America West Airlines today announced a
new travel agency commission rate structure for all domestic and international
travel ticketed in the United States and Canada.
Effective immediately, tickets purchased in the United States for travel
to and from destinations in the U.S. will earn a five percent base commission
rate with a maximum payment of $50 for each roundtrip flight and $25 for each
Tickets purchased in Canada for all flights between Canada and the United
States, and within the U.S., will earn a five percent base commission rate
with a maximum payment of $70 (CAD) for roundtrip flights and $35 (CAD) for
America West Airlines, the nation`s ninth-largest carrier, serves more
than 90 destinations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. America West Airlines is
a wholly owned subsidiary of America West Holdings Corporation (NYSE: AWA), 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