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Encyclopedia > MidAtlantic Airways

MidAtlantic Airways is a subsidiary of the US Airways Group which operates the Embraer 170 medium-jet aircraft as a US Airways Express carrier. The company does not actually have an operating certificate, but operates under that of its parent, US Airways. MidAtlantic was started as a "Jets for Jobs" experiment, hiring furloughed mainline pilots to fly the new aircraft. However, the company is being phased out, as the aircraft it operates are being gradually leased to Republic Airlines, which will operate them under the US Airways Express banner. US Airways Group Inc. ... The EMBRAER 190 initial flight The EMBRAER E-Jets are a series of twin-engine jet airliners, produced in Brazil. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport... A US Airways 737 at Chicago OHare US Airways (IATA: US, ICAO: USA, and Callsign: US Air) is an airline based in Tempe, Arizona that is owned by US Airways Group, Inc. ... Republic Airlines was an airline formed on July 1, 1979 by the merger of North Central Airlines and Southern Airways. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several airlines which provide feederliner service for US Airways from smaller markets in the United States, Canada, and the Bahamas to its major stations at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Philadelphia International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport, New York Citys LaGuardia Airport...


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i-Newswire.com - Press Release And News Distribution - US Airways Division MidAtlantic Airways Earns FAA Diamond ... (364 words)
MidAtlantic Airways, a division of US Airways, has received the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) distinguished Diamond Certificate of Excellence Award for 2004, for its proactive role in aircraft maintenance training of its technical maintenance workforce.
Nearly 90 percent of MidAtlantic’s Maintenance Technicians qualified for individual awards at one of the five levels, which are based on the hours of qualifying training each year.
US Airways is the nation’s seventh-largest airline, serving nearly 180 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America.
MidAtlantic's en route - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (907 words)
But while MidAtlantic lets laid-off workers reclaim airline jobs, the pay will be about half as much as their old US Airways positions in most cases.
MidAtlantic's pay scale is based around that of American Eagle Airlines, a Dallas-based unit of American Airlines whose fleet includes 37- and 50-seat Embraers.
In US Airways' relentless quest to lower costs, it's demanding Pittsburgh International slash by $500 million the airport's $672 million annual debt load, most of which is borne by US Airways.
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