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US Airways Resumes Flights between Florida’s Space Coast and Charlotte Hub

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US Airways Resumes Flights between Florida’s Space Coast and Charlotte Hub

US Airways Resumes Flights between Florida’s Space Coast and Charlotte Hub

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Airways (NYSE:LCC) will make getting to Florida’s Space Coast easier as the airline resumes daily non-stop service between Melbourne, Fla. and its largest hub in Charlotte, N.C. after a twelve-year hiatus. Year-round service is set to begin Thurs., Feb. 11, 2010. All three daily flights will be operated by wholly owned US Airways Express carrier PSA Airlines using 70-seat Bombardier CRJ700 regional jets.

The new service will offer Melbourne customers convenient connections through Charlotte Douglas International Airport to US Airways’ extensive network. “We’re glad to be serving Melbourne International Airport again,” said US Airways’ Director, Express Planning Jason Reisinger. “US Airways customers in Melbourne and the Space Coast will once more be able to fly out of their home airport and will be able to connect to more than 125 domestic and international destinations through our Charlotte hub.”

Richard Ennis, executive director, Melbourne International Airport, said, "We are delighted to welcome US Airways back to Melbourne and look forward to a successful partnership for many years to come."

With service to Melbourne, US Airways will fly to 15 destinations in the Sunshine State. Customers may book beginning Nov. 15 through US Airways’ Web site at www.usairways.com, by calling US Airways Reservations at 1-800-428-4322 or through their travel agent. The flight schedule is as follows:

Charlotte-Melbourne

       

Melbourne-Charlotte

               

Flight

Departure Arrival Flight Departure Arrival
2245 11:25 a.m. 1:05 p.m. 2296* 8:35 a.m. 10:19 a.m.
2255 4:30 p.m. 6:13 p.m. 2246 1:40 p.m. 3:24 p.m.
2257 10:09 p.m. 11:47 p.m. 2256 6:55 p.m. 8:39 p.m.

* Service begins February 12, 2010

US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operates more than 3,000 flights per day and serves more than 200 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Latin America. The airline employs more than 32,000 aviation professionals worldwide and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers its customers more than 19,000 daily flights to 1,071 airports in 171 countries. Together with its US Airways Express partners, the airline serves approximately 80 million passengers each year and operates hubs in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Phoenix, and a focus city at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. And for the eleventh consecutive year, the airline received a Diamond Award for maintenance training excellence from the Federal Aviation Administration for its Charlotte hub line maintenance facility. For more company information, visit usairways.com. (LCCG)

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