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USAirways Cuts Local Fares To 17 Cities From CLT

Thu Oct 26, 2006 4:46 am

Courtesy: Charlotte Business Journal

USAirways Cuts Local Fares To 17 Cities From CLT

http://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte.../daily27.html?b=1161576000^1365672
 
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RE: USAirways Cuts Local Fares To 17 Cities From CLT

Thu Oct 26, 2006 6:10 am

Press Release Source: US Airways

While Temperatures Drop, US Airways Announces Hot New Fares
Wednesday October 25, 8:00 am ET

Airline Releases Another Heat Wave of Fare Reductions Up to 69 Percent in 39 Cities Including Its Hubs in Charlotte, N.C., Phoenix and Philadelphia as Well as Pittsburgh, New York-LaGuardia and Washington D.C.-National

TEMPE, Ariz., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Airways (NYSE: LCC - News) warms up the winter with fare reductions to 39 destinations on both the East and West Coast, as the airline continues the popular fare reductions it set in motion late last year. Passengers will see reductions in walkup fares up to 63 percent, and advance purchase fares up to 69 percent. Fares are available immediately and can be booked at www.usairways.com, by calling 800-428-4322 or through a travel agent.

"An overwhelmingly positive response from our customers and a positive revenue impact for the airline has prompted us to continue spreading our consumer-friendly pricing structure across even more of our network," said Tom Trenga, vice president, revenue management for US Airways. "US Airways is confirming its commitment to its customers by providing affordable fares from their local airports."

Walkup fare based on one-way purchase. Advance purchase sample fare requires roundtrip air travel. With this wave of fare reductions US Airways has dramatically lowered prices in over 225 markets this year. The current changes include the following markets:



Reduction
Reduction from
from New Previous
New Previous Sample Lowest
Sample Lowest Advance Advance
Walkup Walkup Purchase Purchase
Charlotte to/from: Fare* Fare* Fare* Fare*

*Walkup and Advance Purchase
fares are shown as one way.
Advance Purchase sample fare
requires roundtrip air travel.

Manchester, N.H. $264 63% $139 37%
Albany, N.Y. $264 63% $139 41%
Columbia, S.C. $224 60% $99 69%
Johnson City, Tenn. $264 59% $139 55%
Florence, S.C. $264 59% $139 51%
Norfolk, Va. $264 57% $139 48%
Knoxville, Tenn. $264 57% $139 52%
Wilmington, N.C. $264 56% $139 52%
Raleigh-Durham, N.C. $264 54% $139 47%
Charleston, S.C. $264 53% $139 46%
Montgomery, Ala. $264 50% $139 33%
Fayetteville, N.C. $264 50% $139 52%
Jacksonville, N.C. $264 50% $139 52%
Asheville, N.C. $224 47% $99 56%
Greenville, S.C. $224 45% $99 56%
Lynchburg, Va. $224 45% $99 56%
Roanoke, Va. $224 40% $99 49%

New York (LaGuardia) to/from:
Roanoke, Va. $264 54% $99 52%
Philadelphia, Pa. $264 31% $99 56%

Philadelphia to/from:
Binghamton, N.Y. $264 56% $139 53%
Baltimore, Md. $224 54% $99 63%
White Plains, N.Y. $224 54% $99 62%
Allentown, Pa $224 51% $99 51%
Williamsport, Pa $224 51% $99 52%
Elmira, N.Y. $264 48% $139 52%
Ithaca, N.Y. $224 39% $99 57%
Newport News, Va. $264 29% $139 45%
State College, Pa. $224 28% $99 52%
Salisbury, Md. $224 28% $99 52%
Newburgh, N.Y. $224 21% $99 36%

Pittsburgh to/from:
Columbus, Ohio $224 52% $99 62%
Erie, Pa. $224 20% $99 49%

Washington DC to/from:
Philadelphia, Pa. $224 40% $99 23%

Phoenix to/from:
Flagstaff, Ariz. $205 41% $80 63%
Tucson, Ariz. $205 39% $80 63%
Yuma, Ariz. $215 38% $90 62%


Part or all of the above service may be provided by US Airways Express carriers Air Midwest, Air Wisconsin, Chautauqua, Colgan, Mesa, Piedmont, PSA, Republic and Trans States. Part or all of the service may be operated by America West or United Airlines®.

*Terms and Conditions: Walkup fare based on one-way purchase. Advance purchase sample fare requires roundtrip air travel. 21-day advance purchase and a one-night minimum stay are required. Tickets are nonrefundable and permissible changes incur a $100 change fee and any applicable fare difference. Sample price does not include federal excise taxes of $3.30 per segment, Passenger Facility Charges of $4.50 to $18.00 per passenger, and the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per segment (up to $10 per itinerary). Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. A segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. Fares shown are valid for purchases made at usairways.com. Tickets purchased through US Airways telephone reservations are $5 higher. Tickets purchased at US Airways airports or city ticket offices are $10 higher. Advance Purchase Travel is not valid November 2006: 26, 27; December 2006: 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30; January 2007: 1, 2, 3, 7, 12; February 2007: 16, 18, 19, 23, 25; March 2007: 4, 9, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 30, 31; April 2007: 1, 5, 6, 7, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29; May 2007: 6, 11, 13, 17, 18, 20, 24, 25, 28, 29; June 2007: 1, 3, 7, 8, 10, 14, 15, 17, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30; July 2007: 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 29, 30.

US Airways and America West's recent merger creates the fifth largest domestic airline employing nearly 35,000 aviation professionals. 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 Star Alliance, which provides connections for our customers to 841 destinations in 157 countries worldwide. This press release and additional information on US Airways can be found at www.usairways.com. (LCCG)

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RE: USAirways Cuts Local Fares To 17 Cities From CLT

Thu Oct 26, 2006 6:16 am

I visit ELM every year. Does that mean I will $300 for a fare or it will $230 like i'm paying currently.

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