California Business Awards 2023

California Business Awards 2023 | 11 “We are thrilled to welcome Porter Airlines to SFO. This service offers San Francisco Bay Area travelers an exciting new way to Canada that perfectly complements our commitment to an exceptional air travel experience. We thank Porter for making SFO part of their expansion in the United States, and are confident this new service will be a success.” Bay Area the second California destination launched by Porter this year. Porter Airlines has today launched daily, roundtrip service between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO). assengers travelling between Toronto and the Bay Area will begin their trip enjoying Porter’s famous style, care, and charm. Porter’s elevated economy experience includes complimentary beer, wine, and premium snacks for all passengers. The brand new, 132-seat Embraer E195-E2 operating the route has a twoby-two configuration, which means there are no middle seats on any Porter flight. All passengers also enjoy free, fast inflight Wi-Fi to stay connected, catch up on work, or stream their favourite content. All-inclusive PorterReserve fares offer priority check-in, extra legroom seats, premium pre-mixed cocktails and fresh, healthy meals - all of which are also available à la carte to PorterClassic passengers. Through the recently announced partnership with Alaska Airlines, passengers can take advantage of Porter’s strong Eastern Canada network, and connect through San Francisco to Alaska’s well established U.S. West Coast network and 18 destinations such as Portland, San Diego and Seattle. The new route follows the launch of daily, roundtrip service between Toronto and Los Angeles earlier this month. Detailed schedules and Porter Escapes vacation packages can be found on “San Francisco is a major hub for travellers, who can now choose Porter’s unmatched all-economy onboard service when travelling between California and Eastern Canada, and connecting to destinations around the world. Adding San Francisco to our network is the latest step in our growth across North America, which is continuing throughout 2024.” - Kevin Jackson, president, Porter Airlines. Porter celebrates first flight between Toronto and San Francisco P