29-Oct-2009 8:34 AM

US Airways announces strategic plan to strengthen core network, cutting 1,000 jobs

US Airways announced (28-Oct-2009) plans to realign its operations to focus on the airline's core network strengths, which include hubs in Charlotte, Philadelphia and Phoenix, and a focus city at Washington's National Airport. The carrier will make the following changes to facilitate the realignment strategy:

The carrier will also reduce its staffing by approximately 1,000 positions during the first half of 2010, including approximately 600 airport passenger and ramp service positions, approximately 200 pilot positions and approximately 150 flight attendant positions. [more]

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