Travel Alerts and 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

Weather Advisory for St. John's and Halifax - Sunday, April 23, 2017

Unfavorable weather is forecast which may result in flight cancellations and delays. In the event that schedule changes occur, we will accommodate affected passengers, providing updated flight information via email as soon as it is available.

If your flight was cancelled or delayed and a new itinerary issued to you, in most cases you can "confirm" or "change/cancel" your flight via the same email. If your flight was canceled or delayed and you have not received an updated itinerary, please visit our rebooking tool ( to confirm, change or modify your booking. Change fees will be waived in these scenarios.

Please also understand that Call Centre wait times will be longer than normal due to high call volumes. Thank you for your understanding as we work to get you where you need to go as quickly and safely as possible.

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

10 Minute Boarding Cut-Off

Last updated: March 13, 2017

Boarding closes 10 minutes prior to departure so we can all depart on time.

Downtown Toronto shuttle bus pick up/drop off relocation

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

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

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

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

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.