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USAIR EXPRESS TO REMAIN IN WORCESTER AND ENHANCE SERVICE WITH FOUR NEW FLIGHTS TO PHILADELPHIA TO BEGIN MAY 2

 WORCESTER, Mass., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- USAir Express will continue its four daily flights to New York's LaGuardia Airport and inaugurate four new flights to USAir's Philadelphia hub on May 2.
 "We are extremely pleased that we have come to an agreement to continue and enhance USAir Express service at Worcester," said Keith Houk, vice president-USAir Express. "Under the new schedule, Worcester travelers flying to Philadelphia on USAir Express will arrive at approximately the same times as they do now under the existing USAir jet schedules, allowing for convenient flight connections to other USAir and USAir Express flights at the hub."
 Houk noted that the local community and government had been very supportive of USAir Express' desire to remain in Worcester and that a satisfactory facilities agreement had been negotiated with the city, allowing USAir Express to continue local service.
 USAir Express service to LaGuardia from Worcester is operated by Allegheny Commuter Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of USAir Group (NYSE: U), using 36-passenger, Shorts 360 prop-jet aircraft. Allegheny will operate the new Philadelphia service using 37- passenger DASH-8 aircraft.
 Effective May 2, new USAir Express flights will depart Worcester for Philadelphia at 6:25 a.m., 11:55 a.m., 3:05 p.m. and 6:10 p.m., arriving Philadelphia at 8 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 4:40 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.
 New flights from Philadelphia to Worcester will depart Philadelphia at 10:05 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:20 p.m., 9:45 p.m., arriving Worcester at 11:35 a.m., 2:45 p.m., 5:50 p.m. and 11:15 p.m.
 Flight schedules for new USAir Express service from Worcester to Philadelphia will not be available for sale until Saturday, March 27.
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