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America West to Webcast Merrill Lynch Global Transportation Conference Presentation

PHOENIX, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—America West Airlines, Inc.,
(NYSE: AWA) will conduct a live audio webcast of the presentation by W.
Douglas Parker, chairman and chief executive officer at the upcoming Merrill
Lynch Global Transportation Conference.

Parker will be speaking on Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at 4:20 p.m., Eastern
Time.  The webcast will be available to the public at the company`s Web site, .  An archive of the webcast will be available on the Web
site through June 16, 2002.

Listeners to the webcast will need a current version of MediaPlayer or
RealPlayer software and at least a 14.4 kbps connection to the Internet.

America West Airlines, the nation`s eighth-largest carrier, serves
88 destinations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.  America West Airlines is a
wholly owned subsidiary of America West Holdings Corporation, an aviation and
travel services company with 2001 sales of $2.1 billion.
This press release, as well as releases issued in the past year by America
West Holdings and its affiliates, can be accessed on the America West Internet
site at .