Tracing its origins to the All American Aviation Inc, which was established in the year 1939, US Airways has been through its share of mergers and rebranding processes before the Avatar it dons today. Presently, the airline has a range of aircrafts, ranging from the deHavilland Dash-8, which can accommodate up to 50 passengers at a time, to the huge Airbus A330-300, which seats close to 300 passengers. Further, all US Airways flights have an in-schedule departure and arrival and they promise travellers a journey that is comfortable. The airline covers all the important cities of the United States of America and offers air fare that suits all pockets. Online booking is offered for all flights and travellers can take advantage of web check-in using internet. The US Airways is appreciated for offering comfortable seats, extra legroom, special meals, an incredible wine selection and Wi-Fi. Travellers with children can take a sign of relief, as there is plenty of entertainment on-board, including movies and television shows. Air tickets can be purchased quite easily using online booking facility. Using the mobile application designed for US Airways travellers can get all the updates about flight and on-going offers. less... more
Destination & Services
The US Airways flights offer a comprehensive flight schedule within the United States of America and a plenty of other global destinations that the airline has in its network. From Calgary and Vancouver in Canada, to Milan, Rome and Venice in Italy, the airline covers many destinations all over the world. Travellers can avail air tickets for different destinations that include Anchorage, Santa Ana, Hartford, Kona and Reno. Moreover, there are plenty of flights to other prominent cities such as Las Vegas, New York City, Washington DC and Seattle. The route map of US Airways covers some of popular destinations of the world that include San Juan in Puerto Rico, Barcelona and Madrid in Spain, Zurich in Switzerland, Saint Croix and Saint Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Given that the air fare on US Airways is quite affordable, the airline has managed to garner a base of satisfied passengers, who have now become a part of their loyalty programmes. Simplifying the complex ticketing procure is the online booking facility with the help of which travellers can book air tickets from the convenience of their homes. Frequent travellers can enjoy several benefits provided by the airline, such as Dividend Miles program. Less... more
US Airways has one of the largest fleets of aircraft in the world comprises of aircraft from Airbus, Boeing and Embraer families. Currently US Airway's fleet has 345 aircraft that include Airbus A319-100 (93), Airbus A320-200 (72), Airbus A321-200 (51), Airbus A330-200 (7), Airbus A330-300 (9), Boeing 737-300 (24), Boeing 737-400 (40), Boeing 757-200 (24), Boeing 767-200ER (10) and Embraer E190 (15). US Airways has placed order for 132 aircraft from Airbus, Boeing and Embraer to expand its fleet size.
US Airways baggage policy states that the maximum permissible weight per bag (check-in luggage) should not exceed 50 pounds. Also no more than 9 bags are allowed per person. As per the US Airways cabin baggage rules only one cabin bag is allowed, the weight of which shouldn't exceed 18 kgs, in addition to a personal item such as a laptop or a briefcase. Also, passengers coming in from Brazil will be allowed to carry along 70 pounds of check-in baggage. Everything in excess, be it luggage dimensions or size, will be allowed on board but on an extra charge, the details of which are clearly laid down in the US Airways baggage rules.
Awards & Recognition
Over the years US Airways has won many aviation awards for world class facilities and reliable service. US Airways has been rewarded with almost all international awards and special recognition that has helped the airline to make its credibility among global air travellers.
US Airways History
The history of US Airways dates back to All America Aviation Company which was established in 1939 by du Pont Family brothers and CEO Steven Gardner. Initially the airline its services as airmail carrier and was renamed All American Airways in 1949 when it begun passenger service. In 1953 the company was renamed Allegheny Airlines, and after many changes in the name such as Lake Central Airlines (1968) and Mohawk Airlines (1972) got its current name US Airways in 1979. US Airways purchase San Diego based Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) and Winston-Salem, and North Carolina-based Piedmont Airlines in 1989, and eventually became a major airline company. US Airways also suffered biggest financial woes post 9/11 and opted to go for a merger with America West Airlines in 2005 to overcome the dismal condition.