Getting to the Big Easy Just Got Easier

PHOENIX, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—If you`re craving Cajun cooking
or dying to hear some live Dixieland jazz, then take advantage of America West
Airlines` (NYSE: AWA) Internet fare sale and fly to the Big Easy for very
little dough.

Customers can book these special low fares for travel to or from New
Orleans at from now through July 7 for travel from July 8
through Sept. 30, 2002.  A seven-day advance purchase and one-night stay are
required.  The maximum stay is 30 days and there are no blackout dates.

Customers who book any roundtrip ticket at will receive
3,000 FlightFund bonus miles with travel completed by Dec. 31, 2002.

America West Airlines is the nation`s largest low-fare, hub-and-spoke
airline.  Founded in 1983, it is the only carrier formed since deregulation to
achieve major airline status.  Today, America West is the nation`s
eighth-largest carrier and serves 88 destinations in the U.S., Canada and
Mexico.  America West is a wholly owned subsidiary of America West Holdings
Corporation, an aviation and travel services company with 2001 sales of
$2.1 billion.