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US Airways Adds Flights To Europe This Summer, Upgrades Business Class Cabin On Entire Widebody Airbus Fleet

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

US Airways Adds Flights To Europe This Summer, Upgrades Business Class Cabin On Entire Widebody Airbus Fleet10:10 EDT Wednesday, May 09, 2012Airline to offer four daily non-stop flights from the east coast to Frankfurt, GermanyTEMPE, Ariz., May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC) customers will have more ways to get to Europe this summer with daily, seasonal service to Barcelona, Spain; Athens, Greece; Glasgow, Scotland; Venice, Italy; and Lisbon, Portugal from the airline's hub at Philadelphia. Daily, seasonal service will also be added from the airline's Charlotte, N.C. hub to Dublin, Ireland; Madrid, Spain; and Rome. Additional seasonal frequencies are also being added to Frankfurt, Germany from both Philadelphia and Charlotte giving customers a first ever choice of four daily non-stop flights from the east coast. The new flights supplement existing year-round service to 13 destinations in Europe and the Middle East.(Photo:, customers traveling in Envoy, US Airways' international business class, on the airline's fleet of Airbus A330 aircraft can now experience the remarkably comfortable, peaceful and private Envoy Suite to many new destinations. Equipped with an adjustable seat that reclines into a fully flat bed, the Envoy Suite also features personal in-flight entertainment and a standard 110-volt universal power outlet so customers can work, play and relax. The Envoy Suite is now available on the airline's entire Airbus A330 fleet of 16 aircraft and on most flights between the U.S. and Paris, London, Madrid, Barcelona, Frankfurt, Munich, Manchester, Rome, and Tel Aviv."Our seasonal service gives our customers more ways to reach their favorite European destinations from both Philadelphia and Charlotte, while also giving European travelers access to US Airways destinations as diverse as San Juan and Los Angeles," said Suzanne Boda, senior vice president, airport customer service, international and cargo. "Customers will also be able to enjoy the Envoy Suite to many new destinations enhancing their travel experience across the Atlantic."The flight schedule for the airline's trans-Atlantic routes is as follows:From Philadelphia (PHL):Service start date:Service end date:Equipment:Amsterdam, The Netherlands (AMS)AnnualAnnualBoeing 757-200Brussels, Belgium (BRU)AnnualAnnualBoeing 767-200Paris, France (CDG)AnnualAnnualAirbus 330-200 with Envoy SuiteDublin, Ireland (DUB)AnnualAnnualBoeing  757-200Rome, Italy (FCO)AnnualAnnualAirbus 330-300 with Envoy Suite**Frankfurt, Germany (FRA)AnnualAnnualAirbus 330-300 with Envoy Suite**London-Heathrow, England (LHR)AnnualAnnualAirbus 330-300 with Envoy SuiteMadrid, Spain (MAD)AnnualAnnualAirbus 330-200 with Envoy Suite**Manchester, England (MAN)AnnualAnnualAirbus 330-300 with Envoy Suite **Munich, Germany (MUC)AnnualAnnualAirbus 330-300 with Envoy SuiteTel Aviv, Israel (TLV)AnnualAnnualAirbus 330-200 with Envoy SuiteZurich, Switzerland (ZRH)AnnualAnnualBoeing 767-200Barcelona, Spain (BCN)Currently operating26 October 12Airbus 330-200 with Envoy SuiteFrankfurt, Germany (FRA)Currently operating26 October 12Airbus 330-200 with Envoy Suite**Venice, Italy (VCE)Currently operating26 October 12Boeing 767-200 Lisbon, Portugal (LIS)Currently operating26 October 12Boeing 757-200Athens, Greece (ATH)Currently operating29 September 12Boeing 767-200Glasgow, Scotland (GLA)25 May 1226 October 12Boeing 757-200Dublin, Ireland (DUB)*13 July 1228 July 12Boeing 757-200From Charlotte, N.C. (CLT):Service start date:Service end date:Aircraft Type:Paris, France (CDG)Currently operating26 October 2012Boeing 767-200Frankfurt, Germany (FRA)AnnualAnnualAirbus A330-300 with Envoy Suite**Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (GIG)Annual AnnualBoeing 767-200London-Gatwick, England (LGW)AnnualAnnualAirbus 330-300 with Envoy Suite**Dublin, Ireland (DUB)Currently operating3 September 2012Boeing 757-200Rome, Italy (FCO)Currently operating26 October 2012Airbus 330-300 with Envoy Suite**Madrid, Spain (MAD)24 May 20123 September 2012Boeing 767-200Frankfurt, Germany (FRA)*24 May 201226 October 2012Airbus 330-200 with Envoy Suite***New second frequency added Friday & Saturday Eastbound, Saturday & Sunday Westbound for the 2012 trans-Atlantic season.**Envoy Suite introduced in spring 2012 on this route.As a member of the Star Alliance network, US Airways' customers are able to benefit from a vast network of airlines, shared lounge access, check-in services, ticketing and dozens of other services to improve their travel experience when flying trans-Atlantic routes or to other international destinations. The Star Alliance brand is globally recognized and allows the airline's customers to experience a seamless transition when traveling abroad. US Airways has been a member of the Star Alliance network since 2004.Customers may book their flight through US Airways' website at, by calling US Airways Reservations at 1-800-428-4322 or through their travel agent. Complete vacation packages are also available at see a video of the Envoy Suite, visit US Airways' YouTube channel at 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 20,500 daily flights to 1,293 airports in 190 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, follow on Twitter @USAirways or at (LCCG)-Fly With US-SOURCE US AirwaysFor further information: US Airways Media Relations, +1-480-693-5729