Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport Commercial Air Carriers Receive World Class Recognition

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Toronto (July 16, 2014) – The Toronto Port Authority (TPA) and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport (BBTCA) congratulate Air Canada and Porter Airlines, two of the carriers that operate out of the BBTCA, on winning the prestigious 2014 Skytrax World Airline Awards. Porter Airlines was chosen as North America’s Best Regional Airline, the first year this category was recognized by Skytrax. Air Canada was chosen Best Airline in North America, marking the fifth consecutive year that the airline has received this award.   
“The Skytrax World Airline Awards recognize true excellence and international leadership, and we are proud and honoured to host two excellent award-winning airlines at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport,” said Geoffrey Wilson, President and CEO of the Toronto Port Authority. “BBTCA has become an international gateway to Toronto and through our outstanding air carriers, superior customer service and convenient downtown location, Billy Bishop Airport has established itself as a world-class airport for travellers.”
The Skytrax World Airline Awards take place every year. Award winners are selected by a global survey completed by travellers from more than 160 countries around the world.
Owned and operated by the Toronto Port Authority, BBTCA is Canada's ninth busiest airport. BBTCA offers service to 18 cities in Canada and the U.S., with connections to more than 80 international destinations, and welcomes more than two million travellers each year.
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