ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 6,Ê 2003—US Airways announced today that it will introduce nonstop service between its Charlotte, N.C., hub and La Romana, the airline’s third destination in the Dominican Republic.
The new service will begin on Dec. 13, 2003, and operate each Saturday using 120-seat Airbus A319 aircraft. Flights will depart Charlotte at 10:30 a.m., and will arrive in La Romana at 2:45 p.m. Return flights will depart La Romana at 4:05 p.m., and will arrive in Charlotte at 6:41 p.m.
“La Romana is home to some of the most renowned golf courses in the Caribbean, including the Teeth of the Dog at Casa de Campo,” said US Airways Vice President-International Douglas D. Leo. “This is an exciting new destination for golf enthusiasts throughout our network, as we will provide more than 75 convenient connections to this new nonstop service from Charlotte.”
US Airways is offering an introductory special of double Dividend Miles for travel between Charlotte and La Romana, Dec. 13, 2003- March 31, 2004. Members must register before departure at usairways.com/dm/6358 or by calling 1-800-872-4738 and entering bonus request 6358.
Offer is applicable on published fares on US Airways nonstop or direct flights between Charlotte and La Romana. This offer may not be combined with other flight bonus offers. Retroactive mileage credit will not be given prior to registration. All Dividend Miles terms and conditions apply.
US Airways currently serves 14 destinations in the Caribbean, Latin America, Bermuda and the Bahamas from Charlotte. The airline will add flights between Charlotte and Mexico City starting Oct. 26, 2003, and between San Jose, Costa Rica, and both Charlotte and Philadelphia on Nov. 8, 2003.
US Airways, the US Airways Express carriers and US Airways Shuttle provide service to nearly 200 destinations worldwide, including 37 states in the U.S. and 10 destinations in Europe. In the Caribbean and Latin America, 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. Through the GoCaribbean network carriers, US Airways serves Anguilla, Dominica, St. Eustatius, Nevis, Saba, St. Barthelemy, St. Vincent, Tobago and Tortola.
Reporters needing additional information should contact US Airways Corporate Communications at (703) 872-5100.