CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to the impact that weather has had on the Democratic National Convention's event schedule in Charlotte, N.C., US Airways (NYSE: LCC) will provide its customers the flexibility to adjust their current travel plans at no additional cost.
For US Airways customers traveling from Charlotte, N.C. on Friday, Sept. 7, the airline will allow customers to move up their departure date to Thursday, Sept. 6 at no additional cost when travelling to their original destination.
To adjust travel dates, customers should visit www.usairways.com or contact US Airways Reservations at 800-406-6496. All customers are advised to visit www.usairways.com to check the status of their flight before heading to the airport.
US Airways encourages customers traveling from Charlotte to be prepared for additional traffic in and around the airport and allow plenty of time to arrive. Additionally,
- Customers departing Thursday, Sept. 6 should arrive at least two hours prior to domestic travel and three hours prior to international flights
- Customers departing Friday, Sept. 7 should arrive at least three hours prior to domestic travel and four hours prior to international flights
To learn more about US Airways in Charlotte and hear from employees what DNC travelers see and do in the airline's largest hub city, visit www.usairways.com.
About US Airways US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operates nearly 3,200 flights per day and serves more than 200 communities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Central and South America. The airline employs more than 32,000 aviation professionals worldwide, operates the world's largest fleet of Airbus aircraft and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers its customers more than 21,500 daily flights to 1,356 airports in 193 countries. Together with its US Airways Express partners, the airline serves approximately 80 million passengers each year and operates hubs in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Phoenix, and a focus city in Washington, D.C. at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Aviation Week and Overhaul & Maintenance magazine presented US Airways with the 2012 Aviation Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of the Year Award for demonstrating outstanding achievement and innovation in the area of technical operations. Military Times Edge magazine named US Airways as a Best of Vets employer in 2011 and 2012. US Airways was the only airline included as one of the 50 best companies to work for in the U.S. by LATINA Style magazine's 50 Report for 2010 and 2011. The airline also earned a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality index for six consecutive years. The Corporate Equality index is a leading indicator of companies' attitudes and policies toward lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees and customers. For more company information visit usairways.com, follow on Twitter @USAirways or at Facebook.com/USAirways. (LCCG)
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