US Airways

History Hour: The Miracle on the Hudson, twelve years later

On January 15, 2009, a US Airways A320 landed on the Hudson River in New York City. 12 years later, Captain "Sully" remains one of the most acclaimed pilots....


The Day That 4 American Legacy Carriers Went Bankrupt

The early 2000s were a very dark place for American aviation. 4 out of its largest 6 legacy carriers went bankrupt. This is the story of how it happened....


Halloween special: Top 5 scariest aviation close calls

Over the years, aviation has evolved into unseen comfort. Newest interior modifications, including lay-flat seats and interior lighting modifications, have allowed passengers to stay as calm as cucumbers during their journeys throughout the world. Yet sometimes, the calm journeys could have turned for worse. But either by sheer luck or incredible airmanship demonstrated by the pilots, everyone on board could, later on, tell the horror tale of the...


Southwest, American agree to pay $60M in price-fixing lawsuit

An ongoing nationwide litigation by passengers who claim that the four largest U.S. carriers – American Airlines, Delta, Southwest, and United, conspired along with US Airways and Continental Airlines to increase fares by limiting capacity on domestic flights, has reached a turning point. ...