Competition is heating up in Canada with the expected expansion of Canadian startup Porter Airlines. The Toronto-based commuter airline that began service in October 2006 is planning to more than double its fleet and expand service by September 2007. Porter Airlines currently serves Montreal and Ottawa and will add summer service to Halifax, Nova Scotia beginning June 29. The airline plans to add Newark later this year and eventually plans to add Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. to its list of destinations once it secures a transborder license from the U.S. Transportation Department. Currently, the airline does not have a frequent flyer program. Its frequent travelers can purchase Porter Passes, which are pre-paid packages of 10 one-way transferable flights redeemable for travel between Toronto and Ottawa or Montreal. The airline plans to set up a frequent flyer program by early autumn.