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There’s a new mascot in town: YVR welcomes Mr. Porter to Vancouver

On February 7, YVR welcomed Porter Airlines and its mascot, Mr. Porter to Vancouver as the airline launched new service from Toronto! Watch as the charming racoon familiarizes himself with YVR after arriving from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ):

Mr. Porter will have many opportunities to explore Vancouver and YVR. Porter Airlines new non-stop route to YYZ will operate daily and increase to twice a day as of February 14, with service expected to continue to increase over time to provide passengers with even more flexibility and choice to Toronto.

Passengers can look forward to Porter Airlines’ signature in-flight experience onboard its Embraer E195-E2 aircraft. Offering a refined passenger experience, these flights feature:

  • No middle seats: E195-E2 aircraft has a two-by-two configuration, meaning that passengers don’t have to sacrifice comfort for value.
  • Complimentary snacks and beverages: Enjoy Porter Airlines’ selection of snacks, beer, wine, coffee, tea, and other non-alcoholic beverages. Premium liquor is available for purchase. Drinks are served in proper glassware, a refined touch while keeping plastic waste out of landfills!
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi: Stay connected in-flight! Enjoy Porter Airline’s complimentary Wi-Fi on personal devices - whether it’s checking emails, surfing the web, or streaming from entertainment! Free streaming in-flight entertainment is also available to passengers.
  • Fresh meal options available: Porter Airlines offers fresh meals made with real, healthy ingredients available for purchase, in addition to their complimentary snacks and beverages.


In addition to these premium service offerings, the E195-E2 aircraft is one of the most environmentally friendly and quiet aircraft in operation today!


YVR is proud to welcome Porter Airlines to the YVR airport community as part of its service to Western Canada.


For more information, or to book your next Porter Airlines flight to Toronto, please visit Porter Airlines’ website.

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