Porter Airlines launches new travel insurance partnership with Allianz Global Assistance

Toronto, ON (Dec. 2, 2021) – Porter Airlines has partnered with Allianz Global Assistance as its new travel insurance provider, offering a variety of insurance products and options for customers.

“We’re giving Porter customers more insurance options, so they can feel comfortable and prepared for their unique travel needs,” said Kevin Jackson, executive vice president and chief commercial officer, Porter Airlines. “Porter and Allianz are prepared to provide quality customer support for those looking to add these policies to their purchases.”

The new travel insurance plans can be included at the time of booking flights or Porter Escape vacation packages. Available plans may also be purchased after booking, through the Porter website or the Allianz call centre.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Porter Airlines and offer their customers additional peace of mind before and after take-off,” said Lisa Callaghan, chief product & underwriting officer, Allianz Global Assistance. “We’re here to help Porter customers secure the right protection, through the right products, for their individual needs.”

The new partnership offers three categories of products: Trip Cancellation Insurance, Emergency Travel Medical Insurance and All-Inclusive Insurance. Porter customers have access to Allianz emergency assistance, claims expertise and inquiry support through their pre-trip planning.

The new products are accessible to customers online at www.flyporter.com and through the Allianz call centre.

About Porter Airlines

Porter Airlines provides a warm and effortless approach to hospitality, restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. Porter is an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

The airline currently offers flights to Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton, Halifax, St. John’s, Thunder Bay, Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Timmins, Windsor, New York (Newark), Chicago (Midway), Boston and Washington (Dulles), and has seasonal flights to Mt. Tremblant, Que., Muskoka, Ont., Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Stephenville, N.L.

For more information, visit www.flyporter.com.

About Allianz Global Assistance (Canada)

For over 30 years, Allianz Global Assistance has supported travelling Canadians and visitors when they need it most with value-added travel insurance and assistance services. We bring our passion for assisting people to life every day through our partnerships with some of the best-known brands in the travel and financial services markets. We also serve as an outsource provider for in-bound call centre services and claims administration for health insurers, property and casualty insurers and credit card companies. Allianz Global Assistance is a specialist brand of Allianz Partners and is a registered business name of AZGA Service Canada Inc. and AZGA Insurance Agency Canada Ltd. For more information, visit www.allianz-assistance.ca.

SOURCE: Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

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