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US Airways inks new codeshare agreement with Swiss International Air Lines

US Airways’ customers traveling on the airline’s popular nonstop flight from its international gateway hub at Philadelphia International Airport to Zurich, Switzerland will now be able to enjoy convenient connections to 10 European destinations through a codeshare agreement with Swiss International Air Lines (LX). SWISS customers will also benefit from the agreement with the LX code being added to US Airways’ Philadelphia-Zurich route. These codeshared routes go on sale April 19, 2008 for travel April 28, 2008 and beyond.

The 10 codeshared routes available through Zurich are as follows:

  • Geneva, Switzerland (GVA)
  • Nice, France (NCE)
  • Athens, Greece (ATH)
  • Vienna, Austria (VIE)
  • Dusseldorf, Germany (DUS)
  • Hanover, Germany (HAJ)
  • Nuremberg, Germany (NUE)
  • Stuttgart, Germany (STR)
  • Luxembourg (LUX)
  • Bucharest, Hungary (OTP)

"We’re delighted to offer our customer’s flying from Philadelphia to Zurich greater access to Europe through our new codeshare relationship with SWISS. Our Zurich-bound customer’s now have connections to 10 European cities in seven countries across Europe. We also welcome SWISS customers on our Philadelphia-Zurich route giving them another U.S. gateway destination," said Andrew Nocella, US Airways’ senior vice president, schedule, planning and alliances.

"We are pleased about our new codeshare agreement with US Airways. Our commitment to offering the best possible service to Europe from the U.S. remains a priority focus, and we welcome the opportunity to serve Philadelphia area customers with our renowned Swiss hospitality destined to make them feel right at home," said Annette Reantragoon, SWISS General Manager USA.