US Airways Selects RealLife HR for Online Benefits Administration Services

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US Airways uses an outsourced technology and services solution to communicate, deliver and manage their vast array of post-merger benefits to employees and retirees.

Our solution’s design enables us to flexibly incorporate the complex post-merger benefit plans of both the former US Airways and former America West onto a single benefits platform that will enable US Airways to continue to gain both operational and strategic efficiencies.

RealLife HRSM, a leading outsourced benefits management automation solution provider, today announced the addition of US Airways Group, Inc. to its growing list of clients.

Beginning this fall, the airline’s 50,000 employees and retirees will elect their benefits via the Internet using a highly personalized Web portal that displays only the offerings pertinent to them, all through RealLife HR’s single access point for benefits information, benefits enrollment and post-enrollment life event management.

Supporting the system will be a U.S.-based employee service center that will enable RealLife HR to meet the needs of all employees and retirees regardless of their access to technology.

RealLife HR, based in Hunt Valley, Md., was selected following a rigorous national search. Financial terms of the engagement were not disclosed.

“We believe RealLife HR was selected because of our innovative technology and the ability to implement their complete solution in less than 90 days, as well as the synergies between our corporate cultures,” said Gary Broache, president and CEO of RealLife HR. “Our solution’s design enables us to flexibly incorporate the complex post-merger benefit plans of both the former US Airways and former America West onto a single benefits platform that will enable US Airways to continue to gain both operational and strategic efficiencies.”

“Quick turnarounds are critical to the airline industry, and we believe that RealLife HR is the nimble partner whose proven technology and customer service ethic will equip our human resources team with real-time data and cost-effective services support so that they can best leverage our benefits dollars,” said John Hedblom, US Airways vice president, human resources.

In addition to providing complete benefits enrollment and administration services, RealLife HR will also perform life event approval and dependent management plus student status recertification services.

About US Airways

US Air and America West's merger in 2005 created 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 842 destinations in 152 countries worldwide. Additional information on US Airways can be found at http://www.usairways.com.

About RealLife HR

A leader in benefits management automation and outsourcing services, RealLife HR simplifies and automates benefits communications, enrollment and administration in addition to offering call center services and a dedicated support team. Utilizing proprietary tools, most implementations can be completed within 90 days. RealLife HR clients include a wide array of nationally recognized entities including Magellan Health Systems, Bombardier, Unilever, AT&T, and the North Carolina Office of State Personnel. For more information, visit http://www.reallifehr.com.

Media Contacts:

Kim Bachmann, RealLife HR

410.403.5522

kim.bachmann @ reallifehr.com

or

Susan Anthony, Sawmill Marketing Public Relations

410.592.3003

susan.anthony @ sawmillmarketing.com

RealLife HR and the RealLife HR logo are service marks of RewardsPlus of America Corporation.

This press release was distributed through eMediawire by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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