US Airways Starts Service Between Fabulous Las Vegas and the Island Paradise of Maui

TEMPE, Ariz., March 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — US Airways (NYSE:LCC) announces the start of new service from its Las Vegas hub to Kahului, Maui. US Airways now offers 60 non-stop destinations from Las Vegas, more than any other carrier.

In addition to the new service in Las Vegas, US Airways’ Phoenix hub is also catching the “Aloha Spirit” by adding a second daily roundtrip to Honolulu, Oahu, and starting new service to two more Hawaiian Islands; Lihue, Kauai with four weekly roundtrips and Kona, on the big Island of Hawaii with three weekly roundtrips.

“The response to our Hawaii service has been tremendous, and we are excited to initiate our second phase of service,” remarked US Airways Executive Vice President Sales and Marketing Scott Kirby. “Customers have made it clear that Hawaii is among their favorite destinations, and we are pleased to offer more service to the places they love to travel.”

US Airways will provide the service with Boeing 757-200 aircraft, which have capacity for 190 passengers (14 first class and 176 coach class).

The new flight schedule is below:

Las Vegas to Kahului, Maui Kahului, Maui to Las Vegas
Flight Departs Arrives Flight Departs Arrives
938 5:25 p.m. 9:40 p.m. 939 11:59 p.m. 7:24 a.m. (+1)

(+1) Indicates a next day arrival

US Airways and America West’s recent merger creates the fifth largest domestic airline employing 35,000 aviation professionals. US Airways, US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express operate approximately 3,700 flights per day and serve more than 230 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. (LCCG)

US Airways is a member of the Star Alliance, which was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer customers worldwide reach and a smooth travel experience. Star Alliance was voted Best Airline Alliance by Skytrax in 2003 and 2005. The members are Air Canada, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, bmi, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Spanair, TAP Portugal, THAI, United, US Airways and VARIG Brazilian Airlines. South African Airways and SWISS will be integrated during the first half of 2006. Regional member carriers Adria Airways (Slovenia), Blue1 (Finland) and Croatia Airlines enhance the global network. Overall, Star Alliance offers more than 15,000 daily flights to 790 destinations in 138 countries.

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