Cliff By: Cliff

US Airways

US Airways, Inc., an operating unit of US Airways Group, is the fifth largest airline in the United States. A member of the Star Alliance, it has a fleet of 353 mainline jet aircraft and 319 regional jet and turbo-prop aircraft connecting 200 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean, Hawaii, and Europe. As of December 2008, US Airways employs 33,765 people worldwide and operates 3,130 daily flights (1,312 US Airways Mainline, 1,818 US Airways Express as of December 2008). The airline merged with America West Airlines in 2005 and the combined airline retained the US Airways name.


US Airways operates hubs in Charlotte, Philadelphia and Phoenix. US Airways also maintains focus city operations at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Washington, DC, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, LaGuardia Airport in New York, and Logan International Airport in Boston.


The airline operates the US Airways Shuttle, a US Airways brand which provides hourly service between key Northeastern markets. Regional airline service is branded as US Airways Express, operated by contract and subsidiary airline companies.

  • Jorge Elías 6y

    I like airplanes a lot. I could live on them all the time. And is this the one that fled over NY buildings 2 days ago? Thanks for sharing the pictures an the comments.
  • Randall Pinkston 5y

    I've added this photo to the Test Your Airline Knowledge quiz at

    Thanks for sharing your photo!
  • xin tian 4y

    no bad
  • Aviation Commons 2y

    Hi Cliff, do you remember which airport this photo was taken at?
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Taken on April 29, 2009
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