Offering another long-haul destination to passengers from Athens, US Airways revealed its new direct daily service to Athens International Airport from Philadelphia, the fourth largest city in the United…
Offering another long-haul destination to passengers from Athens, US Airways revealed its new direct daily service to Athens International Airport from Philadelphia, the fourth largest city in the United States and a launch point for direct flights to 112 destinations in the USA, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America.
Starting May 26th and until October 6th, 2007, US Airways flight 759 will depart daily from Athens towards Philadelphia, with Boeing 767 aircraft. T
“For the second time in less than 12 months, US Airways is announcing new and expanded transatlantic service from Philadelphia, strengthening Philadelphia’s role as an international gateway for business and leisure passengers”, said US Airways Chairman and CEO Doug Parker. “These new three destinations to Athens, Brussels, and Zurich, demonstrate our commitment to our passengers and our Philadelphia hub”.
On the occasion of the new service, Yiannis Paraschis, CEO of Athens International Airport said: “It is with great pleasure that we welcome US Airways’s new direct flight which, as of May, will connect Athens with Philadelphia. This new long-haul route is a strategic link for Athens International Airport; giving direct access to new markets of the USA, Latin America and the Caribbean, the connection with US Airways’ Philadelphia hub reflects a core target of AIA’s developmental strategy. We wish US Airways every success and pledge to continue supporting its development out of Athens.”
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