US Airways Expands St. Louis Schedule for College Basketball Finals

ARLINGTON, Va., March 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — US Airways will expand its St. Louis flight schedule March 31, and April 1, 4, and 5, 2005, to accommodate thousands of basketball fans expected to attend the 2005 NCAA(R) championship games.

US Airways will expand its six daily Charlotte-St. Louis service with larger 70-seat regional jet (RJ) aircraft on most flights throughout the weekend, including three additional inbound flights on March 31, and April 1 and 4, as well as three additional outbound flights on April 1 and 5. The airline will operate two additional inbound flights on April 5, and two additional outbound flights on March 31 and April 4, also using larger RJs.

In addition, US Airways will operate up to two extra nonstop roundtrip flights using additional 50-seat regional jet aircraft between St. Louis and both Philadelphia and Pittsburgh on March 31, April 1, 4, and 5.

US Airways and US Airways Express operate 14 daily nonstop roundtrip flights at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport, with six daily flights to Charlotte, N.C., and four daily each to Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. For more information on US Airways flight schedules and fares, visit US Airways online at

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