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US Airways to Discontinue Some Pittsburgh Services

US Airways announced
today that, as part of its Transformation Plan, it will discontinue
nonstop service from Pittsburgh on 20 routes operated either by US Airways
or US Airways’ wholly owned and affiliate Express carriers, beginning in
November. Nonetheless, the company will keep nonstop service to more than
50 markets, in particular 28 of the top 30 markets, and will remain the
airport’s largest carrier. The full details of the fall schedule, which still are being developed,
will be available in early September. Additionally,
further cuts are possible on the US Airways Express network since the
independently- owned affiliate carriers still are finalizing their

Between July and October, US Airways and US Airways Express discontinued
nonstop service between Pittsburgh and Beckley, Bluefield, and Huntington,
W.Va.; Evansville, Fort Wayne and South Bend, Ind.; Cleveland; Houston
(George Bush Intercontinental); Latrobe and Reading, Pa.; Kansas City,
Mo.; Memphis, Tenn.; Milwaukee; Minneapolis; and Toledo, Ohio.