A Newfoundland adventure awaits – Porter releases 2019 Stephenville schedule


TORONTO,¬†Feb. 21, 2019¬†/CNW/ –¬†Porter Airlines released its 2019 schedule for¬†Stephenville, N.L., with 48 round-trip flights operating between¬†Halifax, beginning¬†May 4, 2019, through¬†January 8, 2020, with schedules varying by season.

Porter Airlines released its 2019 schedule for Stephenville, N.L., with 48 round-trip flights operating between Halifax, beginning May 4, 2019, through January 8, 2020, with schedules varying by season. (CNW Group/Porter Airlines)

“We are ready to begin our sixth year of service in¬†Stephenville,” said¬†Robert Deluce, president and CEO,¬†Porter Airlines. “It is an important route for locals and an opportunity for visitors to access a unique area of the province.” “We are pleased Porter Airlines recognizes the importance of the Stephenville Airport as a critical transportation hub for¬†Western Newfoundland,” said¬†Joe Sheen, Chair of the Board of Directors.

Travellers can discover the beauty of¬†Newfoundland’s¬†west coast, enjoying the distinct local culture and many amazing outdoor activities, when flying Porter to¬†Stephenville. Flights also connect with¬†Ottawa¬†and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on the same aircraft. Other destinations in the Porter network are accessible from these points. “This service will support increased visitation, business travel, and investment, enhancing the economic well-being of the region,” said¬†Brenda Martin, CEO and Airport Manager.

Christmas season flights were introduced for the first time in 2017, after four years of popular summer service. The 2019 schedule is planned as follows:

Spring 2019

7 round-trip flights (Saturdays; May 4 ‚Äď June 15)

Summer 2019

23 round-trip flights (Wednesdays and Saturdays; June 19 ‚Äď September 4)

Fall 2019

11 round-trip flights (Saturdays; September 7 ‚Äď November 16)

Holidays 2019

7 round-trip flights (Wednesdays and Saturdays; December 18 ‚Äď January 8)

Flights are currently available for booking on Porter’s website and through travel agents. Complete schedule information is available at¬†www.flyporter.com.

About Porter

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¬ģ¬†in the World Airline Star Rating¬ģ.

The airline currently offers flights to¬†Toronto,¬†Ottawa,¬†Montreal,¬†Quebec City,¬†Fredericton,¬†Saint John,¬†Moncton,¬†Halifax,¬†St. John’s,¬†Stephenville, N.L.,¬†Thunder Bay,¬†Sault Ste. Marie,¬†Sudbury,¬†Timmins,¬†Windsor, New York¬†(Newark),¬†Chicago(Midway),¬†Boston¬†and¬†Washington¬†(Dulles), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que.,¬†Myrtle Beach, S.C., and¬†OrlandoMelbourne, Fla.

Vacation packages are available from Porter Escapes at www.porterescapes.com, or call (855) 372-1100 for more information.

Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

SOURCEPorter Airlines


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