USAIR EXPRESS TO INAUGURATE NONSTOP SERVICE FROM CHARLOTTE TO EVANSVILLE, IND.
USAIR EXPRESS TO INAUGURATE NONSTOP SERVICE FROM CHARLOTTE TO EVANSVILLE, IND. CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- USAir Express will inaugurate new nonstop service from Charlotte to Evansville, Ind., and from Charlotte to Shenandoah Valley, Va., on June 1. Two USAir Express daily roundtrips to Evansville will be operated by CCAIR, Inc., of Charlotte, using 37-passenger Boeing DeHavilland DASH-8 prop-jet aircraft. Two new USAir Express roundtrips to Shenandoah Valley will be operated by CCAIR with 19-passenger Jetstream 31 prop-jet aircraft. "These new markets from Charlotte will offer USAir Express travelers new flight opportunities," said CCAIR President and CEO Ken Gann. "Evansville will become the most westerly destination served by CCAIR, showing the strong development of our route network and the growth of the USAir Express system." Gann emphasized that the DASH-8 aircraft used on the Evansville service is "the newest, most modern aircraft in the CCAIR fleet. It features state-of-the-art avionics and navigation equipment as well as a traffic alert and collision avoidance system." Gann noted that the aircraft offers passengers the comfort of a "stand-up cabin, overhead storage bins, two-by-two seating on both sides of the center aisle, front galley and lavatory." Crew members include a captain, first officer and flight attendant. New USAir Express flights will depart Charlotte for Evansville at 3:50 p.m. and 8:15 p.m., arriving Evansville at 4:45 p.m. and 9:10 p.m. Flights will depart Evansville at 6:25 a.m. and 6:15 p.m., arriving Charlotte at 9:15 a.m. and 9:05 p.m. (Flight times reflect time zone differences). USAir Express flights to Shenandoah Valley will depart Charlotte at 8:30 a.m. and 3:50 p.m., arriving Shenandoah Valley at 9:50 a.m. and 5:10 p.m. Flights from Shenandoah Valley will depart for Charlotte at 10:20 a.m. and 2:55 p.m., arriving Charlotte at 11:40 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. On June 1, CCAIR will also add two daily roundtrips from Charlotte to Montgomery, Ala., supplementing the two USAir jet daily roundtrips in this market. -0- 5/6/92 /CONTACT: Ken Gann, president and CEO, CCAIR, 704-359-8990/ (U) CO: USAir ST: North Carolina, Indiana IN: AIR SU: PDT
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