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Plane avoids a mystery object as it descended to land in Toronto

Toronto - A Porter Airlines Dash 8 with 54 on board encountered a UFO at a height of about 9,000 feet as it was making its descent into the Billy Bishop Airport on Toronto Islands.

Op-Ed: Porter Airlines to buy jets, island airport doesn't allow jets

Toronto - Today Porter Airlines announced that they want to buy some jets. There's a problem with this though...jets are not permitted, other than in the case of an emergency, at Billy Bishop Airport.

Toronto Port Authority film strikers irritating local residents Special

Toronto - The employees that fuel planes for Porter Airlines are currently on strike at Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport. As they walk the picket line at the Queens Quay and Bathurst entrance of the airport, they are being watched by Porter's security.

Porter line service reps strike in Toronto Special

Toronto - Line Service Representatives of Porter Airline's Fixed Base Operation (FBO) at Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport are on strike this morning for reasons relating to their personal safety.

Op-Ed: From Ontario to Vermont, there's snow to be found Special

The year of 2011 may be remembered as the winter that wasn’t in many parts of North America, but for me it will be remembered as the year I perfected my skiing, snowshoeing, and snowboarding skills.

Canada: Porter Airlines continues to expand

Toronto - Porter Airlines is looking to expand their network with new North American and international codeshare partnerships, as well as entering into the package holiday market.

Porter Airlines celebrates fifth anniversary with free flights

Toronto - This weekend Porter Airlines marks its fifth birthday and five millionth passenger. Celebrations include up to 140 free flights given away to passengers on Sunday, October 23 – one return trip to one passenger on every flight operated that day.

Bomb scare at Toronto airport raises security questions Special

Toronto - A passenger was overheard discussing a pipe bomb prior to takeoff at around noon today at Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport. An attentive flight attendant alerted the proper authorities stopping takeoff.

Porter Airlines will be flying during G20 Special

Toronto - Porter Airlines will be flying from Toronto's Billy Bishop Island Airport during the G20 summit. This decision leads to questions about the overall security of the small airport that is just minutes away from where diplomats will be located.

update-Toronto's Island Airport may get tunnel by 2011 Special

The Toronto Island Airport is working to set up a pedestrian tunnel under Lake Ontario. The project will require $38 million by the Port Authority.

Want to Get Away from the City Quickly?

Toronto's Island Airport has gotten a little busier this year with the addition of Porter Airlines. The carrier is started business last year out of the small airport as an alternative for the much busier Pearson Airport.

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Porter Airlines announced a conditional order on April 10  2013  for up to 30 Bombardier CS100 aircr...
Porter Airlines announced a conditional order on April 10, 2013, for up to 30 Bombardier CS100 aircraft to operate from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, making it possible to serve destinations such as Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Los Angeles, Florida and the Caribbean.
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