Porter Airlines is adding Victoria to its network, with flights between Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Victoria International Airport (YYJ). (CNW Group/Porter Airlines Inc.)

Another airline is coming to Victoria International Airport offering flights to and from T-dot.

In a media release, Porter Airlines announced they’ll be offering flights connecting Toronto Pearson International Airport with YYJ, starting September 20th.

Victoria is the second city in BC Porter Airlines operates. Passengers can take advantage of the introductory round-trip fares starting at $476, with one daily roundtrip flight.

The daily schedule for Porter Airlines involves arrival at YYJ at 1:04 p.m., with departure scheduled for 2 p.m. Additionally, there will be connecting flights available to Montreal, Ottawa, Halifax, and St. John’s.

The airline will operate its flights to Victoria utilizing the state-of-the-art Embraer E195-E2 aircraft, with a capacity of 132 seats.

“Victoria is a great addition to our network and provides easy access to Vancouver Island. Travellers will appreciate Porter’s award-winning elevated economy experience, which is unmatched in the market today,” saidKevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Porter Airlines.

“Our emphasis is on high-quality service for every passenger – regardless of their fare class.”

Porter Airlines has expanded its reach into Western Canada, with service now available to Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, and Winnipeg.

Passengers flying with Porter can enjoy complimentary beer, wine, snacks, and Wi-Fi throughout their journey, further enhancing their travel experience.

“We are truly pleased to see Porter add new Victoria-Toronto service,” said Geoff Dickson, President and CEO, Victoria Airport Authority.

“The new E195-E2 aircraft and Porter’s exceptional service offering is a welcome addition to the Victoria market. We appreciate the new service and look forward to working with them to ensure the route’s success.”

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