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Porter Airlines takes the checkered flag at Honda Indy Toronto

TORONTO/June 4, 2013 – Porter Airlines is the official airline for Honda Indy Toronto in 2013 and 2014. This year’s race weekend takes place from July 12-14, at its traditional Exhibition Place street course site.

“Flying with Porter to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport puts you within one kilometre of the track,” said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. “It’s the ideal way to arrive for a visit to this iconic summer event and then return home from.”

Porter Escapes vacation packages are also available from any Porter Airlines gateway and include flights, hotel accommodation and 3-day event passes. Four-star hotel choices include Hyatt Regency Toronto, the official race hotel, Sheraton Centre Toronto, or Westin Harbour Castle.

“Race fans travel from across Canada and the U.S. to this event,” said Charlie Johnstone, President, Honda Indy Toronto. “Our relationship with Porter is ideal for these passionate supporters to come and watch a great race in one of North America’s premiere cities.”

“Porter Escapes packages are the perfect complement to Porter’s support of this Toronto tradition,” said John Kirk, director of vacations and packaged products. “The city is alive for the entire race weekend, and it’s incredible to experience as a resident or visitor.”

For tickets and a full festival schedule, visit hondaindy.com.

Packages are limited and prices vary based on departure city. Full details are available at www.porterescapes.com.

About Porter Airlines

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® in the World Airline Star Rating® by Skytrax, and rated second in the world in Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers Choice Awards Top Small Airlines category. 

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

Visit www.flyporter.com or call (888) 619-8622 for more information.   

About Porter Escapes

Offering a simple and streamlined approach to packaged vacations, Porter Escapes provides a carefully curated menu of flights, hotels and unique leisure options to plan the perfect holiday. Paired exclusively with Porter Airlines flights, travellers will enjoy a seamless end-to-end experience, at any budget.

A subsidiary of Porter Aviation Holdings Inc., Porter Escapes is a Travel Industry Council of Ontario-registered business led by a dedicated team with tour and travel industry experience, including licensed in-house agents. Explore Porter Escapes at www.porterescapes.com or call (855) 372-1100 for more information.

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