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User currently offlineA330323X From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 3039 posts, RR: 40
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US Airways Inks New Codeshare Agreement with Swiss International Air Lines

Fellow Star Alliance Member Carrier to Link US Airways Passengers to 10 European Destinations Though Its Zurich Hub

TEMPE, Ariz., Apr 18, 2008 -- US Airways' (NYSE: LCC) customers traveling on the airline's popular nonstop flight from its international gateway hub at Philadelphia International Airport to Zurich, Switzerland will now be able to enjoy convenient connections to 10 European destinations through a codeshare agreement with Swiss International Air Lines (LX). SWISS customers will also benefit from the agreement with the LX code being added to US Airways' Philadelphia-Zurich route. These codeshared routes go on sale April 19, 2008 for travel April 28, 2008 and beyond.

The 10 codeshared routes available through Zurich are as follows:

-- Geneva, Switzerland (GVA)
-- Nice, France (NCE)
-- Athens, Greece (ATH)
-- Vienna, Austria (VIE)
-- Dusseldorf, Germany (DUS)
-- Hanover, Germany (HAJ)
-- Nuremberg, Germany (NUE)
-- Stuttgart, Germany (STR)
-- Luxembourg (LUX)
-- Bucharest, Romania (OTP)

"We're delighted to offer our customer's flying from Philadelphia to Zurich greater access to Europe through our new codeshare relationship with SWISS. Our Zurich-bound customer's now have connections to 10 European cities in seven countries across Europe. We also welcome SWISS customers on our Philadelphia-Zurich route giving them another U.S. gateway destination," said Andrew Nocella, US Airways' senior vice president, schedule, planning and alliances.

"We are pleased about our new codeshare agreement with US Airways. Our commitment to offering the best possible service to Europe from the U.S. remains a priority focus, and we welcome the opportunity to serve Philadelphia area customers with our renowned Swiss hospitality destined to make them feel right at home," said Annette Reantragoon, SWISS General Manager USA.

About Swiss International Air Lines Ltd.

Swiss International Air Lines Ltd., is the national carrier of Switzerland with a fleet of 75 aircraft serving 76 worldwide destinations from its home hub in Zurich, and from Basel and Geneva international airports. SWISS offers SWISS First, SWISS Business and SWISS Economy class services. From North America, there is convenient service to Switzerland from Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Montreal, Newark and New York. All long-haul flights from North America connect to other destinations through Zurich and Geneva. SWISS is part of the Lufthansa Group and a member of the global Star Alliance. For more information about SWISS and to book a flight, click onto www.swiss.com.

About US Airways

US Airways is the fifth largest domestic airline employing more than 36,000 aviation professionals worldwide. US Airways, US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express operate approximately 3,800 flights per day and serve more than 230 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. US Airways is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers our customers 17,000 daily flights to 897 destinations in 160 countries worldwide. This press release and additional information on US Airways can be found at www.usairways.com.

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User currently offlineA330323X From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 3039 posts, RR: 40
Reply 1, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2493 times:

US Airways now codeshares with Star Alliance partners Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, bmi, Lufthansa, SWISS, Singapore Airlines, Spanair, TAP Portugal, and United; GoCaribbean Network partners Bahamasair and WINAIR; and other codeshare partners Air One, EVA Air, Hawaiian Airlines, Royal Jordanian, and Virgin Atlantic.

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User currently offlineZRH From Switzerland, joined Nov 1999, 5601 posts, RR: 32
Reply 2, posted (8 years 1 month 1 week 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 2482 times:

Here is the SWISS press release:

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