<US Airways has corrected a previous
comment that it does not intend to codeshare
Airways says it is still considering forging a codeshare pact with Gulfstream International Airlines, reversing a
previous comment that it does not intend to codeshare on the Florida-based carrier’s proposed
essential air service (EAS) at four US
for the US
major told ATI that the Star Alliance
member would not codeshare
with the Florida-based carrier.
a US Airways spokeswoman now says the carrier is “still looking at codesharing”.
nothing has been decided yet, the carrier is “still considering it”, she adds.
Gulfstream president David
Hackett says he has not received an answer from US Airways on the codeshare proposal. “We’re
waiting on US Airways. They’re kind of busy these days,” he says.
EAS proposal to
introduce Raytheon Beech 1900Ds in Athens
Franklin/Oil City, Pennsylvania; and Lewisburg,
is contingent upon reaching a codeshare
agreement with US Airways
DOT selected Gulfstream’s
plan after Mesa Air Group subsidiary Air Midwest notified the department of its
intention to terminate service in these markets.
a new carrier starts [EAS service], the current carrier is held in. If the
newly appointed carrier can’t start or drops out, the current carrier is held
in”, a DOT spokesman says.
declined to comment.