July 4, 2008
Montreal-Trudeau Airport Inaugurates a New Route to Charlotte, North Carolina
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - July 4, 2008) - Aeroports de Montreal is pleased to announce that US Airways launched this morning its new daily service between Montreal-Trudeau and Charlotte, N.C. This new service will be operated by US Airways Express partner Republic Airlines using 86-seat Embraer 175 aircraft.
"This is yet another major milestone in our partnership between US Airways and Aeroports de Montreal. Today's announcement is yet further evidence of our constant efforts to increase and improve services to and from Montreal and reaffirm the Airport's role as one of the driving forces of the region's economy," said Mr. Normand Boivin, Vice President, Montreal Airport Operations."Montreal is a world class city with something to offer everyone," said Senior Vice President Schedule Planning and Alliances Andrew Nocella. "With this new service, travelers can enjoy old world charm, modern cuisine, or explore the 'Double Decker City'- one above ground and one below in La ville souterraine (the underground city). No matter the season, an adventure can always be had in Montreal."
The two and a half hour flight to Charlotte leaves at 8:00 am, while the return flight to Montreal departs 8:00 pm.
Charlotte is US Airways' largest hub with 565 flights and more than 5,900 employees. With this new service to Montreal, Charlotte has more than 125 non stop destinations worldwide.
US Airways is the fifth largest domestic airline employing more than 36,000 aviation professionals worldwide. US Airways, US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express operate approximately 3,800 flights per day and serve more than 230 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. US Airways is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers our customers 18,000 daily flights to 965 destinations in 162 countries worldwide. Additional information on US Airways can be found at www.usairways.com.
ADM is the local airport authority responsible for the management, operation and development of Montreal-Trudeau and Montreal-Mirabel international airports since 1992. The Corporation employs a total of some 600 people at both airports and at head office.
For further details on Aeroports de Montreal and the Corporation's activities, consult our website at www.admtl.com.
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