America West First Quarter 2002 Earnings Conference Call to Be Webcast

PHOENIX, April 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—America West Holdings
Corporation (NYSE: AWA) will conduct a live audio webcast of its first quarter
2002 earnings conference call with the financial community on Friday,
April 19, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. PDT) to present the company`s
financial and operating results and then answer questions from securities

The webcast will be available to the public on a listen-only basis at the
company`s Web site, .  An archive of the webcast will be
available on the site through April 23, 2002.  Listeners to the webcast will
need a current version of Windows MediaPlayer software and at least a
28.8 kbps connection to the Internet.

Additionally, America West will make available on its Web site a number of
charts and graphs depicting the company`s financial performance and
operational improvements.  These visuals will be available at the
public/investor relations section of the Web site after the company`s earnings
are released.

America West Holdings Corporation is an aviation and travel services
company with 2001 revenue of $2.1 billion.  Wholly owned subsidiary
America West Airlines is the nation`s eighth-largest carrier serving
88 destinations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.  The Leisure Company, also a
wholly owned subsidiary, is one of the nation`s largest tour packagers.