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US Airways Named One of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.

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US Airways Named One of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.

US Airways Named One of the 50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Airways (NYSE: LCC) is named as one of the 50 best U.S. companies for Hispanic women to work for in the current issue of LATINA Style magazine. It is the second year in a row that US Airways has been included on the LATINA Style list. The magazine reviewed more than 800 corporations and included US Airways as the only airline among its top 50 companies.

“To repeat this achievement for a second year is evidence of the airline’s commitment to diversity”

The magazine’s annual rankings identify U.S. corporations that provide the best career opportunities for Hispanic women. As part of US Airways’ commitment to promoting and maintaining a diverse workforce, it provides all 32,000 employees with access to various employee resource groups, including the Professional Latino Airline Network of Employees (PLANE), and opportunities for career advancement. The airline also provides comprehensive leadership development training for employees, as well as competitive employee benefits.

“To repeat this achievement for a second year is evidence of the airline’s commitment to diversity,” said US Airways’ Vice President, Human Resources, Dan Pon. “I’m especially proud of our PLANE employee resource group, which encourages networking and mentorship.” US Airways has received honors for other diversity efforts including seven consecutive years with a 100 percent score with the Human Rights Commission’s Corporate Equality Index, and distinctions in the Black EOE Journal, Professional Women’s Magazine and Hispanic Business Magazine. US Airways’ employee resource groups continue to look for ways to impact the business and the communities they serve in a positive way.

This year’s LATINA Style 50 Companies will be honored in February, during LATINA Style's Awards Ceremony & Diversity Leaders Conference in Washington, D.C.

For more information regarding the LATINA Style 50, please visit the magazine’s website at www.latinastyle.com.

About US Airways

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, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Central and South America. The airline employs 32,000 aviation professionals worldwide and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers its customers 21,000 daily flights to 1,160 airports in 181 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 in Washington, D.C. at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. US Airways was the only airline included as one of the 50 best companies to work for in the U.S. by LATINA Style magazine’s 50 Report for 2010. For the sixth year in a row, the airline also earned a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality index, a leading indicator of companies’ attitudes and policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and customers. US Airways also ranked #1 among its competing hub-and-spoke network carriers for 2010 performance as rated by the Wichita State University/Purdue University Airline Quality Rating (AQR). For more company information visit usairways.com, follow on Twitter @USAirways or at Facebook.com/USAirways. (LCCG)

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