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US Airways Unveils Nonstop Venice Barcelona

US Airways announced
today that it will begin nonstop daily seasonal service to two new
European destinations next summer, bringing customers convenient access to
the art and magic of the Venetian canals and the unique architecture and
Catalan culture of Barcelona. Additionally, US Airways will again offer
seasonal service to Dublin, Glasgow and Shannon next summer, bringing the
airline’s European network to thirteen nonstop destinations. Philadelphia-Venice service will begin May 9, 2005, and Philadelphia-
Barcelona service will begin on May 16, 2005. Nonstop service to Dublin,
Glasgow and Shannon will resume on May 7, May 14, and May 8, respectively.
All seasonal flights will operate on a daily, nonstop roundtrip schedule
through Oct. 29, 2005, using 203-seat Boeing 767-200ER aircraft. Overall
US Airways transatlantic frequency for summer 2005 will be unchanged from
summer 2004.

“Venice and Barcelona are natural extensions of our international network,
and these two spectacular cities bring more choice for our customers to
visit Europe,” said Douglas D. Leo, US Airways vice president of sales and
international. “More than 40 cities across our network will have
convenient, one-stop connections to these exciting new destinations.”

“The new flight to Philadelphia is an further milestone for the
strengthening of the links between the Veneto region and the United
States,” said Enricho Marchi, president of SAVE - Aeroporto de Venezia.
“It confirms the active role of the Venice airport in the overall travel
industry recovery.”