America West Announces an Internet Fare Sale

PHOENIX, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—Customers who enjoy the luxury
of sitting in first class with complimentary beverages and extra wide seats
will want to take advantage of America West Airlines` (NYSE: AWA) Internet
fare sale.  First class seats on flights within the United States are
33 percent off for customers who book roundtrip tickets at by
Sept. 8.  Customers may travel between Sept. 2 and Nov. 15, 2002.

Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or in all
markets.  Flights may be operated by America West Airlines or America West
Express, which is operated by Mesa Air Group.  Other terms and conditions
apply, per the fare rule.

Customers who take advantage of these great savings will receive
3,000 FlightFund bonus miles for every roundtrip ticket purchased at with travel completed by Dec. 31, 2002.  In addition,
customers will receive the 50-percent mileage bonus for every first class
ticket purchase.

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.