March 9, 2022 — After a two year hiatus, the Myrtle Beach International Airport and Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce excitedly welcomed passengers with a “homecoming” celebration as
the first flight from Toronto, Canada arrived Wednesday afternoon, marking the return of seasonal nonstop service between the Grand Strand and Toronto, Canada on Porter Airlines.
Today through May 28, 2022, the airline will commence 2 weekly nonstop flights between MYR and Toronto Billy Bishop City Airport (YTZ) on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
"It's great for Porter to be back in Myrtle Beach," said Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief commercial officer. "Traveling here on a busy first flight today is a promising start to the season that we look forward to building on for the coming months."
“Thanks to returning air service on Porter Airlines, residents of Toronto can once again enjoy all that the Grand Strand has to offer from world-class golf to 60-miles of beautiful coastline. Additionally, MYR residents can look forward to easy travel to Toronto, a bustling metropolis with an abundance of activities for our residents to enjoy,” said Scott Van Moppes, Director of Airports at the Myrtle Beach International Airport. “We’re thrilled to welcome back Porter Airlines and we thank the airline for their continued partnership.”
“We’re excited to see the return of Porter Airlines’ non-stop flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, as they provide a fast and convenient way for our Canadian friends to experience the beach. Many Canadians consider the Myrtle Beach area their second home and are eager to enjoy our outdoor activities, entertainment options and great dining. This year marks the 61st annual Can- Am Days festival, which runs March 12-20 and celebrates our visitors from Canada with exclusive discounts and special events,” said Karen Riordan, President and CEO of Visit Myrtle Beach.
To book travel, visit https://www.flyporter.com/en-ca/.
The Myrtle Beach International Airport is the gateway to Myrtle Beach, SC, the Grand Strand and the Hammock Coast. The Myrtle Beach International Airport is owned by Horry County and operated by the Department of Airports. MYR is served by Allegiant, American, Avelo, Delta, Frontier, Porter, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country, and United Airlines.