BENTONVILLE, Ark., September 27, 2006 – As the Transportation Security Administration now allows passengers to carry on bottles that contain up to three liquid ounces each in sealed plastic bags, Wal-Mart provides US Airways travelers with a clear solution. Starting Thursday, September 28, the retailer will provide quart-size Storage Bags by Ziploc®, America’s number one storage bag, to passengers throughout the week at US Airways check-in counters in New York, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Boston, Pittsburgh, Phoenix, Las Vegas and Charlotte.
Wal-Mart, a leader in responding to the changing needs of America’s families, is dedicated to providing its customers with quality products at affordable prices. The company sells quart size Ziploc® Easy Zipper Storage Bags in its stores for $2.37 (25 count).
About Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
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About US Airways
US Airways and America West’s recent merger creates the fifth largest domestic airline employing nearly 35,000 aviation professionals. US Airways, US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express operate approximately 3,800 flights per day and serve more than 230 communities in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America. US Airways is a member of Star Alliance, which provides connections for our customers to 841 destinations in 157 countries worldwide. This press release and additional information on US Airways can be found at www.usairways.com.