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Charleston airport to offer flights to Toronto

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CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) -

Charleston International Airport will offer seasonal flights to Toronto, Ontario, Canada beginning in February, according to an airport spokesperson.

Porter Airlines will operate one weekly round-trip flight from Feb. 14 to May 2, 2015, airport spokesperson Charlene Gunnells said.

“This gives our passengers another choice in great destinations, and it gives Lowcountry residents access to Toronto and several other great Canadian cities as well,” Paul Campbell, Jr., Director of Airports with the Charleston County Aviation Authority, said.

The airline, whose home base is in Toronto, was voted the Top Small Airline in the World in 2013 by Conde Nast Traveler readers. Readers rated Charleston as the world's second best city in 2014 and Kiawah Island as the number one island in North America and number two in the world.

"Charleston is a truly southern destination that offers some of the world's best hospitality,” Porter Airlines President and CEO Robert Deluce said. “It is a welcome complement to our growing network that I know passengers will embrace.”

The flight schedule will feature Saturday departures from Toronto at 9:45 a.m., arriving in Charleston at 12:10 p.m. A return flight will depart Charleston on Saturday at 1:15 p.m. and arrive in Toronto at 3:45 p.m., with connections from Ottowa, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec; and Sudbury, Ontario also available.

The airline also offers seasonal flights to Myrtle Beach.

For more on the flights, visit: www.flyporter.com

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