Escape Wizard
Destination Guide | How to use Escape Wizard

 

US Airways Goes for the Gold with Fare Sale to 2016 Olympic Games Host City Rio de Janeiro

US Airways is set to begin daily, non-stop service from its Charlotte, N.C. hub to the newly elected host city of the 2016 Olympic Games – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – on Dec. 15. Customers can score great savings on flights to Rio de Janeiro when they book their trip by Nov. 15 and begin travel between Jan. 7 and Feb. 10, 2010.

*US Airways, like the Olympic Games, is going to South America for the first time,* said Senior Vice President, Marketing and Planning, Andrew Nocella. *US Airways customers can enjoy affordable fares and a flight schedule that allows for easy connections from 82 cities to Rio de Janeiro.*

The new route is US Airways* first service to South America and the airline*s fifth new international route this year. The flight will originate at the airline*s hub in Philadelphia and continue on to Charlotte and Rio de Janeiro. Service between Charlotte and Rio de Janeiro will be operated with Boeing 767 aircraft with seating for 18 in Envoy, US Airways* international business class, and 186 in the main cabinPart of the service may be provided by US Airways Express (operated by Air Wisconsin, Chautauqua, Colgan, Mesa, Piedmont, PSA, Republic and Trans States) or United®.

*Terms and conditions: Advertised fares are roundtrip and require a roundtrip purchase. Fares are available for purchase through Nov. 15, 2009. Fares require a 2-night minimum stay. Fares are valid for travel commencing between Jan. 7 – Feb. 10, 2010; fares for travel outside this period may be higher. Sale fares are limited and may not be available on all flights.

Fares do not include a federal excise tax of $3.60 per segment (a segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing), the September 11th Security Fee of $2.50 per flight segment, Passenger Facility Charges of up to $18 per roundtrip itinerary, international taxes and fees of up to $115 roundtrip. Tickets must be purchased within 24 hours of making the reservation. Tickets are non-refundable; any changes to flights will incur a minimum $250 fee. Taxes and fees are subject to change based on currency fluctuation and government-imposed changes. Tickets purchased through our ticket office incur additional fees of up to $45. Checked baggage fees may apply; visit usairways.com/baggage for details. Fares are subject to availability and may change at any time.
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

Recent Articles:

    JetBlue to Launch First-of-Its-Kind Self-Boarding Program Using Facial Recognition
    May 31, 2017

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) today announced it will collaborate with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and SITA to test a new paperless and deviceless self-boarding process as part of ongoing trials to implement a biometric exit process in the future. JetBlue will be the first airline to integrate with CBP to use biometrics and facial recognitio... Readmore
    Growing on the Gulf Coast! Spirit Airlines Connects Hartford and Pittsburgh to Fort Myers and Tampa
    MIRAMAR, Fla., June 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- At Spirit Airlines, there*s no such thing as too much Sunshine State! Now, South Florida*s Hometown Airline is delivering more sunshine and more service to its two newest cities. Just in time for winter, Spirit will begin service to Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers and Tampa International Airport (TPA) from Hartford*s Brad... Readmore
    JetBlue Vacations and Utrip Launch Artificial Intelligence-Based Trip Planning Portal
    Released : 06/13/2017

    NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- JetBlue Vacations (NASDAQ:JBLU) and Utrip today announced a partnership that helps travelers create a personalized, hour-by-hour vacation itinerary – including JetBlue flights, hotels and other amenities – online in just a few minutes. The trip planning portal, available through JetBlue Vacations, uses artificial intelligence and loc... Readmore
    Delta opens first biometric self-service bag drop in U.S.
    By Ashton Morrow · posted June 19, 2017

    MINNEAPOLIS - Delta today introduced four self-service bag drop machines at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport as part of the airline*s commitment to transforming the travel experience with meaningful investments that make travel easy and enjoyable.

    The $600,000 investment allows customers to quickly, securely and easily check ... Readmore
    Delta One Suite and Delta Premium Select on sale
    June 19, 2017

    Delta began selling its Delta One suites and Delta Premium Select fare on June 17. The new Delta Premium Select cabin and the Delta One suite product enhancement will debut on Delta*s first Airbus A350, due to enter service in fall 2017 with its first flight taking place on Oct. 30, 2017, from Detroit (DTW) to Narita (NRT). Delta will be the first U.S. airline to take deliv... Readmore
    Southwest Airlines Announces 2017 Southwest Airlines Heart of the Community Grant Recipients
    Jun 14, 2017

    Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today the recipients of the 2017 Southwest Airlines® Heart of the Community Grants in partnership with Project for Public Spaces. Through Southwest Airlines* Heart of the Community program, Southwest Airlines is committed to building connections that bring People together to strengthen communities for a more resilient future. O... Readmore
    United Airlines Announces Nonstop Service Between Los Angeles and Singapore
    June 01, 2017

    LOS ANGELES, June 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today announced that it will introduce daily nonstop flights between its Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) hub and Singapore*s Changi Airport (SIN), effective Oct. 27, 2017 (westbound), subject to government approval. The flight between LAX and SIN will set the new distance record for any airline operati... Readmore
    United Airlines Says Aloha to More Hawaii, Increases Service to 40 Daily Flights
    June 13, 2017

    CHICAGO, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines (UAL) today announced an increase of service on 11 routes connecting the continental U.S. and Hawaii, offering customers more flights between the mainland and the Hawaiian Islands than any other carrier.

    Beginning December 20, United will increase service from its hubs in Chicago, Denver, Los Angeles and S... Readmore
    American Commits $1.6 Billion Investment, Will Continue to Grow Presence at LAX
    Friday, June 02, 2017, 5:00 PM

    LOS ANGELES – American Airlines and the Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) announced today that American would continue its investment at LAX, committing more than $1.6 billion over the next 15 years. The investment will go toward improvements of Terminals 4 and 5.

    American*s letter of intent sets the framework for negotiation of a new agreem... Readmore
    TSA, American Airlines Testing New State-of-the-Art Screening Technology
    Thursday, June 15, 2017, 12:00 PM

    FORT WORTH, Texas, June 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- For the first time ever, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), working collaboratively with American Airlines, is testing a computed tomography (CT) scanner in one checkpoint lane of Terminal 4 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

    . CT checkpoint scanning equipmen... Readmore


Flight | Travel Package | Hotel | Cars | Cruise | Deals | Add to Google Toolbar | Manage Email Subscriptions
Help | About EscapeWizard | Press Mentions | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Terms of Use | Feedback | Sitemap | Destination Guide
 

© 2007-2018 Escape Wizard Travelers, All Rights Reserved.