America West Vacations Outlines 2002 Offerings

America West Vacations
(NYSE: AWA) announced today two new vacation options: Cruise Vacations and Spa
Vacations, a new destination: Orlando, Fla.; and several new services in Las
Vegas, America West Vacations` largest destination with more than 30 hotel

America West Vacations now offers Cruise Vacations including bookings on
16 of the world`s premier cruise lines. Whether customers want to cruise the
Caribbean, Alaska, the Mediterranean or throughout Europe, America West Cruise
Vacations has just the ship for everyone`s style. Cruise packages are only
available online at .

America West Spa Vacations is just the thing for customers who prefer to
be pampered at a luxury resort. Customers can spend a relaxing vacation
enjoying the saunas, steam rooms and massages available at several luxury
resorts. They are: The Phoenician, Marriott`s Camelback Inn Resort Golf Club &
Spa and the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in Scottsdale as well as the Arizona
Biltmore Resort & Spa in Phoenix, Arizona.

Century Plaza Hotel & Spa in Los Angeles and Rancho Bernardo Inn in San
Diego as well as at Pueblo Bonito Rose in Los Cabos, Mexico and Paradise
Village in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. First class air option is available on all
spa vacation packages.

America West Vacations is pleased to add a new destination to its lineup
of popular cities in North America. Vacations in Orlando, Fla., are now
available. The Orlando area is probably best known for Walt Disney World`s
Magic Kingdom Park, EPCOT Center, the Disney-MGM Studios theme park and
SeaWorld Orlando, but it also offers is the Orlando Science Center and the
Orlando Museum of Art.


America West Vacations customers traveling to Las Vegas will enjoy several
new amenities including a VIP check-in line at Excalibur exclusively for
America West Vacations customers, a $50 food and beverage credit at the Golden
Nugget, advance ticket sales for shows and tours and the opportunity for late
night check out (as late as 8:00 p.m.) at Circus Circus, Luxor and Las Vegas
Hilton. Late night check out is the perfect option for customers on late night
flights out of Las Vegas.

With one simple phone call to 1-800-356-6611 or by logging on to customers can find out more details about all of
these products and services and book their next vacation.

America West Vacations is a brand of The Leisure Company. With more than
30 hotel partners in Las Vegas, America West Vacations is one of the largest
tour packagers to Las Vegas. The Leisure Company creates and sells vacation
packages to 500,000 customers annually. Vacation packages are available to
Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada and Mexico. America West Vacations Cruise
Vacations offers the world`s premier cruise lines and most popular
destinations at America West Vacations Spa
Vacations include spa treatments at select resorts in Arizona, California and
Mexico. Vacation packages may consist of air transportation on America West
Airlines or America West Express, which is operated by Mesa Air Group and
Chautauqua Airlines, hotel accommodations, ground transportation and other

The Leisure Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of America West Holdings
Corporation, an aviation and travel services company with 2001 sales of
$2.1 billion.

This press release, as well as releases issued in the past year by America
West Holdings and its affiliates, can be accessed on the America West Internet
site at .