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US Airways Express (PSA) Flight Attendants Ratify Contract Between PSA Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

US Airways Express (PSA) Flight Attendants Ratify Contract Between PSA Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants14:20 EDT Tuesday, March 27, 2012TEMPE, Ariz., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Flight attendants at PSA Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways (NYSE: LCC), represented by the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) Council 75, have voted to ratify the new five-year collective bargaining agreement previously announced on Feb. 23. The new agreement was ratified by PSA's 268 AFA-represented flight attendants who are based in Dayton, Ohio; Knoxville, Tenn. and Charlotte, N.C. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO)PSA Airlines President and CEO Keith Houk said, "We are very pleased that our flight attendants have ratified the new collective bargaining agreement and are looking forward to our continued partnership with the AFA and the professional flight attendant team they represent. I would like to thank the AFA leadership, led by Council 75 Master Executive Council President L.C. Acor, the National Mediation Board and Mediator Gerry McGuckin for their efforts in reaching this agreement that recognizes the important contributions of our flight attendants." About US AirwaysUS Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operates more than 3,200 flights per day and serves more than 200 communities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Central and South America. The airline employs more than 32,000 aviation professionals worldwide and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers its customers more than 21,000 daily flights to 1,290 airports in 189 countries. Together with its US Airways Express partners, the airline serves approximately 80 million passengers each year and operates hubs in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Phoenix, and a focus city in Washington, D.C. at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. US Airways was the only airline included as one of the 50 best companies to work for in the U.S. by LATINA Style magazine's 50 Report for 2010 and 2011. The airline also earned a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality index for six consecutive years. The Corporate Equality index is a leading indicator of companies' attitudes and policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and customers. US Airways also ranked #1 among its competing hub-and-spoke network carriers for 2010 performance as rated by the Wichita State University/Purdue University Airline Quality Rating (AQR). For more company information visit usairways.com, follow on Twitter @USAirways or at Facebook.com/USAirways. (LCCG)-Fly With US-SOURCE US AirwaysFor further information: +1-480-693-5729