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Final US Airways Flight Completes Journey, Lands in Philly

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    In this image taken from video, US Airways flight 1939, the final US Airways flight, prepares to depart Philadelphia International Airport for Charlotte, N.C. on Friday, Oct. 16, 2015. All future flights will fly under the American Airlines banner, following the completion of a merger announced in 2013.

    The final US Airways flight has landed in Philadelphia, completing the last leg of its roundtrip journey.

    The Airbus A321 landed at Philadelphia International Airport at 5:54 a.m. Saturday after departing from San Francisco at 1:07 a.m. as a red-eye flight.

    The plane is Flight 1939, named for the airline's founding year.

    The flight departed from Philadelphia at 10:36 a.m. Friday, making scheduled stops in Charlotte, North Carolina; Phoenix and San Francisco.

    All future flights will fly under the American Airlines banner, following the completion of a merger announced in 2013.

    US Airways was formed in Pittsburgh as All American Aviation. It later operated as Allegheny Airlines before becoming US Airways.