Porter Check-in

How can I check in for my Porter Airlines (PD) flight?

You may check-in for your Porter Airlines (PD) flight with the following options:

  • Online check-in (Web check-in)
  • Automatic check-in
  • Self-service kiosk check-in at the airport
  • Ticket counter check-in at the airport

Does Porter Airlines (PD) have online web check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your Porter Airlines (PD) flight online starting 24 hours and ending 60 minutes before the scheduled departure time (depending on your departure city and destination) to receive a mobile boarding pass on your mobile device or a printable boarding pass. You may use this option if:

  • you have an electronic ticket and the first flight is on Porter Airlines (PD)
  • you may access your reservation with your confirmation code, e-ticket number, or frequent flyer account
  • you are not a special needs passenger (for example an unaccompanied minor or traveling with a pet)

Can I check bags with the Porter Airlines (PD) online web check-in?: Yes, you may check bags but you must drop them at the airport baggage drop before the check-in deadline for your flight.

Can I pay bag fees with the Porter Airlines (PD) online web check-in?: Yes

Can I select or change my seat with the Porter Airlines (PD) online web check-in?: Yes

Does Porter Airlines (PD) offer mobile check-in?

No

Does Porter Airlines (PD) offer self-service kiosk check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your Porter Airlines (PD) flight at the airport self-service kiosk from 30 minutes to 4 hours before the scheduled departure time (depending on your departure city and destination) and receive a printed boarding pass.

Can I check bags with the Porter Airlines (PD) self-service kiosk check-in?: Yes

Can I pay bag fees with the Porter Airlines (PD) self-service kiosk check-in?: Yes

Can I select or change my seat with the Porter Airlines (PD) self-service kiosk check-in?: Yes

Does Porter Airlines (PD) offer ticket counter check-in?

Yes, you may check-in for your Porter Airlines (PD) flight at the airport ticket counter from 30 minutes to 4 hours before the scheduled departure time (depending on your departure city and destination) and receive a printed boarding pass.

Can I check bags at the Porter Airlines (PD) ticket counter check-in?: Yes

Can I pay bag fees at the Porter Airlines (PD) ticket counter check-in?: Yes

Can I select or change my seat at the Porter Airlines (PD) ticket counter check-in?: Yes

What is Automatic Check-in?

Auto Check-in is a feature that will issue your boarding pass as an attachment to an automatic flight reminders; seats will be assigned prior to departure unless you preselected. The attachment will contain a print-friendly version and a mobile version of your boarding pass. If you want to use a paper copy then you must print a copy.

If bags are to be checked, then please have them tagged by a Porter Representative at a check-in counter upon arrival at your departure airport. Please allow sufficient time to check in your baggage.

Not all Porter Airlines (PD) flights are eligible for Auto Check-in. Reservations that are ineligible for Automatic check-in include:

  • Reservations made with less than 24 hours to departure
  • Reservations made with certain special service requests, such as an unaccompanied minor, pets, extra seat (please check flyporter.com for more details)

Does Porter Airlines (PD) charge a fee for a seat assignment?

Porter Airlines (PD) does not charge a fee for selecting a seat assignment if you booked a Freedom Class and Flexible Class fare. Advance seat assignment is available for $15.00 CA/US per flight if you booked a Firm Class fare.

When do I need to check-in for my Porter Airlines (PD) flight?

The minimum time to check-in for a Porter Airlines (PD) flight is:

  • 30 minutes before scheduled departure time for Canadian domestic flights (20 minutes from Toronto City (YTZ))
  • 60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from the U S (45 minutes from Toronto City (YTZ))

When do I need to arrive at the airport for my Porter Airlines (PD) flight?

Suggested arrival time:

  • 1 hour before scheduled departure time for Canadian domestic flights (30 minutes from Toronto City (YTZ))
  • 1.5 hours before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from the U S (60 minutes from Toronto City (YTZ))

Minimum required check-in time with carry-on baggage baggage:

  • 30 minutes before scheduled departure time for Canadian domestic flights (20 minutes from Toronto City (YTZ))
  • 60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from the U S (45 minutes from Toronto City (YTZ))

Minimum required check-in time with checked baggage:

  • 30 minutes before scheduled departure time for Canadian domestic flights (20 minutes from Toronto City (YTZ))
  • 60 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from the U S (45 minutes from Toronto City (YTZ))

When do I need to be at the boarding gate?

Boarding closes at the following times for Porter Airlines (PD) flights:

  • 15 minutes before scheduled departure time for Canadian domestic flights (15 minutes from Toronto City (YTZ))
  • 20 minutes before scheduled departure time for international flights to/from the U S (15 minutes from Toronto City (YTZ))

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