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US Airways Resumes Charlotte-Paris Service

Dépèche transmise le 21 avril 2009 par Business Wire

US Airways Resumes Charlotte-Paris Service

US Airways Resumes Charlotte-Paris Service

CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Airways (NYSE:LCC) today resumed a third trans-Atlantic offering from its largest hub in Charlotte to Paris’ Charles De Gaulle Airport after an eight-year hiatus. The nonstop service is flown on Boeing 767 aircraft with seating for 18 in Envoy, US Airways’ trans-Atlantic business class, and 186 in the main cabin.

US Airways Chairman and CEO Doug Parker said, “US Airways is delighted to bring service to another popular trans-Atlantic destination to the Charlotte community with our Paris flight. In addition to offering our customers non-stop service from Charlotte to three destinations in Europe now, we’re looking forward to beginning our first-ever service to South America this fall with daily non-stop service between Charlotte and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.”

US Airways currently serves London’s Gatwick Airport and Frankfurt International Airport from its Charlotte hub and also codeshares with Star Alliance member carrier Lufthansa on Munich service from Charlotte. The seasonal summer service is scheduled to operate through October 24, 2009 and schedule detail is as follows:

Routing   Flight   Frequency   Departure   Arrival
Charlotte – Paris (Charles De Gaulle) US770 Daily 4:30 p.m. 6:40 a.m. (next day)
 
Paris (Charles De Gaulle) – Charlotte US771 Daily 12:00 p.m. 3:35 p.m.

US Airways was America’s number one on-time airline in 2008 among the “Big Six” hub-and-spoke airlines according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) monthly Air Travel Consumer Report. US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operates more than 3,200 flights per day and serves more than 200 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. The airline employs more than 33,000 aviation professionals worldwide and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers our customers more than 16,500 daily flights to 912 destinations in 159 countries worldwide. And for the eleventh consecutive year, the airline received a Diamond Award for maintenance training excellence from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its Charlotte, North Carolina hub line maintenance facility. For more company information, visit usairways.com. (LCCG)

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