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2014-04-16 12:21:13

DAYTON, Ohio, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PSA Airlines, Inc. today announced the company's president and chief executive officer Keith Houk, after more than 25 years of outstanding service, has elected to retire from his current role. Succeeding Houk will be Dion Flannery, most recently president of US Airways Express. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140416/75569 Flannery's appointment as president of PSA will be effective Aug. 31, 2014. After Aug. 31, Houk has agreed to...

2014-02-25 08:22:07

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Six former Continental Airlines pilots who now work for the merged United Airlines have filed a class-action lawsuit against their own union today based on claims their seniority was unfairly stripped when the two airlines merged in 2010. The lawsuit accuses the Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) of breaching its duty of fair representation to the former Continental pilots by stripping their seniority in favor of a larger group of...

2013-09-26 12:21:15

Additional $100,000 awarded from increased fundraising TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "My name is Sal R., and I may be the first male in my family to go to college, but I won't be the last," thanks to a grant from the US Airways (NYSE: LCC) Education Foundation to Elevate Phoenix. Elevate Phoenix teaches character, life skills and leadership to urban students, and provides a full-time staff who serve as teachers, mentors and life coaches to students 24/7. While the graduation...

2013-08-14 08:23:24

Association of Flight Attendants Vows to Fight DOJ War on Workers WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The union representing US Airways Flight Attendants came out swinging today, promising to fight efforts by the U.S. Department of Justice to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) vowed to defend the merger on behalf of Flight Attendants. (Logo:...

2013-04-25 20:21:14

Proposed frequencies would preserve service, offer more choice to travelers TEMPE, Ariz., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) has filed a supplement to its March 4 application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the rights to operate daily, year-round service between Sao Paulo, Brazil and the airline's hubs in Charlotte, N.C. and Philadelphia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) "US Airways' application injects...

2012-12-17 12:20:56

TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE:LCC) and its wholly owned subsidiaries' 38,000 employees pledged $1.455 million to the airline's annual "Hope Takes Flight" campaign to benefit the United Way. This year's campaign ran between Sept. 18 and Nov. 13. The United Way works to address health and human needs in more than 1,300 communities across the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) "Thanks to the generous spirit of the 38,000...

2012-12-04 16:21:57

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Leadership of the African-American Chamber of Commerce of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware today announced the creation of "Protect Our Hub," a new region-wide public awareness effort to educate the community about a potential merger between US Airways and American Airlines which threatens the viability of Philadelphia International Airport in the midst of an expansion plan. "We find ourselves in the awkward position of questioning the...

2012-11-20 16:23:29

WASHINGTON, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted 94 percent for strike authorization. Flight Attendants are calling on management to finish the US Airways/America West merger with a single contract for all US Airways Flight Attendants. Today AFA members made clear what they are willing to do to push management to negotiate a contract that can be ratified. (Logo:...

2012-11-14 16:20:31

America West / US Airways Merger Incomplete without Contract for Flight Attendants WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today held protests at four airports across the country after management failed to negotiate a single contract for the over 6,700 Flight Attendants. The America West/US Airways merger of 2005 remains incomplete and Flight Attendants are still working under...

2012-11-13 12:20:57

Failure of US Airways Management to Negotiate New Contract Draws Nationwide Protest WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will march on informational picket lines at four airports across the country on Wednesday, November 14. Management has failed to negotiate an acceptable single contract, which means the US Airways/America West merger of 2005 remains incomplete. The 6,700 Flight...