US Airways - December 2012 - (Page 1)

Contents December 2012 COVER: Natural serenity in the Yucatán 38 Into the Yucatán | Beyond Cancún’s well-traveled beaches, there’s a wild world of inviting swimming holes, Mayan ruins, and brilliant color. 48 The complexity of route planning 48 Mapping It Out | 64 US Airways’ route-planning department navigates complex data to get you where you need to be. Tucson, Arizona | Rare desert beauty, rich culture, and a business-friendly environment are just the start. embark 6 | CEO Letter 9 | From the Editor 11 | Did You Know? What does “hub-and-spoke” mean? explore 15 | Hot Spots For New Year’s Eve. 17 | Hub Crawl Where to eat and shop at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport. engage 137 | Your US Airways Guide 138 | Video Entertainment 140 | Audio Entertainment 142 | U.S. and Caribbean Service Map 144 | International Service Map 146 | Airport Terminal Maps 149 | US Airways Fleet/ Customs & Immigration 150 | Passenger Info/ Contact US Airways 151 | US Airways MarketPlace® 152 | Window or Aisle? ELSEWHERE IN THIS ISSUE 19 | Wine & Dine Recipes for the best holiday cocktails. 12 | Making It Happen There’s no flying without a first-rate ground-equipment operation. PHOTO (RIGHT AND COVER) BY DAVID HANSON; ILLUSTRATION BY SHAW NIELSEN 22 | Wine and Dine A welcome stop at Charlotte Douglas Airport. 25 | Adventure Creek Ranch offers a one-of-a-kind Florida experience. 31 | Adventure The Golf Road Warriors tee off in Palm Springs. 34 | Great Escapes Universal Orlando Resort. 36 | Gear Up Gifts that bring hope. 59 | Great Tastes College eats. 109 | Must Read The Socialstructed World: Dispatches from a Connected Future 54 University Spotlight University of California, Berkeley 38 The wonders of nature in the Yucatán Peninsula 120 | Great Dates Concerts, art exhibits, and more in a city near you. 124 | Puzzles 118 The Best of Kentucky 130 Readers Resource Index DECEMBER 2012 Follow us: @USAirwaysMag 1

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - December 2012

Table of Contents
CEO Letter
From the Editor
Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: New Year's Eve
Hub Crawl: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Wine & Dine: Holiday Spirits
Wine & Dine: Beaudevin Wine Bar, Charlotte, NC
Adventure: Creek Ranch, Florida
Adventure: Palm Springs Golf
Great Escapes: Universal Orlando® Resort
Gear Up: Gifts for Good
Travel Feature: Into the Yucatán
Mapping It Out: US Airways' Route Planning Department
University Spotlight: University of California, Berkeley
Great Tastes: College Eats
Celebrate Tucson, AZ
Must Read: The Socialstructed World
Special Section: Kentucky
Great Dates
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - December 2012