B.C. Executive Encourages Travelers to Check Into US Airways Offer

     BINGHAMTON, NY - Broome County Executive Barbara Fiala says she is excited about a new travel offer from US Airways that makes travel into and out of the Greater Binghamton Airport easier and potentially more affordable. In a recent announcement, the airline has pledged that customers will find the lowest on-line price for a US Airways ticket at its web site, guaranteed. The airlines web site address is www.usairways.com.

US Airways says if a customer finds a lower price for a US Airways ticket on another Web site, US Airways will refund the difference and provide a $50 voucher toward a future US Airways flight booked at usairways.com.

"I am pleased to see US Airways take a proactive customer service approach by offering our travelers one-stop shopping for the cheapest internet air fares for their tickets. With this simplified approach, local fliers can benefit from a quicker and potentially more affordable traveling experience," said Barbara Fiala, Broome County Executive. "Whether you are a frequent business flier or yearly leisure traveler, if you use the internet to book your flights, you could also be rewarded by using usairways.com and that is a positive thing for our local customers."

To qualify for the lowest price guarantee, customers must purchase a flight on US Airways, US Airways Express or US Airways Shuttle at usairways.com. If, on the date of purchase, the customer then finds a lower price -- by at least $10 -- on another Web site for the same US Airways flight in the same cabin, the customer can submit a claim at usairwayslowestpriceguarantee.com. More information about the lowest price guarantee, including a complete list of terms and conditions, is available at usairways.com/save.

Currently, the Greater Binghamton Airport offers service from 4 of the nation's 7 largest airlines with 32 flights per day (approximately 50% of these flights utilize new regional jet aircraft) providing convenient service to most domestic and international destinations. The airlines currently serving the Greater Binghamton area include Delta Connection, Northwest Airlink, United Express and US Airways Express. From these airlines, non-stop service is available to Cincinnati, Detroit, Washington DC, and Philadelphia, respectively.