aim of providing travelers with seamless and in-demand travel options, Porter Airlines continues to drive growth and connectivity across the country.
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