Porter Airlines is more than doubling its service to Stephenville, Newfoundland this year.
The carrier announced today that it is adding spring and fall service to the city on Newfoundland’s west coast. More than 50 round-trip flights will operate between Halifax and Stephenville, beginning April 14, 2018, through January 5, 2019, with schedules varying by season.
“We are ready to begin our fifth year of service in Stephenville with more flights than ever,” said Robert Deluce, president and CEO, Porter Airlines. “This area of the province deserves more service and we believe people will respond to having options during the most popular times of year.”
Flights also connect with Ottawa and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport on the same aircraft.
“On behalf of the board of directors of Stephenville Airport Corporation, we are very pleased with the announcement of Porter Airlines’ enhanced service to Stephenville and the southwestern region of Newfoundland,” said Eleanor Rose, chair of the Board of Directors. “The new schedule is excellent news for the region, enabling passengers to focus their travel plans directly to and from Stephenville.”
“I would like to commend Porter Airlines for its vote of confidence in Stephenville Airport,” said Brenda Martin, Stephenville Airport CEO and airport manager. “This new initiative solidifies Porter Airlines’ presence in the region. Demonstrating a commitment to grow Stephenville Airport as an important part of its network, Porter provides travellers with outstanding customer service, competitive fares and the ability to conveniently connect onward to North American and international networks.”
The 2018 schedule planned is:
- Spring 2018 – 11 round-trip flights (Saturdays; April 14-June 23)
- Summer 2018 – 20 round-trip flights (Wednesdays and Saturdays; June 27 – September 1)
- Fall 2018 – 12 round-trip flights (Saturdays; September 8 – November 24)
- Holidays 2018 – 7 round-trip flights (Wednesdays and Saturdays; December 15-January 5)
Porter is an official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®. It currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton, Halifax, St. John’s, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston and Washington (Dulles), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Quebec; Stephenville, Newfoundland; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Burlington, Vermont; and Orlando-Melbourne, Florida.