US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE: LCC) celebrates the 10-year anniversary of its Do Crew employee volunteer group, the cornerstone of the airline’s Community Relations program.
TEMPE – The compassionate and dedicated corps of employee-volunteers participates in community-based projects in Boston, Charlotte, Las Vegas, New York, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Reno, Washington, DC and Winston-Salem.
The US Airways Do Crew, which was formed in 1997, has grown to a record 2,500 active members and, in 2006, volunteered on 205 projects with 130 various nonprofit organizations.
For the past 10 years, the Do Crew has volunteered thousands of hours in hundreds of communities on numerous projects ranging from building homes for those in need in partnership with Habitat for Humanity to distributing food, clothing and blankets for the Salvation Army.
To celebrate the 10-year anniversary, the US Airways Do Crew will hold 10 birthday parties for underprivileged children in cities across the airline’s route system.
[GADS_NEWS]„We’re proud to honor the employees at US Airways and thank them for 10 years of selfless, caring service,“ said Julie Coleman, director of community relations. „Do Crew members have been making a difference in the lives of those in need and making their communities a better place to live and work.“
US Airways is the fifth largest domestic airline employing more than 37,000 aviation professionals worldwide. US Airways, US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express operate approximately 3,800 flights per day and serve more than 230 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. The new US Airways — the product of a merger between America West and US Airways in September 2005 — is a member of the Star Alliance, which provides connections for our customers to 841 destinations in 157 countries worldwide. This press release and additional information on US Airways can be found at www.usairways.com. (LCCG).