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Airlines

Name: US AIRWAYS SHUTTLE
7JetSet7 Code: TSI
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: FLUSHING
Country: USA
Employees 397
Web: usairways.com/shuttle
Email:
Telephone: +1 (718) 397 6000
Fax: +1 (718) 397 6040).
Sita: LGATHUS
Background
(definitions)

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TSI-LA GUARDIA

FOUNDED IN 1989. DONALD TRUMP, PROPERTY TYCOON, ACQUIRED THE AIRLINE IN 1988 FROM EASTERN AIRLINES (EAL) PARENT, TEXAS AIR, AND IT WAS ORIGINALLY "THE TRUMP SHUTTLE" IN 1989. IN 1992, IT WAS TAKEN
OVER BY SHUTTLE INC AND LATER BY US AIRWAYS, ADOPTING ITS PRESENT NAME IN FEBRUARY 1997. SCHEDULED, DOMESTIC, PASSENGER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

Address:
PO Box 710616
La Guardia Airport
Flushing, New York 11371, USA

JULY 1996: SHUTTLE SERVICES BETWEEN WASHINGTON NATIONAL AND NEW YORK LAGUARDIA, AND BETWEEN NEW YORK & BOSTON.

BASED AT LAGUARDIA AIRPORT, FLUSHING.

2 727-200'S (20774 & 20837), EX-DELTA AIRLINES (DAL).

JUNE 1997: 727-100 (20046) "C" MAINTENANCE CHECK, CORROSION PREVENTION & CONTROL PROGRAM (CPCP) & MODIFICATIONS AT INTERNATIONAL AVIATION SERVICES.

AMERICAN AIRLINES (AAL) MAKES OFFER TO BUY SHUTTLE (APPROXIMATELY $300 MILLION) & BUY OUT US AIRWAYS (USA)'S 47% STAKE.

NOVEMBER 1997: US AIRWAYS (USA) BUYS SHUTTLE FOR $285 MILLION.

RITA CUDDIHY, PRESIDENT.

15 DAILY ROUND TRIPS WASHINGTON NATIONAL - NEW YORK LAGUARDIA, & 17 LAGUARDIA - BOSTON LOGAN.

550 EMPLOYEES.

APRIL 1998: AFTER FINAL BUY-OUT OF US AIR SHUTTLE BY US AIR GROUP, MAINTENANCE (MT) PERSONNEL ARE DEPARTING (TSI). TERRY HALCOLM,
MANAGING DIRECTOR AND PAUL MARKS, DIRECTOR QUALITY ASSURANCE, BOTH RESIGNED. TERRY HALCOLM TO PRESIDENT & CEO, EASTWIND AIRLINES (ESW).

MAY 1998: 1ST 4 MONTHS = 155 MILLION (RPK) PASSENGER TRAFFIC (+1.7%), 42.1% LF LOAD FACTOR (+1.2), 483,000 PASSENGERS (PAX) (+4.8%).

OCTOBER 1998: 1997 = +$2.79 MILLION (+$9.48 MILLION).

APRIL 1999: 570 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 151 FLIGHT CREW (FC) & 73 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

MAY 1999: IN OCTOBER 1999 TO ADD A320'S, 154 PAX, TO FLEET TO REPLACE 12 727-200'S. IN JULY 1999, HOURLY REAGAN NATIONAL - BOSTON & IN 4TH QUARTER 1999 DULLES - BOSTON/ - NEW YORK LAGUARDIA.

JULY 1999: HOURLY BOSTON TO WASHINGTON REAGAN. IN SEPTEMBER 1999 BOSTON TO WASHINGTON DULLES.

WILL INTRODUCE A320'S IN OCTOBER 1999.

DECEMBER 1999: 1998 = +$3.91 MILLION (+$2.79 MILLION).

727-227'S (20774; 20837) RETIRED AT MOJAVE. A320-214 (863, N104UW), US AIRWAYS (USA) LEASED.

JANUARY 2000: 3 A320-214'S (861, N103US; 868, N105US; 1134, N112US), US AIRWAYS (USA) LEASED.

APRIL 2000: 570 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 151 FLIGHT CREW (FC), & 73 MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS (MT)).

SITA: LGATHUS.

JULY 2000: ALL 727 FLEET TO BE RETIRED BY NOVEMBER 2000.

1999 = +$264,000 (+$3.91 MILLION): 507 MILLION (RPK) (+3.1%); 46.4% LF LOAD FACTOR; 115,000 (FTK) FREIGHT TRAFFIC (-41%); 1.59 MILLION PASSENGERS (PAX) (+3.7%); 397 EMPLOYEES (-30.8%).

(http://www.usairways.com/shuttle).

US AIRWAYS SHUTTLE (TSI) OPERATIONS NOW MERGED INTO US AIRWAYS (USA).

SEPTEMBER 2000: 4 A319-112'S (1313, N749US; 1316, N50UW; 1317, N51UW; 1319, N52US), (USA) LEASED FOR SHUTTLE OPERATIONS.

OCTOBER 2000: RETIRES ITS LAST 2 727-200'S (20047, 1041). PLANS TO OPERATE 6 A319'S AND 8 A320'S. 6 A319-112'S (1326; 1328; 1331; 1340; 1342; 1348).

3RD QUARTER = +$23.1 MILLION RECORD! (+64%) (+$14.1 MILLION).

APRIL 2001: MAIN BASE: NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA).

OPERATES 64 DAILY DEPARTURES EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR, BETWEEN BOSTON, NEW YORK (LAGUARDIA AND WASHINGTON NATIONAL, NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.

April 2003: Parent organization/shareholders: US Airways (USA) (100%).

Fleet:
(definitions)

October 2003:

0 727-254 (781-20250, /69 45 56; 782-20251, /69 45 56; 798-20437, /70
45 56; 799-20438, /70 44 55), EX-(PSA) (ALL 727'S SCRAPPED 2000-10).

0 727-225 (833-20415, /70 63 52; 835-20441, /70 62 52; 840-20445, /70
63 57; 843-20447, /70 63 57), EX-(EAL), ALL SCRAPPED 2000-10.

0 727-227 (1104-21041, /75 46 41; 1201-21244, /76 43 38), EX-(BNF) (20837 RETIRED 2000-01) (20774 LST (TSN) 2000-08), SCRAPPED.

0 737-300, 1 RTND.

8 A319-112 (1313, N749US; 1315, N50UW; 1317, N51UW; 1319, N52US; 2000-09).

3 A320-214 (861, N103US; 868, N105US; 1134, N112US), (USA) LSD 2000-01.

5 A320-214 (863, N104UW), (USA) LSD.

Management:
(definitions)

RITA CUDDIHY, PRESIDENT (1997-11).

DAVE NAVARRE, DIRECTOR.

JOHN MORALES, MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR.

ARTHUR GRAND, DIRECTOR QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA).

TOM JACKSON, MANAGER QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA).

 
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