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Final US Airways flight completes journey, lands in Philly

Merger of US Airways and American Airlines

A US Airways plane is parked between two American Airlines planes, one bearing the new logo, left, and the other the old logo at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.

(Tom Fox / MCT)

The final US Airways flight has landed in Philadelphia, completing the last leg of its round-trip journey.

The Airbus A321 landed at Philadelphia International Airport at 5:54 a.m. Saturday after departing from San Francisco at 1:07 a.m. as a red-eye flight.

The plane is Flight 1939, named for the airline’s founding year.

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The flight departed from Philadelphia at 10:36 a.m. Friday, making scheduled stops in Charlotte, N.C., Phoenix and San Francisco.

All future flights will fly under the American Airlines banner, following the completion of a merger announced in 2013.

US Airways was formed in Pittsburgh as All American Aviation. It later operated as Allegheny Airlines before becoming US Airways.

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