US Airways Awarded New London Heathrow Route

                 US Airways Awarded New London Heathrow Route

Airline will add service between its Charlotte, N.C. hub and London's
preferred business airport

PR Newswire

TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 20, 2012

TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (LCC:NYSE) today
announced it has been awarded operating slots to inaugurate daily, non-stop
service between its Charlotte, N.C. hub and London's preferred business
airport, Heathrow, beginning in March 2013. US Airways will operate the
service between Charlotte and London Heathrow with Airbus A330 aircraft that
features Envoy, the airline's international business class. Customers
traveling in Envoy will experience the remarkably comfortable and private
Envoy Suite equipped with an adjustable seat that reclines into a fully flat
bed. The Envoy Suite also features personal in-flight entertainment and a
110-volt universal power outlet. Specific schedule and fare details will be
released at a later date. 


"We are thrilled to make this announcement and look forward to starting
service between Heathrow and Charlotte in March," said US Airways Chairman and
CEO Doug Parker. "This new service will augment our existing trans-Atlantic
network and provide more choices for customers in markets up and down the east

"Today's news would not be possible without the support of several groups,
including the European Union to which we are grateful for this opportunity.
Also, we'd like to thank Secretary LaHood and his aviation team at the U.S.
Department of Transportation, members of the North Carolina and South Carolina
delegations, Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx, Charlotte Douglas International
Airport Director Jerry Orr and other key stakeholders for their support in our
efforts to secure the new service."

The new service from Charlotte, N.C. will supplement the airline's existing
daily service between its international gateway in Philadelphia and London

The flight will originate in Miami, offering customers in South Florida
convenient one-stop service to London via the airline's Charlotte hub.

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, for the third year
in a row, 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. 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, follow on Twitter @USAirways or at

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