US Airways is only the latest of many airlines to disappear from the friendly skies.
US Airways is officially no more. Its merger with American Airlines became official on Monday, creating the world's largest airline carrier. US Airways is only the latest in a long line of airlines that have gone the way of the dinosaurs and are now extinct. Here are some of the more memorable ones.
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