TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2009--US Airways (NYSE: LCC) has new information regarding flight 1549. Flight
1549 was en route to Charlotte from LaGuardia with 150 passengers and
five crew (two pilots and three flight attendants) on board.
Flight 1549 was originally scheduled for departure at 2:45 p.m. Eastern
Time. The flight's actual time of departure was 3:03 p.m. Eastern Time.
Airline officials are in direct contact with local, state and national
authorities and are cooperating fully with emergency response efforts.
US Airways has activated the "US Airways Care" team of specially trained
employee volunteers to assist families and passengers.
Individuals who believe they may have family members on board flight
1549 may call US Airways at 1-800-679-8215 within the United
States. This number can be reached toll-free from international
locations through AT&T's USADirect(R). To contact an AT&T
operator, please visit http://www.usa.att.com/traveler
for USADirect(R) access codes.
US Airways will continue to release information as it becomes available.
Please monitor usairways.com for the latest information. (LCCG)
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Media Relations, 480-693-5729
Source: US Airways