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US Airways expanding international service at CLT

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CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

US Airways announced on Monday new seasonal service to four European cities from Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

The airlines will fly nonstop from its largest hub here in Charlotte to Barcelona, Spain; Brussels, Belgium; Lisbon, Portugal and Manchester, England.

The services will start to Barcelona, Lisbon and Manchester on May 22, 2014 and to Brussels on June 5, 2014.

The new flights bring the number of international destinations US Airways serves from Charlotte to 38 – ten cities in Europe and 28 in Canada, Mexico, Latin America, South America and the Caribbean. US Airways now serves 145 airports in 28 countries from Charlotte, according to a news release from the airline.

The airline said the expansion is part of an effort to create a broader network ahead of its pending merger with American Airlines.

Tickets can be booked online at usairways.com.

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