New airline routes to Brazil
The US Airways has registered a supplement to its 4th March application with United States Department of Transportation that inquired for the rights to operate daily throughout the year service between Brazil's Sao Paulo and the airline's hubs in Philadelphia and Charlotte, N.C.
US Airway's senior vice president Andrew Nocella told that US Airways' application injects important new contest into a highly regulated market. He told that the that with the new service from Charlotte, NC, over 85 cities in the US would have easy one-stop access to the important business market in South America. In a year, Charlotte serves thirty-six million travelers and it is the nation's 3rd largest airline hub.
Nocella also added that the proposed brand new service from Philadelphia would also provide sixty-five communities in this country with a one stop access. US Airways would start service between Charlotte, which is its largest hub, and Sao Paulo, Brazil, on 8th June using frequencies leased from another carrier.
Flights to Sao Paulo would help to ensure US Airways fend off a service interruption because of that that frequency lease's termination before to the Open Skies agreement which goes into effect in the year 2015 between the Brazil and the United States.