Us Airways

  • US Airways tweets pornographic image to complaining customer, apologies and now says it's investigating April 17, 2014

    US Airways said it was investigating a pornographic tweet on Tuesday sent on its Twitter account in response to a customer complaint about a flight delay, which went viral on social media. US Airways issued an apology on Monday immediately after deleting the tweeted photograph of a naked woman lying on...
  • US: Plane makes belly landing at Newark, 34 escape unhurt May 19, 2013

    New York: All 34 people aboard a US Airways plane escaped unhurt when the aircraft made a belly landing at Newark Liberty International Airport after experiencing landing gear problem. The US Express Flight 4560 was carrying 31 passengers and three crew members. US Airways spokesman Davien Anderson...
  • Passengers of US Airways flight deplaned after suspicious bag found April 16, 2013

    Boston: The passengers of a US Airways flight were deplaned on Tuesday evening (IST) after a suspicious baggage was found onboard. The passengers of flight 1716 were evacuated in a secure building at Boston's Logan International Airport after the bag was detected. However, after investigations, an allclear was given by the...
  • American Air unites with US Airways to create world's biggest airlines February 15, 2013

    AMR Corp and US Airways Group on Thursday unveiled an $11 billion merger deal after months of negotiations, creating the world's biggest airline with 6,700 flights a day. Now comes the hard part. Before they can welcome their first passenger onboard they have to get regulators to sign off on a...
  • American Airlines, US Airways announce $11 billion merger February 14, 2013

    Dallas: American Airlines and US Airways say they have agreed to merge in an $11 billion deal to create the world's biggest airline. The combined carrier will be called American Airlines but run by US Airways CEO Doug Parker. The boards of the two airlines unanimously approved the deal late Wednesday,...
  • Obese passenger makes man stand in 7hr flight November 26, 2011

    New York: A harried United States Airways passenger has complained that he was forced to stand throughout during a sevenhour nonstop flight because a morbidly obese co passenger took up half his seat. Arthur Berkowitz, a businessman , said his neighbour, weighing over 181kg, on US Airways Flight 901 from Anchorage...
  • Jet, US Airways inks frequent flier partnership March 5, 2011

    New York: Jet Airways on Friday announced a reciprocal frequent flier partnership with US Airways. This is the second reciprocal agreement by India's premier international airline with North American airlines in recent weeks. Just last month, Jet entered into a sharing agreement with Air Canada,Heathrow Airport as the transfer Jet flights...
  • Airline crew panics after passenger strips on board July 2, 2009

    New Mexico: A passenger stripped naked during a US Airways flight and resisted a flight attendant's efforts to cover him with a blanket before two offduty law enforcement officers on board subdued and handcuffed him, authorities said on Wednesday. Keith Wright, 50, of the Bronx in New York, was taken into...
  • Hudson plane: US aviation releases cockpit recordings February 6, 2009

    The US Federal Aviation Administration has released cockpit recordings from US Airways Flight 1549. The aircraft had made the landing after hitting a flock of birds as both its engines lost power. There were no casualties. The recordings reveal aviation officials suggested nearby airports to the pilot for making an emergency...
  • Last words from Flight 1549: Were going to be in Hudson February 6, 2009

    Washington: The pilot of US Airways Flight 1549, which ditched into New York's Hudson River last month, calmly radioed to air traffic controllers, "We're going to be in the Hudson". The audio recordings, released on Thursday by the Federal Aviation Administration, reflect the initial tension between tower controllers and the cockpit...
  • US Airways reports $541 million 4Q loss January 29, 2009

    New York: US Airways Group Inc. said on Thursday it lost $541 million in the fourth quarter on a mix of sour fuel hedges and operating losses. The Tempe, Arizonabased airline said it lost $4.74 per share, compared with a loss of $79 million, or 87 cents per share, during the...
  • Divers locate US Airways' engine in River Hudson January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: A week after an US Airways plane crashlanded in New York's River Hudson, salvage teams have been able to locate the missing engine which detached from the aircraft on impact. The damaged engine was located by US army at the depth of 60 feet in River Hudson. A private contractor...
  • Hudson crash: All passengers safe January 17, 2009

    The passengers and crew aboard US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed into the Hudson river on Friday are now safe and sound. The investigation into exactly what brought the plane down is well underway. ...
  • Captain landed US Airways plane masterfully: Passengers January 17, 2009

    New Delhi: Americans are saying if you could choose a pilot when a plane was going to be crashlanded, they would choose Captain Sally. Captain Sally made sure the US Airways plane which landed in the Hudson River on Friday after birds apparently knocked out at least one engine...
  • Crashed US plane passengers rescued by ferries, divers January 16, 2009

    New York: Passengers from the US Airways plane that crashlanded in New York's Hudson River on Thursday huddled on the wings in freezing air while those in the icy water went limp from the cold and would not have survived more than a few minutes, rescuers said. A US Airways...
  • US Airways plane crashes into river, no casualties January 16, 2009

    New York: A US Airways plane crashed into the frigid Hudson River on Thursday after striking a bird that disabled two engines, sending 150 on board scrambling onto rescue boats, authorities say. No deaths or serious injuries were immediately reported. Federal Aviation Administration spokeswoman Laura Brown said US Airways Flight 1549...