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Team members wear custom epaulets and pins to raise awareness for breast cancer

TORONTO, Oct. 2, 2017 /CNW/ - For the second year in a row, Porter Airlines pilots and flight attendants will wear custom Fly Pink epaulets and pins to raise awareness for breast cancer during the month of October.

Porter Airlines pilots and flight attendants will wear custom Fly Pink epaulets and pins to raise awareness for breast cancer during the month of October. (CNW Group/Porter Airlines Inc.)

The distinctive pink epaulets are worn by Porter pilots in October as part of their standard uniform. New this year, all Porter team members will have the opportunity to show their support with custom pins displaying the breast cancer awareness pink ribbon.

"We recevied such an enthusiastic response from our team last year that we are extending the initiative across the company. All Porter team members will receive a custom Fly Pink pin to show their support and help raise awareness for breast cancer," said Robert Deluce, president and CEO of Porter Airlines. "Seeing our team rally together behind such an important cause is truly inspiring."

Porter was the first Canadian airline to join the efforts of Fly Pink, a global aviation initiative raising awareness and funds for breast cancer. Porter joins more than a dozen international airlines supporting the cause.

The airline's Women Soar at Porter committee is hosting various fundraising initiatives throughout the month of October with all proceedsl supporting the Canadian Cancer Society.

Follow @PorterAirlines #FlyPink.

About Porter Airlines

Porter Airlines has revolutionized short-haul flying with a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton, Halifax, St. John's, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston and Washington (Dulles), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Stephenville, N.L., Myrtle Beach, S.C., Burlington, Vt., and Orlando-Melbourne, Fla.

Vacation packages are available from Porter Escapes at www.porterescapes.com or call (855) 372-1100 for more information.

Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

SOURCE Porter Airlines Inc.

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