PHL Inquirer: US Airways is planning more layoffs



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[P][FONT face=Times New Roman size=3]The revenue side is a significant problem, he continued. But for an airline in bankruptcy, they seem to be operating safely and on time, and don''t seem to be having operational difficulties, and that is good news.[/FONT][/P]
[P][FONT face=Times New Roman size=3]But Philadelphia is considered to be the airline''s most profitable airport. Consequently, it has been insulated more than others when the airline has pulled back or trimmed its flight schedule.[/FONT][/P]
[P][FONT face=Times New Roman size=3]Some reductions are inevitable, and that''s unfortunate, city commerce director James Cuorato said. But [US Airways] continues to emphasize to us that Philadelphia is very important to their future growth, and we have every reason to believe that.[/FONT][/P]
[P][FONT face=Times New Roman size=3]Yesterday, Cuorato said US Airways officials were now pushing for a March opening, although the city hopes to accelerate that date. We''re engaged in a dialogue, he said.[/FONT][/P]