SOURCE: Porter Airlines

Porter Airlines Inc.

July 11, 2016 09:28 ET

Porter Voted One of the World's Best International Airlines by Travel + Leisure

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 11, 2016) - Porter Airlines is one of the world's top international airlines according to Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards. The airline secured tenth place and was the only North American carrier to make the list.

"This is the first time Porter has been recognized in the Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards, alongside prominent global airlines," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "This shows that passengers see value in the convenience and service that we have become known for. We are proud to represent Canada on this list."

Porter has continued to set itself apart from the competition by emphasizing overall service and providing complimentary amenities, including lounge access, beer, wine and snacks for all passengers. Its main base at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is one of the most convenient urban airports in the world.

The World's Best is a travel awards program run by Travel + Leisure magazine, and based on an annual reader survey. Airlines were rated on cabin comfort, in-flight service, customer service and overall value.

About Porter Airlines

Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating® and also rated as Best Regional Airline in North America by Skytrax.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, North Bay, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston, Washington (Dulles), Pittsburgh and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Stephenville, N.L., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Burlington, Vt., and Orlando-Melbourne, Fla. Vacation packages are available from Porter Escapes at www.porterescapes.com.

Visit www.flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.

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