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US Airways: Brother Can You Spare a Dime?

US Airways needs cash to get through the slow winter months, so it’s turning to the only place where it can get money:  you and me.  The ailing carrier is working out a deal with the Air Transportation Stabilization Board to extend the terms of their financing.  To put that in English, US Airways wants to put off paying back their government loan.  By "government loan" I mean "the money all of us have loaned US Airways."  If you think it’s wrong to continue to prop up a failing business with US taxpayer dollars, call your congressperson.  Remember, every fare sale US Airways has, you are paying for.

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