US Airways Plans Nonstop Flights to Edinburgh, Scotland

By Paul Riegler on 18 November 2013
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A US Airways jet taking off

A US Airways jet taking off

US Airways, which is scheduled to merge with American Airlines next month, announced plans to offer non-stop service from Philadelphia International Airport to Scotland’s capital city of Edinburgh.

The new flights will be operated using two-class Boeing 757 aircraft and will run from May 23, 2014 until October 1.  US Airways says that this will be its first ever non-stop service to Edinburgh.

Flights will depart Philadelphia at 8:50 p.m. and will arrive at Edinburgh Airport at 8:40 a.m. the next day.  Flights from Edinburgh to Philadelphia will depart at 10:50 a.m. and arrive at 1:35 p.m.

The aircraft is equipped with 11 angled lie-flat seats in the Envoy business-class cabin and 149 seats in coach.  The Envoy seats are pitched at 60” and are 19.5” wide.  Seats in coach have a seat pitch of 32” and are 17.5” wide.

US Airways currently offers flights to numerous European destinations from the City of Brotherly Love, including Dublin, Ireland; Glasgow, Scotland; London, England; Manchester, England; and Shannon, Ireland.  From its hub there, the airline operates 472 weekday departures and serves 118 destinations.


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