US Airways has announced that it will launch new daily, nonstop service from San Antonio International Airport to the airline's international gateway, Philadelphia International Airport. San Antonio customers will now have access to destinations throughout the East Coast, Canada, Europe and the Middle East when the new flights begin on September 5, 2012.
This announcement marks the third city US Airways serves from San Antonio. The other two cities include multiple daily non-stop flights to both their Charlotte and Phoenix hubs.
"The launch of service from San Antonio to our international gateway at Philadelphia will expand travel options for our customers in Texas," said Andrew Nocella, senior vice president, marketing and planning. "In addition, we also look forward to offering travelers more access to two of the nation's top business destinations."
“The new Philadelphia service provides San Antonio travelers more options for domestic and international travel, ” said Frank Miller, San Antonio Aviation Director. “The City welcomes US Airways’ increased presence at San Antonio International Airport and the increase in global connectivity.”
US Airways will operate service from Philadelphia to San Antonio on 99-passenger, dual-class Embraer 190 aircraft.
The flight schedule is as follows:
to San Antonio International Airport (SAT)
Departure 6:10 PM
Arrival 9:13 PM
San Antonio International Airport (SAT) to Philadelphia (PHL)
Departure 8:15 AM
Arrival 12:14 PM