US Airways Express will expand its seasonal weekend nonstop service
between Savannah, Ga., and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport to
daily nonstop service, beginning Feb. 8, 2004.
The expanded service will use both Embraer 145 and Canadair 50-seat
regional jets operated by Mesa Airlines. Flights will depart Washington at
10:24 a.m., and will arrive in Savannah at 12:15 p.m. Return flights will
depart Savannah at 12:45 p.m., and will arrive in Washington at 2:13 p.m.
On Saturdays, an additional roundtrip flight will be offered, departing
Washington at 9:30 a.m., and arriving in Savannah at 11:16 a.m. The return
flight will depart Savannah at 11:50 a.m., and will arrive in Washington
at 1:18 p.m.
From Savannah, US Airways currently operates five daily roundtrip flights
to Charlotte, which are complemented by US Airways Express roundtrip
flights to Philadelphia and New York-LaGuardia on Saturdays. Effective
Feb. 8, 2004, US Airways Express will also begin weekend nonstop service
from Savannah to both Pittsburgh and Boston.
Passengers flying on US Airways Express regional jets travel comfortably
in a quiet, roomy cabin equipped with leather seats where every seat is on
either an aisle or a window. Regional jets offer stand-up headroom,
reclining seatbacks, large overhead storage bins, and a restroom. Flight
attendant service is provided on every flight.
These regional jets have a cruising speed of over 500 miles per hour with
a range of more than 1,000 miles, and can cruise at altitudes above 35,000
feet, providing US Airways Express long-range regional jet capability.
The US Airways Express wholly owned subsidiaries and affiliate carriers
currently operate more than 2,000 flights daily, serving nearly 150
destinations in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean. For additional
information on fares and schedules, visit US Airways online at
usairways.com. US Airways editorial, based on news release distributed by PR Newswire.