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Three daily flights to Philadelphia from Québec City
PRIVILEGED ACCESS TO US AIRWAYS’ GLOBAL NETWORK
Québec, February 9th, 2011– Travellers from the Québec City region have yet another reason to celebrate with US Airways’ important announcement today.
Three daily flights to Philadelphia will open the door to US Airways’ global network as of June 2nd, 2011. The flights will be offered aboard 50-seat CRJ200 regional jets.
US Airways and its affiliates offer more than 3,200 daily departures to over 200 destinations. Philadelphia is its international gateway in northeastern North America with 430 daily flights. Furthermore, US Airways is a Star Alliance member, which includes over 25 airlines with access to 21,000 daily flights in 1,160 airports in 181 countries. Four of these member airlines now offer daily flights from Québec City: Air Canada, Continental Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways.
« Today’s announcement is excellent news for our clients. Be it travel for business or pleasure, access to a major hub like Philadelphia is a great addition to the connecting flights offered from Québec City. Moreover, a new player in the market will make for more competitive pricing amongst the airlines», said Gaëtan Gagné, Aéroport de Québec’s President and CEO. With these new flights, Québec City Airport’s clients will now have access to six major hubs in North America: Montréal, Toronto, Newark, Detroit, Chicago and now Philadelphia.
|4035*||6:00 a.m.||8:01 a.m.||4030||9:30 a.m.||11:21 a.m.|
|4055||12:00 p.m.||2:01 p.m.||4034||2:49 p.m.||16h40|
|4093||5:15 p.m.||7:16 p.m.||4046||8:35 p.m.||10:28 p.m.|
|* Service begins June 3rd for flight 4035|
Since November 1, 2000, the Québec City Airport has been responsible for the management, operation, maintenance and development of the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport. Approximately a dozen carriers offer multiple connections to various destinations in North America, the Caribbean, Mexico and Europe, 50 direct flights a day to major cities in Eastern Canada and the United States, such as Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, New York, Detroit, Cleveland, Washington and Chicago and over 45 chartered flights a week to sun destinations as well as Paris, Bordeaux and Marseille.
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Aéroport de Québec
Tel. : 418 640-2700, ext. 2625