America West Announces New FlightFund

PHOENIX, April /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—America West Airlines (NYSE: AWA) today announced a new partnership allowing FlightFund members to earn miles when renting with Hertz, the world`s largest car rental company. FlightFund members will earn 50 miles per day on qualifying rentals worldwide and will enjoy special rates and discounts. To celebrate the new partnership, members can receive a free day and double miles on qualifying Hertz rentals through August 31, 2003.

“America West recognizes the importance of flexibility to our customers. FlightFund members now have another quality car rental choice as a result of our new partnership with Hertz,” said Ken Feldman, vice president, marketing, for America West.

Elliot Friedman, Hertz division vice president, travel industry and partnership marketing commented, “We welcome FlightFund members to earn miles and experience the benefits of renting from Hertz, including competitive rates and the utmost in products and services including NeverLost, Hertz` in car navigation system and Sirius satellite radio.”

To earn the free day and double miles, FlightFund members must mention their FlightFund frequent flyer number, the FlightFund discount number (CDP#) 1450445, and promotion code (PC#) 939643 at time of reservation. This offer is available on all qualifying Leisure Weekly, five or more days, and Leisure Weekend, three or more days, rate rentals with a full size or larger car. This offer is available at participating Hertz locations in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada.

As one of the most generous frequent flyer programs in the industry, FlightFund offers domestic award travel beginning at just 20,000 miles year-round. FlightFund has more than 40 partners to help members earn miles in a variety of ways including car rentals, hotel stays, telecommunication services and FlightFund Visa credit card purchases. Plus, members may redeem miles for award travel to more than 300 destinations on five continents.


For more information, or to become a FlightFund member, visit , the frequent flyer section of , or contact the FlightFund Service Center at 1-800-247-5691. To start earning miles by renting with Hertz, visit or call 1-800-654-2210.

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 93 destinations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.