Porter Airlines first E195 jet routes revealed

Earlier in the week we brought you the details of Porter Airlines product enhancements in anticipation of them taking delivery of their first Embraer jets. In today’s airline schedule updates the first routes for the new aircraft have been revealed. We all knew the aircraft would start flying from Toronto Pearson (YYZ) but we didn’t know where to. Now we know it will be Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver. The new aircraft and routes will launch in February 2023 after the airline completes crew familiarization and training on the planes.

Toronto Pearson – Montreal

The YYZ-YUL route will launch on February 2 with 3x daily service and move to 4x daily as of February 7:

PD103 YYZ0640 – 0800YUL 295 457
PD103 YYZ0655 – 0815YUL 295 16
PD105 YYZ0725 – 0845YUL 295 23
PD119 YYZ1415 – 1535YUL 295 D
PD125 YYZ1715 – 1835YUL 295 D
PD135 YYZ2220 – 2340YUL 295 D

PD102 YUL0705 – 0840YYZ 295 D
PD106 YUL0935 – 1110YYZ 295 D
PD120 YUL1620 – 1756YYZ 295 D
PD126 YUL1955 – 2130YYZ 295 D

 

Porter E195 Seat Map
Porter Airlines E195 Seat Map

Toronto Pearson – Ottawa

The YYZ-YOW route will launch on February 2 with 4x daily service:

PD155 YYZ0655 – 0800YOW 295 D
PD169 YYZ1355 – 1500YOW 295 D
PD179 YYZ1755 – 1900YOW 295 x3
PD185 YYZ1915 – 2020YOW 295 3
PD191 YYZ2220 – 2325YOW 295 D

PD150 YOW0740 – 0858YYZ 295 D
PD156 YOW0920 – 1038YYZ 295 D
PD170 YOW1555 – 1713YYZ 295 D
PD182 YOW2010 – 2128YYZ 295 x3
PD188 YOW2110 – 2228YYZ 295 3

Toronto Pearson – Vancouver

YYZ-YVR will launch on February 7 initially with once daily service for a week, go twice daily as of February 14 and move to three times per day as of March 21:

PD305 YYZ1015 – 1234YVR 295 D
PD313 YYZ1719 – 2018YVR 295 D
PD319 YYZ2215 – 0034+1YVR 295 D

PD302 YVR0630 – 1402YYZ 295 D
PD306 YVR1400 – 2132YYZ 295 D
PD318 YVR2255 – 0627+1YYZ 295 D

Here’s an example of the pricing Porter is charging for the very first flight between Toronto and Vancouver:

Wrapping it up

There you have it! Porter’s first routes with their new Embraer E195 jets. It’s exciting to see the airline’s first service to the West starting up soon. We know many more cities and routes will be announced in the coming months – my guess for Calgary due to their western themed Raccoon will have to wait until those further announcements.

All route schedule information courtesy of AeroRoutes

Images via Porter Airlines

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