America West Conference Webcast

PHOENIX, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—America West Airlines, Inc., (NYSE: AWA) will conduct a live audio webcast of the presentation by W. Douglas Parker, chairman and chief executive officer, at the upcoming Goldman Sachs 18th Annual Transportation Conference 2003.

Parker will be speaking on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2003, at 11:30 a.m., Eastern Time. The webcast will be available to the public at the company`s Web site, . An archive of the webcast will be available on the Web site through Feb. 18, 2003.

Listeners to the webcast will need a current version of MediaPlayer or RealPlayer software and at least a 14.4 kbps connection to the Internet.

Founded in 1983 and proudly celebrating its 20-year anniversary in 2003, America West Airlines is the nation`s second largest low-fare airline and the only carrier formed since deregulation to achieve major airline status. Today, America West serves 92 destinations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.