TORONTO – Business- Travel options for travellers from Thunder Bay International Airport have expanded once again. Porter Airlines has announced a new interline agreement. Singapore Airlines and Porter Airlines have finalized an interline agreement that provides another travel option between Asia and Canada. “This is Porter’s third interline agreement as we continue looking for opportunities to open new destinations for our customers and also introduce Porter to travellers around the world,” said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. “Singapore Airline’s reputation as a leading global carrier is well known. Our passengers can now benefit from its service first hand.”
Porter Airlines Routing to Asia
The routing links Porter’s main base at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport with Singapore Changi Airport via a connection at Newark Liberty International Airport. The agreement is effective immediately, with tickets between the two airlines now available for purchase through Singapore Airlines by calling 1-800-663-3046 or calling your travel agent. This agreement allows travellers to check baggage through to their final destination.
Singapore and Porter both define the markets each serve with renowned, innovative customer service recognized around the world.
“This important new agreement gives Canadians a broad slate of new options for discovering the best of Southeast Asia via SIA’s strong network in the region,” said C.W. Foo, regional vice president – Americas for Singapore Airlines. “Porter Airlines has quickly become a passenger favourite in Canada, and we look forward to providing travellers a more seamless flying experience for both business and leisure.”
Porter offers up to 13 daily roundtrip flights between its downtown Toronto City Airport base and Newark. Singapore Airlines’ route between Newark and Singapore is currently the world’s longest non-stop flight at 18 hours 30 minutes. The flight offers an all-business class configuration of 100 seats.
Porter Airlines (PD) / Singapore Airlines (SQ) itinerary:
From Toronto City Airport to Singapore*
|PD147||Toronto City||8:30 PM||Newark||10:00 PM|
|SQ21||Newark||11:00 PM||Singapore||06:30 AM +2|
From Singapore to Toronto City Airport*
|SQ22||Singapore||12:30 PM||Newark||6:00 PM|
|PD142||Newark||7:30 PM||Toronto City||9:00 PM|
*All times are local.