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US Airways Offers Bostonians More Ways to Escape to the Caribbean This Winter and Spring
Beginning January 2, 2009, US Airways (NYSE:LCC) will offer Boston customers more non-stop ways to escape Old Man Winter and plan for Spring Break to eight fun-in-the-sun destinations in Mexico and the Caribbean. Totaling 75 average weekly departures through March 2009, US Airways will have more average weekly departures to Mexico and the Caribbean than any other carrier. With this expanded flying, the airline will have the most daily departures at Boston Logan serving 25 destinations.
Exact flight schedules for these eight destinations vary and customers should go to usairways.com to view flight times and book their travel.
Senior Vice President East Coast, International and Cargo Operations Suzanne Boda said, "We're excited to expand our nonstop offerings from Boston. In addition to these eight nonstop destinations, customers have easy access to twelve additional Caribbean and Latin American hot spots through one-stop connections at Philadelphia or Charlotte. Also, deals at some of the best resorts in the islands are available with air and hotel packages through US Airways Vacations."
US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operates approximately 3,200 flights per day and serves 200 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. The airline employs more than 34,000 aviation professionals worldwide and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers our customers 18,000 daily flights to 965 destinations in 162 countries worldwide. In the first eight months of 2008, US Airways ranked first in on-time performance among the ten largest U.S. carriers according to the Department of Transportation's Air Travel Consumer Report. And for the tenth consecutive year, the airline received a Diamond Award for maintenance training excellence from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for its Charlotte, North Carolina hub line maintenance facility. For more company information, visit usairways.com. (LCCG)
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