News Article - February 11, 2008

  TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--US Airways (NYSE:LCC) customers on either side of North America will have another non-stop transcontinental option this summer when US Airways begins new seasonal service between its international gateway at Philadelphia International Airport and Vancouver, British Columbia. Flights are scheduled to begin June 3 and run through Sept. 2, utilizing Airbus A319 aircraft in a 124-seat configuration. This new flight complements US Airways’ existing service to Vancouver from its Las Vegas (one daily roundtrip) and Phoenix (two daily roundtrips) hubs. US Airways’ Senior Vice President, Schedule Planning and Alliances Andrew Nocella, said, “We’re committed to growing both domestic and international service from our Philadelphia hub and new seasonal Vancouver service is a testament to that end. Vancouver customers will have great connecting opportunities within the U.S. and beyond, where Philadelphia customers will have another non-stop option to the North American west coast.”

   “We are pleased to be able to offer our customers another non-stop transcontinental option this summer. The connection between Philadelphia and Vancouver further underscores our commitment to growing our Gateway and providing more choice to our traveling public,” says Larry Berg, president and CEO of Vancouver Airport Authority. The flight schedule is as follows and customers may book flights at, by calling 800-428-4322 or through a travel agent.

Philadelphia - Vancouver

Flight	Departure	Arrival	Frequency	Start Date	End Date
US847	5:50 p.m	8:51pm	Daily		Jun. 3		  Sept. 2

Vancouver - Philadelphia

Flight	Departure	Arrival	Frequency	Start Date	End Date
US848	9:56 p.m	6:00am  Daily		Jun. 3		   Sept. 2

  At US Airways’ international gateway at Philadelphia International Airport this summer, customers will have access to 20 spots across Europe, including London’s Heathrow Airport; three Canadian destinations and eleven Caribbean offerings.

   US Airways is the fifth largest domestic airline employing more than 36,000 aviation professionals worldwide. US Airways, US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express operate approximately 3,800 flights per day and serve more than 230 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. US Airways is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers our customers 17,000 daily flights to 897 destinations in 160 countries worldwide. This press release and additional information on US Airways can be found at (LCCG)

Source - Business Wire