News Article - February 09 2006

US Airways adds flights to 3 European cities
  US Airways will start new service between Philadelphia International Airport and three cities in Europe, starting in late May and early June, according to Doug Parker, its chairman and chief executive. The airline will make daily round-trip flights between Philadelphia and Milan, Italy, starting May 30, and between Philadelphia and Stockholm, Sweden, starting June 3 and ending Oct. 7.

   US Airways plans to fly between Philadelphia and Lisbon, Portugal, four days a week, starting June 7 and ending Oct. 27. Parker announced the new flights in a press conference at the airport this afternoon.

   With the new service, US Airways will have 19 daily flights to 16 cities in 10 countries throughout Europe. Service to some European cities, such as Stockholm and Lisbon, is seasonal. The airline will use Boeing 757 jets for the service to Lisbon and bigger aircraft - Boeing 767s - for the Milan and Stockholm routes.

Source - Philadelphia Inquirer