U.S. Sen. Robert Casey (D., Pa.) has urged the chief executive
officer of US Airways Group Inc. to rescind the airline’s fare
hike planned for flights between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh
in early January, when only US Airways will fly between the
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday that when Southwest
Airlines Co. drops its flights between Philadelphia and Pittsburgh
on Jan. 8, the price for a US Airways round-trip ticket will jump
from $118 plus tax, to $698 plus tax.
What a dick move.