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Company Watch - US Airways.

Jan 8, 2007

US Airways Beefs Up Delta Bid Team. US Airways on Monday bolstered the financial muscle behind its hostile bid for bankrupt Delta Air Lines, adding Morgan Stanley as a lead financial backer alongside Citigroup. Jan 8, 2007

US Airways yesterday announced a long-haul expansion from its Philadelphia hub that Chairman and CEO Doug Parker said "demonstrate[s] our commitment to our international growth prospects." Subject to foreign regulatory approval, US will start 767 service to Athens on May 25, 757 flights to Brussels on June 1 and 767 flights to Zurich on June 8. All services will be daily. Athens flights end Oct. 6, with the remaining routes operating year-round. Next summer US will offer 22 daily flights to 19 European cities in 12 countries. Jan 4, 2007

US Airways took delivery of two Embraer E-190s yesterday at a ceremony in Charlotte. They are scheduled to enter service Feb. 11 and will be based in Philadelphia. US has placed firm orders for 25 of the type. Jan 5, 2007 Editor: Aram Gesar, eMail: edit@AirGuideOnline.com

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