News Listings for US Airways Shuttle

  • American and US Airways to launch codeshare in January

    News | 13 Jan 2014 15:40 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines and US Airways plan to begin limited codesharing between their respective networks from 23 January.
  • First US Airways EFB installations scheduled for 4Q

    News | 24 Apr 2009 17:03 | Lori Ranson

    <p>US Airways plans to install the first of 20 electronic flight bags (EFB) on Airbus A319 aircraft in October, and aims to complete the installations by March...
  • US Airways union opposes new drink sales

    News | 31 Jul 2008 20:43 | Megan Kuhn

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Unionized flight attendants at US Airways oppose the carrier’s plan to start charging for non-alcoholic drinks tomorrow.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>The carrier will charge $2 for soft drinks and bottled water and $1 for coffee and hot tea.<span style='mso-spacerun:yes'>  </span></p> <p class=MsoNormal>Passengers on transatlantic or US Airways Shuttle flights will be exempt from the charge; flight attendants may give a free soft drink to unaccompanied minors and <span class=GramE>passengers with medical conditions, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) says</span> in a statement. </p> <p class=MsoNormal>The Star alliance member is using a “nickel and dime approach” used by low-fare carriers such as Allegiant Air and Irish operator <span class=SpellE>Ryanair</span> rather than charging appropriate fares, US Airways AFA-CWA <span class=GramE>president</span> Mike Flores
  • US Airways unveils 'Choice Seats' for ancillary revenue boost

    News | 17 Apr 2008 14:02 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>US</span></st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'> Airways has unveiled a program that will allow customers to pay more money for selecting coach seat beginning 7 May, in a bid to drive additional ancillary revenue at the Star Alliance member.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Dubbed “Choice Seats”, the program follows US Airways’ confirmed plan to start charging for a second checked bag on 5 May.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='
  • Southwest interested in assets from Delta/US Airways merger

    News | 21 Nov 2006 21:46 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>US Airways’ proposed merger with Delta Air Lines has sparked the attention of Southwest Airlines, which says it is “very interested” in acquiring certain assets that would be sold if the two majors combine operations.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>A Southwest spokeswoman confirms reports that CEO Gary Kelly and executive chairman Herb Kelleher approached executives at Delta and US Airways late last week to confirm the low-cost carrier’s interest.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“Assets could include aircraft, gates at airports, <span class=GramE><span class=grame>slots</span></span> at slot-controlled airports. But this is all very preliminary and who knows what twists and turns the deal will take. We just want to
  • US Airways eyes shuttle sale under Delta merger plan

    News | 15 Nov 2006 17:58 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Star <st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:City u2:st="on"><st1:place u2:st="on"><st1:City u3:st="on"><st1:place u3:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Alliance</st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City></st1:City></st1:place> member US Airways is targeting cutting capacity 10%, including the divestiture of a shuttle operation linking Boston Logan, New York LaGuardia and Washington National, if its plan to combine with <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>SkyTeam’s</span></span> Delta Air Lines comes to fruition.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The capacity cut - achieved after <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>rationalising</span></span> the network overlap of both carriers - will impact both 50-s