US Airways

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US Airways
US Airways Logo.svg
IATA
US
ICAO
AWE
Callsign
CACTUS
Founded 1937 (as All American Aviation)
Commenced operations 1996 (as US Airways)
Hubs
Frequent-flyer program Dividend Miles
Airport lounge US Airways Club
Alliance Star Alliance
Subsidiaries
Fleet size 348 (Mainline), 285 (Express)
Destinations 198
Company slogan Fly With US
Parent company US Airways Group
Headquarters Tempe, Arizona, USA
Key people
Website usairways.com

US Airways, Inc. is a airline[2][3][4][5] that is owned by US Airways Group, Inc. and is the sixth largest airline in the United States. Its headquarters are in Tempe, Arizona. US Airways owns 357 large jet aircraft and 329 smaller planes that fly to 240 places in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, Hawaii, and Europe. In May 2008, US Airways had 36,632 people working for them in the world and flew 3,512 flights each day. The US in US Airways does not stand for United States, though it is an example of it.

US Airways runs many flights from Charlotte, North Carolina, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and Phoenix, Arizona. US Airways also runs smaller numbers of flights from Washington, DC, Las Vegas, Nevada, New York, New York, and Boston, Massachusetts.[6]

The airline also runs the US Airways Shuttle, a brand which operates frequent flights between cities in the northeast part of the United States. Other companies operate short flights for US Airways, which are called US Airways Express.

In 2005, US Airways combined with America West Airlines, but they kept the US Airways name.[2][3][5]

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