Saturday, February 02, 2008

US Airways Races into Daytona Beach with the Start of New Daily Service from Its Charlotte, N.C. Hub

TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Just in time for the 50th running of the Daytona 500, US Airways (NYSE: LCC) begins new, daily service today between Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB) and its hub at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT). The inaugural flight will depart DAB at 8:30 a.m. and arrive at CLT at 10:15 a.m. US Airways Express carrier Republic Airlines will operate the route with 86-seat Embraer 175 regional jet aircraft.

“US Airways customers can now fly to 13 destinations in the Sunshine State and customers from Daytona Beach are able to conveniently connect through Charlotte to 121 non-stop domestic and international destinations,” said Andrew Nocella, US Airways Senior Vice President, Schedule Planning and Alliances.

Dennis McGee, Director of Aviation for Daytona Beach International Airport, said, “We are pleased to welcome US Airways back to Daytona Beach and look forward to a successful partnership for many years to come.”

The flight schedule is as follows:

Charlotte - Daytona Beach
Daytona Beach - Charlotte

Flight Departure Arrival Flight Departure Arrival
3115 10:00 a.m. 11:45 a.m. 3114 8:30 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
3117 3:00 p.m. 4:45 p.m. 3116 12:30 p.m. 2:15 p.m.
3119 8:00 p.m. 9:45 p.m. 3118 5:30 p.m. 7:15 p.m.

Customers may book their flights at, by calling 800-428-4322 or through a travel agent.

US Airways is the fifth largest domestic airline employing more than 36,000 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. US Airways is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers our customers 17,000 daily flights to 897 destinations in 160 countries worldwide. This press release and additional information on US Airways can be found at

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