America West Airlines Announces New International Commission Program

America West Airlines (NYSE: AWA) today
announced it has revised its travel agent commission program for international
travel purchased in the United States and Canada.
 
immediately, tickets purchased in the United States for travel
outside the United States or Canada will earn an eight percent base
commission, with a maximum payment of $100 for each roundtrip and $50 for each
one-way itinerary.  Tickets purchased in Canada for travel outside Canada or
the United States will earn an eight percent base commission, with a maximum
payment of $140 CAD for each roundtrip and $70 CAD for each one-way itinerary.
 
These changes are posted on America West`s DRS pages.  The entries for
each CRS are:


Amadeus:      GGAIR HP   GPCOM

Apollo:        S*HPB/COMMISSION
Sabre:        Y/SY1/YHP/COMMISSION

Worldspan:      G/AIR/HP0/COMMISSION
America West Airlines, the nation`s ninth largest carrier, serves more
than 90 destinations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.  The Airline is a wholly
owned subsidiary of America West Holdings Corporation, an aviation and travel
services company with 1998 sales of $2.0 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 http://www.americawest.com.

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