US Airways signs deal to expand destinations

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Posted: Nov 24, 2009 4:17 PM

US Airways has signed a codeshare deal with Taca Airlines that will let customers to fly to more destinations in Central and South America next year.

The Phoenix-based airline said Tuesday it received approval for the agreement, which lets carriers sell tickets on each other's flights, from the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Under the new agreement, US Airways customers traveling from the U.S. will be able to connect through Taca hubs in San Salvador, El Salvador; San Jose, Costa Rica and Lima, Peru to Guatemala, Belize, Honduras and Nicaragua.

Tickets will go on sale on Dec. 5 for travel to the new spots starting Jan. 12.