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PEOPLExpress to start Charleston, WV-Orlando flights

PEOPLExpress 737-400 (Nose)(PEOPLExpress)(LRW)

PEOPLExpress Airlines (2nd) (Newport News/Williamsburg) today announced new, nonstop service between Charleston’s Yeager Airport and Orlando International Airport effective on October 16.

Service between Charleston and Orlando will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays with Boeing 737-400 aircraft operated by Vision Airlines.

Charleston is the first destination to be added outside the PEOPLExpress base at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport.

PEOPLExpress launched service June 30 to Newark, N.J., Boston and Pittsburgh from Newport News and has since added West Palm Beach, Florida, Atlanta, New Orleans and St. Petersburg/Clearwater, Florida.

Copyright Photo: PEOPLExpress Airlines.

PEOPLExpress Life is Short

 

US Airways to add three new routes from Philadelphia

American Airlines (Dallas/Fort Worth) and US Airways (Phoenix) have announced the addition of new regional service in June from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Yeager Airport (CRW) in Charleston, West Virginia, Blue Grass Airport (LEX) in Lexington, Kentucky, and Memphis International Airport (MEM) in Memphis, Tennessee, adding three new routes to the airline’s network.

Following the launch of the new service, American Airlines and US Airways will serve 127 destinations in 25 countries from Philadelphia.

US Airways Express service between Philadelphia and Charleston will be operated once daily (except Saturday) by regional partner Piedmont Airlines with a Bombardier DHC-8 aircraft.

US Airways Express service between Philadelphia and Lexington will be operated three times per day by regional partner Air Wisconsin with a Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft.

US Airways Express service between Philadelphia and Memphis will also be operated three times per day by regional partner Air Wisconsin with a Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft.

Copyright Photo: Brian McDonough/AirlinersGallery.com. Piedmont Airlines’ Bombardier DHC-8-102 N936HA (msn 145) approaches Washington’s Reagan National Airport for landing.

US Airways Express-Piedmont Airlines (2nd): AG Slide Show

US Airways Express-Air Wisconsin: AG Slide Show