America West Announces New Service Between Columbus, Ohio, Hub and Atlanta

Apr 23, 2001, 01:00 ET from America West Airlines

    PHOENIX, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- America West
 Airlines (NYSE:   AWA) announced today that it will begin daily, nonstop service
 between its hub in Columbus, Ohio, and Atlanta on Aug. 1, 2001.  The service
 will be provided by America West Express and operated by Chautauqua Airlines.
 America West will provide three conveniently timed daily roundtrip flights
 utilizing the 50-seat Embraer 145 regional jet aircraft.
     "The addition of this Atlanta service is possible due to our new
 relationship with Chautauqua Airlines, which will operate as America West
 Express," said Bernie Han, senior vice president, planning.  "Our partnership
 with Chautauqua will give customers in Columbus even more choices for low-
 cost, full-service flights."  With the addition of Atlanta, America West
 Airlines and America West Express will operate 48 roundtrip flights every
 weekday between Columbus and 14 destinations.
     America West announced its codesharing agreement with Chautauqua Airlines
 in March.  Under the agreement, America West will be responsible for
 scheduling and marketing the regional partner's flying.  Chautauqua will use
 the Embraer 145 regional jet to expand America West's service to various
 midwestern and eastern business markets from Columbus.
 
     The flight schedule for the new route between Columbus and Atlanta is
 listed below.
 
      Columbus to Atlanta                    Atlanta to Columbus
      Flight    Departure     Arrival        Flight    Departure     Arrival
      5201      6:55 a.m.     8:30 a.m.      5202      9:00 a.m.     10:35 a.m.
      5203      12:20 p.m.    1:50 p.m.      5204      2:30 p.m.     4:00 p.m.
      5207      4:50 p.m.     6:30 p.m.      5208      6:59 p.m.     8:29 p.m.
 
     For more information or to make a reservation, contact your professional
 travel agent or America West at 1-800-2-FLY-AWA (1-800-235-9292).  Reservation
 and information services are also available over the Internet at
 www.americawest.com.  Customers will receive 3,000 FlightFund bonus miles when
 they book any ticket at www.americawest.com and travel by June 30, 2001.
 Customers can sign up for FlightFund, the airline's worldwide frequent flyer
 program, at www.americawest.com.
 
     America West Airlines, the nation's ninth-largest carrier, serves
 92 destinations with more than 900 daily departures in the U.S., Canada and
 Mexico.  Along with its codeshare partners, America West serves more than
 180 destinations worldwide.  America West Airlines is a wholly owned
 subsidiary of America West Holdings Corporation, an aviation and travel
 services company with 2000 sales of $2.3 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 www.americawest.com.
 
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    PHOENIX, April 23 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ -- America West
 Airlines (NYSE:   AWA) announced today that it will begin daily, nonstop service
 between its hub in Columbus, Ohio, and Atlanta on Aug. 1, 2001.  The service
 will be provided by America West Express and operated by Chautauqua Airlines.
 America West will provide three conveniently timed daily roundtrip flights
 utilizing the 50-seat Embraer 145 regional jet aircraft.
     "The addition of this Atlanta service is possible due to our new
 relationship with Chautauqua Airlines, which will operate as America West
 Express," said Bernie Han, senior vice president, planning.  "Our partnership
 with Chautauqua will give customers in Columbus even more choices for low-
 cost, full-service flights."  With the addition of Atlanta, America West
 Airlines and America West Express will operate 48 roundtrip flights every
 weekday between Columbus and 14 destinations.
     America West announced its codesharing agreement with Chautauqua Airlines
 in March.  Under the agreement, America West will be responsible for
 scheduling and marketing the regional partner's flying.  Chautauqua will use
 the Embraer 145 regional jet to expand America West's service to various
 midwestern and eastern business markets from Columbus.
 
     The flight schedule for the new route between Columbus and Atlanta is
 listed below.
 
      Columbus to Atlanta                    Atlanta to Columbus
      Flight    Departure     Arrival        Flight    Departure     Arrival
      5201      6:55 a.m.     8:30 a.m.      5202      9:00 a.m.     10:35 a.m.
      5203      12:20 p.m.    1:50 p.m.      5204      2:30 p.m.     4:00 p.m.
      5207      4:50 p.m.     6:30 p.m.      5208      6:59 p.m.     8:29 p.m.
 
     For more information or to make a reservation, contact your professional
 travel agent or America West at 1-800-2-FLY-AWA (1-800-235-9292).  Reservation
 and information services are also available over the Internet at
 www.americawest.com.  Customers will receive 3,000 FlightFund bonus miles when
 they book any ticket at www.americawest.com and travel by June 30, 2001.
 Customers can sign up for FlightFund, the airline's worldwide frequent flyer
 program, at www.americawest.com.
 
     America West Airlines, the nation's ninth-largest carrier, serves
 92 destinations with more than 900 daily departures in the U.S., Canada and
 Mexico.  Along with its codeshare partners, America West serves more than
 180 destinations worldwide.  America West Airlines is a wholly owned
 subsidiary of America West Holdings Corporation, an aviation and travel
 services company with 2000 sales of $2.3 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 www.americawest.com.
 
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