America West Announces Introductory Fare Sale for New Service To Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina

PHOENIX, April 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—America West Airlines
(NYSE: AWA) today announced an introductory fare sale for the airline`s new
nonstop service between its hubs in Phoenix and Las Vegas and Raleigh-Durham,
North Carolina, which will begin May 31, 2002.  Fares begin as low as $99 each
way, based on a roundtrip purchase.

Roundtrip tickets must be purchased by May 9, 2002, for travel from
May 31 through Sept. 30, 2002.  A one-night stay and 14-day advance purchase
are required.

America West will provide connecting service to 40 destinations in the
western U.S. including quick connections linking the thriving high-tech
Research Triangle Region with many other high-tech destinations including the
Silicon Valley, Seattle, Albuquerque, N.M. and Portland, Ore.  Among the
airline`s connection destinations are 13 locations with new connecting
service.  Those cities in California are:  Bakersfield, Carlsbad, Monterey,
Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo and Stockton.  Cities in Arizona include:
Flagstaff, Kingman, Prescott and Yuma.  Other cities include:  Grand Junction,
Colo., Farmington, N.M. and Eugene, Ore.

For more information or to make a reservation, contact your professional
travel agent or America West at 1-800-2-FLY-AWA (1-800-235-9292).  Reservation
and information services are also available at .
Customers will receive 3,000 FlightFund bonus miles when they book any ticket
at and travel by Dec. 31, 2002.  Customers can sign up for
FlightFund, the airline`s worldwide frequent flyer program, at , the frequent flyer section of or by
calling the FlightFund Service Center at 1-800-247-5691.