Travel and Weather Advisories

Check this page for weather advisories, travel alerts and airport updates that may affect your flight or booking with us. We will do our best to keep you informed of latest developments and the choices that are available to you.

Travel advisory in effect

Travel to the United States

Passengers travelling with a passport issued by Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria or Yemen may currently enter or transit the United States. A valid visa is also required.

Please contact your local U.S. Embassy or Consulate if you require additional information. Travellers are advised to confirm current details immediately prior to their flight.


Has your flight been affected?

Our real time Flight Status page will give you up-to-date information on specific flights.

Visit our Delayed, Diverted or Cancelled Flights page for more information on what we’ll do to help and what we’ll ask you to do.

Airport updates

Downtown Toronto shuttle bus pick up/drop off relocation

Downtown Toronto shuttle bus pick up/drop off relocation collapsed Downtown Toronto shuttle bus pick up/drop off relocation expanded

Last updated: November 23, 2016

Effective November 24, 2016 the shuttle bus pick-up/drop-off location has been moved to the west entrance of The Fairmont Royal York Hotel, at the north-east corner of Front and York Street, just across from Union Station.

We are now cash free

We are now cash free collapsed We are now cash free expanded

Last updated: February 16, 2016

Porter continues to introduce technology improvements in support of a faster and more efficient travel experience. As part of these efforts, Porter only accepts debit or credit payments at check-in and the gate.

Travel alerts

Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) requirement for foreign nationals

Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) requirement for foreign nationals collapsed Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) requirement for foreign nationals expanded

Last updated: November 10, 2016

New entry requirement now in effect: visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
Find out if you need an eTA, how to apply and what other documents you will need to come to Canada.

Dual Canadian citizens need a valid Canadian passport

Dual Canadian citizens need a valid Canadian passport collapsed Dual Canadian citizens need a valid Canadian passport expanded

Last updated: October 10, 2016

If you are a dual Canadian citizen used to travelling to or transiting through Canada by air with a non-Canadian passport, you will no longer be able to do so as of November 10, 2016. You will need a valid Canadian passport to board your flight. More info.

Notice regarding Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Notice regarding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 collapsed Notice regarding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 expanded

Last updated: September 9, 2016

Following the official recall, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile phone is not permitted in checked baggage or on-board the aircraft. Please visit the Samsung website for more information about the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recall.