US Airways Teams Up With Student Advantage, Inc., To Bring Discount Travel to College Students

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from US Airways from ,Student Advantage, Inc.

    ARLINGTON, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways and Student Advantage,
 Inc., are joining forces to provide college students special discount travel
 benefits through the Student Advantage Membership Program.
     Students who join Student Advantage, or renew their membership for 2001-
 2002, will receive a unique array of benefits for travel on US Airways,
 including member-only ticket discounts, Dividend Miles frequent flyer bonuses
 when purchasing tickets online at http://www.usairways.com , and customized
 offers throughout the year.
     "Today's students are tomorrow's business travelers, and the impression we
 leave with these students today will play a significant role in their future
 decisions," said Stephen M. Usery, US Airways vice president of marketing.
 "Through this new program with Student Advantage, we can build relationships
 with tomorrow's leaders while serving their travel needs today."
     "US Airways is a tremendous addition to the Student Advantage Membership
 Program," said Student Advantage Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Raymond
 V. Sozzi, Jr.  "Their commitment to customer service and market presence in
 major college communities, combined with Student Advantage's already-
 impressive lineup of travel partners, positions Student Advantage as a clear
 leader in providing a valuable and complete travel program for college
 students in the marketplace today."
     College students travel an average of 3.3 roundtrips by air each year,
 including vacations, holidays and trips between college and home, according to
 a fall 2000 Student Monitor(R) study.  Approximately 15 million students are
 enrolled in the nation's colleges and have access to an estimated $120 billion
 in discretionary spending.  Student Advantage reaches millions of them through
 its discount membership program and through its award winning Web sites
 http://www.studentadvantage.com and http://www.collegeclub.com .
 
     US Airways, the US Airways Express carriers, US Airways Shuttle, and
 MetroJet fly to 203 destinations worldwide, including 38 states in the U.S.,
 Aruba, Bermuda, Cancun, Grand Cayman, Montego Bay, Nassau, Santo Domingo, San
 Juan, St. Thomas, St. Maarten, St. Croix, and the Canadian destinations of
 Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Hamilton. US Airways transatlantic destinations
 include Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Manchester, Munich, Paris and
 Rome. US Airways also will begin service between Philadelphia and Brussels,
 Belgium, effective May 9, 2001.
 
     Student Advantage, Inc. (Nasdaq: STAD) is the media and commerce
 connection for millions of college students and the businesses and
 universities that serve them.  Student Advantage reaches students online
 through its award-winning Web sites, collegeclub.com and studentadvantage.com,
 and offline through the Student Advantage Membership and SA Cash Programs.
 The company serves its corporate partners by providing sophisticated
 integrated marketing solutions as well as events and promotion services
 through SA Marketing Group.  Additionally, Student Advantage supplies
 information services, Internet content and data management services to
 colleges and universities.
 
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    ARLINGTON, Va., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- US Airways and Student Advantage,
 Inc., are joining forces to provide college students special discount travel
 benefits through the Student Advantage Membership Program.
     Students who join Student Advantage, or renew their membership for 2001-
 2002, will receive a unique array of benefits for travel on US Airways,
 including member-only ticket discounts, Dividend Miles frequent flyer bonuses
 when purchasing tickets online at http://www.usairways.com , and customized
 offers throughout the year.
     "Today's students are tomorrow's business travelers, and the impression we
 leave with these students today will play a significant role in their future
 decisions," said Stephen M. Usery, US Airways vice president of marketing.
 "Through this new program with Student Advantage, we can build relationships
 with tomorrow's leaders while serving their travel needs today."
     "US Airways is a tremendous addition to the Student Advantage Membership
 Program," said Student Advantage Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Raymond
 V. Sozzi, Jr.  "Their commitment to customer service and market presence in
 major college communities, combined with Student Advantage's already-
 impressive lineup of travel partners, positions Student Advantage as a clear
 leader in providing a valuable and complete travel program for college
 students in the marketplace today."
     College students travel an average of 3.3 roundtrips by air each year,
 including vacations, holidays and trips between college and home, according to
 a fall 2000 Student Monitor(R) study.  Approximately 15 million students are
 enrolled in the nation's colleges and have access to an estimated $120 billion
 in discretionary spending.  Student Advantage reaches millions of them through
 its discount membership program and through its award winning Web sites
 http://www.studentadvantage.com and http://www.collegeclub.com .
 
     US Airways, the US Airways Express carriers, US Airways Shuttle, and
 MetroJet fly to 203 destinations worldwide, including 38 states in the U.S.,
 Aruba, Bermuda, Cancun, Grand Cayman, Montego Bay, Nassau, Santo Domingo, San
 Juan, St. Thomas, St. Maarten, St. Croix, and the Canadian destinations of
 Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Hamilton. US Airways transatlantic destinations
 include Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Manchester, Munich, Paris and
 Rome. US Airways also will begin service between Philadelphia and Brussels,
 Belgium, effective May 9, 2001.
 
     Student Advantage, Inc. (Nasdaq: STAD) is the media and commerce
 connection for millions of college students and the businesses and
 universities that serve them.  Student Advantage reaches students online
 through its award-winning Web sites, collegeclub.com and studentadvantage.com,
 and offline through the Student Advantage Membership and SA Cash Programs.
 The company serves its corporate partners by providing sophisticated
 integrated marketing solutions as well as events and promotion services
 through SA Marketing Group.  Additionally, Student Advantage supplies
 information services, Internet content and data management services to
 colleges and universities.
 
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