America West's Codeshare Agreement With Big Sky Airlines Begins

Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from America West Airlines

    PHOENIX, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A codeshare agreement between America
 West Airlines (NYSE:   AWA) and Big Sky Airlines (PCX: BSA) is now operational.
 Travelers can contact America West's reservation line at 1-800-235-9292 or
 their travel agent to book online connecting flights between America West's
 extensive service in North America to 20 Big Sky markets in Montana, Texas,
 Oklahoma and Arkansas.
     The codeshare agreement offers online connections to Big Sky destinations
 such as Kalispell, Billings, Missoula and Great Falls, Mont.; Enid, Okla.; and
 Jonesboro, Ark., via America West non-stop flights from Phoenix to Spokane,
 Wash.; Denver and Dallas.
     The agreement also includes adding Big Sky Airlines as a partner in
 America West's FlightFund frequent flyer program.  This partnership will allow
 FlightFund members to earn and redeem miles on Big Sky when an itinerary
 includes an America West flight.  Members will earn one mile for every mile
 flown with a minimum of 500 miles earned per segment.
     As a special launch offer, FlightFund members will earn double miles on
 Big Sky flights when connecting to America West before June 30, 2001.
     "We're pleased to be able to offer these additional destinations for our
 customers and add the extra value for our FlightFund members as well," said
 Bernie Han, senior vice president of marketing and planning.
 
     Big Sky Airlines serves 28 cities with more than 100 daily departures,
 featuring comfortable 19-seat Metroliner 23 and Metroliner III aircraft.
 
     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.
 
 

SOURCE America West Airlines
    PHOENIX, April 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A codeshare agreement between America
 West Airlines (NYSE:   AWA) and Big Sky Airlines (PCX: BSA) is now operational.
 Travelers can contact America West's reservation line at 1-800-235-9292 or
 their travel agent to book online connecting flights between America West's
 extensive service in North America to 20 Big Sky markets in Montana, Texas,
 Oklahoma and Arkansas.
     The codeshare agreement offers online connections to Big Sky destinations
 such as Kalispell, Billings, Missoula and Great Falls, Mont.; Enid, Okla.; and
 Jonesboro, Ark., via America West non-stop flights from Phoenix to Spokane,
 Wash.; Denver and Dallas.
     The agreement also includes adding Big Sky Airlines as a partner in
 America West's FlightFund frequent flyer program.  This partnership will allow
 FlightFund members to earn and redeem miles on Big Sky when an itinerary
 includes an America West flight.  Members will earn one mile for every mile
 flown with a minimum of 500 miles earned per segment.
     As a special launch offer, FlightFund members will earn double miles on
 Big Sky flights when connecting to America West before June 30, 2001.
     "We're pleased to be able to offer these additional destinations for our
 customers and add the extra value for our FlightFund members as well," said
 Bernie Han, senior vice president of marketing and planning.
 
     Big Sky Airlines serves 28 cities with more than 100 daily departures,
 featuring comfortable 19-seat Metroliner 23 and Metroliner III aircraft.
 
     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.
 
 SOURCE  America West Airlines

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