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Irie, Mon! US Airways Announces Nonstop Service from Phoenix to Montego Bay, Jamaica

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Irie, Mon! US Airways Announces Nonstop Service from Phoenix to Montego Bay, Jamaica

Irie, Mon! US Airways Announces Nonstop Service from Phoenix to Montego Bay, Jamaica

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Airways (NYSE:LCC) today announced new nonstop service to Jamaica, “The Jewel in the Caribbean,” between its Phoenix hub and Montego Bay. This seasonal service is set to begin Dec. 17 and will run through April 12, 2010. The flights will be operated using Airbus A319 aircraft with seating for 12 in First Class and 112 in the main cabin. Schedule detail is as follows:

Routing

     

Flight

     

Frequency

     

Departure

     

Arrival

     

Start Date

Montego Bay-
Phoenix

US1620

Thu., Fri.,
Sat., Sun.

12:25 p.m. 4:09 p.m. Dec. 17, 2009

Phoenix-
Montego Bay

US1619

Fri., Sat.,
Sun., Mon.

10:00 a.m. 4:53 p.m. Dec. 18, 2009

Montego Bay is the first nonstop Caribbean destination from US Airways’ Phoenix hub. US Airways customers are currently able to fly nonstop to Montego Bay from the airline’s East Coast Philadelphia and Charlotte hubs, as well as Boston.

“US Airways is excited to add nonstop service to Jamaica from our Phoenix hub to our Caribbean portfolio,” said Senior Vice President, Marketing and Planning, Andrew Nocella. “This is especially great news for customers in the western U.S., who now have their first one-stop connecting option to Jamaica west of Texas.”

With this announcement, US Airways will give 28 western communities one-stop, same day service to Montego Bay.

“The launch of US Airways’ new direct service from Phoenix to Montego Bay, Jamaica allows us to welcome many more visitors from major cities in the western U.S.,” said Edmund Bartlett, minister of tourism for Jamaica. “Tapping directly into these markets is part of our strategy to boost tourism arrivals, and this is vital to achieving that objective. Offering an accessible, convenient, and easy flight with great connections, US Airways will allow more travelers to experience and enjoy the island’s diverse hotels, exciting attractions and unbeatable culture. We welcome this new service to our destination.”

Customers may book their flight through US Airways’ Web site at www.usairways.com, by calling US Airways Reservations at 1-800-428-4322 or through their travel agent. Complete air and hotel vacation packages are also available through US Airways Vacations at www.usairwaysvacations.com.

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 17,000 daily flights to 916 destinations in 160 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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Business Wire

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