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Stoking the Fire: Some Folks Find US Airways’ “Britney Spears-like Spiral” Admission Unfunny

A blog I posted on December 19 about US Airways admitting a “Britney Spears-like spiral” appears to have had an unintended consequence – it has further stoked the ire of US Airways employees about management’s behaviour (could that fire burn any brighter at this point?).A veteran member of one of my favourite forums, USAviation, picked […]

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US Airways Says No Thanks to ex-Maxjet Airways Boeing 767s But Looks to Acquire Some A340s

Where will the all-business-configured Boeing 767s flown by now-defunct Maxjet Airways end up? Well, one thing’s for sure – they won’t be flying under US Airways’ banner.Flight International’s ACAS database shows Maxjet had four 767-200ERs and a single 767-200 in its fleet.Asked by an employee if US Airways is interested in acquiring Maxjet’s 767s, the […]

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US Airways Admits “Britney Spears-Like” Spiral, But Manages To Cut More Than Hair

When US Airways began trading as “LCC” following its September 2005 exit from bankruptcy and merger with America West Airlines, the carrier wanted all and sundry to believe it deserved the distinction of being called a low-cost carrier.Fast-forward to December 2007, and it’s clear that the carrier has a long way to go before its […]

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