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US Air assists suspended Independence fliers

US Airways has rolled out a special policy for customers affected by Independence Air’s announced suspension of service.Beginning Thursday, Jan. 5—the effective date of service discontinuation—for a one-way, nonrefundable fee of $50 ($125 for San Juan, Puerto Rico), local customers in the Washington, D.C. area ticketed for travel on Independence Air to/from Washington Dulles may travel standby on US Airways flights

In addition, connecting customers may travel to/from the same destination/origination or co-terminal as ticketed with Independence Air using any valid US Airways connecting points. Bookings and the $50 fee will be processed at airport ticket counters.