CommunityAIR’s Letter to Marc Garneau

By Wednesday, February 10, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 0

CommunityAIR - working towards a clean, green waterfront                                               Sent by Email to marc.garneau@parl.gc.ca February 8, 2016 Hon. Marc Garneau Minister of Transport Ottawa, Ontario Dear Minister: We were surprised by a media report yesterday that you are encouraging the United States government to provide US Customs pre-clearance at Toronto’s Island Airport (sometimes referred to as BBTCA). While Porter Airlines may wish you ...

You can’t beat the people

By Monday, January 4, 2016 0 No tags Permalink 1

An online publication called, ProfitGuide.com has this to say about Porter.   Photo: Vincent Demers Aviation veteran Robert Deluce looks nothing like First Mate Gilligan, but his recent ventures on Toronto Island have proven about as successful as that beloved TV character’s bumbling attempts to get rescued. Porter Airlines, Deluce’s company, has grown from a two-turboprop, single-destination outfit to ...

Porter’s Ambitions Fade

By Tuesday, December 22, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

This is a link to an article about Porter published by the group, CAPA: Centre for Aviation. It argues that Porter does not have an alternative business strategy and the future does not look good for the airline. Editor Porter Airlines' ambitions fade at Billy Bishop Airport. Time of the essence to deliver new strategy | ...

Trouble for Porter

By Tuesday, December 15, 2015 0 Permalink 0

This was an article posted on "Erie Media" on December 14, 2015. http://eriemedia.ca/have-a-nice-day-and-after-the-disaster-i-did/ “Have a nice day.” And after the disaster, I did! December 14, 2015 | Filed under: William Thomas | Posted by: J.T. Lewis Up early, I’m on the road headed for Porter Airlines in Toronto for a flight to Thunder Bay. I had been ...

CommunityAIR Press Release, Dec. 9, 2015

By Wednesday, December 9, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

  Ontario Government Expands  Subsidies to Aviation.  Island Airport Likely Target For Immediate Release Friday, December 4, 2015 Contact:  Brian Iler, Chair The Ontario Government is about to enmesh itself in the Island Airport controversy by giving itself the power to give that Airport a huge property tax break. “The Ontario government has studiously avoided getting mixed up in the Island ...