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HENSON AVIATION, INC., CHANGES NAME

 SALISBURY, Md., June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of Henson Aviation, Inc., recently voted to change the name of that corporation, a USAir Group (NYSE: U) subsidiary, to Piedmont Airlines, Inc.
 "This reflects a desire by the USAir family of companies to preserve the use of the Piedmont name, which has had a long and illustrious history," said Dick Henson, chairman and founder of Henson Aviation, Inc. "Henson Aviation was formerly the `Piedmont Regional Airline' and our current service area is geographically positioned in many areas served by the former Piedmont Airlines."
 John Leonard, Henson's president and CEO, emphasized that the name change will not affect passenger service or flight schedules and that the newly named company will continue to operate as a USAir Express carrier. As an example, logos on the aircraft will continue to say USAir Express.
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