US Airways Brings Lower Fares to Pennsylvania

11 Jan 2007 [08:09h]     Bookmark and Share


Airline Releases Another Round of Fare Reductions to 75 Markets To/From Harrisburg, Pa.

TEMPE – US Airways (NYSE: LCC) sets off another round of its popular fare reductions by lowering fares in Harrisburg, Pa. Customers will see walkup fares reduced by up to 56 percent, and advance purchase fares are down by as much as 42 percent to 75 markets.

This latest round of price cuts is part of a fare reduction program that began last year. Destinations seeing significant reductions to/from Harrisburg, Pa. include Charlotte, N.C. and Los Angeles with walkup fares reduced 50 and 24 percent respectively. Leisure travelers to/from Harrisburg, Pa. will see great fares as well: Nonstop fares to Boston are being lowered as much as 42 percent and Pittsburgh sees an advance purchase reduction of 14 percent. For complete details, please refer to the chart below.

Fares are available immediately and can be booked at, by calling 800-428-4322 or through a travel agent.

„The fare reductions we set in place in 2006 received an overwhelmingly positive response from our customers and a positive revenue impact for the airline,“ said Travis Christ, vice president, sales and marketing for US Airways. „2007 is no different; we’ll continue to reduce fares across even more of our network. We are pleased to offer the people of Harrisburg these reduced fares.“


With this wave of fare reductions, US Airways has dramatically lowered prices in more than 1,000 markets. Below is a sample of 30 markets that will see fare reductions to and from Harrisburg, Pa. The sample walkup fare below is based on a one-way purchase. The sample advance purchase fare is also based on a one-way purchase, and a roundtrip purchase is required.

    Harrisburg, Pa. to/from:

    * Fares are shown as one-way.  Roundtrip purchase required on advance
      purchase fares.

                       New Sample              New Sample Advance
                      Walkup Fare*  Reduction    Purchase Fare*      Reduction

    Pittsburgh            $142         56%            $98               14%
    Memphis, Tenn.        $340         51%           $190                8%
                                                                     same low
    Charlotte, N.C.       $359         50%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Kansas City, Mo.      $341         44%       same low fare         fare
    Columbus, Ohio        $201         41%           $126               22%
    Huntsville, Ala.      $256         37%           $156               16%
    Greensboro. N.C.      $269         37%           $169               20%
    Boston                $244         34%           $119               42%
    Phoenix               $422         34%           $223                9%
    Manchester, N.H.      $184         32%           $134               30%
     Springfield, Conn.   $278         32%           $128               42%
    Providence, R.I.      $184         31%           $134               27%
                                                                     same low
    Indianapolis, Ind.    $300         30%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Albuquerque, N.M.     $499         30%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Louisville, Ky.       $300         30%       same low fare         fare
    Birmingham, Ala.      $305         29%           $180               20%
    Milwaukee, Wis.       $319         26%           $169               11%
                                                                     same low
    Denver, Colo.         $419         26%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Nashville, Tenn.      $321         26%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Raleigh-Durham, N.C.  $309         25%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Myrtle Beach, S.C.    $426         25%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    San Francisco         $429         25%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Las Vegas             $429         25%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Los Angeles           $424         24%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Norfolk, Va.          $289         24%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Buffalo, N.Y.         $294         23%       same low fare         fare
     (Intercontinental)   $285         19%           $210                7%
                                                                     same low
    Long Island, N.Y.     $344         18%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    Atlanta, Ga.          $324         16%       same low fare         fare
                                                                     same low
    New York (LaGuardia)  $352         15%       same low fare         fare

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(R).

*Terms and Conditions: Sample walk-up fares based on one-way purchase. Sample advance purchase fares are also one-way, and may require roundtrip air travel. 21-day advance purchase and up to 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 $3.40 per segment, Passenger Facility Charges of $4.50 to $18.00 per passenger, and the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per segment. A segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights. Fares shown are valid for purchases made at Tickets purchased through US Airways telephone reservations are $5 higher. Tickets purchased at US Airways airports or city ticket offices are $10 higher.

US Airways is the fifth largest domestic airline employing nearly 35,000 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. The new US Airways — the product of a merger between America West and US Airways in September 2005 — is a member of the 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 (LCCG).


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