US Airways Announces Lower East Coast Fares

US Airways announced Thursday that it cut fares by nearly 20 destinations that are serviced by its eastern hubs of Charlotte (NC), Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. The airline's executive vice president-sales and marketing said the move was part of the process of integrating with America West, "combining consumer-friendly pricing with the reach and amenities of a coast-to-coast and international network." Lowered fares include a Charlotte-Philadelphia route, now at $278, down 44 percent; and a Pittsburgh-Syracuse (NY) service, down 61 percent to $198.

Read more on

Suggested Articles

A new ranking of social media check-ins from Socialbakers could provide insights as to where travelers are headed this summer. More here.

Airbus says it has the technology to fly passenger planes without pilots at all — and is working on winning over regulators and travelers to the idea.

The company is dropping “Club Cruises” from its name as it partners with Cox & Kings, Micato and others on over 1,700 land program offerings. CEO Larry…