Why I am Not a Porter Supporter

By Monday, September 21, 2015 0 , Permalink 0

By Sanford Borins,Ā Professor of Public Management in the Department of Management, University of Toronto-Scarborough   When a firm goes to the government for a bailout, it is universally recognized that it must open its books to public scrutiny. But when Porter Airlines goes to the City of Toronto for authorization to fly jets from Billy Bishop Toronto ...

Reuters on Porter safety problems

By Friday, August 21, 2015 0 , Permalink 0

Is the Canadian government keeping safety problems at Porter Airlines a secret? Reuters reports that in 2008 "Canadian government inspectors scored Porter at only two on a scale of one to five, where five is best and three indicates compliance." Porter also fought to keep the news of the safety problems from the public. This is a link ...

Porter safety problems

By Friday, August 21, 2015 0 , Permalink 0

The secrecy around Porterā€™s lack of compliance with safety requirements was finally broken by this Reuters report, published online in the Globe yesterday. What does this mean, in practical terms? Ā Thanks to our friends at #PorterFail, we are now aware of a wonderful resource for detailed information on incidents involving aircraft. Here are several ...