America West Initiates Service to Cancun

PHOENIX, June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—Grab your swimwear and your snorkels because America West Airlines (NYSE: AWA), the nation`s second largest low-fare carrier, has initiated the only daily, nonstop service between Phoenix and Cancun, Mexico. Customers can take advantage of everything this great Caribbean destination has to offer including warm sand, blue waters, great shopping and the beauty below the sea.

“We are thrilled to add Cancun to our list of great Mexican destinations so customers can take advantage of our unbeatable low fares to Mexico`s beautiful Caribbean Coast,” said Scott Kirby, executive vice president, sales and marketing.

America West provides service to cities along Mexico`s Pacific Coast including Guaymas, Mazatlan, Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Manzanillo, Iztapa/Zihuatanejo and Acapulco as well as major business destinations including Hermosillo, Guadalajara and Mexico City.

Service to Cancun, Mexico began on Sunday, June 1, 2003. America West will utilize the Airbus A319 aircraft featuring 12 first class and 112 main cabin seats for its customers in Phoenix and 12 other cities.



Cities with connecting service through Phoenix and Cancun are Las Vegas; Los Angeles; Oakland, Calif.; Ontario, Calif.; Orange County, Calif.; San Diego; Seattle; San Francisco; San Jose, Calif.; Salt Lake City; Sacramento, Calif.; and Tucson, Ariz.

For more information or to make a reservation, customers may contact America West at 1-800-2-FLY-AWA (1-800-235-9292), log on to or contact a professional travel agent.

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

SOURCE America West Airlines