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Fact Sheet for U.S. Airways Inc.

Industry: Airline
Country: USA
Contact: 111 West Rio Salado ParkwayTempe, AZ 85281UNITED STATESPhone: (480) 693-0800
Homepage: http://www.usairways.com/
Comments: From its humble beginnings in 1939 as All-American Airways -- delivering airmail to Western Pennsylvania and the Ohio Valley -- US Airways has grown to become one of America's great success stories.All-American Airways quickly grew into Allegheny Airlines, US Air and finally US Airways through buyouts and mergers. In September 2005, US Airways merged with America West Airlines to become the fifth largest airline in the United States.Combining the East Coast prominence of US Airways and West Coast strengths of America West Airlines, the new US Airways operates more than 1,500 mainline flights per day. A network of 10 regional carriers, including two wholly-owned subsidiaries, form US Airways Express and US Airways Shuttle to provide an additional 2,340 daily departures.All told, US Airways offers more than 3,800 daily departures to 240 destinations in 28 countries. A dedicated team of nearly 35,000 aviation professionals welcome 70 million passengers per year. The US Airways mainline fleet consists of Airbus A330, A321, A320 and A319 aircraft as well as Boeing 767, 757 and 737 aircraft. The Express fleet utilizes more than 450 regional jets and turbo-prop aircraft.With primary hubs in Charlotte, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Las Vegas plus significant operations in New York (La Guardia), Washington D.C. (Washington National), Pittsburgh and Boston, US Airways has a rich culture and colourful history as one of America's great airlines.Facts & FiguresNumber of aircraft: 411 Aircraft types: Boeing 767-200ER, Boeing 757-200, Boeing 737-400, Boeing 737-300, Airbus A330-300, Airbus A321,Airbus A320, Airbus A319 Hubs: Charlotte, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Las Vegas Number of employees: 35,158 Passengers per year: 70 million Sales revenue: US$ 7.1 billion Frequent flyer programme: Dividend MilesNumber of destinations: 225 Network strengths: Extensive global network Date of entry: May 2004
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