Articles Tagged ‘Porter’

Porter makes Washington its latest US destination from Toronto City; passengers up 35% to over 2 million in 2011

Porter makes Washington its latest US destination from Toronto City; passengers up 35% to over 2 million in 2011

Canada’s Porter is growing fast from its home base at Toronto City, but which are its biggest routes? What (limited) competition does it now face, and which routes did it start during the last year? Which new US routes are on the airline’s radar, and by how much did load factors improve in 2011?

Canadian airports grew by 4% in 2010; Montreal leads way in 2011 as Air Canada returns to Toronto City airport

Canadian airports grew by 4% in 2010; Montreal leads way in 2011 as Air Canada returns to Toronto City airport

Canada’s airports had a decent 2010 but which major airport grew fastest? What’s happening so far in 2011? What explains Halifax’s traffic spike in February? What trend is continuing at both Air Canada and WestJet? And what new development has taken place at Toronto’s downtown City airport?

Air Canada finally able to take on Porter Airlines at Toronto City Airport; YTZ is now 9th busiest airport in Canada

Air Canada finally able to take on Porter Airlines at Toronto City Airport; YTZ is now 9th busiest airport in Canada

Thanks to Porter Airlines, Toronto City Airport is now a Top 10 airport in Canada. Air Canada has found a way to get back into the airport by using which airline’s aircraft? What do Porter’s latest traffic figures reveal about their profitability last year?


Canadian airport traffic down 9% in Q2; Porter already 3rd biggest domestic airline by seats

Market TrendsWhich Canadian airports are coping best with the economic downturn and which has seen traffic fall most? Ignoring Air Canada and WestJet which airlines operate the most domestic flights? And it’s not Porter.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 20 June – Friday 26 June):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThis week sees the launch of over 30 new routes from the likes of AeroSvit, Air China, Air Europa, Air Italy, AirTran, Alaska Airlines, blu-express, BlueWings, China Southern, clickair, CSA Czech Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Flybe, Jazeera, JetStar, Kingfisher, Lufthansa, MIAT Mongolian, Pegasus, Pluna, Porter, Transavia and Zambezi Airlines. That pretty much covers all four corners of the globe!

ACI-NA’s JumpStart stages a comprehensive field of American LCCs and legacies

Article Thumbnail: Lead Story351 airlines and airports attended ACl-North America’s JumpStart Air Service Development Program of 1-on-1 airline-airport meetings including around 50 planners from 21 airlines with every major legacy and low cost represented. Aéroports de Montréal hosted the event which was staged in tandem with ACI-NA’s Marketing and Communications Conference. As usual we awarded “annies” to memorable presentations and exhibits.


Canada – US market generates 23 million passengers but none on US LCCs; Air Canada has one-third of market

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryFlights between Canada and the US operate from 23 Canadian airports and 60 US airports but which are the leading airports, routes and airlines? Which Canadian airport has seen the market grow by almost 20% in 2009?

Air Canada price-leader on leading Can-Am route; five carriers but not much competition

Article Thumbnail: FarewatchPassengers between these two major North American cities have a choice of five airlines but how much competition is there really given that there are no LCCs involved? How do Porter’s fares compare with the legacy airlines?

Porter exploits downtown niche in Toronto; starts Thunder Bay services in June

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisPorter’s parent company also owns the only terminal at its base airport. With 10 Q400s it now serves two destinations in Canada and two in the US with high frequency flights. Where else might it be going next?


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 8 November – Friday 14 November):

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefThis week sees another batch of new routes launched by Aegean Airlines, AirAsia X, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air, Belle Air, Cebu Pacific, China Southern, Norwegian, Porter Airlines, Ryanair (just one new route this week!) and Sama.

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 30 June – Friday 6 July 2007):

Article Thumbnail: News in BriefFlyWhoosh helps put Dundee on the map – Whatever happened to London-Deauville? – Israel gets its first LCC services – Oasis Hong Kong follows Gatwick with Vancouver – Porter reaches for Halifax from Toronto City Center – Why have LCCs suddenly