US Airways is a major U.S. airline based in the U.S. city of Tempe, Arizona. A member of the Star Alliance Network, the airline utilizes a fleet of 338 mainline jet aircraft and 285 regional jet and turbo-prop aircraft connecting 204 destinations in North America, South America, Europe and the Middle East. The carrier operates the US Airways Shuttle, a US Airways brand which provides hourly service between Boston, New York and Washington, D.C. Regional airline service is branded as US Airways Express, operated by contract and subsidiary airline companies. As of July 2012, US Airways employed 32,306 people worldwide and operated 3,197 daily flights (1,268 US Airways Mainline, 1,929 US Airways Express). US Airways traces its history to All American Aviation Inc, a company founded by du Pont family brothers Richard C. du Pont, Alexis Felix du Pont, Jr. and CEO Steven Gardner. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, the airline served the Ohio River valley in 1939.
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