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Articles tagged “us airways”

U.S. Airline Profits Surge to Record Levels As Fees Increase

U.S. Airline Profits Surge to Record Levels As Fees Increase

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Now that airlines are reporting major profit, it's time for them to reward flyers with a better onboard experience and more route options.

7 months ago

Skift Business Traveler: US Airways Takes a Farewell Lap

Skift Business Traveler: US Airways Takes a Farewell Lap

Grant Martin, Skift

1 year ago

Smooth Sailing For American Airlines – US Airways System Cutover This Weekend

Smooth Sailing For American Airlines – US Airways System Cutover This Weekend

Grant Martin, Skift

The American and US Airways system cutover went curiously well this weekend - but will it hold?

1 year ago

This Weekend Will Test American Air’s Technical Merger With US Airways

This Weekend Will Test American Air’s Technical Merger With US Airways

Mary Schlangenstein and Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

You know American's leadership has been saying "Let's not pull a Smisek" to the IT team for the last year. Let's hope it sunk in.

1 year ago

Last US Airways Flight Ever Leaves Philadelphia Today

Last US Airways Flight Ever Leaves Philadelphia Today

Associated Press

The long and drawn out death of the US Airways brand after its acquisition of American Airlines only served to highlight the decline of its product in the years leading up to the merger.

1 year ago

Expedia and American Airlines Break Through Four Years of Dysfunction

Expedia and American Airlines Break Through Four Years of Dysfunction

Dennis Schaal, Skift

We haven't seen the contract but can assure you this: Expedia gave some ground to American Airlines Group. Otherwise Expedia Inc. sites would not be getting access to American's and US Airways' ancillary services or be able to ink the deal to provide hotel inventory to AA.com.

1 year ago

US Airways to Skip Birth-City Pittsburgh For Final Flight

US Airways to Skip Birth-City Pittsburgh For Final Flight

Associated Press

The hubbub is about US Airways dissing Pittsburgh, its birthplace, by not stopping there on its ceremonial final flight on Oct. 16. American Airlines says it will skip Pittsburgh because it isn't an American Airlines Group hub.

1 year ago

American Hires Nearly 2,000 Reservation Workers to Avoid Merger Complication Nightmare

American Hires Nearly 2,000 Reservation Workers to Avoid Merger Complication Nightmare

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

American officials have done a lot of studying and have a lot of experience in reservations' system migrations, often the toughest part in merging two airlines together. Let's hope they are capable students.

1 year ago

Last US Airways Flight Expected to Land This October

Last US Airways Flight Expected to Land This October

David Koenig, Associated Press

Will any consumers be sad to see this tired brand go bye-bye?

1 year ago

American Airlines Halfway Through Replacing Iconic Design With New Branding

American Airlines Halfway Through Replacing Iconic Design With New Branding

Associated Press

We don't care about the US Air planes, but we're going to miss the old AA look.

1 year ago

Skift Business Traveler: Can American and US Airways Avoid the Merger Blues?

Skift Business Traveler: Can American and US Airways Avoid the Merger Blues?

Grant Martin, Skift

2 years ago

American Airlines Getting Ready to Kill US Airways Brand in July

American Airlines Getting Ready to Kill US Airways Brand in July

David Koenig, Associated Press

Considering the last few years of the US Air product, we doubt that too many people are upset about this.

2 years ago