Us Airways News

US Airways offers baggage delivery service and tool

US Airways offers baggage delivery service and tool

12 July 2013 Press Release Airline News

US Airways now offers customers the ability to skip the line at baggage claim with Bags VIP delivery service; which delivers their bag to their home, hotel or office. The airline also offers customers the Track Your Bag tool on usairways.com. Track Your Bag allows travelers to follow their bags from check-in to landing from their smart phone, tablet or laptop.

US Airways reports record March load factor

US Airways reports record March load factor

4 April 2013 Press Release Airline News

US Airways Group, Inc. today announced March and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 5.6 billion, up 5.1 percent versus March 2012. Mainline capacity was 6.5 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 3.2 percent versus March 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was a record 86.1 percent for the month of March, up 1.5 points versus March 2012.

American Airlines gets green light on US Airways deal

American Airlines gets green light on US Airways deal

28 March 2013 Airline News

The proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways has been approved by a judge in the United States. The decision, which had to be approved by a judge following American Airlines’ decision to enter bankruptcy protection in November 2011, moves the two companies one step closer to forming the largest carrier in the world.

Airline mergers not always great news

Airline mergers not always great news

19 February 2013 Press Release Airline News

With recent news of a merger between American Airlines and US Airways, the airline industry seems to be headed toward four “super-airlines” dominating the market. Recent mergers have consolidated brands and routes across the country, but passengers do not benefit.

American Airlines seals deal with US Airways

American Airlines seals deal with US Airways

14 February 2013 Airline News

American Airlines parent AMR Corporation has agreed a merger with US Airways, ending weeks of speculation a deal was imminent. The boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved a definitive merger agreement under which the companies will combine to create a premier global carrier, which will have an implied combined equity value of approximately $11 billion.

US Airways reports highest annual profit in company history

US Airways reports highest annual profit in company history

24 January 2013 Airline News

US Airways has recorded a net profit of $537 million, or $2.79 per diluted share, for financial 2012. The figure excludes net special items totalling a credit of $100 million, and compares to a full year 2011 net profit of $111 million excluding net special items, or $0.68 per diluted share.

American Airlines signs pilots deal with US Airways

American Airlines signs pilots deal with US Airways

7 January 2013 Airline News

American Airlines and US Airways have signed a ‘pilot’s agreement’ which could potentially smooth the path of any merger between the two airlines. The two United Stated-based carriers confirmed they had completed discussions with the Allied Pilots Association and the US Airlines Pilots Association, with a deal now in place in the event of a merger.

New festive flights for Key West, Florida

New festive flights for Key West, Florida

27 November 2012 Airline News

Snowbirds who want to fly south to the sunshine and warmth of the Florida Keys this winter will find it even easier as air access to Key West, the southernmost point of the continental USA, expands with the pre-Christmas launch of non-stop seasonal flights from Washington DC and New York City.