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Destination Porter 2023

Company Description

Porter Airlines is committed to delivering its signature ‘flying refined’ experience to customers across North America. Effortless travel and genuine hospitality are offered in style and comfort while restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. 


Porter is proud to be an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Details of growth plans to provide North America-wide service are available at flyporter.com.

Job Details

Destination Porter

Deadline: March 31, 2023

Welcome to the Destination Porter Program.  We invite Pilots with 200 hours or more to join our growing recruitment pool. Porter understands it’s a difficult path to navigate your career in aviation.  Students selected by Porter Airlines for participation in Destination Porter will be paired with a Porter Airlines pilot who will act as a mentor to help provide guidance in their career development. 

Once a candidate from the Destination Porter program has accumulated a minimum of 800 flight hours, they will have the option to interview at Porter Airlines for a First Officer position.  If the candidate is successful with the interview and simulator evaluation, they will be offered a conditional offer of employment upon completion of the IATRA/ATPL exams.

Your future job description will be: 


  • Ensures the safe operation of the aircraft

  • Actively participates in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy

  • Any other duties as assigned


  • Concern for Safety: Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork: Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals.

  • Passenger/Customer Service: Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative: Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focus: Focusing efforts on achieving high-quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication: Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.

Pilots in their second year or are graduating from one of the following schools and programs in 2023 may apply to the Destination Porter program:

  • Brampton Flight Center - Integrated Airline Transport Pilots Licence Program

  • Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre - Conestoga College Aviation General Arts and Science Diploma, University of Waterloo Aviation BES/BSc

  • University of Western Ontario - Commercial Aviation Management Program

  • Moncton Flight College -  Mount Allison Bachelor of Science in Aviation, Diploma in Aviation Technology IATP, IATP/ICPC Program

  • Seneca College - Bachelor of Aviation Technology, Airline Pilot Flight Operations Program

  • Algonquin College - Aviation Management Program

  • Sault College – Aviation

  • Saskatchewan Polytechnic - Diploma Commercial Pilot Program

  • British Columbia Institute of Technology – Airline and Flight Operations Commercial Pilot

  • Mount Royal University – Aviation Diploma

  • Confederation College – Aviation Flight Management

  • Southern Interior Flight Centre - Okanagan College 


Students who have successfully completed their program (or will soon complete their program) may apply.  Applicants that do not meet the criteria below may still apply but require a recommendation from the program delegate.

  • Minimum average of 80%.

  • Completion of Program within the prescribed time frame - Due to COVID-19, this will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

  • Recommendation from program CFI, DFO, Program Chair or Senior Instructor.

  • Demonstrated high level of professionalism and personal deportment while completing the Flight Training Unit (FTU) program of study.  

  • Attendance, punctuality, and conduct as would be expected from an aviation professional.

  • Demonstrated strong work ethic, and self-discipline.  

  • Friendly, courteous, and displays leadership potential at the FTU and/or within the community.

  • Legally able to work in Canada and obtain a Restricted Airside Access Identification Card (RAIC).


  1. Complete the application profile through this interview portal

  2. Upload cover letter and resume

  3. Proof of available Flight Test results required

  4. Proof of available Transport Canada written exam results required

  5. Copy of Academic Record required

Successful candidates will be invited for a video interview through Google Meets.

LOCATION: Toronto (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ)

  • January 3, 2023
  • 79-88-98


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