Flights connecting the capital of Quebec and US Airways' international gateway begin June 2
PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 9, 2011 - US Airways (NYSE:LCC) today announced new, daily year-round service from its international gateway at Philadelphia International Airport to Quebec City, Quebec, one of the oldest and most picturesque cities in Canada. Beginning June 2, customers can travel to the Quebec capital three times per day with the new service. Customers traveling from Quebec City will now have access to 108 domestic and international destinations through Philadelphia, where US Airways has expanded its service to 451 daily departures.
"US Airways customers and members of the Philadelphia community will continue to benefit from our continued development of our northeast hub with the new Quebec City service," said US Airways' Vice President, Philadelphia Hub, Bob Ciminelli. "Each day, US Airways connects approximately 18,000 customers to small, medium and large communities - including many in California, Florida, Europe and the Caribbean - through Philadelphia International Airport."
Customers can begin booking their Quebec City travel on February 12 through US Airways' website at www.usairways.com, by calling US Airways Reservations at 1-800-428-4322 or through their travel agent. US Airways Express carrier Air Wisconsin will operate three flights a day with 50-seat CRJ-200 regional jets as follows:
*Service begins June 3 for Flight 4035
Quebec City will be the eighth destination in Canada served by US Airways. Last year, the airline began daily, year-round service between Philadelphia and Halifax and added service between its Charlotte, N.C. hub and Ottawa. In addition to these cities, US Airways flies year-round to Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Montreal and Toronto. In late March, the airline will also add a second seasonal nonstop flight to Frankfurt from its Philadelphia hub.
About US Airways
US 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 32,000 aviation professionals worldwide and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers its customers 21,000 daily flights to 1,160 airports in 181 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. 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. For the sixth year in a row, the airline also earned a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality index, a leading indicator of companies' attitudes and policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and customers. For more company information, visit usairways.com. (LCCG)
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