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America West Announces New ‘Beach’ Service

America West announced today
that it is adding new nonstop service between San Diego and Puerto
Vallarta and Los Cabos, Mexico on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, 2004 respectively.
The airline is also adding nonstop service between Los Angeles and
Acapulco, and nonstop service between Oakland and Los Cabos. Both flights
begin Dec. 18, 2004. “With an ever-expanding frequent flyer base in California, we are thrilled
to bring more low-fare, nonstop service to the most popular Mexico beach
destinations to Californians. America West is making exciting and
affordable getaways more convenient than ever,” said Scott Kirby,
executive vice president, sales and marketing.

America West’s new flights are a significant enhancement for service
between the United States and Mexico. Ruben Beltran, Consul General of
Mexico in Los Angeles expressed that, “the Government of Mexico commends
the effort of America West to further expand its routes to Mexico.” He
indicated that, “these new services will better connect both countries and
allow both societies to enjoy the beauty and diversity that exist along
the West Coast of Mexico and the United States.”

America West Vacations offers one-stop shopping for outstanding values in
vacation packages including airfare, hotel accommodations and airport
transfers. Many partner resorts offer all-inclusive options. Los Cabos
features fantastic scuba diving and snorkeling conditions year round and
unique, award-winning golf courses. Puerto Vallarta features great
shopping, restaurants and a beachfront walkway perfect for watching
magnificent sunsets.

Service between San Diego and Puerto Vallarta will be offered on Tuesdays,
Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Service between San Diego and Los Cabos
will be on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The service will be
provided by America West Express, which is operated by subsidiary airlines
of Mesa Air Group, using Canadair Regional Jets. Service between Los
Angeles and Acapulco and Oakland and Los Cabos will be offered on
Saturdays and will be operated by America West Airlines using Boeing and
Airbus aircraft.