FAA granted Phoenix-based US Airways a single operating certificate, officially cementing as one entity the carrier created in September 2005 when America West Airlines acquired the assets of the former US Airways, which was enduring its second bankruptcy in three years. "This is a very important milestone, reflecting two years of hard work combining and refining two sets of policies, procedures, manuals, checklists and computer systems for virtually every area of the airline," US Airways ...

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