US Airways Group Inc.
() is an airline holding company
based in Tempe, Arizona
. US Airways Group operate US Airways
, along with its subsidiaries PSA Airlines, Inc.
and Piedmont Airlines, Inc.
, which are wholly owned but marketed
under the branding of US Airways Express
. It merged with America West Holdings Corporation
, parent of America West Airlines
, in 2005, but the combined company adopted the better-known US Airways name; the two airlines' operating certificates merged in 2007. It also operates additional companies that provide associated services. ACE Aviation Holdings
, the Canadian
parent of Air Canada
retains a roughly 6.1% investment stake in the US Airways Group of airlines. The network covers destinations in 47 states, as well as numerous international destinations.
Prior to merging with America West Holdings Corporation
, US Airways Group was based in Arlington County
On September 12, 2004, US Airways Group and most of its subsidiaries filed for bankruptcy
protection for the second time in three years. US Airways Group and the aforementioned subsidiaries, including US Airways, emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection with the help $125 million equity investment from Air Wisconsin
's parent company
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation on September 27, 2005, in connection with the completion of its merger with America West Holdings Corporation.
On May 19, 2005, US Airways Group announced that it would merge with Tempe, Arizona
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