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America West Introduces Ticketless Travel from Hawaii

America West Airlines announced today that it has launched interline
electronic ticketing with Hawaiian Airlines. In addition, America West now
offers customers the ability to book flights to/from all code-share cities
at, so they can surf the web to paradise!
Ticketless travel is now available on all flights between Hawaii and more
than 60 destinations across North America, including four destinations in
Canada, eight in Mexico, as well as America West’s new transcontinental
markets that link Los Angeles and San Francisco on the West Coast with New
York/JFK and Boston on the East Coast. Flights may be booked at, where customers will receive 500 FlightFund bonus miles
for each ticket purchased. Customers of America West and Hawaiian are now
able to enjoy the convenience of purchasing a single e-ticket for
itineraries that include flights on both airlines. Previously, paper
tickets were required for code-shared flights.

“We’re excited to be providing two more great customer benefits as a
result of our ongoing relationship with Hawaiian Airlines,” said Dion
Flannery, vice president, scheduling, route planning and Internet
distribution, America West Airlines. “More than 96 percent of America
West’s customers opt for the convenience of ticketless reservations, so
we’re pleased to be able to offer them e-ticketing and the ability to book
at, which creates an even more seamless travel experience
for flights to Hawaii.”

“Our code-share partnership with America West gets better all the time.
Together, we’re making travel between Hawaii and North America more
convenient for customers, expanding opportunities for great deals, and
increasing frequent flyer benefits,” said Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian’s
president and chief operating officer.

E-ticketing is available for all code-shared flights at
E-ticketing for domestic U.S. flights is available at

Hawaiian Airlines is America West’s third partner for interline electronic
ticketing. The airline also has interline electronic-ticketing agreements
with American Airlines and Continental Airlines.


America West customers can also book flights to Hawaii by calling
1-800-2-FLY-AWA (1-800-235-9292). Hawaiian Airlines customers can book
flights to destinations in the domestic United States, Canada and Mexico
by calling 1-800-367-5320 from the U.S. mainland or 1-800-882-8811 from
the Hawaiian Islands.

America West and Hawaiian Airlines initiated their code-share agreement
and marketing partnership in October 2002. Through the agreement, the
airlines link route networks, coordinate flight schedules and offer a
seamless travel experience on flights between Hawaii and more than 50
destinations in the mainland United States, eight destinations in Mexico
and four destinations in Canada. Customers of both airlines also enjoy
reciprocal frequent flyer benefits.