`We're Not Trying To Be A Niche Carrier'

Can USAir survive? On Apr. 13, the airline's auditor, KPMG Peat Marwick, released a report on 1994's results that questioned the carrier's financial viability. Six days later, though, USAir announced a narrower-than-expected first-quarter loss of $96.9 million and a surprising profit of $42.2 million for March. What's more, the carrier recently has wrested concessions from its pilots and is negotiating givebacks with other unions. On Apr. 19, BUSINESS WEEK's Christina Del Valle interviewed CEO Seth E. Schofield about USAir's prospects.

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