Airline and Five Time Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers Announce Corporate Sponsorship
TEMPE, Ariz., Jan 31, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC)
catches football fever with the announcement of a new partnership with the
Pittsburgh Steelers. In addition to tailgate parties and stadium signage at
Heinz Field, the Steelers will have a US Airways aircraft that will be painted
with their logo and team colors later this year.
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20050223/LAW097LOGO )
"The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the most storied franchises in sports
history, not to mention one of the most popular football teams nationwide,"
said US Airways Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Travis Christ. "We look
forward to a long partnership with the five-time Super Bowl Champions, giving
Steelers fans and the citizens of Pittsburgh their very own aircraft, as well
as having the US Airways name in beautiful Heinz Field."
"We are very pleased to once again partner with US Airways and we look
forward to our relationship lasting for years to come," said Tony Quatrini,
director of marketing for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
US Airways employs more than 2,000 Pittsburgh Steelers fans who are also
aviation professionals at Pittsburgh International Airport. US Airways offers
144 daily flights to 52 non-stop destinations.
US Airways is the fifth largest domestic airline employing nearly 35,000
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. The new US Airways -- the product of a merger between America West
and US Airways in September 2005 -- is a member of the Star Alliance, which
provides connections for our customers to 841 destinations in 157 countries
worldwide. This press release and additional information on US Airways can be
found at www.usairways.com. (LCCG).
-Fly With US-
SOURCE US Airways
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