Porter Airlines expects to turn a profit in 2009, President and CEO Robert Deluce told Reuters. The Toronto-based regional is privately held and does not release its financial results. Deluce also said that "there is likely to be a follow-on aircraft order of some sort" to its commitment for 20 Q400s (ATWOnline, June 30). It will be operating 18 Q400s by next month, the news service reported.

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