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Window or Aisle? engage Chatting with a Frequent Flyer Tom Beecher, CEO of Cartera Commerce, flies up and down the East Coast weekly, but his dream destination lies across the Atlantic. What type of work do you do? Tom's Travel Tips: TRY TO BE FLEXIBLE WITH YOUR TRAVEL PLANS. THERE'S ALWAYS THE CHANCE OF WEATHER DELAYS, AND IT'S GOOD TO BE PREPARED. ALSO, TRY NOT TO GET TOO STRESSED OUT WHEN THINGS DON'T GO ACCORDING TO PLAN. THERE'S ALWAYS ANOTHER FLIGHT. Our partnerships with airlines, including US Airways, allow customers to earn thousands of frequent flyer miles. For US Airways customers, we offer the Dividend Miles StoreFront, where US Airways' Dividend Miles customers can shop online at almost a thousand retailers and earn additional frequent flyer miles. How often do you travel? I fly almost every week for work. I mostly travel to New York and Atlanta. I do fly to the West Coast once in a while. What do you enjoy most about flying? It's quiet and I can concentrate. I find my time in flight to be very productive. It's one of the few times when I'm able to focus on work without any interruptions. Occasionally I get to meet new people, and that's another plus. What's your most memorable trip? About a year and a half ago, I traveled to Kauai with my family. Without a doubt it was the most beautiful place that I've seen. It was spectacular. Do you have any hobbies? Skiing! My favorite ski destination would prob- ✈ DIVIDEND MILES Insider MORE CHOICES, MORE DESTINATIONS. If you could sit next to anyone on a flight, who would it be and why? It would be Mario Batali. He's one of my favorite chefs. What's the top destination on your bucket list? I really want to go on a safari in Africa. I've never been, and it looks like a spectacular combination of people, sights, and of course animals. I would also like to visit Shanghai - another place I've never visited. It's a city at the crossroads of so much exciting growth. Why do you choose US Airways? US Airways has a nice selection of flights out of Boston. Since I travel to New York often, I'm able to fly US Airways Shuttle between the two cities. Do you have a favorite airport? Why? I've always liked Denver International Airport. It's big without being overwhelming. It's also well laid-out and has lots of light and some beautiful views. What are your must-have travel essentials? I always have my laptop and phone, and I can't forget my chargers. Window or Aisle? In addition, we'll join the oneworld® alliance on March 31, 2014, so you'll have new opportunities to access the best destinations around the globe. Visit to learn more. 120 The aisle seat. It gives me a little more legroom to stretch. Are you a US Airways frequent flyer with an interesting story to tell? Email us! MARCH 2014 @USAirwaysMag PHOTO COURTESY OF TOM BEECHER One of the biggest benefits of our merger with American Airlines is our expanded network, which can take you to nearly 330 destinations around the world. Now it's even easier to seamlessly travel on American through our codeshare agreement, which lets you book American flights with US Airways. ably be Alta, Utah. I also enjoy cooking. My specialty is braised short ribs with polenta and pan-roasted chicken legs with a lemon-crème fraîche sauce.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - March 2014

US Airways - March 2014
Table of Contents
Perspective: CEO Letter
From the Editor
Making It Happen
Wine & Dine: Irish Whiskey
Connections: Everybody's Business
Great Escapes: Manchester, England
Great Escapes: Lisbon, Portugal
Adventure: Skiing in Alyeska, Alaska
Style Spotlight: Tee Time
Diversions: It's Just Lunch
Golf: Five Great Resorts
Gear Up: Going Green
Travel Feature: Winter Park, Florida
US Airways Feature: The Sky Is the Limit
University Spotlight: University of Dayton
Great Resorts: Phoenix
Special Section: Atlantic 10 Conference
Best of Health: Miami Beach Foot & Ankle Surgery
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - March 2014