US Airways Launches End-of-Winter Sale

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 23,  2003—US Airways has introduced new end-of-winter sale fares for getaway domestic, European and Caribbean travel. The sale, which is valid for travel across the US Airways system, offers customers roundtrip ticket prices as low as $68 in some markets.

Under this sale, tickets for all destinations must be purchased by Jan. 31, 2003. For flights in the U.S., Canada and Europe, sale fares are available when completing travel by March 31, 2003. Travel for the Caribbean must be completed by Feb. 28, 2003. These sale fares are available on, through US Airways Reservations, and travel agencies.

“Whether you are looking for snow, sun or simply a getaway to a fun destination, the long stretch between the holidays and the spring is the perfect time to travel,” said Stephen M. Usery, US Airways vice president of marketing and revenue management. “And with these low fares, why not?”

Tickets must be purchased at least seven days before departure (14 days in select U.S. and Canada markets) and three days prior for Caribbean and Europe destinations. One Saturday-night stay is required (three-night stay required for the Caribbean).

The lowest fares for travel in the U.S. and to Canada are available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Sale fares are available to Florida Mondays through Thursdays and from Florida, Tuesdays through Fridays. For European travel, the lowest fares are available when traveling Monday through Thursday; the lowest Caribbean fares are available Monday through Friday.


Tickets must be purchased within 24 hours of making reservations. Tickets become nonrefundable 24 hours after making the initial reservation, and under certain conditions may be changed prior to the departure of each flight segment for a minimum $100 fee ($200 for Europe). If changes are not made prior to midnight of the departure date of each flight, the entire remaining ticket will have no further value.

Fares do not include a federal excise tax of $3, which will be imposed on each flight segment of the itinerary. A flight segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. Fares do not include up to $18 in airport passenger facility charges (PFCs) where applicable, and the September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 per itinerary. Fares to Canada do not include a federal immigration fee of $7 per roundtrip, airport fees of $6.50 per roundtrip and Canada Air Traveler Security charge of $8 per roundtrip. Fares for the Caribbean and Europe do not include government-imposed taxes/fees/surcharges of up to $89. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or times, or all markets. Other conditions may apply. Schedules are subject to change without notice.

Customers who purchase a roundtrip ticket online at for the first time and complete travel by April 30, 2003, will receive 3,000 bonus Dividend Miles. Customers can earn 1,000 bonus miles for all other tickets purchased thereafter online and flown by April 30, 2003. To enroll in Dividend Miles, visit or enroll at check-in. Bonus miles will appear within three weeks after travel is complete. All Dividend Miles terms and conditions apply.

US Airways, the US Airways Express carriers and US Airways Shuttle provide service to 201 destinations worldwide, including 37 states in the U.S. In the Caribbean, US Airways serves Antigua, Aruba, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Cancun, Cozumel, Grand Bahama Island, Grand Cayman, Grenada, Montego Bay, Nassau, Providenciales, Punta Cana, San Juan, Santo Domingo, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Thomas, St. Maarten, and St. Croix. US Airways Express also serves North Eleuthera, Governors Harbour, Marsh Harbour and Treasure Cay from select cities in Florida. In Canada, US Airways serves Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa. US Airways’ European destinations are Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Manchester, Munich, Paris and Rome.