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For Immediate Release
April 12, 2012

Barry J. Centini, (570) 602-2000

Avoca, PA - Travelers using the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will soon have additional options for air travel.  US Airways has scheduled a 3rd daily flight to Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Beginning July 11, 2012, US Airways will add a 6:55 PM departure arriving in Charlotte at 8:44 PM.  Also, the new flight will leave Charlotte at 8:44 PM.  Also, the new flight will leave Charlotte at 4:30 PM and arrive at AVP at 6:19 PM.

US Airways carrier PSA Airlines will operate the nonstop, round-trip flights daily using the 50-seat Canadair Regional Jet.

The additional flight brings US Airways total weekday departures to nine: six to Philadelphia and three to Charlotte.

"We are pleased to see US Airways continue to add more seats and service in our market", stated Barry Centini, Airport Director.

US Airways, with approximately 631 daily departures from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to 135 national and international destinations, offers more service from Charlotte than any other airline.

Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to Charlotte (AVP-CLT) (Effective 7/11/12):

Flight #
Departs AVP
Arrives CLT
8:35 AM
10:33 AM
79-Seat Canadair Regional Jet
3677 1:40 PM 3:20 PM Daily 50-Seat Canadair Regional Jet
2488 6:55 PM 8:44 PM Daily (ex. Sat) 50-Seat Canadair Regional Jet

Charlotte to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (CLT-AVP) (Effective 7/11/12):

Flight #
Departs CLT
Arrives AVP
3677 11:26 AM 1:11 PM Daily
50-Seat Canadair Regional Jet
2497 4:30 PM 6:19 PM Daily (ex. Sat) 50-Seat Canadair Regional Jet
2620 9:16 PM 10:52 PM Daily 79-Seat Canadair Regional Jet

About US Airways:

US Airways, along with US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express, operates more than 3,000 flights per day and serves more than 200 communities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, the Caribbean, Central America and South America. The airline employs more than 32,000 aviation professionals worldwide and is a member of the Star Alliance network, which offers its customers more than 21,000 daily flights to 1,290 airports in 189 countries. Together with its US Airways Express partners, the airline serves approximately 80 million passengers each year and operates hubs in Charlotte, N.C., Philadelphia and Phoenix, and a focus city in Washington, D.C. at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  For more information on US Airways flight schedules and fares, contact US Airways online at, or call US Airways Reservations at 1-800-428-4322.

About Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport:
The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) is your gateway to Northeastern Pennsylvania, offering area travelers approximately 40 daily arrivals and departures to six major hubs, with one-stop service to hundreds of destinations worldwide. Air service is provided by the following airlines: Delta Connection (Atlanta and Detroit); United (Chicago-O'Hare and Newark); and US Airways Express (Charlotte and Philadelphia). For more information, call 1-877-2FLYAVP (235-9287) or visit our web site at