US Airways

US Airways Signs Codeshare with Avianca, Expands Codeshare with TACA

US Airways Signs Codeshare with Avianca, Expands Codeshare with TACA

US Airways has signed a codeshare agreement with Avianca, the flag carrier of Colombia.
Under the new agreement, US Airways customers will be able to connect to the Colombian cities of Bogota, Medellin, Cartegena, Cali, and Barranquilla via Avianca. Additionally, Avianca customers traveling on US Airways in these cities will be able to connect to Charlotte, North Caroline, Philadelphia, Phoenix, and Washington’s Reagan National Airport. Tickets are now available for purchase, for travel …

US Airways, South African Airways Sign Codeshare Agreement

US Airways, South African Airways Sign Codeshare Agreement

US Airways and South African Airways have signed a codeshare agreement. Under the agreement, passengers of both airlines will be able to travel to destinations in both the United States and South Africa with a single ticket.
US Airways customers will have access to South African Airways’ hub in Johannesburg, as well as connections to Cape Town, Durban, East London, and Port Elizabeth, South Africa. In addition, pending final government approval, customers …

US Airways Announces Schedule for New Charlotte-London Route

US Airways Announces Schedule for New Charlotte-London Route

US Airways has announced the schedule for its new daily service between its hub in Charlotte and London Heathrow, set to begin March 30, 2013. The service will operate using an Airbus A330-300 aircraft, and will replace the airline’s current service between Charlotte and London Gatwick, which will end March 29, 2013.
Eastbound flights will depart Charlotte Douglas International Airport at 7:05 p.m. and arrive in London at 8:05 a.m. the next …

US Airways Announces New Charlotte-São Paulo Route

US Airways Announces New Charlotte-São Paulo Route

US Airways announced it will launch new, nonstop service from its hub in Charlotte, North Carolina, to São Paulo, Brazil, beginning May 5, 2013.  The new route will be the airline’s second destination in South America, and will operate daily using a Boeing 767-200 aircraft.
Flights from Charlotte will depart Charlotte Douglas International Airport at 5:50 p.m. and arrive at São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport at 4:30 a.m. the next day.  From …

US Airways Presents Merger Deal to American

US Airways Presents Merger Deal to American

Combined Airline Valued at $8.5 Billion
US Airways has made a formal merger proposal to AMR Corp., parent of American Airlines, and its creditors that values the combined airline at over $8 billion.  The deal, if consummated, would be enough to create a rival to the world’s two largest airlines, United Continental and Delta Air Lines, which have market capitalizations of $6.7 and $8.5 billion, respectively.
The offer was presented by …

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US Airways Flight Attendants Approve Strike

US Airways Flight Attendants Approve Strike

US Airways flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), have authorized a strike with a 94% vote.  The flight attendants are calling on management to finalize the merger between US Airways and America West with a single contract for all US Airways flight attendants.
In the event that US Airways management fails to reach an agreement and the two sides are released from mediation, a 30-day cooling-off period …