TORONTO, October 6, 2008 – Porter Airlines is returning to the slopes of Mont Tremblant, Que., with a more frequent winter schedule from Toronto City Centre Airport. Flights from downtown Toronto begin Dec. 19, as often as five times per week.
Mont Tremblant International Airport is accessible from downtown Toronto after only a 70-minute flight, bringing Eastern North America’s number one ski resort easily within reach. Flights are available Thursday, Friday, Saturday and twice Sunday, depending on time of year.
“The opportunity to offer more Tremblant flights this winter is based on the strong demand we experienced last year,” said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. “Our passengers wanted more weekday flights and that’s what we’re providing.”
“Tremblant is delighted to be able to count on a partner such as Porter to serve its Toronto clientele, particularly in that Porter’s philosophy is a perfect complement to the quality, comfort, accessibility and high level of service offered at Tremblant. The resort is also working in partnership with Tourisme Mont Tremblant this winter to promote the unique Tremblant experience to Torontonians,” said Alain Brochu, vice-president Sales, Marketing and Communication for Mont Tremblant Resort.
Again this year, Tremblant was voted #1 ski resort in the East by the readers of SKI Magazine, for the 12th year in a row. With great skiing from November to April, thanks to a state-of-the-art snowmaking system, combined with an incredible choice of lodging right at the foot of the mountain, #1 across North America according to the same survey, it’s the ultimate ski-in, ski-out experience. Add a lively pedestrian village, complete with an impressive array of restaurants, boutiques, off-the-trails activities, spectacular events and famous nightlife, and you’ll almost forget you are there to ski.
Porter is partnering with Ultimate Ski Vacations this season, to provide air-inclusive packages including flights, transfers, lifts and accommodation. Ultimate ski and snowboard packages can be customized for individual needs by Ultimate Ski Vacations, the number one Toronto-area travel specialist for Tremblant. Packages including round-trip airfare, transfers and accommodation start at $379 plus taxes and fees. For information or to book your air-inclusive package, visit http://www.ultimateski.ca or call 1-800-465-3034 or your travel agent.
Introductory one-way airfares start at $129, plus taxes and fees. Reservations can now be made on Porter’s website, http://www.flyporter.com, through its call centre at 1-888-619-8622 or 416-619-8622, or with registered travel agents. The winter schedule ends March 22.
About Porter Airlines
Porter Airlines Inc. is a regional passenger carrier based at Toronto City Centre Airport. The airline currently serves Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Halifax, New York (Newark) and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que. Porter plans to fly to at least 17 short-haul Canadian and U.S. destinations. Visit http://www.flyporter.com or call (416) 619-8622 or (888) 619-8622 for more information.
Mont Tremblant Resort is the number 1 ski resort in Eastern North America for the twelfth consecutive year according to Ski Magazine. It is owned by INTRAWEST, a world leader in experiential destination resorts. For more information, visit http://www.tremblant.ca.
About Ultimate Ski Vacations
Ultimate Ski Vacations is Canada’s leading ski tour operator offering ski packages to resorts throughout North America. For more information visit http://www.ultimateski.ca.