Ottawa 2017 Partners with Porter

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This week, the Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, welcomed Porter Airlines as the Official Canadian Airline for Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations in the nation’s capital.

Porter will provide flights for artists, contests and promotions, as well as collaborate with Ottawa 2017 on pageantry items at the Ottawa International Airport and other marketing initiatives. Additionally, the airline company will add the Ottawa 2017 logo to the exterior of all of its aircraft and two planes in the Porter fleet will have their tails wrapped with the colourful look of the celebration.

Canada’s 150th celebrations will offer Canadians and visitors from around the world an exceptional and memorable year of exciting experiences while bringing a record number of visitors to Ottawa in 2017 to celebrate this important milestone for our country.


Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline in the World Airline Star Rating and also rated as Best Regional Airline in North America by Skytrax.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Moncton, Halifax, St. John’s, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, North Bay, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston, Washington (Dulles), and Pittsburgh. If you have relatives arriving for next year’s celebrations, be sure to visit www.flyporter.com.