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US Airways Connects Cincinnati and Des Moines with Washington, D.C.'s Reagan National Airport

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

US Airways Connects Cincinnati and Des Moines with Washington, D.C.'s Reagan National Airport08:00 EDT Wednesday, May 02, 2012TEMPE, Ariz., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today US Airways (NYSE: LCC) began connecting its customers in Cincinnati and Des Moines, Iowa with the launch of new daily, nonstop flights to Washington, D.C.'s Reagan National Airport.  Business, government and leisure travelers in both communities will have nonstop access to the nation's capital's downtown airport and connections to other destinations throughout the East Coast with the new flights.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO)On March 25, US Airways began connecting its customers in 11 communities with new nonstop service to the District's downtown airport.  The airline also recently announced new service to six additional communities that will begin later this spring and summer.  As of July 11, US Airways will have a total of 22 nonstop routes to communities of all sizes served from Reagan National. "We are excited to link our customers in the Midwest to the District's downtown airport," said Andrew Nocella, US Airways' senior vice president, marketing and planning. "US Airways is pleased to launch service in these communities and to provide our customers with direct access to Reagan National."Customers may book their flight through US Airways' website at www.usairways.com, by calling US Airways Reservations at 1-800-428-4322 or through their travel agent. Complete vacation packages to Washington, D.C. are also available at www.usairwaysvacations.com. New Service from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)US Airways' wholly owned subsidiary PSA Airlines will operate daily service to Cincinnati on 50-passenger Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ 200) aircraft. Flight 2487 begins today. All other flights begin May 3.  Beginning May 15, US Airways' customers at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport will depart from the Main Terminal (Terminal 3) as the airline shifts its operations to a new ticketing area.  The flight schedule for the new flights is as follows:To Reagan National (DCA)Flight  Departure      Arrival       2490       6:00 a.m.      7:44 a.m.    2492     12:40 p.m.      2:24 p.m.    2496*      5:20 p.m.      7:04 p.m.  From Reagan National (DCA) Flight  Departure       Arrival 2491    10:10 a.m.       12:00 p.m.2495*     3:00 p.m.         4:50 p.m.2487      9:05 p.m.        10:55 p.m.*Flight operates daily with the exception of Saturday. Schedules are subject to change.New Service from Des Moines International Airport (DSM)Republic Airlines, a US Airways Express carrier, will operate daily service, with the exception of Saturdays, to Des Moines on dual-class 69-passenger Embraer 170 aircraft. Flight 3483 begins today. All other flights begin May 3. The flight schedule for the new flights is as follows: To Reagan National (DCA)Flight  Departure      Arrival       3480*   6:00 a.m.        9:12 a.m.    3482     4:10 p.m.        7:22 p.m.    From Reagan National (DCA) Flight  Departure       Arrival 3481    1:50 p.m.         3:28 p.m.3483    8:10 p.m.         9:48 p.m.*Flight operates daily with the exception of Sunday. Flight schedules are subject to change.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, operates the world's largest fleet of Airbus aircraft 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. Aviation Week and Overhaul & Maintenance magazine presented US Airways with the 2012 Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of the Year Award for demonstrating outstanding achievement and innovation in the area of technical operations. 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. 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: US Airways Media Relations, +1-480-693-5729