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End of an era: US Airways’ last flight set for October

The last flight for US Airways will take place this fall, and one more name in airline history will disappear.


July 13, 2015
By The Associated Press

The farewell flight for US Airways will be a red-eye — Flight 434 is scheduled to leave San Francisco around 10 p.m. and land in Philadelphia after 6 a.m. on Oct. 17. The US Airways website will be turned off. Airport kiosks and signs will change to American Airlines.

The two airlines merged in December 2013 and decided to keep the better-known American name. Vestiges of the carrier will survive for some time, however, as some planes won’t be repainted yet in American’s colours and logo. | READ MORE