All posts tagged "US Airways"

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    Shannon Airport Welcomes Return of US Airways

    Shannon Airport’s options for US-bound destinations has got a major boost with US Airways beginning its daily service to its Philadelphia hub. The service, which leaves Shannon daily at 11.35, brings to five the number of US destinations flown to from Shannon this year – the first time since 2009 that Shannon...

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    US Justice Department Seeks More Information on American Airlines – US Airways Merger

    The US Justice Department is requesting that US Airways and American Airlines provide more information about the carriers’ proposed merger. The airlines notified the US federal government about their merger plans on 31st January and publicly announced it on 14th February. They have not disclosed the type or scope of the information...

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    American and US Airways Confirm Merger

    As reported by Irish Travel Trade News last Monday, American Airlines and US Airways have today confirmed that they are to merge. They said: “We expect the transaction to be completed in the third quarter of 2013. Until the merger is complete, American Airlines and US Airways will remain separate companies. You...

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    American and US Airways May Announce a Merger This Week

    After months of negotiations, American Airlines and US Airways may announce a merger later this week. The combined airline would overtake in size United Airlines and Delta Air Lines, both of which have grown through mergers of their own in recent years. American, which has been in bankruptcy protection since November 2011,...

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    US Airways Reports Highest Annual Profit Ever

    US Airways has reported its fourth quarter and 2012 financial results. For full year 2012, the company reported a record net profit of US$537 million, or $2.79 per diluted share, which excludes net special items totalling a credit of $100 million. This compares to a full year 2011 net profit of $111...

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    US Airways to Commence Daily London – Charlotte – Miami Service in March

    US Airways is to commence a daily non-stop service from London Heathrow to its hub at Charlotte in March 2013 using an A330 aircraft that will originate in Miami and offer Envoy Business Class including fully lie-flat seats and restaurant-style meals. Doug Parker, US Airways Chairman, said: “This new service will augment...

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    US Airways to Fly Shannon – Philadelphia Next Summer

    US Airways is to re-introduce its daily non-stop Shannon – Philadelphia service from 22nd May to 3rd September 2013 (eastbound dates) and flights are now on sale. Flight 777 will depart Shannon at 11.35 and arrive Philadelphia at 14.05, with return flight 776 departing at 21.05 and arriving Dublin at 08.40 the...

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    US Airways Begins Daily Non-Stop Services to Texas

    US Airways has commenced new daily, non-stop services from its Philadelphia international hub to Austin-Bergstrom and San Antonio in Texas, and has increased flights on Charlotte – New York JFK and Philadelphia – Dallas/Forth Worth. The Texas routes are being operated with 99-seat, two-class Embraer 190 aircraft. The Charlotte – New York...

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    New US Baggage Rules Affect Interline Baggage

    IAPA, the International Airline Passengers Association, reports that some airlines are discontinuing interline baggage if the itinerary involves separate tickets as a result of new rules on disclosure of checked baggage fees. In its latest bulletin, IAPA says: “Airlines often enter into agreements that allow them to check bags all the way...

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    US Airways Introduces DineFresh

    US Airways has introduced DineFresh, a premium meal option in Economy that allows customers to treat themselves when flying internationally to Europe, the Middle East and South America. The airline is also introducing new items to US Airways MarketPlace, its selection of snacks, meals and beverages available for purchase on domestic and...

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    US Airways / Las Vegas CVA Congratulate Incentive Winner

    Representatives from US Airways and Las Vegas CVA called into Atlas Travel in Dublin recently to congratulate Michelle McGarrigle, winner of the incentive that ran for the past two months with all the trade in Ireland – and hence the recipient of return flights for two to Las Vegas, three nights at...

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    Michelle McGarrigle Wins US Airways Trip to Las Vegas

    Michelle McGarrigle of Atlas Travel is the lucky winner of US Airways’ incentive for travel agency staff – and hence wins return flights for two to Las Vegas, three nights at Tropicana Las Vegas, and a $150 gift voucher for premium outlets. Well done, Michelle – and mind those slot machines!

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    Las Vegas Visits Dublin

    A trade delegation from Las Vegas, which was once again led by Kelly Sawyer and which included representatives from 12 hotels and attractions from one of the world’s greatest entertainment venues, was welcomed to Dublin this morning by John Donohue, the representative in Ireland for Las Vegas Convention & Visitor Authority.  ...

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    Win a Las Vegas Trip for Two!

    Any US Airways transatlantic booking you make between 30th May and 17th July 2011 could win you return flights for two to Las Vegas, three nights at Tropicana Las Vegas, and a $150 gift voucher for premium outlets. An economy class booking gets you one entry, and an Envoy business class booking...

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    US Airways / Aegean Codeshare Agreed

    US Airways and Aegean Airlines customers will soon have greater travel options between Greece and the USA thanks to a new bilateral codeshare agreement announced yesterday (29th June) between the two Star Alliance partners. The agreement is subject to both US Department of Transportation and Greek Government approval.