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US Airways to start Charlotte-Sao Paulo flights tomorrow

US Airways (Phoenix) tomorrow (June 8) will launch daily nonstop service to Sao Paulo, Brazil from its largest hub at Charlotte, North Carolina.  The new flight is US Airways’ second destination in South America and complements the airline’s existing nonstop service to Rio de Janeiro from Charlotte. US Airways will operate service to Brazil’s largest city on Boeing 767-200 aircraft with seating for 18 in Envoy, US Airways’ international business class, and 186 in the main cabin.

The flight schedule is as follows:

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) – Guarulhos-Sao Paulo Airport (GRU) Guarulhos-Sao Paulo Airport (GRU) – Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)**
Flight Departure Arrival Flight Departure Arrival
802 5:50 p.m. 4:30 a.m.* 803 8:25 a.m. 5:25 p.m.
*Flight arrives next day.**First day of operation for Sao Paulo-bound flight is June 9, 2013.

On March 4, US Airways filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the rights to operate daily, year-round service between Sao Paulo and the airline’s international gateway at Philadelphia. The proposed service would be the airline’s third daily flight to South America and would provide customers in 75 communities with easy one-stop access to Sao Paulo.

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman/AirlinersGallery.com. Boeing 767-2B7 ER N256AY (msn 26847) climbs away from the runway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

US Airways: AG Slide Show

In the current US Airways onboard magazine the airline pays tribute to its past with an article on its heritage logojets (Click on the Slide Show above to see all of the logojets):

US Airways Heritage Logojets (US Airways)

US Airways launches Charlotte-London Heathrow service today

US Airways (Phoenix) today (March 30) will begin daily, nonstop service between its largest hub in Charlotte, North Carolina and London’s preferred business airport, Heathrow. The daily flight will supplement the airline’s existing daily service between its international gateway in Philadelphia and Heathrow, and replaces its current service between Charlotte and London’s Gatwick airport, which ended yesterday.

US Airways will operate the service between Charlotte and London Heathrow with Airbus A330 aircraft that features Envoy, the airline’s international business class. Customers traveling in Envoy will experience the remarkably comfortable and private Envoy Suite equipped with an adjustable seat that reclines into a fully flat bed. The Envoy Suite also features personal in-flight entertainment and a 110-volt universal power outlet.

The flight schedule is as follows:

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) – London Heathrow Airport (LHR) London Heathrow Airport (LHR) – Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)
Flight Departure Arrival Flight Departure Arrival
730* 7:05 p.m. 8:05 a.m. 731** 10:05 a.m. 2:10 p.m.
 

* Flight arrives next day.

** First day of Charlotte-bound flight is March 31, 2013.

The flight will originate in Miami offering customers in South Florida convenient one-stop service to London via the airline’s Charlotte hub.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. Airbus A330-323X N275AY (msn 370) arrives at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport hub.

US Airways: AG Slide Show

US Airways to switch the Charlotte-London route to Heathrow Airport on March 30

US Airways (Phoenix) today announced that service between the airline’s largest hub in Charlotte, N.C. and London’s preferred business airport, Heathrow Airport, will start on March 30, 2013. The daily flight will supplement the airline’s existing daily service between its international gateway in Philadelphia and Heathrow and replace its current service between Charlotte and London’s Gatwick Airport, which ends on March 29.

US Airways will operate service between Charlotte and London Heathrow with Airbus A330-300 aircraft with seating for 28 in Envoy, the airline’s international business class, and 263 in the main cabin.

The flight schedule is as follows.

Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) – London Heathrow Airport (LHR) London Heathrow Airport (LHR) – Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT)
Flight Departure Arrival Flight Departure Arrival
730* 7:05 p.m. 8:05 a.m. 731** 10:05 a.m. 2:10 p.m.
* Flight arrives next day.

** First day of Charlotte-bound flight is March 31, 2013.

The flight will originate in Miami offering customers in South Florida one-stop service to London via the airline’s Charlotte hub.

US Airways recently announced the launch of new service between Charlotte and its second destination in Brazil, Sao Paulo, beginning on May 5, 2013.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Drum. Airbus A330-323X N277AY (msn 380) taxies to the runway at the Charlotte hub.

US Airways: AG Slide Show

US Airways to return seasonal service to Shannon, Ireland on May 22, 2013

US Airways (Phoenix) resumes daily nonstop service from its international gateway at Philadelphia to Shannon, Ireland on May 22, 2013 after a nearly four-year hiatus.  The airline will operate flights to Shannon on 176-seat dual-class Boeing 757-200 aircraft until September 3, 2013.  The seasonal service complements US Airways’ existing year-round daily service to Dublin, Ireland from Philadelphia and seasonal daily service from its hub in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The flight schedule is as follows:

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) – Shannon Airport (SNN)
Flight Departure Arrival
776 9:05 p.m. 8:40 a.m.*
Shannon Airport (SNN) – Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)
Flight Departure Arrival
777 11:35 a.m. 2:05 p.m.
*Flight arrives next day.

Copyright Photo: Jay Selman. Boeing 757-225 N924UW (msn 22204) taxies to the runway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

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