US Airways

US Airways (US Airways, Group, Inc.) is headquartered in the United States airlines, founded in 1939, is affiliated with the National Aviation Group (US Airways, Group, Inc.), headquartered in Tempe, arizona.
US Airways
US Airways was the fifth major U.S. airlines, routes including North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe more than and 240 destinations worldwide. In May 2005, has announced a $1 billion 500 million cost and the American Airlines parent company merger. In February 2013, US Airways and American Airlines Group, the former parent company AMR announced the merger, jointly set up the world's largest airlines.
From the midnight of October 17, 2015, the airline's official website will also disappear, all of US Airways flight to America airlines.

US Airways Essential information

US Airways customer service was established in 1939 (All American Aviation Company). Chinese translation to which, with American Airlines (American Airlines) phase difference.
Hub airport: Charlotte Douglas international airport, phl , Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Las Garth mcallan international airport.
Other key city airport: Pittsburgh International Airport New York LaGuardia Airport Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Boston Rogan international airport.
Frequent flyer programs / mileage rewards program: Dividend Miles
US Airways Club (US Airways Club)
IATA Code: US
ICAO Code: USA
Call: USAir
Alliance: Oneworld (March 31, 2014 to American Airlines affiliated members officially joined, and exit Star Alliance )

US Airways History

US Airways first by the DuPont family of Richard C DuPont (1911-1943) and Alexis Phyllis DuPont (1905-1996) to set up investment. In 1939 the establishment of the company called All American Aviation Company, in the Ohio Valley as the scope of operation, and to Pittsburgh As the center. 1949 transferred to the postal business focus from aviation passenger service. Again in 1952 changed its name into aviation (Allegheny Airlines, originated in western Pennsylvania Yaligenni River and Yaligenni mountains).
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Yaligenni aviation continues to expand, introduced in 1966 McDonnell Douglas Douglas type DC-9 injection machine, following the 1968 acquisition of the Lake Central Airlines (Lake Central Airlines), 1972 (Mohawk Airlines) Mohawk Airlines merger, become the largest Northeast Airlines in the United states. Yaligenni aviation and Hansen aviation (Henson Airlines, American Express Airlines in Bidemeng aviation predecessor) a global first code sharing agreement, Hansen aviation to Yaligenni Air Commuter (Allegheny Commuter) business name.
The birth of USAir
In 1978, Congress passed a bill to lift the restrictions on airlines, airlines in Yaligenni renamed as USAir, and the route extends to the southern United states. In early 1980s, the northeastern United States mainly by the male partner
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Our Ransome Airlines (Ransome Airlines) business, at the same time, USAir headquarters moved from Pittsburgh to Washington D.C. suburbs, but Pittsburgh in the next 20 years is still the main hub of USAir.
USAir is one of the first wave of using Boeing 737-300 Jet Airways, mainly used to cope with Florida, the rapid growth of passenger demand. USAir had the world's largest Douglas DC-9 fleet, and to McDonnell Douglas Buy more new aircraft. But at the end of the 1970s, McDonnell did not develop new models of plan. Bankruptcy in McDonnell and merged with the Boeing company, Boeing USAir to promote vigorously the series 737 models, in November 28, 1984 the first Boeing 737-300 jet plane.
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Merger and expansion
A significant expansion of USAir in late 1980s, has to buy Santiago As the base of the Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA Pacific, Southwest Airlines) and Peter Mon Lta in North Carolina, Winston - Salem based (Piedmont Airlines). In these two acquisitions, USAir has been in Baltimore (BWI), Sherlock (CLT), Syracuse (SYR) and Deton (DAY) four hub and to the west coast of the United States and Bidemeng aviation to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) route. USAir and Bidemeng aviation (1989) was the world's largest airline merger.
In early 1990s, USAir has opened by the United States three operations center to London, Paris and Europe Frankfurt The new route, buy shuttle (Trump Shuttle Chuan PU) the majority of the shares and renamed the USAir shuttle, and British Airways and strategic alliance, becoming the first cross strait the Atlantic airline alliance. Some USAir use the Boeing 767 flight by British Airways is painting. The British Airways to inject a lot of money, USAir will also be the main hub of Pittsburgh airport renovation, become one of the most innovative equipment at the airport.
Re integration
In 1996, USAir and British Airways terminated the partnership and renamed US Airways. During this time the US Airways expansion in Europe routes. In 1998, the general aviation to buy the remaining shares under feeder, the establishment of a subsidiary of the main low-cost strategy of Metropolitan Express Airlines (MetroJet), Southwest Airlines hope and competition.
In November 6, 1996, US Airways to the European Airbus Co orders 400 A320 narrow body aircraft, the first wave of 120 planes, as was the largest single flight vehicle orders. In 1998, the European Airbus Co continue to purchase 30 A330 or A340 wide body aircraft, the first wave of 7 A330-300. The two wave of procurement, in addition to the elimination of the old aircraft, the US Airways to global airlines.
Although in the middle of the 1990s US Airways is in surplus, high density shifts in the northeastern United States and high operation cost the US Airways attempt to merge with other airlines. In May 24, 2000, United Airlines parent company made $4 billion 300 million acquisition of US Airways, but by the consumer protection organizations, trade unions and antitrust laws against. After negotiation, the United States federal government rejected the merger of United Airlines in July 27, 2001 to $50 million in damages to abandon the acquisition plan.
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In 2000, US Airways started out of the old models, replaced by the Airbus A320 type.
bankruptcy protection
US Airways is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) the largest airline, Reagan National Airport safety regulations have higher specification after the 911 terrorist attacks than other airports, so the more impact than other airlines. Due to financial difficulties led to the subsidiary of Metropolitan Express Airlines, Baltimore - Washington to stop operating hub closed, thousands of employees forced vacations.
In August 11, 2002, US Airways announced bankruptcy protection. Air transport stability Council (Air Transportation Stabilization Board) to provide loans, so in the short term on the end of bankruptcy. In October 19, 2005, the other sources of loan debt.
In order to further improve the financial situation, Pittsburgh The hub officially closed on 2004, and began to use more direct mode introduced by Southwest Airlines, replacing the original radiation center (hub-and-spoke) business model. In fact, before the middle of the 1980s, most American Airlines are using more flights. Other airlines did not provide direct flights between these frequent destinations, inter city trips to bring higher profits, so the airline's operating conditions can be improved.
In May 4, 2004, US Airways became the fifteenth member of the star alliance.
However, high oil prices and bargaining breakdown makes US Airways to enter bankruptcy protection again on September 12, 2004. The staff is generally dissatisfied and abnormal increase of number of sick leave caused during the 2004 Christmas holiday on duty staff shortage, this incident makes the operation even reported one disaster after another, speculation may be closing liquidation of us airways. The United States Department of transportation finally found US Airways management ability is insufficient, and caused the company to face close to crisis.
Further expansion
In May 19, 2005, US Airways Group announced a $1 billion 500 million price and Arizona West Holdings (American Airlines parent company) merged with US Airways in the western United States airline and US Airways, the existing Eastern Caribbean and European routes have complementary effect, the new company name is "US Airways" routes across the United states.
US Airways management by the new aircraft team took over, Sherlock moved to Arizona from headquarters in Tempe. The over time history of about 18 to 24 months, is expected to complete the merger in 2007, American Airlines and American Airlines will use the same operating license.
In September 13, 2005, American holding 95.5% shareholders agreed to buy us airways.
In September 15, 2005, US Airways announced the bankruptcy court on September 27, 2005 from bankruptcy protection. From bankruptcy protection on the same day, two holding companies to complete the merger, the new company has declared himself "the world's largest Budget airline company". In January 2006, American Airlines counter at each terminal of the hanging on the US Airways brand. In February 9, 2006, US Airways became too 190 aircraft use Brazil AIRLINES AIRLINES has a history of the United States than in the first. In May 2006, with American Airlines and US Airways website, a new interface using different image representation the holding group of different airlines flight; July, US Airways to Airbus Co ordered 21 A350 aircraft.
In November 15, 2006, American Airlines and Delta Airlines Group proposed merger plan, the purchase price of approximately $8 billion in cash and US Airways shares half of each payment. In December 19th, the creditors and the bankruptcy court delta rejected the merger. In January 10, 2007, the purchase price of [4] holdings increased, with $5 billion in cash and 895 million shares of US Airways shares, the total price of about $10 billion 200 million (calculated according to the January 9, 2007 closing price of the acquisition of Delta Airlines). In January 31st, US Airways announced to abandon the acquisition plan.
The evening of March 4, 2007, the United States and computer reservation system to complete the whole aircraft and. Out of the old Sabre computer system, using the QIK system used by American Airlines (computer reservation system based on the design of booking system for Amadis). Some of the original Sabre function also be integrated in, the main function is the baggage weighing and flight tracking. The original US Airways employees have completed this part of the training in September 25, 2007. Rather than substantive consolidation. Most of the merged airline retains only a IATA code, but for travelers, the use of the two code will be easier to identify the transit flight.
In the computer system to complete the merger of the next morning, automatic report system, in the main hub of QIK automatic report system fault. Although the new system is stable, but the old machine to report the problem occurred in the new connection system. There are thousands of people affected, must switch to manual registration, and check-in counter long queues. Fortunately, the internet report is not affected.
American Airlines and US Airways merger is approved, will be the world's largest airline group
American Airlines and U.S. Airways announced the merger in February 14, 2013. According to the number of passengers and the income calculation, the combined company will become the world's largest airline. The two companies combined market value estimated at $11 billion, will be the nation's largest airline.
In December 9, 2013, American Airlines (American Airlines) parent company AMR and US Airways Group (US Airways Group) officially announced the merger between the two companies, the transaction has been completed, so as to create the world's largest airline operators. At the same time, the deal is likely to also marks a large carrier wave of mergers will end this wave to American aviation industry obtained the financial basis of more healthy.
After the merger of the aviation operators will use the name of American Airlines, its size will exceed the United Airlines headquarters in Chicago. After the merger, the company's global network will have nearly 6700 daily flights, the flight will fly to more than and 330 destinations in more than and 50 countries around the world, the global total number of employees will be more than 100 thousand people.

US Airways Corporate logo

In 2005, US Airways and American Airlines after the merger, the new coating used to represent the color of four airlines. The US airways:
Yaligenni aviation (Allegheny) - (red and blue)
Pacific Southwest Airlines (Pacific Southwest Airlines) - (red, orange and black at risk)
Peter Mon Lta (Piedmont Airlines) - (red and blue)
In addition, the door at the front of the plane also paint enterprises to identify the four airlines logo.

US Airways Business Overview

In 2005, American Airlines (New York stock exchange code: LCC) and the American Airlines before the merger,
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In the eastern United States and the Caribbean as the main market, and to Europe several big city and big city flights to the west coast of the United states. In the aircraft after the merger with US Airways flights across the United States. United Airlines and US Airways and American Airlines flight code sharing makes the United States the route covers most American and Asian regions. Until 2007, American Airlines is the fifth largest airline routes included in North America, central america, Caribbean Hawaii, Europe and Asia, with a total of 240 destinations. US Airways flights to the Chinese route approved in 2008.
US Airways existing Sherlock (CLT) and Philadelphia (PHL), Phoenix (PHX) and Las Garth (LAS) established hub. In addition, US Airways in Pittsburgh (PIT) is a secondary hub, as well as the key city of New York LaGuardia (LGA), Reagan Washington (DCA) and Boston (BOS).
US Airways plans to become by the Airbus fleet in 2010. US Airways is the first to use the Airbus A350 (customer delivered starting in 2011).
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US Airways has another brand US Airways shuttle (US Airways Shuttle), based in the northeastern United States market operation hour flight.
Area of US Airways' short haul routes by US Airways Express (US Airways Express) business, US Airways express mainly engaged in small city to US Airways hub airport and key city routes, operated by small airlines and its subsidiaries.
In 2004 American Airlines to join Star Alliance, to become the fifteenth member of. US Airways in addition to Star Alliance members have flight number, mileage, VIP room sharing partnership, other partners include the Royal Jordanian Airlines, Hawaii airlines, Italy Airlines first (Air One), virgin the Atlantic airlines, EVA airways.

US Airways fleets

By the end of July 2008, US Airways has 362 aircraft. The average age of 12.2 years.
The total U.S. aviation fleet models note
Airbus A319-100 93
Airbus A320-200 74
Airbus A321-200 28
Airbus A330-300 9
47 Boeing 737-300
40 Boeing 737-400
43 Boeing 757-200
10 Boeing 767-200
Embraer 19018
US Airways plans to set up before 2010 by Airbus aircraft fleet. Airbus A350 will begin delivery in 2011 to 2013 years, US Airways will be the first to use the customer. Airbus Co also provide a $250 million loan to assist us airways from bankruptcy and merger. Because Airbus announced the day before to delay the new aircraft delivery time for two years, A350 is doubtful that anyone can deliver on time.
The company orders US Airways and American Airlines General bear after the merger. In 2009, 11 by a US Airways Airbus A320 series aircraft ordered machine delivery. 2009 to 2010, 19 from A330-200 US Airways Airbus A320 series and ordered 10 aircraft will be delivered. A330-200 and A350 aircraft will be the final step of the U.S. fleet renewal.
Most of US Airways aircraft are equipped with in each row of seats Satellite phone (provided by the Verizon phone company), but announced the end of the service in all commercial flights Verizon days ago.

US Airways Body painting

US Airways in both USAir and US Airways in a number of different aircraft paint. The fast and the connection and the parent company has a similar coating.
During the period of USAir
In 1979, USAir began to use new aircraft paint, most keep metal color, body painted a color (orange, red and brown line), and the name of the company (which the A triangle mark), some aircraft is a white body, and then paint on the color line and the name of the company. At the end of 1980s, US Airways will represent the color to red, white and blue. The painting is the use of the original style, but the top three side and then paint on the blue side tail to paint color, blue and red. At this time, USAir is also the identification sign of enterprise standardization, citing a serif font writing USAir, painted on the fuselage and empennage.
US Airways period
US Airways Boeing 737 aircraft company was renamed US Airways after using the new coating. The fuselage for the first half of the second half is dark blue, pale gray, with a double ribbon (red and white) from US Airways on body painting. The top is painted red, grey is the flag of the United states. The Metropolitan Express Airlines generally use the same coating, but the original US Airways position on Metrojet paint. After joining the Star Alliance, a few aircraft with Star Alliance painting, only in the machine near the door with the words Airways US.
In 2005 the new US Airways
In 2005 with the merger of American Airlines, United States published a new painting, used to represent the color composition of the four airlines of us airways:
Yaligenni aviation (Allegheny) - (red and blue)
Pacific Southwest Airlines (Pacific Southwest Airlines) - (red, orange and black.)
Peter Mon Lta (Piedmont Airlines) - (red and blue)
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In addition, the door at the front of the plane also paint enterprises to identify the four airlines logo. Until October 2006, a total of 117 to complete the re painting.
The history of painting machine
In the history of painting machine, US Airways showed the correctness of the history of the pursuit of sincerity, some aircraft repainted several times to show a more correct painting history.
The history of painting machine Bidemeng aviation mainly blue paint on the tail, Piedmont "US Airways" are adopted to display the color red on behalf of Bidemeng airlines. The history of the Yaligenni aviation coating machine to gray color, blue line, tail painted red Allegheny words and identification mark. The history of the Pacific Southwest coating machine is painted red and orange line, smile is painted on the nose, tail is "PSA". (this is the PSA in the painting, and finally the use of prior to the merger of American Airlines has also been preserved) history of aircraft coating machine is only retained on the original American aviation enterprises identify the tail sign, other parts did not have a similar color with the original painting.
Painting machine
The concept of painting machine followed since January 11, 2007, US Airways, American Airlines announced that it will use the three Carolina Panthers painting machine, the Carolina Panthers will be in the Bank of America stadium home court placed around US Airways advertising. Painting machine as part of a marketing partnership with US Airways of these teams, these teams are located across the United States (hub airport Philadelphia , Phoenix and Charlotte ).
In January 31, 2007, US Airways announced a partnership with Pittsburgh Steelers, except in the home court around US Airways International advertising,

US Airways Major accident

Flight number The time of accident Model place of an accident The reason Casualties
Flight 499
February 21, 1986
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
Pennsylvania
Because the snow runway runway
1 people injured, 22 people.
Flight 5050
September 20, 1989
The Boeing 737-401
New York City LaGuardia Airport
Takeoff rudder failure
2 people were killed and 3 people injured, 18 people injured, 40 people.
Flight 1493
February 1, 1991
The Boeing 737-3B7
ATC error
34 people were killed and 13 people injured, 17 people injured, 37.
Flight 405
March 22, 1992
New York City LaGuardia Airport
Deicing procedures are not appropriate
27 people were killed and 9 people injured, 12 injured, 3 people.
Flight 1016
July 2, 1994
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Wind shear failure leads to landing
37 people were killed and 16 people injured, 4 people were slightly injured
Flight 427
September 8, 1994
The Boeing 737-3B7
Rudder failure
132 people died
-
February 26, 1998
Alabama Birmingham
The plane was struck by lightning
92 people.
-
March 11, 1998
The gate was left out of the tanker collision
1 people injured, 87 people.
Flight 5481
January 8, 2003
1900D Beach
Takeoff crashed failure
21 people were killed and 1 people injured
-
October 16, 2003
Airbus A319-112
Lose control of taxi
1 people injured, 2 people injured, 103 people.
-
October 27, 2004
Bombardier challenger 600-2B19
The wing hit the ground vehicle
1 people injured, 41 people.
Flight 1821
June 7, 2005
Brazil E170
Belt type aircraft loader
1 people died
Flight 1170
June 9, 2005
The Boeing 737-3B7
In
381 people.
Flight 4972
August 2, 2005
1900D Beach
Take off the joystick failure
9 people.
Flight 4655
October 16, 2005
1900D Beach
The state of New York Oudengsi Fort
Hit the take-off Coyote
3 people.
Flight 2319
October 17, 2005
Bombardier challenger 600-2B19
Penn West Grove
Climb left off the exhaust pipe
51 people.
Flight 1251
November 9, 2005
The Boeing 737-3B7
Work in Fort Lauderdale
Almost hit kanghang (delta connection) flight 5026
The whole machine.
-
July 22, 2006
Data interchange for trade
Tire
No casualties
Flight 231
July 27, 2006
The Boeing 737-3B7
Pittsburgh
The front landing gear fault
1 people were injured
Flight 1549
January 15, 2009
Airbus 320-214
The Hudson River in New York
A bird crashed into the engine
78 people were injured

Flight 499
February 21, 1986
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
Pennsylvania
Because the snow runway runway
1 people injured, 22 people.
Flight 5050
September 20, 1989
The Boeing 737-401
New York City
New York City
Alabama Birmingham
The plane was struck by lightning
92 people.
-
March 11, 1998
Fokker F100
Philadelphia
The gate was left out of the tanker collision
1 people injured, 87 people.
Flight 5481
January 8, 2003
1900D Beach
Charlotte
Takeoff crashed failure
21 people were killed and 1 people injured
-
October 16, 2003
Airbus A319-112
Tampa
Lose control of taxi
1 people injured, 2 people injured, 103 people.
-
October 27, 2004
Bombardier challenger 600-2B19
Philadelphia
The wing hit the ground vehicle
1 people injured, 41 people.
Flight 1821
June 7, 2005
Brazil E170
Washington DC
Belt type aircraft loader
1 people died
Flight 1170
June 9, 2005
The Boeing 737-3B7
Boston
In
381 people.
Flight 4972
August 2, 2005
1900D Beach
The state of Maine Rockland
Take off the joystick failure
9 people.
Flight 4655
October 16, 2005
1900D Beach
The state of New York Oudengsi Fort
Hit the take-off Coyote
3 people.
Flight 2319
October 17, 2005
Bombardier challenger 600-2B19
Penn West Grove
Climb left off the exhaust pipe
51 people.
Flight 1251
November 9, 2005
The Boeing 737-3B7
Work in Fort Lauderdale
Almost hit kanghang (delta connection) flight 5026
The whole machine.
-
July 22, 2006
Data interchange for trade
Pittsburgh
Tire
No casualties
Flight 231
July 27, 2006
The Boeing 737-3B7
Pittsburgh
The front landing gear fault
1 people were injured
Flight 1549
January 15, 2009
Airbus 320-214
The Hudson River in New York
A bird crashed into the engine
78 people were injured

US Airways Club

US Airways has 21 lounges in 16 major airports in the world, called the US Airways Club (US Airways Club). There are three grades of membership:
Basic membership : use only US Airways club lounge.
A member of the red carpet : you can use the US Airways club lounge. The airline's flight, can use the United red carpet Club VIP room.
Star Alliance Member : you can use the US Airways club, United red carpet club and other Star Alliance Airlines belong to the VIP room.
location
Baltimore / Washington International Airport (BWI)
Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS)
Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF)
Sherlock Douglas International Airport (CLT)
Green Paul Bitemeng International Airport (GSO)
Hart Fu / Springfield Bradley International Airport (BDL)
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS)
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX)
Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT)
Raleigh / Durham International Airport (RDU)
Tampa International Airport (TPA)
Washington Reagan International Airport (DCA)

US Airways Cooperative partner

Another dominant in the Caribbean established GoCaribbean Network. Other partners include: Aviation giant, Hawaii Airlines First, Italy, Royal Jordanian Air (Air One), virgin the Atlantic airlines, EVA .

US Airways The formal merger

American Airlines and U.S. Airways announced that 9 have completed their long-awaited merger, set to become the world's largest airline. Analysts said that this marks the end of the United States or large aircraft carriers in recent years with the tide.
The newly merged airline called American Airlines Group, will provide about 6700 daily flights to more than and 330 destinations, navigable areas in more than and 50 countries around the world. After the merger of the new airline employees worldwide will be more than 100 thousand people.
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said that the two companies merger will not lead to price increases, because only a small part of the two airlines overlap.