Porter Airlines Adds Ottawa-Calgary Route
October 18, 2023 Marsha Mowers
Porter Airlines is launching daily service between Ottawa International Airport (YOW) and Calgary International Airport (YYC) with its new Embraer E195-E2 aircraft, adding another cross-country connection for passengers to travel across Canada in style.
The new service starts on February 14, 2024, marking the latest expansion into Western Canada from Ottawa, complementing existing flights to Vancouver and Edmonton and providing connections to destinations across Eastern Canada and the United States.
“This route is another way for passengers to travel across Canada with Porter, including significant connecting flight options via Ottawa. Passengers can look forward to enjoying an elevated economy experience they won’t find anywhere else,” said Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Porter Airlines.
Service between YOW and YYC will enjoy the best of Porter Airlines’ famous hospitality with complimentary beer and wine, premium snacks, and fast, free WiFi for all passengers. Extra legroom seats, premium pre-mixed cocktails, and fresh, healthy meals are also available with the all-inclusive PorterReserve fares or can be purchased à la carte with PorterClassic fares.
Introductory roundtrip fares start at $459.
The flight schedule and respective start dates are as follows:
|Ottawa – Calgary
Calgary – Ottawa
|February 14, 2024
February 15, 2024
All times are local
The new route is operated by Porter’s state-of-the-art 132-seat, all-economy Embraer E195-E2 aircraft. The two-by-two configuration means no middle seats and a more comfortable experience for every passenger.
Detailed schedules for connecting options and Porter Escapes vacation packages can be found on www.flyporter.com.
About the Author
Marsha Mowers made the move to editorial side of travel after many years working in destination marketing where she represented places such as NYC and Las Vegas. Her experience on “both sides” of the industry has put her in a unique position to provide valuable context to both readers and trade partners. Marsha also serves as Director of Content for TravelPulse Canada