US Airways Begins Daily Non-Stop Service From Philadelphia To San Antonio And Austin, Texas
Airline also adds more flights between Charlotte, N.C. and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport; Philadelphia and Dallas/Fort Worth
TEMPE, Ariz., -Today US Airways (NYSE: LCC) begins 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. Customers in two of the largest cities in the Lone Star State will benefit from more convenient access to destinations throughout the East Coast, Canada and Europe as a result of the new flights.
“We’re pleased to offer travelers convenient non-stop service between our international gateway at Philadelphia International Airport and two of the top destinations in Texas,” said Bob Ciminelli, US Airways’ vice president, Philadelphia hub. “The new flights will not only provide customers in the Lone Star State with access to historic Philadelphia, but also with one-stop service to numerous international and domestic destinations via our easy to navigate northeast hub.”
“We are pleased that travelers in the Philadelphia region now have convenient, non-stop flights to Austin and San Antonio,” said Rina Cutler, Philadelphia Deputy Mayor, Transportation and Utilities. “We are proud of our partnership with US Airways and look forward to additional new flights to new cities.”
US Airways will operate service from Philadelphia to Austin and San Antonio on 99-passenger, dual-class Embraer 190 aircraft. The flight schedule is as follows:
|Philadelphia (PHL) to Austin-Bergstrom International (AUS)||Austin-Bergstrom International (AUS) to Philadelphia (PHL)|
|1775||5:50 p.m.||8:41 p.m.||1778||7:45 a.m.||12:08 p.m.|
|Philadelphia (PHL) to San Antonio International Airport (SAT)||San Antonio International Airport (SAT) to Philadelphia (PHL)|
|1607||6:10 p.m.||9:09 p.m.||1634||8:10 a.m.||12:36 p.m.|
Today the airline also launched a sixth daily flight between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Philadelphia and a fourth and fifth daily flight between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport and its Charlotte, N.C. hub.
US Airways will operate its new frequency between Charlotte and John F. Kennedy International Airport on 124-passenger, dual-class Airbus A319 aircraft and on 150-passenger, dual-class Airbus A320 aircraft. The airline will operate its new flights from Philadelphia to Dallas/Fort Worth aboard 150-passenger, dual-class Airbus A320 aircraft. The flight schedule for the improved service is as follows:
|Charlotte (CLT) to John F. Kennedy International (JFK)||John F. Kennedy International (JFK) to Charlotte (CLT)|
|1432||7:40 a.m.||9:29 a.m. *||1254||8:25 a.m.||10:24 a.m.**|
|1253||8:20 p.m.||10:11 p.m.**||1255||10:14 a.m.||12:16 p.m.*|
*Flight will be operated on Airbus A319 aircraft. **Flight will be operated on Airbus 320 aircraft. Flight times and aircraft types are subject to change.
|Philadelphia (PHL) to Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW)||Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) to Philadelphia (PHL)|
|1198||4:00 p.m.||6:40p.m.||1144||8:35 a.m.||12:45 p.m.|
Customers may book their flight through US Airways’ website at?www.usairways.com, by calling US Airways Reservations at 1-800-428-4322 or through their travel agent.
About US Airways
US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operates nearly 3,200 flights per day and serves more than 200 communities in the U.S.,?Canada,?Mexico,?Europe, the?Middle East, the?Caribbean, Central and?South America. The airline employs more than 32,000 aviation professionals worldwide, operates the world’s largest fleet of Airbus aircraft and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers its customers more than 21,500 daily flights to 1,356 airports in 193 countries. Together with its US Airways Express partners, the airline serves approximately 80 million passengers each year and operates hubs in?Charlotte, N.C.,?Philadelphia?and?Phoenix, and a focus city in?Washington, D.C.?at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Aviation Week and Overhaul & Maintenance magazine presented US Airways with the 2012 Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of the Year Award for demonstrating outstanding achievement and innovation in the area of technical operations. Military Times Edge magazine named US Airways as a Best of Vets employer in 2011 and 2012. US Airways was the only airline included as one of the 50 best companies to work for in the U.S. by LATINA Style magazine’s 50 Report for 2010 and 2011. The airline also earned a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality index for six consecutive years. The Corporate Equality index is a leading indicator of companies’ attitudes and policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and customers. For more company information visit usairways.com, follow on Twitter @USAirways or at Facebook.com/USAirways. (LCCG)