USAIR INITIATES WINTER SALE FARES
USAIR INITIATES WINTER SALE FARES ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- USAir today announced new
mileage-based Winter Sale Fares ranging from $138 to $438 roundtrip, an average discount of 10-25 percent off most excursion fares now in the market.
"In recent months USAir has taken the lead in initiating fare programs that encourage passengers to travel during this recessionary period in the U.S. economy," said Randall Malin, executive vice president - marketing. "Due to the favorable results of our Great Fall Fare Sale and positive feedback from consumers, we are pleased to announce this new post-holiday Winter Sale Fare program." The new non-refundable fares are for travel on and after Jan. 7, 1992, within the continental United States and to Nassau. Travel must be completed by March 31, 1992, except for travel to southern and central Florida, Arizona, Nassau and Colorado which must be completed by Feb. 9, 1992. Passengers must purchase tickets 14 days in advance of their trip and stay over a Saturday night. The last date to purchase a ticket is Feb. 29 for most markets. The last date to purchase a ticket for travel to southern and central Florida, Arizona, Nassau and Colorado is Jan. 25, 1992. Winter sale fares qualify for senior citizen and student discounts. Offpeak/peak periods vary by destination. Other restrictions may apply. Fares are as based on a mileage formula as follows: Distance Between Roundtrip Origin and Destination Offpeak Peak 1-301 miles $138 $138 301-400 miles $158 $178 401-500 miles $178 $218 501-700 miles $218 $258 701-900 miles $238 $298 901-1000 miles $258 $318 1001-1250 miles $278 $338 1251-1500 miles $318 $378 1501-1750 miles $358 $418 1751 and up $378 $438 Sample fares and savings are as follows: -- The lowest offpeak excursion fare from Boston to Washington is now $228 roundtrip. With USAir's Winter Sale Fare the same type of fare would be $158, a savings of $70. -- The lowest offpeak excursion fare from Charlotte to Miami is now $278 roundtrip. With USAir's Winter Sale Fare the same type of fare would be $218, a savings of $60. -- The lowest offpeak excursion fare from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles is now $438. With USAir's Winter Sale Fare the same type of fare would be $378, a savings of $60. -0- 11/12/91 /CONTACT: USAir Corporate Communications, 703-418-5100 or 213-417-1294 (Western Region)/ (U) CO: USAir ST: Virginia IN: AIR SU: PDT TW -- DC008 -- 3282 11/12/91 08:33 EST
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