Porter Airlines Will Be Launching Ottawa-Winnipeg Flights

Porter Airlines has this week announced the launch of new services between Ottawa and Winnipeg, which are expected to begin next year.

This comes following the carrier’s other announcement made this week pertinent to more routes from three Canadian destinations.

Without further ado, let’s get into it…

Porter Airlines Will Be Launching Ottawa-Winnipeg Flights…

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Scheduling for the flights between Ottawa and Winnipeg with Porter Airlines is as follows, effective from May 16, 2024:

Route Departure Arrival
Ottawa – Winnipeg 9.00 a.m. 10.47 a.m.
Winnipeg – Ottawa 11.40 a.m. 3.12 p.m.

Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief commercial officer at Porter Airlines had this to say on the new route:

“Our presence in Ottawa continues to grow with this latest Winnipeg route.”

“Passengers will travel in style as they immerse themselves in Porter’s elevated economy experience, which is unmatched anywhere else in the industry.”

Adding to this was Mark Laroche, the President & CEO of the Ottawa International Airport Authority:

“Consistent connectivity between Winnipeg and Ottawa-Gatineau is paramount for both business and leisure travellers.”

“Porter’s appropriately sized jets, coupled with its robust presence in the National Capital Region, create an optimal environment for success on this key route.”

Finally, Nick Hays, the President & CEO of the Winnipeg Airports Authority added his thoughts to this new route with Porter Airlines:

“This new service will provide everyone who lives and works in Manitoba with greater access to the endless opportunities awaiting them in the nation’s capital, reinforcing our commitment to working with our partners to enhance connectivity and offer more choice.”

“We’re excited to see Porter Airlines grow their presence in our community, just a few months after we welcomed them to YWG, as it’s a true testament to the strength of our relationship.”

All eyes will be on how the new route performs, as well as whether there is scope to expand this further going into the future.

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