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Independence Air Announces Major West Coast Expansion

Low-fare airline
Independence Air announced today it will add new non-stop service from
Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport to its hub at Washington
Dulles International Airport beginning May 1st, with easy connecting
service to over 35 other Independence Air destinations in the East,
Southeast and Midwest. Seats aboard the new flights are on sale now. As a way to celebrate the
new service, Independence Air is offering special introductory fares of
$84 one-way on non-stop flights to Washington Dulles with connecting fares
of $114 one-way to other Independence Air cities for tickets purchased by
February 18, 2005 at or through travel agencies. The full
schedule as well as introductory fare details and restrictions are seen

Service from San Jose will be operated with the company’s new 132-
passenger Airbus A319 aircraft, featuring all-leather seating in a single-
class configuration with comfortable legroom. All fares are one-way and no
fares require a Saturday night stay. Seat assignments can be reserved at
the time of booking and Independence Air does not overbook its flights
assuring every customer a seat.

Independence Air currently serves a total of 39 destinations, including
major cities like New York, Boston, Orlando and Tampa, as well as smaller
cities like Portland, ME, Burlington, VT, Charleston, SC, Savannah, GA and
Knoxville, TN. The Independence Air hub at Washington Dulles is the
largest low-fare hub in America in terms of total departures. For more
information about FLYi, Inc. and Independence Air, please visit our
website at