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2013-03-04 20:20:11

Proposed frequencies would maintain current service, introduce new gateway to Brazil TEMPE, Ariz., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the rights to operate daily, year-round service between the airline's hubs in Charlotte, N.C., and Philadelphia, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. US Airways will begin service between Charlotte and Sao Paulo on June 8 using frequencies leased from another carrier....

2013-02-28 16:20:13

Passage includes support for the merger of US Airways and American Airlines TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants - CWA (AFA), ratified a new contract today that provides immediate pay increases and includes support for the merger of US Airways and American Airlines. The new contract opens four-party negotiations with American's flight attendant union and airline representatives, an...

2013-02-27 12:23:24

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways' (NYSE: LCC) Chairman and CEO Doug Parker will present at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Defense Conference on Monday, March 4, at 12:05 p.m. ET. The presentation will be webcast live at www.usairways.com. To access the webcast, click on Company Information >> Investor Relations>> Webcasts/Presentations/Updates. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) An archive of the...

2013-02-15 16:20:29

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PSA Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways (NYSE: LCC), today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), which represents the airline's 515 pilots. Details of the agreement will be made available by ALPA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) "We are very pleased to have reached a tentative agreement with ALPA that recognizes the contribution and dedication...

2013-02-14 08:20:13

FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced that the boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will combine to create a premier global carrier, which will have an implied combined equity value of approximately $11 billion based on the price of US Airways' stock...

2013-02-07 08:20:58

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten US Airways (NYSE: LCC) employees from Frankfurt, Germany to Tucson, Ariz. were awarded $10,000 each for providing exceptional service to customers through the airline's "Above & Beyond" program. An additional 350 employees of US Airways and its wholly owned subsidiary airlines, Piedmont and PSA, were also recognized through the program and received rewards for their service. (Logo:...

2013-02-05 08:21:21

TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced January 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 4.9 billion, up 4.8 percent versus January 2012. Mainline capacity was 6.0 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 1.8 percent versus January 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was a record 81.1 percent for the month of January, up 2.3 points versus January 2012. (Logo:...

2013-01-24 20:20:15

TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today announced that it has reached a new tentative agreement on a collective bargaining agreement with the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), which represents the airline's 6,800 mainline flight attendants. Details of the agreement will be made available by AFA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) "We are very pleased to have reached a tentative agreement with our flight attendants. This...

2013-01-24 08:21:50

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines announced today that it has signed a 12-year capacity purchase agreement with Republic Airways Holdings to provide large regional jet flying for the first time in the company's history. This agreement, which is subject to court approval, was enabled by the new pilot contract. It is designed to offer customers more choices with the right-size aircraft to match market demand, strengthen service from American's hubs and diversify...

2013-01-21 12:21:23

CHESTER, England, January 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With snow and cold weather already causing disruption in some areas of both the UK and Europe and significant snow forecast for the weekend, travel comparison website, TravelSupermarket [http://www.travelsupermarket.com/holidays ] offers advice to those looking to travel over the coming days. Bob Atkinson, travel expert from TravelSupermarket, said: "Cold and snowy weather will undoubtedly result in some disruption at...