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USAIR TO INCREASE SERVICE AT BOSTON ON MAY 1; ADDS HOURLY FLIGHTS TO PHILADELPHIA

 USAIR TO INCREASE SERVICE AT BOSTON ON MAY 1;
 ADDS HOURLY FLIGHTS TO PHILADELPHIA
 BOSTON, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- USAir and USAir Express will increase service from 123 to 134 daily departures at Boston on May 1, 1992, with the introduction of new hourly nonstop service between Boston and Philadelphia, extension of the Boston-Washington National Airport hourly service and additional flights from Boston to Indianapolis, Baltimore and Pittsburgh.
 "Our expansion here illustrates the increasing importance of Boston and the Northeastern United States to the strength of the USAir system," said Dick Ledbury, USAir district sales manager in Boston.
 The hourly service between Boston and Washington National Airport, which was introduced in late 1992, gets off to an earlier start and a later finish with the introduction of a 6 a.m. Boston to Washington nonstop flight and a 9 p.m. return flight from National Airport to Boston on May 1.
 USAir will add four more flights between Boston and Philadelphia to provide hourly service on the half hour from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. between the two cities.
 Two new flights to Indianapolis will depart here at 6:35 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. and will be supplemented by a current USAir jet flight which will depart at 1:45 p.m. New arrivals from Indianapolis will be at 11:47 a.m. and 10:52 p.m., while the current USAir flight will arrive at 7 p.m.
 USAir will increase its nonstop flights between Boston and Baltimore from seven to eight daily departures with the introduction of a new flight departing Boston at 12:50 p.m. and arriving Baltimore at 2:11 p.m. The new return flight will depart Baltimore at 6:55 p.m. and arrive here at 8:14 p.m.
 The new Boston-Pittsburgh flight, which will depart here at 6:15 a.m. and arrive Pittsburgh at 7:53 a.m., will increase the total number of flights in this market to eight daily roundtrips. The new return flight will depart Pittsburgh, USAir's major connecting hub, at 7:30 a.m. and arrive here at 8:58 a.m.
 Members of the USAir Frequent Traveler Program will receive double miles on the new hourly service between Boston and Philadelphia through June 30, 1992.
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