Porter Airlines Temporarily Suspending Flights Until June

Wednesday March 18th, 2020

Posted at 10:16am

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Porter Airlines is temporarily suspending all flights at the close of operations on Friday, March 20th, with plans to resume service on June 1st.

“COVID-19 is having an unprecedented effect on people around the world and Porter is determined to do our part to support the efforts of the Canadian, U.S. and global authorities in their responses. Restricting activities by people in all communities is what’s required to keep our team members and passengers healthy, and ultimately to end this fast-spreading pandemic. A temporary suspension of all flights allows the public health crisis to diminish and then time to restart our operations,” said Michael Deluce, Porter’s president and CEO.

Remaining flights through March 20th, will allow customers to complete existing trips and return home, or make last-minute reservations to reach a destination.

The existing waiver of change and cancellation fees means there is no cost to customers for modifying an existing itinerary.

Porter is also prepared to help recovery efforts by operating flights to support the movement of government officials, public health requirements and economic recovery efforts. Porter FBO at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport will remain open to support these needs, as well as Ontario’s provincial medevac service and other general aviation.

Reservations are currently being taken for Porter flights starting June 1st. All flights booked in June will be fully changeable and refundable to give passengers maximum flexibility as travel resumes.

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