Us Airways News

US Airways launches new Texas service

US Airways launches new Texas service

9 September 2012 Airline News

US Airways is launching a new daily, non-stop service from the airline’s international gateway of Philadelphia International Airport to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and San Antonio International Airport.

American moves closer to US Airways deal with nondisclosure pact

American moves closer to US Airways deal with nondisclosure pact

3 September 2012 Airline News

US Airways and American Airlines parent AMR could be a step closer to a merger after the companies entered into a nondisclosure agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, both companies have agreed to exchange certain confidential information and to work in good faith to evaluate a potential combination, according to a memo from US Airways chief executive Doug Parker.

US Airways employees take home more than $260,000

US Airways employees take home more than $260,000

20 August 2012 Press Release Airline News

A US Airways flight attendant won $10,000 after making a customer “feel at home” on a flight from Charlotte, N.C. to Mexico City earned her an entry into the airline’s “Above and Beyond” employee recognition drawing.  The employee took home a portion of the more than $260,000 that US Airways gives away each quarter to 360 employees.

US Airways to offer DineFresh in-flight menu options

US Airways to offer DineFresh in-flight menu options

6 August 2012 Airline News

US Airways continues to enhance its customers’ in-flight experience with the introduction of DineFresh, a premium meal option in Economy that allows customers to treat themselves when flying internationally to Europe, the Middle East and South America. The new premium choice enhances the airline’s current complimentary meal offerings.

Three aircraft come close to collision at Regan National Aiport

Three aircraft come close to collision at Regan National Aiport

3 August 2012 Airline News

Three aircraft have come close to an accident at Regan National Airport in Washington following a “miscommunication” with air traffic control. Reports from the United States transport officials said two regional commuter jets took off in the direction of an incoming flight with inadequate separation.

US Airways extends deal with GuestLogix

US Airways extends deal with GuestLogix

US Airways has renewed its agreement with GuestLogix, the leading global provider of onboard retail and payment technology solutions to airlines and the passenger travel industry. The multi-year contract renewal, representing more than 50 million passenger-trips annually, will expand the relationship between US Airways and GuestLogix.

US Airways begins Service to 14 Communities from Reagan National Airport

US Airways begins Service to 14 Communities from Reagan National Airport

27 March 2012 Press Release Airline News

US Airways began new service to 11 communities today and improved service to three from Washington, D.C’s Reagan National Airport. The airline launched nonstop flights to Birmingham, Ala.; Fayetteville, N.C.; Islip, N.Y.; Little Rock, Ark.; Jacksonville, N.C.; Pensacola, Fla.; Tallahassee, Fla. and Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.

Inflight Wi-Fi takes off on more US Airways flights

Inflight Wi-Fi takes off on more US Airways flights

26 March 2012 Press Release Airline News Travel Technology News

US Airways is expanding its Gogo® Wi-Fi inflight Internet service to its fleet of Airbus A319, A320 and Embraer 190 aircraft. With the expansion of inflight Internet across the Airbus A320 (A319, A320 and A321) family and Embraer 190 fleet, US Airways will have 90 percent of its mainline domestic fleet equipped with Wi-Fi Internet access.

Major American carriers introducing ETS surcharge

Major American carriers introducing ETS surcharge

9 January 2012 Airline News

Two more major American carriers have added surcharges to ticket prices in order to meet the cost of a new European Union-sponsored Emissions Trading Scheme. Delta Air Lines led the way in the US last week, with American Airlines and US Airways now following suit.

US Airways expands Washington D.C service

US Airways expands Washington D.C service

6 January 2012 Airline News

US Airways has announced it will offer services to 11 new destinations and add flights to three existing destinations at Reagan National Airport following the closing of its slot transaction with Delta Air Lines. Eight of the 11 new communities the airline will serve currently have no service to Washington’s downtown airport.