OVER AND OUT Last US Airways flight lands in Philadelphia
Posted on 10/19/2015
The final US Airways flight has landed in Philadelphia, completing the last leg of its roundtrip journey. Flight 1939, was named for the airline's founding year. All future flights will fly under the American Airlines banner, following the completion of a merger announced in 2013.
The Airbus A321 landed at Philadelphia International Airport at 5:54 a.m. Saturday after departing from San Francisco at 1:07 a.m. as a red-eye flight. The flight departed from Philadelphia at 10:36 a.m. Friday, making scheduled stops in Charlotte, North Carolina; Phoenix and San Francisco. US Airways began as All American Aviation, based in Pittsburgh. It later operated as Allegheny Airlines before becoming US Airways.