ARLINGTON, Va., April 21, 2003 - US Airways today introduced "Salute
Savings," a discount program for U.S. military, with special fares as low as
$79 each way, based on roundtrip purchase.
US Airways "Salute Savings" rates are available to active and reserve
military and their immediate families through government-contracted
commercial travel offices throughout the U.S. The fares are valid for
tickets purchased through Dec. 31, 2003, for travel completed by Feb. 12,
"The service that the men and women of the U.S. military provide at home and
abroad is invaluable," said US Airways President and Chief Executive Officer
Dave Siegel. "This program is designed to make special fares and
travel bargains available for their widespread use."
Under the "Salute Savings" program, fares must be purchased roundtrip and
are available for travel originating in the U.S. to destinations across the
US Airways system, including Europe, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. For
information on these fares, military personnel or their military
I.D.-carrying family members should contact their commercial travel office.
Tickets are nonrefundable and must be purchased at least three days in
advance of departure. One Saturday night stay is required, and a
maximum 30-day stay is allowed. Seats are limited, and other
restrictions apply. Fares are available to the immediate families of members
of the Armed Forces when the member is part of the traveling party. An
immediate family member is defined as a parent/guardian, spouse/partner, or
US Airways is the nation's seventh-largest airline, serving nearly 200
communities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe.
Most of its route network is concentrated in the eastern U.S., where it is
the largest air carrier east of the Mississippi. US Airways, US
Airways Shuttle, and the US Airways Express partner carriers operate over
flights per day.
Friday May 09, 2003