US Airways Launches New Non-Stop Service Between Portland, Ore. and Philadelphia|
US Airways Launches New Non-Stop Service Between Portland, Ore. and Philadelphia
TEMPE, Ariz., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC)
will link the cities of Roses and Brotherly Love today when the airline
begins new, non-stop service between Philadelphia International Airport and
Portland (Oregon) International Airport today. The airline is pleased to
offer the only current non-stop service between the two cities.
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Portland customers will enjoy access to US Airways' Philadelphia
gateway to Europe, the Caribbean and other East Coast destinations.
Meanwhile, long-time and loyal US Airways customers in Philadelphia will
benefit from an additional West Coast destination.
US Airways Senior Vice President of Schedule Planning and Alliances
Andrew Nocella said, "Demand for service between the Pacific Northwest and
Philadelphia has never been stronger, so we're pleased to begin this new
route. Customers will benefit from the ability to connect to domestic and
international destinations on both coasts, thanks to US Airways' strong
America West Airlines will operate the route for US Airways with Airbus
A320 aircraft, seating 12 in first class and 138 in coach. The flight
schedule and sample fare are as follows:
Portland, Ore. to Philadelphia Philadelphia to Portland, Ore.
Flight Departs Arrives Frequency Flight Departs Arrives Frequency
8078 10:45pm 6:50am Daily 8022 8:30pm 11:25pm Daily
Sample One-way Fare*
*Terms and Conditions: Sample price requires roundtrip air travel on
the new nonstop service. Seven-day advance purchase and a one-night minimum
stay are required. Tickets are nonrefundable and permissible changes incur
a $100 change fee and any applicable fare difference. Sample price does not
include federal excise taxes of $3.30 per segment ($6.60 per itinerary),
Passenger Facility Charges of up to $9.00 per passenger, and the September
11th Security Fee of $2.50 per segment ($5 per itinerary. Seats are limited
and may not be available on all flights. Blackout dates apply. Fares shown
are valid for purchases made at usairways.com. Tickets purchased through US
Airways telephone reservations are $5 higher. Tickets purchased at US
Airways airports or city ticket offices are $10 higher.
US Airways and America West's recent merger creates the fifth largest
domestic airline employing nearly 35,000 aviation professionals. 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. This press release and
additional information on US Airways can be found at http://www.usairways.com.
Star Alliance was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline
alliance to offer customers worldwide reach and a smooth travel experience.
Star Alliance was voted Best Airline Alliance by Skytrax in 2003 and 2005.
The members are Air Canada, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines,
Austrian, bmi, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines,
Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, Spanair, SWISS, TAP Portugal,
THAI, United, US Airways and VARIG Brazilian Airlines. Regional member
carriers Adria Airways (Slovenia), Blue1 (Finland) and Croatia Airlines
enhance the global network. Overall, Star Alliance offers more than 15,500
daily flights to 842 destinations in 152 countries.
Based on a roundtrip 7-day
Market advance purchase
Portland, Ore. - Philadelphia $150
Source - US Airways