America West FlightFund With Arizona Republic

PHOENIX, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—Imagine earning miles for award travel while keeping up-to-date on local, national and world news. Now it`s possible. America West Airlines (NYSE: AWA) today announced a partnership that allows FlightFund members to earn miles when they subscribe to The Arizona Republic, Arizona`s largest circulation newspaper.

FlightFund members will earn 1,000 miles when they sign up for a subscription utilizing automatic payment or simply switch their current subscription to the automatic payment option. Plus, members will earn an additional 100 miles for each month that they are enrolled in the automatic payment program. FlightFund members can earn up to 2,200 miles in the first year by subscribing to The Arizona Republic.

“The introduction of this new partnership offers FlightFund members yet another opportunity to earn miles redeemable for worldwide award travel on America West and partner airlines,” said Kenneth I. Feldman, vice president, marketing.

FlightFund miles may be used for travel to more than 300 destinations on five continents. FlightFund offers one of the most generous frequent flyer programs in the industry with domestic award travel beginning at 20,000 miles year-round. FlightFund has more than 50 partners to help members earn miles in a variety of ways including car rentals, hotel stays, dining out and FlightFund Visa credit card purchases.

For more information, or to become a FlightFund member, customers can visit , the frequent flyer section of , or contact the FlightFund Service Center at 1-800-247-5691. To earn miles by subscribing to The Arizona Republic, visit or call 1-800-332-6733.


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.