Porter Airlines Takes Flight to the Las Vegas Strip

A Porter Airlines Embraer E195-E2 on the tarmac.
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Porter Airlines is celebrating the inauguration of daily roundtrip flights between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Las Vegas Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) this week.

The route is operated by the carrier’s Embraer E195-E2 aircraft, featuring a 132-seat, all-economy, two-by-two configuration. 

Porter’s In-flight Experience

Passengers embarking on their journey with Porter Airlines can typically expect an elevated in-flight experience designed to make their travel memorable and comfortable.

One of the highlights of flying with Porter Airlines is the complimentary beer and wine service, served in real glassware. This offering adds a touch of sophistication to the journey and allows passengers to unwind and relax.

In addition to complimentary beverages, passengers can enjoy free premium snacks during their flight.

Moreover, free WiFi is available to all travellers, enabling them to stay connected and entertained throughout their journey.

Porter Airlines prioritizes passenger satisfaction by providing access to an extensive in-flight entertainment portal.

Travellers can stream their favorite content or explore Porter’s in-flight entertainment offerings. They are able to use personal devices, ensuring a superior entertainment experience.

To cater to diverse preferences, fresh, healthy meals, pre-mixed cocktails, and additional snack options are available. This is also applicable to the new Las Vegas-Toronto Pearson route.

Passengers can opt for these offerings as part of PorterReserve all-inclusive fares service. Alternatively, the option is available to purchase them à la carte in PorterClassic.

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Aircraft and Configuration

The route is serviced by the Embraer E195-E2 aircraft, featuring a 132-seat, all-economy, two-by-two configuration.

Notably, there are no middle seats on any Porter flight, ensuring a comfortable and spacious travel experience for all passengers.

Waking up in Vegas: Entertainment Capital

Las Vegas has really earned its reputation as the ‘entertainment capital of the world’. The city offers a dazzling array of attractions and experiences for every type of traveller.

From iconic hotels to extravagant casinos, Las Vegas boasts some of the most luxurious accommodations in the world.

Travellers can indulge in opulence and sophistication while exploring the vibrant cityscape.

Entertainment thrives in Las Vegas, with world-class shows and events captivating audiences year-round. From mesmerizing performances to dazzling productions, there’s always something spectacular happening in the city.

Las Vegas is a culinary paradise, offering a diverse range of dining options to suit every palate. From celebrity chef restaurants to hole-in-the-wall eateries, the city promises a gastronomic adventure like no other.

Two Embraer E195-E2 jets stand on the tarmac in Porter Airlines livery.
Photo Credit: Porter Airlines

Statements from Key Figures

Kevin Jackson, President of Porter Airlines expresses his enthusiasm for the new route. He emphasized Porter’s commitment to providing exceptional service and comfort for all passengers.

Rosemary Vassiliadis, Clark County Director of Aviation extended a warm welcome to Porter Airlines. “We know that Canadians love flying to Las Vegas, and the addition of Porter provides yet another convenient option for these travellers.”

Kate Wik, Chief Marketing Officer for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority highlights the synergy between Porter and Vegas, saying: “Porter Airlines in Las Vegas is a natural fit. Just like the airline has no middle seats on their flights, there are no ‘middle seat’ experiences in Las Vegas.”

Zaib Shaikh, Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles summarized with: “The route will support the 1.4 million Canadian tourists that visit Las Vegas annually and will facilitate strong business connections.”

“Particularly given prominent Canadian investments in Nevada and Las Vegas’ leading role as a location for international conferences, events and business development.”

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