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12/12/13US Airways Contributes A Record $10 Million To Philanthropy In 2013
Employees Raise More than $1.55 Million for United Way, Donate More Than 28,000 Volunteer Hours as Part of Airline's Corporate Giving Initiatives TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways, a unit of American Airlines Group (NASDAQ: AAL), announced today that its philanthropic contributions in 2013 reached a record $10 million. The airline supports nonprofit organizations in its hub cities of Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. through three channel... 
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12/04/13US Airways Reports November Traffic Results
TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced its November and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 4.8 billion, down 0.1 percent versus November 2012. Mainline capacity was 6.0 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 6.1 percent versus November 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was 80.1 percent for the month of November, down 5.0 points versus November 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnews... 
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12/02/13American Airlines Group Equity Distribution Update
Share Determination Date Results FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ) and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) are providing details over the course of the equity distribution period that investors and creditors may find useful, corresponding to each of the key equity distribution dates under AMR's Plan of Reorganization (Plan) and the companies' Agreement and Plan of Merger (Merger Agreement). Today, the companies are providing an esti... 
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11/27/13AMR Corporation Emergence From Chapter 11 And Merger Close Expected On Dec. 9
Notice Filed with U.S. Bankruptcy Court FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York approved the settlement of the lawsuit reached with the U.S. Department of Justice and certain states relating to the merger of AMR Corporation and US Airways Group, Inc. The court also ruled that the merger may be consummated despite the pendency of a private antitrust lawsuit. As a result of the Court's rulings,... 
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11/18/13US Airways Adds 19th Trans-Atlantic Destination From International Gateway At Philadelphia
Airline announces first ever non-stop service to Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This summer, US Airways (NYSE: LCC) customers will be able to take advantage of new non-stop daily service from the airline's international gateway at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Scotland's capital city of Edinburgh.  For the first time, the airline will operate flights to and from Edinburgh Airport (EDI) on 176-seat dual-class Boeing 757 ai... 
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11/15/13American Airlines Group Common Stock To Be Listed On The NASDAQ
FORT WORTH, Texas, and TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), whose principal operating subsidiary is American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced that they have applied to list the common stock of the combined company on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. Upon closing of the merger and AMR's emergence from Chapter 11, the combined company will be renamed American Airlines Group Inc. and will use the ticker symbol "AAL." Addit... 
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11/12/13American Airlines, US Airways to Host Conference Call to Discuss Settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice and State Attorneys
  What: American Airlines (OTCQB: AAMRQ) and US Airways (NYSE: LCC) will host a conference call to discuss: The settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the States of Arizona, Florida, Michigan and Tennessee, the Commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia, and the District of Columbia The agreement with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Who: Tom Horton, chairman, president and CEO of AMR Doug Parker, chairman and CEO of US Airways ... 
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11/12/13AMR Corporation And US Airways Announce Settlement With U.S. Department Of Justice And State Attorneys General
Settlement Allows for Completion of Merger in December FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced that the airlines have settled the litigation brought by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the States of Arizona, Florida, Michigan and Tennessee, the Commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia, and the District of Columbia challengi... 
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11/07/13US Airways Customers Can Now Use Personal Electronics During All Phases Of Flight
TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today US Airways (NYSE: LCC) customers can now use certain portable electronic devices (PEDs), including e-books, tablets and smartphones, during taxi, takeoff and landing while in "airplane mode" – a departure from the previous Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) restriction on use below 10,000 feet.  Customers on US Airways domestic mainline flights will now be permitted to use small PEDs during all phases of flight. (Logo: http://photo... 
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11/05/13US Airways Reports October Traffic Results
TEMPE, Ariz., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced its October and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 5.3 billion, up 5.7 percent versus October 2012. Mainline capacity was 6.4 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 9.1 percent versus October 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was 83.5 percent for the month of October, down 2.7 points versus October 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.co... 
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10/31/13US Airways Applauds FAA's Recommendations On Use Of Personal Electronics Below 10,000 Feet
TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) is working closely with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to allow customers to use certain personal electronic devices during all phases of flight as soon as the new recommendations have been implemented. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) The new policy, once implemented, will allow customers to begin using these devices in "airplane mode" during taxi, takeoff and landing on domestic fl... 
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10/23/13US Airways Reports Record Third Quarter Pretax Profit
Record pretax profit of $367 million excluding special items Highlights of US Airways Group, Inc.'s (the Company) third quarter 2013 results: -- Revenue growth of 9 percent led to a record third quarter pretax profit excluding net special items of $367 million - a $174 million, or 90%, year-over-year improvement. -- The Company continues to make significant progress in its merger integration planning with American Airlines. Both companies are preparing for a vigorous defense of the merger, wi... 
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10/21/13US Airways Expands International Reach at Charlotte Hub
CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) will launch new nonstop service between its largest hub at Charlotte, N.C. and Barcelona, Spain; Brussels, Belgium; Lisbon, Portugal and Manchester, England this spring.  The four flights from Charlotte supplement the airline's current service to these destinations from its international gateway at Philadelphia International Airport. Service to Barcelona, Lisbon and Manchester will begin May 22, 2014.  Service to Brussels will... 
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10/16/13US Airways Third Quarter 2013 Financial Conference Call To Be Webcast
TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC) will conduct a live audio webcast of its third quarter 2013 financial results conference call with the financial community on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. PT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) The webcast will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at the company's website, www.usairways.com.    US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways... 
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10/03/13US Airways Reports September Traffic Results
TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced its September, quarter and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 5.1 billion, up 3.5 percent versus September 2012. Mainline capacity was 6.1 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 3.8 percent versus September 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was 84.1 percent for the month of September, down 0.3 points versus September 2012. (Logo: http://p... 
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10/01/13BE PINK: US Airways Employees Add Color For A Cause To Help Fight Breast Cancer
TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) Flight Attendant Bryan Rohwer is doing it for his wife Brenda, who began her fight last June. Airport Customer Service Agent Katherine Clavecilla is honoring her mom, who has been in remission since 2009. Fleet Service Agent Kari De Jong is supporting friends, family and colleagues. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131001/LA89435) (Logo:   http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) The three, alon... 
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09/27/13PSA Airlines' Pilots Ratify Letter Of Agreement To Amend Collective Bargaining Agreement
TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilots at PSA Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways (NYSE: LCC), represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), have voted to ratify a Letter of Agreement that amends their existing collective bargaining agreement originally reached with the airline March 27, 2013.  The Letter of Agreement was ratified by a vote among PSA Airlines' 471 pilots who are based in Dayton, Ohio; Knoxville, Tenn. and Charlotte, N.C. Details of the agreeme... 
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09/26/13US Airways Supports Education In Its Four Hubs With $270,000 In Grants
Additional $100,000 awarded from increased fundraising TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "My name is Sal R., and I may be the first male in my family to go to college, but I won't be the last," thanks to a grant from the US Airways (NYSE: LCC) Education Foundation to Elevate Phoenix. Elevate Phoenix teaches character, life skills and leadership to urban students, and provides a full-time staff who serve as teachers, mentors and life coaches to students 24/7. While the gradu... 
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09/23/13American Airlines and US Airways Extend Merger Agreement
FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) have each agreed to extend the outside date at which either party may terminate the previously announced Agreement and Plan of Merger (the Merger Agreement), in light of the trial schedule surrounding litigation with U.S. Department of Justice. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130508/DA10566LOGO) (Lo... 
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09/16/13Media Advisory: American Airlines And US Airways Employees Join Members Of Congress For Capitol Hill Rally In Support Of The Merger
Hundreds of employees to visit Washington, D.C., this week to build support for merger Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, Sept. 18, the employees of American Airlines (OTCQB: AAMRQ) and US Airways (NYSE: LCC) will host a rally on Capitol Hill in support of the merger between the two airlines. Speakers will include members of Congress and union leaders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/DA56847LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/MM60367LOGO-c) Leading up... 
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09/05/13US Airways Reports Record August Load Factor
TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced its August and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 6.3 billion, up 6.3 percent versus August 2012. Mainline capacity was 7.1 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 5.6 percent versus August 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was a record 87.9 percent for the month of August, up 0.6 points versus August 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire... 
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08/22/13American Airlines And US Airways File Motion To Set Trial For Nov. 12, 2013
Airlines Seek Their Day in Court to Demonstrate Pro-Competitive Outcomes of Planned Merger FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced that they filed a motion to set a trial date and a supporting brief in the United States District Court for the District Of Columbia in connection with the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department ... 
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08/14/13American Airlines and US Airways Host Conference Call to Discuss DOJ Action
FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines (OTCQB: AAMRQ) and US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today will host a conference call to discuss their vigorous defense of the merger.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/DA56847LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/MM60367LOGO-c) What: Conference call with the legal team of American Airlines and US Airways to discuss their plan to fight the DOJ's action. ... 
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08/13/13American Airlines And US Airways To Fight Justice Department Action
Companies Will Mount Vigorous And Strong Defense of Merger Combined Airline Will Offer Benefits to Consumers, Communities and Employees FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced that they intend to mount a vigorous and strong defense to the U.S. Department of Justice's ("DOJ") effort to block their proposed merger. (Logo: http://pho... 
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08/05/13AMR Corporation And US Airways Announce Approval From European Commission For Pending Merger
FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced that they have received clearance from the European Commission under the EC Merger Regulation for their proposed merger. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130508/DA10566LOGO) Tom Horton, chairman, president and CEO of AMR, and incoming Chairman of the Board of the combined company, s... 
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08/05/13US Airways Reports July Traffic Results
TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced its July and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 6.4 billion, up 6.8 percent versus July 2012. Mainline capacity was 7.3 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 5.1 percent versus July 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was 88.1 percent for the month of July, up 1.4 points versus July 2012. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/... 
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08/02/13US Airways Reaches Tentative Agreement With The Communication Workers Of America And The International Brotherhood Of Teamsters
TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today announced that it has reached a new tentative collective bargaining agreement with the Airline Customer Service Employee Association, an alliance between the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the two unions that represent the airline's 6,500 passenger service employees and reservation agents. Details of the agreement will be made available by CWA and IBT. (Logo: h... 
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07/24/13US Airways Reports Record Second Quarter Profit
Record pretax profit of $409 million excluding special items Highlights of US Airways Group, Inc.'s (the Company) second quarter 2013 results: -- Second quarter pretax profit excluding net special items was a record $409 million - the highest for any quarter in Company history. -- The Company has made significant progress with its merger integration planning efforts with American Airlines.The merger remains on track and the Company continues to expect it to close in the third quarter. ... 
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07/18/13US Airways Welcomes Christine Kelly Singley As Managing Director, Corporate Communications
TEMPE, Ariz., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today announced the appointment of Christine Kelly Singley to managing director, corporate communications. In her new role, Singley will aid the communications department as the airline prepares to close its merger with American Airlines later this fall.  She will play a key role in combining the US Airways and American Airlines communications departments to support the new airline.  (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/2... 
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07/17/13US Airways Second Quarter 2013 Financial Conference Call To Be Webcast
TEMPE, Ariz., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC) will conduct a live audio webcast of its second quarter 2013 financial results conference call with the financial community on Wednesday, July 24, at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. PT). (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) The webcast will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at the company's website, www.usairways.com.  US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways... 
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07/12/13US Airways Shareholders Approve Merger With American Airlines
TEMPE, Ariz., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced that its shareholders approved the merger agreement with AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) The merger agreement was approved by the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of US Airways stock, which represented over 99% of the votes cast by US Airways shareho... 
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07/11/13US Airways Expands Gogo® In-Flight Internet Access To 90 Percent Of Domestic Flights
Airline completes installation of inflight Wi-Fi on Airbus A320 family, Embraer 170, 175 and 190 fleet TEMPE, Ariz., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) has completed installation of Gogo® Wi-Fi in-flight Internet service on its fleet of 270 Airbus A319, A320, A321 and Embraer 190 aircraft along with 58 Embraer 170 and 175 aircraft operated by Republic Airlines as US Airways Express. With the completion of installation, 90 percent of US Airways' domestic flights now o... 
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07/10/13US Airways Offers Baggage Delivery Service And Tool To Track Checked Bags
TEMPE, Ariz., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) now offers customers the ability to skip the line at baggage claim with Bags VIP delivery service; which delivers their bag to their home, hotel or office. The airline also offers customers the Track Your Bag tool on usairways.com. Track Your Bag allows travelers to follow their bags from check-in to landing from their smart phone, tablet or laptop.   (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) "US Airway... 
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07/05/13US Airways To Webcast Annual Meeting Of Shareholders
TEMPE, Ariz., July 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) will conduct a live audio webcast of its annual meeting of shareholders on Friday, July 12 at 9 a.m. ET.  The webcast will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at www.usairways.com. To access the webcast, click on Company Information >> Investor Relations>> Webcasts/Presentations/Updates. An archive of the webcast will be available on the company's website.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/2012... 
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07/03/13US Airways Reports Record June Load Factor
TEMPE, Ariz., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced its June, quarter and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 6.3 billion, up 7.3 percent versus June 2012. Mainline capacity was 7.1 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 5.3 percent versus June 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was a record 88.2 percent for the month of June, up 1.7 points versus June 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.c... 
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06/25/13US Airways Awards Record $455,000 In College Scholarships To Children Of Employees, Retirees
More than 100 students receive $3,500 for higher education TEMPE, Ariz., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) awarded $455,000 in college scholarships to 130 children of employees and retirees yesterday at a reception in Phoenix. The US Airways Education Foundation has previously awarded $2,500 college scholarships but last night the students learned they would receive $3,500 due to record fundraising done by the Foundation last year. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswir... 
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06/24/13US Airways Tentatively Awarded Permanent Authority To Operate Service Between Charlotte Hub And Sao Paulo
U.S. Department of Transportation tentatively approves application to maintain service to the airline's second destination in South America TEMPE, Ariz., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) applauds the order announced by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Thursday, June 20, tentatively awarding the airline with permanent rights to operate daily, year-round service between Sao Paulo, Brazil and the airline's largest hub in Charlotte, N.C. The awarded right... 
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06/20/13US Airways Pilot In Driver's Seat To Better Health
Thirty employees (and one spouse) win big CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) First Officer Jay Judge's "breath was taken away" after winning a new Chevrolet Camaro May 30 as part of the 2013 Fit for US employee wellness program. The car was awarded at the airline's hub at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Judge, who has been with US Airways for one year, is based at the airline's Charlotte hub. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120... 
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06/10/13AMR Corporation and US Airways Announce Board of Directors for the New American Airlines
FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced the members of the Board of Directors of the combined company, American Airlines Group Inc., effective after the closing of the companies' expected merger. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/DA56847LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/MM60367LOGO-c) As previousl... 
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06/10/13AMR Corporation and US Airways Announce Senior Leadership Team for the New American Airlines
FORT WORTH, Texas and TEMPE, Ariz., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation (OTCQB: AAMRQ), the parent company of American Airlines, Inc., and US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced the senior leadership team responsible for guiding the new American Airlines after the closing of the companies' expected merger.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/DA56847LOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/MM60367LOGO-c) "This announcement is another im... 
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06/07/13US Airways Begins New Service Between Sao Paulo And Charlotte
New service connects more than 85 communities in the U.S. with South America's largest business market TEMPE, Ariz., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) tomorrow will launch daily non-stop service to Sao Paulo, Brazil from its largest hub at Charlotte, N.C. The new flight is US Airways' second destination in South America and complements the airline's existing non-stop service to Rio de Janeiro from Charlotte. US Airways will operate service to Brazil's largest city o... 
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06/05/13US Airways' Presentation At The Deutsche Bank Global Industrials And Basic Materials Conference To Be Webcast
TEMPE, Ariz., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways' (NYSE: LCC) Chief Financial Officer Derek Kerr will present at the Deutsche Bank Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference on Thursday, June 13, at 9:20 a.m. CT (7:20 a.m. PT). The presentation will be webcast live at www.usairways.com. To access the webcast, click on Company Information >> Investor Relations>> Webcasts/Presentations/Updates. An archive of the webcast will be available on the company's website. (Logo:... 
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06/05/13US Airways Reports Record May Load Factor
TEMPE, Ariz., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced May and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 5.9 billion, up 5.9 percent versus May 2012. Mainline capacity was 6.8 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 3.9 percent versus May 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was a record 85.8 percent for the month of May, up 1.7 points versus May 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/L... 
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05/22/13US Airways, Inc. Announces Pricing Of $100 Million Aircraft Financing
TEMPE, Ariz., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways, Inc. ("US Airways" or the "Company"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) ("US Airways Group"), announced today that it priced an offering of Class C enhanced equipment trust certificates (the "Certificates") in the aggregate face amount of approximately $100 million. This offering is an additional issuance from the Company's Series 2012-2 series of enhanced equipment trust certificates, under which an offering of... 
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05/22/13US Airways Begins Seasonal Service to Shannon, Ireland
Airline resumes daily summer service after four-year hiatus TEMPE, Ariz., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) customers now have convenient access to a second destination in Ireland as the airline begins daily, non-stop, summer service from its international gateway at Philadelphia today following a four-year hiatus. The airline will operate flights to the "Gateway to the West of Ireland" on 176-seat dual-class Boeing 757-200 aircraft until Sept. 6, 2013. The seasonal ... 
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05/21/13US Airways Group, Inc. Announces Pricing Of $500 Million In 6.125% Senior Notes Due 2018
TEMPE, Ariz., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) ("US Airways" or the "Company") announced today the pricing of $500 million of its 6.125% Senior Notes due 2018, which represents an increase of $100 million from the previously announced size of the offering. The notes will be general unsecured senior obligations of US Airways. The Company intends to use the proceeds from the senior notes offering for general corporate purposes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com... 
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05/21/13US Airways Group, Inc. Announces Offering Of $400 Million In Senior Notes Due 2018
TEMPE, Ariz., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) ("US Airways" or the "Company") announced today its intention to make an offering, subject to market and other conditions, of $400 million of its senior notes due 2018. The notes will be general unsecured senior obligations of US Airways. The Company intends to use the proceeds from the senior notes offering for general corporate purposes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO)   Citigroup... 
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05/15/13US Airways' Presentation At The Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference To Be Webcast
TEMPE, Ariz., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways' (NYSE: LCC) Chief Operating Officer Robert Isom will present at the 6th Annual Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference on Wednesday, May 22, at 3 p.m. ET. The presentation will be webcast live at www.usairways.com. To access the webcast, click on Company Information >> Investor Relations>> Webcasts/Presentations/Updates. An archive of the webcast will be available on the company's website. (Logo: http://photos.prnew... 
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05/13/13US Airways Mileage Donation Match Provides "Miles of Hope" to Military and Families at Fisher House Foundation
Airline will match miles donated May 13-19 in honor of Armed Forces Week TEMPE, Ariz., May 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) will match all Dividend Miles donated to Fisher House Foundation through the airline's "Miles of Hope" program today through May 19 in honor of Armed Forces Week. Miles of Hope provides the flying public the opportunity to donate Dividend Miles to five national nonprofit organizations. Throughout 2013 the airline is offering a special mileage match... 
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05/08/13US Airways' Presentation At The Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference To Be Webcast
TEMPE, Ariz., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways' (NYSE: LCC) President Scott Kirby will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2013 Global Transportation Conference on Wednesday, May 15, at 8 a.m. ET. The presentation will be webcast live at www.usairways.com. To access the webcast, click on Company Information >> Investor Relations>> Webcasts/Presentations/Updates. An archive of the webcast will be available on the company's website. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.c... 
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05/07/13US Airways Applauds TSA Expansion Of PreCheck™ For International Customers
TEMPE, Ariz., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) commends the Transportation Security Administration for expanding TSA PreCheck™ to international itineraries. The airline's eligible customers may now receive TSA PreCheck™'s expedited screening benefits at its dedicated security lanes, which could include no longer removing shoes, light outerwear and belts, or laptop and 3-1-1 compliant bag from carry-on bags, during the domestic portion of their international trip. (Logo: http... 
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05/03/13US Airways Reports April Traffic Results
TEMPE, Ariz., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced April and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 5.3 billion, up 4.4 percent versus April 2012. Mainline capacity was 6.3 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 3.2 percent versus April 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was 84.0 percent for the month of April, up one point versus April 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA... 
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04/25/13US Airways Outlines Case For Brazil Routes With U.S. Department Of Transportation
Proposed frequencies would preserve service, offer more choice to travelers TEMPE, Ariz., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) has filed a supplement to its March 4 application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the rights to operate daily, year-round service between Sao Paulo, Brazil and the airline's hubs in Charlotte, N.C. and Philadelphia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) "US Airways' application injects import... 
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04/25/13US Airways to Upgrade International Experience for Customers
Complimentary headsets and wine with meal in Economy; amenity kits with Red Flower luxury products in Envoy make travel to Europe, Middle East and South America more TEMPE, Ariz., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) is making international travel more comfortable and convenient with several in-flight enhancements starting this spring and summer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130425/LA01683) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120509/LA0397... 
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04/23/13US Airways Reports First Quarter Profit
Record profit excluding special items of $55 million Highlights of US Airways Group, Inc.'s (the Company) first quarter 2013 results: -First quarter net profit excluding net special items was a record $55 million, or $0.31 per diluted share. This compares to a first quarter 2012 net loss excluding net special items of $22 million, or ($0.13) per share. -Announced a merger agreement with AMR Corporation on February 14 to create the new American Airlines. The new American will offer more ... 
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04/16/13US Airways First Quarter 2013 Financial Conference Call To Be Webcast
TEMPE, Ariz., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) will conduct a live audio webcast of its first quarter 2013 financial results conference call with the financial community on Tuesday, April 23, at 12:30 p.m. ET (9:30 a.m. PT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) The webcast will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at the company's website, www.usairways.com.  US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airway... 
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04/10/13US Airways, Inc. Announces Pricing Of $820 Million Aircraft Financing
TEMPE, Ariz., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways, Inc. ("US Airways" or the "Company"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) ("US Airways Group"), announced today that it priced an offering of two classes of enhanced equipment trust certificates (the "Certificates") in the aggregate face amount of approximately $820 million. The Company intends to use the proceeds from the offering to finance its purchase of 18 Airbus aircraft scheduled to be delivered from Sept... 
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04/04/13US Airways Becomes First Airline To Receive FAA Certification Of Safety-Enhancing NextGen Applications
ACSS SafeRoute® avionics to be installed on airline's Airbus A330 wide-body aircraft TEMPE, Ariz., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today announced that in partnership with ACSS, an L-3 Communications & Thales Company, the airline has received FAA certification on its wide-body Airbus A330 aircraft for SafeRoute®, a set of four flight deck applications that will provide enhanced operational safety and efficiency in all phases of flight as part of the FAA's Ne... 
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04/03/13US Airways Reports Record March Load Factor
TEMPE, Ariz., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced March and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 5.6 billion, up 5.1 percent versus March 2012. Mainline capacity was 6.5 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 3.2 percent versus March 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was a record 86.1 percent for the month of March, up 1.5 points versus March 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh... 
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04/01/13US Airways Education Foundation To Award $270,000 In Grants To Nonprofits In Charlotte, Philadelphia, Phoenix And Washington
Deadline to apply July 1 TEMPE, Ariz., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The US Airways Education Foundation will award $270,000 in grants this year to nonprofit organizations in the airline's hub cities of Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. Organizations may apply for a minimum of a $10,000 grant from the Foundation's Community Education Grant program at usairways.com/corporategiving starting April 1. Grants will be awarded to children's educational programs ai... 
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03/29/13US Airways Launches Charlotte To London Heathrow Service
Daily, non-stop flight to London's preferred business airport begins tomorrow TEMPE, Ariz., March 29, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Tomorrow US Airways (LCC:NYSE) will begin daily, non-stop service between its largest hub in Charlotte, N.C. and London's preferred business airport, Heathrow. The daily flight will supplement the airline's existing daily service between its international gateway in Philadelphia and Heathrow, and replaces its current service between Charlotte and London's Gatwic... 
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03/27/13US Airways' PSA Airlines Pilots Ratify New Contract
TEMPE, Ariz., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Pilots at PSA Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways (NYSE: LCC), represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), have voted to ratify a new five-year collective bargaining agreement that was reached on Feb. 14. The new contract was ratified by the airline's 515 ALPA-represented pilots who are based in in Dayton, Ohio; Knoxville, Tenn. and Charlotte, N.C. Details of the agreement will be made available by ALPA. (Logo: h... 
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03/22/13US Airways' Piedmont Airlines Pilots Ratify New Contract
TEMPE, Ariz., March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Pilots at Piedmont Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways (NYSE: LCC), represented by the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), have voted to ratify a new five-year collective bargaining agreement that was reached on Feb. 1. The new contract was ratified by Piedmont Airlines' 375 ALPA-represented pilots who are based in Charlottesville, Va.; Harrisburg, Pa.; New Bern, N.C.; Roanoke, Va. and Salisbury, Md. Details of the agreement wi... 
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03/04/13US Airways Applies For Service Between Its Charlotte And Philadelphia Hubs And Sao Paulo, Brazil
Proposed frequencies would maintain current service, introduce new gateway to Brazil TEMPE, Ariz., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the rights to operate daily, year-round service between the airline's hubs in Charlotte, N.C., and Philadelphia, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. US Airways will begin service between Charlotte and Sao Paulo on June 8 using frequencies leased from another carrier.... 
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03/04/13US Airways Reports Record February Load Factor
TEMPE, Ariz., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced February and year-to-date 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 4.4 billion, up 2.2 percent versus February 2012. Mainline capacity was 5.5 billion available seat miles (ASMs), down 1.2 percent versus February 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was a record 81.0 percent for the month of February, up 2.7 points versus February 2012. (Logo:  http://photos... 
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02/28/13US Airways Flight Attendants Overwhelmingly Ratify New Contract
Passage includes support for the merger of US Airways and American Airlines TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways (NYSE: LCC) flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants – CWA (AFA), ratified a new contract today that provides immediate pay increases and includes support for the merger of US Airways and American Airlines. The new contract opens four-party negotiations with American's flight attendant union and airline representatives, an ... 
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02/27/13US Airways' Presentation at J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Defense Conference To Be Webcast
TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways' (NYSE: LCC) Chairman and CEO Doug Parker will present at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation and Defense Conference on Monday, March 4, at 12:05 p.m. ET. The presentation will be webcast live at www.usairways.com. To access the webcast, click on Company Information >> Investor Relations>> Webcasts/Presentations/Updates. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) An archive of the webcast... 
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02/15/13US Airways' PSA Airlines and Air Line Pilots Association Reach Tentative Agreement
TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --PSA Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways (NYSE: LCC), today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), which represents the airline's 515 pilots. Details of the agreement will be made available by ALPA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) "We are very pleased to have reached a tentative agreement with ALPA that recognizes the contribution and d... 
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02/14/13American Airlines and US Airways To Create A Premier Global Carrier —The New American Airlines
Customers to Benefit from an Expanded Global Network and Investment in New Aircraft, Technology, Products, and Services Combined Company to Enhance oneworld® Alliance, Offering a Seamless Global Network Will Improve Loyalty Benefits by Expanding Member Opportunities to Earn and Redeem Miles Combination Provides Path to Improved Compensation and Benefits with Greater Long-Term Opportunities for Employees of Both Companies Combined Airline Expects to Maintain All Hubs and Service to All Dest... 
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02/07/13US Airways Employees Awarded More Than $260,000 For "Above And Beyond" Service
TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Ten US Airways (NYSE: LCC) employees from Frankfurt, Germany to Tucson, Ariz. were awarded $10,000 each for providing exceptional service to customers through the airline's "Above & Beyond" program. An additional 350 employees of US Airways and its wholly owned subsidiary airlines, Piedmont and PSA, were also recognized through the program and received rewards for their service. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814L... 
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02/05/13US Airways Awards $125,000 In Grants: Arizona Opera And Ballet Arizona Get Facilities Support
Airline's Community Foundation expands funding priorities to allow for one-time, mission-critical major capital expenditures TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The US Airways (NYSE: LCC) Community Foundation has awarded a total of $125,000 in grants to Arizona Opera and Ballet Arizona to assist in facilities renovation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) "US Airways is honored to support nonprofit organizations that focus on sustainable cha... 
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02/05/13US Airways Reports Record January Load Factor
TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced January 2013 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 4.9 billion, up 4.8 percent versus January 2012. Mainline capacity was 6.0 billion available seat miles (ASMs), up 1.8 percent versus January 2012. Mainline passenger load factor was a record 81.1 percent for the month of January, up 2.3 points versus January 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/pr... 
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02/04/13US Airways Expands Exclusive DineFresh Premium Meal Options For Customers On Select International Flights
Airline adds two new choices to DineFresh line-up; provides four premium meal options TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways (NYSE:LCC) introduces two new choices to DineFresh, its premium meal option for customers flying in Economy to Europe, the Middle East and South America, and now offers customers the choice of four premium meal selections. Since the program's inception in August 2012, US Airways remains the only U.S.-based carrier to deliver a premium meal optio... 
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02/01/13US Airways' Piedmont Airlines And Air Line Pilots Association Reach Tentative Agreement
Agreement is significant step toward reaching new collective bargaining agreement with pilots TEMPE, Ariz., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Piedmont Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways (NYSE: LCC), today announced that it has reached a tentative agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), which represents the airline's 375 pilots. The tentative agreement is subject to language being finalized, which is expected to occur over the next few weeks. Details of the a... 
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01/24/13US Airways And Association Of Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement
TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways (NYSE: LCC) today announced that it has reached a new tentative agreement on a collective bargaining agreement with the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), which represents the airline's 6,800 mainline flight attendants. Details of the agreement will be made available by AFA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) "We are very pleased to have reached a tentative agreement with our flight attendants... 
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01/23/13US Airways Reports Highest Annual Profit In Company History
Net Income excluding special items up 384 percent versus 2011 Highlights of US Airways Group, Inc.'s (the Company) fourth quarter and 2012 results: - Full year 2012 net profit excluding net special items was a record $537 million, or $2.79 per diluted share. This is a 384 percent improvement over the Company's 2011 net profit of $111 million excluding net special items, or $0.68 per diluted share. - Fourth quarter net profit excluding net special items was $46 million, or $0.26 per dilu... 
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01/21/13US Airways Names John Gustafson Vice President, eCommerce, Mobile and Distribution
TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Today US Airways (NYSE: LCC) announced that John Gustafson has been named vice president, eCommerce, Mobile and Distribution. In this new position, Gustafson will oversee the company's online channels, including usairways.com, third-party travel agencies and global distribution systems. Gustafson will remain based in Tempe and continue to report to Andrew Nocella, senior vice President, Marketing and Planning. He recently started his new pos... 
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01/15/13US Airways Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2012 Financial Conference Call to be Webcast
TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC) will conduct a live audio webcast of its fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results conference call with the financial community on Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 11:30 a.m. ET (9:30 a.m. MT). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO) The webcast will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at the company's website, www.usairways.com.  Listeners to the webcast will need a curren... 
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01/15/13US Airways Seeks Applications for Field Trip Fund
Program supports education adventures for Title I schools TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways (NYSE: LCC) is currently accepting applications through Feb. 1 for the fourth funding cycle of its unique education program, the Field Trip FUNd, which awards $500 grants to Title I public and charter schools in the airline's key cities of Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia, Phoenix and Washington, D.C. The US Airways Field Trip FUNd absorbs ground transportation costs for edu... 
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01/09/13US Airways Announces New Service At Philadelphia International Airport
Customers in Salt Lake City now have nonstop service to Philadelphia and one-stop access to destinations throughout the East Coast, the Caribbean and Europe. TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways (NYSE: LCC) announced today that it will begin nonstop, daily year-round service from its international gateway in Philadelphia to Salt Lake City, Utah on June 8. The new service will give customers in Salt Lake City one-stop access to destinations throughout the East Coast,... 
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01/04/13Joint statement of US Airways and American Airlines
TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today issued the following statement: American Airlines and US Airways, with participation of committee counsel for the Unsecured Creditors Committee, are pleased that they have completed discussions with the Allied Pilots Association and US Airline Pilots Association intended to develop a framework for the terms of employment for pilots, as well as a process for pilot integration, in the event of a merger... 
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01/04/13US Airways Reports Record December Load Factor
TEMPE, Ariz., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) today announced December, fourth quarter and full-year 2012 traffic results. Mainline revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for the month were 5.0 billion, up 1.3 percent versus December 2011. Mainline capacity was 6.0 billion available seat miles (ASMs), down 0.2 percent versus December 2011. Mainline passenger load factor was a record 83.1 percent for the month of December, up 1.2 points versus December 2011. (... 
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