American airline company US Airways, Inc., of the US Airways Group, has reportedly launched a new nonstop service between Philadelphia and Halifax, Nova Scotia, and a seasonal service to Anchorage, Alaska.
The Anchorage flights will operate through the summer, whereas the Halifax flights will operate the whole year-round.
UK Today News states: “The new US Airways flights will depart from Halifax for Philadelphia three times. The Anchorage flights will depart only be once a day from June 2, 2010.
US Airways have also stated that the new service will be operated with an US Airways Boeing 757 aircraft which has a capacity of 164 seats in the main cabin, whereas First Class will have 12 seats.”
Premier Darrell Dexter told reporters: “The economy is getting better in general. Our corporate bookings are up about 30 per cent over this time last year, so weâ€™re pretty happy with the way things are going.”