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US Airways Launches Nonstop Service From San Diego To Washington Reagan National Airport For First Time

Friday, June 08, 2012

US Airways Launches Nonstop Service From San Diego To Washington Reagan National Airport For First Time08:00 EDT Friday, June 08, 2012TEMPE, Ariz., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today US Airways (NYSE: LCC) began daily, nonstop service for its customers in San Diego to Washington Reagan National Airport.  Military, business and leisure travelers in Southern California will have convenient access from San Diego International Airport to the nation's capital's downtown airport for the first time.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/LA28814LOGO)"We are delighted to connect the San Diego community with Reagan National for the first time," said Andrew Nocella, US Airways' senior vice president, marketing and planning. "Not only will we offer our customers in San Diego direct access to our nation's capital, but the new flight offers the same convenient service to our Washington customers ? providing them the opportunity to visit San Diego's beaches and top attractions. With San Diego established as the West Coast's largest U.S. naval operation, it is also important to connect our military personnel to the District." Starting June 8, US Airways will operate service to San Diego on dual-class 124-seat Airbus 319 aircraft.  The flight schedule is as follows.San Diego International (SAN) ? Reagan National (DCA)Reagan National (DCA) ? San Diego International (SAN) FlightDepartureArrivalFlightDepartureArrival106611:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.10655:40 p.m.8:03 p.m.*Flight schedules and aircraft type are subject to change.On July 11, the flight schedule will change to the following and will be operated on dual-class 150-seat Airbus 320 aircraft.San Diego International (SAN) ? Reagan National (DCA)Reagan National (DCA) ? San Diego International (SAN) FlightDepartureArrival FlightDepartureArrival6612:30 p.m.8:23 p.m. 658:55 a.m.11:18 a.m.*Flight schedules and aircraft type are subject to change.US Airways will also launch daily, nonstop service to Augusta, Ga.; Minneapolis; Toronto, Ontario; Montreal, Quebec and Fayetteville, Ark. from Reagan National on July 11.  Following the start of these flights, the airline will have launched new daily, nonstop service on a total of 22 routes from Washington's downtown airport this year ? connecting communities of all size to the nation's capital.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 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 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