Porter Airlines and Singapore Airlines begin new interline agreement

Porter Airlines and Singapore Airlines begin new interline agreement 
TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - Singapore Airlines and Porter Airlines have 
finalized an interline agreement that provides another travel option between 
Asia and Canada. 
The routing links Porter's main base at Billy BishopToronto 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 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 
"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. 
Sample Porter Airlines (PD) / Singapore Airlines (SQ) itinerary: 
From Toronto City Airport to Singapore* 
Flight Depart       Time     Arrive    Time 
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* 
Flight Depart    Time     Arrive       Time 
SQ22   Singapore 12:30 PM Newark       6:00 PM 
PD142  Newark    7:30 PM  Toronto City 9:00 PM 
*All times are local. 
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. Visitwww.flyporter.comor call (888) 619-8622 for more 
About Singapore Airlines
Consistently rated the world's best international route airline by the readers 
of both Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure magazines, Singapore 
Airlines' reputation is built on a foundation of attentive customer service 
and unparalleled inflight hospitality. Industry-leading inflight entertainment 
options, gourmet dining from a panel of world-renowned chefs, and innovations 
such as private cabins and the only double beds in aviation are among the 
hallmarks of the SIA experience. In addition to daily service from Newark to 
Singapore, SIA's Americas Region route network includes flights from New York 
(JFK), Los Angeles, Houston, San Francisco and Sao Paulo. For reservations and 
information, visit www.singaporeair.com. 
Media contacts: 
Brad Cicero Porter Airlines +1 (416) 619-8593 media@flyporter.com 
James Boyd Singapore Airlines (Americas) +1 (212) 644-8801 ext. 242 
SOURCE: Porter Airlines Inc. 
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