SOURCE: Porter Airlines

July 30, 2015 13:00 ET

Porter Welcomes Its Passengers to New Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Pedestrian Tunnel

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - July 30, 2015) - The official opening of the pedestrian tunnel at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is being welcomed by Porter Airlines. The tunnel is an important complement to existing ferry service that connects the airport, located on Toronto Island, with the mainland.

"This is a highly anticipated day for our passengers and team members," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "The airport is now even more convenient for everyone who uses it. It's already strong contribution to economic development and tourism will continue as it becomes increasingly successful."

This improved infrastructure also supports the airport's growing popularity with 2.4 million annual users. The tunnel is free to use and includes a combination of elevators, escalators and moving sidewalks to move people end-to-end within six minutes.

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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., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Charleston, S.C., and Burlington, Vt. Vacation packages are available from Porter Escapes at www.porterescapes.com.

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