US Airways announced today that Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who piloted Flight 1549 during its emergency water landing on the Hudson River in January, is returning to work in a new role as a management pilot. In addition to his flying duties, Capt. Sullenberger will join the US Airways flight operations safety management team.
An innovative concept in aircraft seating design has just been unveiled as US Airways launches its new Envoy Suite, the airline’s business class seat, designed by James Park Associates (JPA), the leading designers of aviation interiors.
US Airways (NYSE:LCC) offers business class travelers the ultimate in comfort, peace and privacy on trans-Atlantic flights with the new Envoy Suite. Starting this November, the airline will begin installing fully lie-flat business-class seats with an advanced on-demand in-flight entertainment system on its fleet of Airbus wide-body aircraft.
US Airways today announced a transaction with Delta Air Lines that will allow US Airways to expand service at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
US Airways Group, Inc. today announced July and year-to-date 2009 traffic results.
US Airways lauches new Nonstop Service from Phoenix to Montego Bay, Jamaica
US Airways Group, Inc. today announced July and year-to-date 2009 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles for the month were 5.7 billion, down 4.3 percent versus July 2008.
US Airways debuts new, daily nonstop flying to Tel Aviv from its international gateway at Philadelphia International Airport today, linking the two sister cities and bolstering travel options between Israel and the United States.Senior Vice President, East Coast, International and Cargo Operations Suzanne Boda said, “Tel Aviv is an extremely exciting component of our trans-Atlantic portfolio and we’re pleased by the strong bookings our newest route is seeing. We look forward to offering this service and greatly appreciate the partnership of the Philadelphia Division of Aviation.”
US Airways customers will now have more ways to catch the Aloha Spirit when the airline begins nonstop service between its largest hub in Charlotte, North Carolina and Honolulu, Hawaii on the island of Oahu. Daily, year-round service is set to begin Thursday, December 17, 2009. The new flight will complement US Airways’ daily nonstop service to Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island from its Phoenix hub. It will be operated with Boeing 767 aircraft with seating for 18 in First Class and 186 in the main cabin.
US Airways announced the results of its annual meeting of stockholders held today in New York. Stockholders voted to re-elect Herbert M. Baum, Matthew J. Hart, Richard C. Kraemer and Cheryl G. Krongard to three-year terms on the Board of Directors, expiring at the annual meeting of stockholders in 2012. In addition, stockholders voted to ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as the company’s independent registered accounting firm. Stockholders also voted against a shareholder proposal related to cumulative voting, and in favor a proposal of amendment to US Airways Group’s amended and restated certificate of incorporation to increase its authorized common stock from 200 million shares to 400 million shares.
US Airways inaugurates the airline’s first-ever service to Oslo, Norway today from its hub and international gateway at Philadelphia International Airport. The Oslo service is the second phase of US Airways’ expanding trans-Atlantic schedule in 2009. Flights to Birmingham, U.K. began last week, and in just five weeks US Airways begins service to Tel Aviv. In total, US Airways customers will have access to 23 trans-Atlantic destinations this summer.
US Airways customers today have a new United Kingdom option with nonstop service to Birmingham from the airline’s international gateway at Philadelphia International Airport. Birmingham is the first of three new US Airways offerings in 2009, preceding Oslo, Norway and Tel Aviv service to begin later this summer.