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Re: Two Canadian airlines expand their reach

DrFumblefinger ·
The Westjet expansion is most welcome to Canadians. The planes will be opening Gatwick, which I don't think Air Canada flies to. Porter flies just small aircraft, but is very popular in the Toronto area.
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Re: Billy Bishop Airport, Toronto. Where Gumbo was #77

Roderick Simpson ·
Thank you very much for the informative post. I have only been to Toronto once. I went up the CN Tower and took this picture of the Billy Bishop Airport.
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Re: Billy Bishop Airport, Toronto. Where Gumbo was #77

DrFumblefinger ·
That's a great and very orienting photo, Roderick! Thanks for sharing it.
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Re: Billy Bishop Airport, Toronto. Where Gumbo was #77

DrFumblefinger ·
In case you were curious, the pedestrian tunnel between Toronto and the island airport has been completed and is now open. It eliminates the waits for the ferry services for passengers who want to get to their departure gates. More on that story from Frequent Business Traveler at this link .
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Selling Toronto Island terminal to fund more flights

PHeymont ·
Porter Aviation, which built and owns the Toronto Island Billy Bishop terminal featured in Gumbo's Where in the World Puzzle #71 , is selling the terminal to an investment group. But no fears for the convenient downtown airport—Porter is getting...
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Billy Bishop Airport, Toronto. Where Gumbo was #77

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo's heading out to Toronto's Billy Bishop Airport (YTZ), sometimes also called Toronto Island Airport.  Congratulations to ace travel sleuths  Roderick Simpson and PortMoresby (by email) for being the first to correctly...
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Two Canadian airlines expand their reach

PHeymont ·
Two of Canada's airlines are spreading out to new destinations. WestJet, a large budget carrier, has added Boeing 767s that allow it to make a big splash in the trans-Atlantic trade, and Porter, a much smaller carrier, will add flights from Toronto to...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, Sept. 30, 2013: Rescue Team, Chartres, France

DrFumblefinger ·
XXX  Chartres is a lovely medieval town an hour's train ride from Paris (perfect day-trip destination), with a magnificent Cathedral.  We were enjoying views of the town of Chartres from the garden balcony of the Bishop`s Palace when this...
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Niagara gets 12-minute flight from Toronto

PHeymont ·
A small charter company re-defines itself as a (very) short-haul commercial airline between Toronto and Niagara Falls.
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Re: Niagara gets 12-minute flight from Toronto

DrFumblefinger ·
It would be an extremely dramatic flight. Views of Toronto at one end, the vaste Lake Ontario, and the Niagara peninsula at the other.
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Statue of Bishop Albert Kee, Key West

DrFumblefinger ·
While in Key West, DrFumblefinger came across this statue of a man blowing a conch. Knowing nothing about him, he decided to do a little research to learn he was a much beloved resident of Key West.
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