Porter Airlines is launching four nonstop routes from Ottawa, adds Calgary

Porter Airlines is launching four new Canadian and U.S. routes from Ottawa International Airport. Starting on March 27, 2023 passengers will be able to fly on daily nonstop flights between Ottawa and BostonNewark, Quebec City and Thunder Bay.

Porter will be the only airline providing year-round daily direct flights to Boston, Quebec City and Thunder Bay from Ottawa. People from Canada’s Capital Region will benefit from the convenient travel links these routes provide.

The new daily nonstop routes will be served by 78-seat De Havilland Dash 8-400 aircraft. 

Routes from Ottawa (YOW)


Introductory roundtrip fares
(including taxes and fees) start at:

Boston (BOS)

1 daily


New York-Newark (EWR)

2 daily


Quebec City (YQB)

1 daily


Thunder Bay (YQT)

2 daily


Introduction of these four new routes doubles the number of Porter’s regional destinations served from Ottawa. Porter currently flies to Fredericton, Halifax, Moncton and Toronto City.

Porter also recently announced a new maintenance base scheduled to open at Ottawa International Airport in late 2023, and a Toronto Pearson-Ottawa route to be served with its state-of-the-art Embraer E195-E2 aircraft beginning in February 2023.

In other news, Porter Airlines is adding Calgary to its growing network, with flights between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Calgary International Airport (YYC). The route will be served with its state-of-the-art Embraer E195-E2 aircraft.

The initial flight schedule starts on February 22, 2023, with two daily round-trip flights:

From Toronto Pearson to:

Flights begin:

Average daily, non-stop,

Round-trip introductory
fares, including all taxes
and fees, start at:

Calgary (YYC)

Feb. 22, 2023



Top Copyright Photo: Porter Airlines Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) C-GKQE (msn 4390) BOS (Fred Freketic). Image: 959654.

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