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  US Airways - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
US Airways is an airline based in Tempe, Arizona, owned by US Airways Group, Inc. Currently the seventh largest airline in the United States, the US Airways half of the operation has a fleet of 258 aircraft and serves 176 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe.
On September 16, 2005, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia approved US Airways' Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization, clearing the way for the merger to be closed on September 27, 2005, in conjunction with US Airways Group's emergence from bankruptcy.
US Airways' routes are heavily concentrated in the eastern United States and Caribbean, with a number of routes to Europe and several destinations on the west coast.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_Airways   (2286 words)

 United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A satellite composite image of the contiguous U.S. Deciduous vegetation and grasslands prevail in the east, transitioning to prairies, boreal forests, and the Rockies in the west, and deserts in the southwest.
The contiguous U.S. is bounded by the North Atlantic Ocean to the east, the North Pacific Ocean to the west, Canada to the north, and Mexico to the south.
The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution explicitly forbids the establishment of religion by the government or restrictions on the freedom of religious expression, and the Supreme Court has held up what is called the rule of separation of church and state.
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 Aviation News(Blog)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
US Airways Group’s first quarter 2006 results include a $90 million gain associated with the forgiveness by Airbus of a Company loan, which represents the return of certain aircraft deposits previously paid to Airbus as restructuring fees in conjunction with the merger.
US Airways initially proposed a retention plan worth up to $55 million if all officers, managers and salaried workers were to remain in place until they lost their jobs, which the company said was a worst-case scenario that would not occur.
US Airways is asking a bankruptcy court to allow it to pay as much as $55 million to executives and other white-collar workers to encourage them to stay with the company, the airline said in a court filing late Monday.
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 Dire Prediction for US Airways
US Airways emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection roughly in March 2003, boasting that it had taken "impossible steps" in cutting costs.
US Airways, which has already cancelled employees' pension plan and won billions of dollars in pay cuts, insists it needs another $800 million in concessions to avoid bankruptcy protection.
But saving US Airways might not be worth the trouble for the company's creditors and debtholders -- one of which is the U.S. government, which granted the carrier a $900 million loan guarantee after the World Trade Center attacks.
www.thestreet.com /_tsclsii/markets/ericgillin/10178221.html   (351 words)

 US Airways Reports a Loss of $261 Million - New York Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
US Airways is integrating operations of the two airlines over about two years, and expects to generate about $600 million a year from cost savings and higher revenue.
US Airways' yield, or average fare per mile, rose to 12.43 cents, from 9.34 cents a year ago at America West and 11.91 cents at the old US Airways.
US Airways was able to raise fares in the quarter as industry capacity declined and demand from leisure travelers rose, said J. Scott Kirby, executive vice president for sales and marketing.
www.nytimes.com /2006/02/22/business/22fly.html?ex=1298264400&en=943a0c88ab83d7a2&ei=5090&partner=rssuserland&emc=rss   (401 words)

 FindLaw for Legal Professionals - Case Law, Federal and State Resources, Forms, and Code
US Airways refused his request to accommodate his disability by allowing him to remain in the mailroom, and he lost his job.
Neither US Airways' position--that no accommodation violating a seniority system's rules is reasonable--nor Barnett's position--that "reasonable accommodation" authorizes a court to consider only the requested accommodation's ability to meet an individual's disability-related needs--is a proper interpretation of the Act.
US Airways' claim that a seniority system virtually always trumps a conflicting accommodation demand rests primarily upon its view of how the Act treats workplace "preferences." Insofar as a requested accommodation violates a disability-neutral workplace rule, such as a seniority rule, it grants the employee with a disability treatment that other workers could not receive.
caselaw.lp.findlaw.com /cgi-bin/getcase.pl?court=US&navby=case&vol=000&invol=00-1250   (9131 words)

 US Airways Express - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Additionally, US Airways itself operates regional flights under this name through its MidAtlantic Airways division and through US Airways Group's wholly-owned subsidiaries PSA Airlines and Piedmont Airlines.
US Airways Express can trace its beginnings to 1967, when Henson Airlines began operating as Allegheny Commuter for Allegheny Airlines, predecessor to US Airways.
Pacific Southwest Airlines and Piedmont were both major carriers that merged with USAir, which became US Airways, and the corporate names were retained to protect their trademarks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_Airways_Express   (346 words)

 Boston.com / Business / US Airways seeks order to prohibit walkouts
US Airways Group Inc. will seek a court injunction to prohibit a strike by disaffected unions that have threatened a walkout if a bankruptcy judge grants the airline's request to cancel their labor contracts.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- US Airways Group Inc. will seek a court injunction to prohibit a strike by disaffected unions that have threatened a walkout if a bankruptcy judge grants the airline's request to cancel their labor contracts.
Teddy Xidas, president-elect of the US Airways unit of the flight attendants' union, said the threat of a strike is "real and.
www.boston.com /business/globe/articles/2004/12/03/us_airways_seeks_order_to_prohibit_walkouts   (593 words)

 US Airways warns it may close   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
US Airways, seeking $38 million per month in temporary labor concessions, faces the "high probability" of liquidation by mid-February 2005 if the cuts are not approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
US Airways disclosed Friday night that it is negotiating with the federal Air Transportation Stabilization Board, backer of the loan, to extend the use of cash beyond mid-October, and that such an extension is more likely if US Airways can demonstrate an ability to emerge from its Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and avoid liquidation.
US Airways also promised the court that it would make some non-labor cuts in the coming months, including $5 million a month in temporary concessions and a reduction in management and administrative positions over the next 30 days.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04270/385706.stm   (507 words)

 Airlines struggle to recover from holiday woes - U.S. Business - MSNBC.com
US Airways was recovering from what its chief executive called an “operational meltdown,” with its planes flying out of Philadelphia International Airport at a near-normal pace Monday.
Hundreds of US Airways flights were canceled from Friday to Sunday, the result of severe weather Thursday and large numbers of baggage handlers, ramp workers and flight attendants calling in sick.
US Airways, which is operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, approved a new contract with its reservations and gate agents Thursday that slashed pay by 13 percent.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6754453   (709 words)

 US Air seeks Chapter 11 protection, continues operating - Aug. 11, 2002
US Airways was in financial trouble before Sept. 11 and took a harder financial hit from the attack than other major carriers.
US Airways has been in the process of negotiating lower wage agreements with its unions, and had already won concessions from the pilots and flight attendants.
US Airways says it expects the court-supervised restructuring will be accomplished on a "fast track" basis, and that it will emerge from Chapter 11 protection in the first quarter of 2003.
money.cnn.com /2002/08/11/news/companies/usair   (1446 words)

 US Airways - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Recently, US Airways said that it would create a new global hub at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
US Airways operates to destinations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean, and Europe.
US Airways flies a fleet of A319, A320, A321, A330, Boeing 737-300, Boeing 737-400 and Boeing 757-200 aircraft.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /US_Airways   (273 words)

 USATODAY.com - America West, US Airways merger goes for a tight fit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The company that evolved into US Airways was formed in 1939, and because of layoffs and retirements in the past five years, nearly all of its remaining workers have more than 25 years seniority.
US Airways and America West acknowledged in April that they were discussing a merger.
US Airways is mainly in the East, with major operations at Washington, D.C., and Philadelphia.
www.usatoday.com /money/biztravel/2005-05-19-merger_x.htm   (1834 words)

 US Airways: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
US Airways is an airline based in Arlington, EHandler: no quick summary.
Us airways express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for us airways from smaller markets in the united states,...
Adria airways is the flag carrier of slovenia and a regional member of the star alliance....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/u/us/us_airways1.htm   (2939 words)

 US-Airways-Bankruptcy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
US Airways thought it had corrected its problems in the first bankruptcy, but it failed to anticipate rising fuel costs and rapidly increasing competition from low-cost carriers like Southwest Airlines, which began flying out of US Airways' hub in Philadelphia.
US Airways is one of four major U.S. carriers in bankruptcy protection, along with United Airlines, Delta and Northwest.
America West and US Airways believe their merger will be successful because US Airways - which just four years ago had the highest labour costs in the industry - now pays salaries equivalent to those at low-cost carriers like Jet Blue and America West.
www.cbc.ca /cp/business/050916/b091646.html   (389 words)

 US Airways' Siegel bails out - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
The pension fund, which controls 37 percent of US Airways stock, out-bid another investment group that had Siegel's support to become the airline's financial backer when it was in bankruptcy.
US Airways is expected to have a roughly $197 million loss for the three months ended March 31, an industry analyst said yesterday.
US Airways' first-quarter results were skewed by $1 billion in federal loan proceeds and other special gains.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/business/s_190208.html   (1321 words)

 US Airways planning more changes - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
US Airways officials are expected to discuss the restructuring plan today at the company's annual shareholders meeting near Montgomery, Ala.
US Airways is trying to slash operating costs from 10 cents a passenger mile flown, excluding fuel.
US Airways is modeling its route network on that of America West Airlines, Stephan said.
www.pittsburghlive.com /x/tribune-review/business/s_194739.html   (537 words)

 US Airways hub offer 'good sign' for county   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
US Airways said yesterday that it would maintain a hub in Pittsburgh for another year if Allegheny County and the Airport Authority allow the airline to operate under its current lease until then.
US Airways canceled its leases effective Jan. 5 at Pittsburgh airport moments before emerging from bankruptcy protection in March.
But unless county officials permit US Airways to postpone cancellation of the leases past Jan. 5, the airline could see a significant hike in the rent and fees it would have to pay at the airport.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/03305/236016.stm   (593 words)

 US Airways History
Additionally, US Airways opened a 65,000 square-foot, seven-gate addition at Boston's Logan International Airport, giving US Airways Shuttle passengers a dedicated ticketing counter, concessions, and a lower level arrivals area for deplaning passengers (http://www.usairways.com).
In 2003, US Airways began implementing a code-sharing agreement with United Airlines, which introduced customers of both airlines to more than 3,000 code-share flight segments (http://www.usairways.com).
Lastly, this year, US Airways launched service between Philadelphia and both Dublin and Shannon, Ireland, the airline's ninth and tenth European destinations (http://www.usairways.com).
www.erau.edu /research/BA590/USAIR/chapters/ch1.htm   (1688 words)

 CBC News: U.S. airline stocks hit hard by US Airways Chapter 11 filing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
US Airways stock was at 60 cents US in after-market trading Monday, down $1.85 US.
US Airways was hobbled by the effects of the Sept. 11 attacks.
US Airways — with 340 planes and 40,000 employees — is the seventh-largest airline in the United States and the 14th largest in the world.
www.cbc.ca /stories/2002/08/12/usair020812   (372 words)

 US Airways Appeals To Workers For Help (washingtonpost.com)
Yesterday, US Airways said its flight operations were back to normal, although the carrier was still trying to clear out the backlog of misplaced luggage -- at one point it totaled more than 10,000 pieces -- and deliver them to their owners.
US Airways was one of two airlines that suffered a major service interruption last weekend.
US Airways said that in many cases it had already paid some passengers $50 for the first night they were without their baggage and $25 for the second night.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/articles/A32471-2004Dec28.html   (919 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | US Airways seeks bankruptcy order
US Airways has filed for bankruptcy protection after failing to get unions to sign up to a cost-cutting deal.
US Airways, based in Virginia, has been trying to turn itself into a viable competitor for low-cost carriers.
It was one of the quickest to deal with the dire straits in which the aviation industry found itself after the 9/11 attacks in 2001.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/business/3649436.stm   (220 words)

 Passenger Opinions about US Airways
However they should be blamed for their failure to inform us that the flight was leaving 2 hours earlier than our tickets and itinerary stated - no-one from the airline had even considered to contact us and tell us, despite them being in possession of my husband's e-mail address and cellphone number.
I don't blame US Air for the bad weather at Philadelphia but their inability to provide a complimentary beverage on a flight delayed for so long at Houston was petty and mean in my opinion.
For example - US Airways provided snack boxes to those waiting in line, but at no time made an announcement regarding this; plastic food containers were just brought out and stacked on the counter, resulting in the inevitable rush to grab snack boxes and more confusion.
www.airlinequality.com /Forum/us_air.htm   (4488 words)

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