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US Airways Celebrates Expanded Service And New Jobs In The Nation's Capital With "30 Days For D.C."

Friday, July 06, 2012

US Airways Celebrates Expanded Service And New Jobs In The Nation's Capital With "30 Days For D.C."09:07 EDT Friday, July 06, 2012TEMPE, Ariz., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting this weekend, US Airways (NYSE:LCC) will celebrate new service, jobs and airport facilities at Washington D.C.'s Reagan National Airport with a month-long campaign of promotions, surprises and events that give back to the community called "30 Days for D.C." A different event will take place each day from July 7 through August 5. The campaign kicks off Saturday with a double miles offer for Dividend Miles members who book trips that start or end at Reagan National Airport between July 7 and August 5 for travel July 7 through September 30.* On Sunday US Airways will present the USO of Metropolitan Washington with a check for $10,000 and serve pizza to active duty service members at its Reagan National location. (Logo: The campaign is the airline's way of thanking its customers for embracing its new service between Washington's downtown airport and 22 new communities in the U.S. and Canada. Service to 17 new communities began last spring and on July 11, the airline will begin service between Reagan National and Augusta, Ga., Minneapolis, Fayetteville, Ark., Montreal, Quebec and Toronto, Ontario. To support the expanded service, US Airways has added 100 new jobs at Reagan National, is adding three new gates on the Center Pier and will open a new US Airways Club, its second in the airport, conveniently located near the new departure gates. "US Airways' expanded service in Washington will connect customers in communities of all sizes with our nation's capital," said Andrew Nocella, US Airways' senior vice president, marketing and planning. "Our '30 Days for D.C.' campaign is our way of showing thanks to our customers in these communities and our focus city of Washington, D.C. for embracing the new flights. It also demonstrates our commitment to making Washington, D.C., which is home to 1,200 US Airways employees, a better place to live and work through community service activities."To learn more about 30 Days for D.C. and follow along with US Airways' month of festivities and service projects visit or follow US Airways on Twitter at or Facebook at*Terms and conditions: Customers must book by August 5 for travel July 7 ? September 30, 2012 to earn double miles on itineraries starting or ending at Reagan National Airport (DCA). Customers with itineraries connecting through Reagan National Airport (DCA) are not eligible for bonus miles. Miles do not count toward Preferred status. US Airways will award miles one to two weeks after travel has been completed. All Dividend Miles terms and conditions apply. 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. Military Times Edge magazine named US Airways as a Best of Vets employer in 2011 and 2012. 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