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US Airways Flies Into the Sunset, Finalizing the Merger with American

US Airways officially ends service on October 17th, completing the carrier’s 76-year-old history. The Brand's Rich History The brand's legacy dates back to 1939 (hence the last flight's number) when the airline, previously named Allegheny Airlines was based in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and operated mostly in the Northeast. Allegheny later rebranded in the 1970s, becoming USAir as it looked to become a larger carrier with increased service within the U.S. instead of just the North. The airline merged multiple…