Acronyms, like looks, can be deceiving. Take the case of PSA Airlines, whose name links to its past, short-lived operations in the Pacific Southwest. The regional carrier, now a
US Airways Group
subsidiary and part of the US Airways Express network, serves about 150 eastern locations such as Charlotte, North Carolina; Dayton, Ohio; and Knoxville, Tennessee. It connects smaller markets with US Airways hubs like Charlotte and Philadelphia. PSA maintains a fleet of about 50 Canadair regional jets (CRGs) made by
. Overall, the US Airways Express carriers, including fellow subsidiary
and several independent lines, operate about 300 aircraft, comprising regional jets and turboprops.