A Porter Airlines Q400 taking off. (Photo: BriYYZ from Toronto, Canada (Monday evening departure) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

Porter Airlines Postpones Flight Restart Date to June 21

On Monday, Toronto-based Porter Airlines announced it has postponed its restart date to June 21, over a month past its initial relaunch date of May 19. According to the carrier, several factors are impacting the delay, including travel restrictions, low passenger demand and a closed U.S.-Canada border.  Grounded Since March 2020 Porter Airlines suspended operations in March 2020 but was optimistic about restarting flights by June 1, 2020. However, due to COVID-19's spread, nonessential travel between the United States and…