America West Summer Schedule Sizzles in Las Vegas

PHOENIX, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Beginning in June, America West Airlines (NYSE:AWA) , the nation’s second largest low-cost airline, will be offering its great low fares and full-service amenities on even more flights out of its Las Vegas hub. Starting the first week of June and continuing through the middle of the month, the airline will be adding frequencies between Las Vegas and seven existing markets. Also, as previously announced, the airline kicks off new service between Las Vegas and Monterey, Calif. on June 17. The additional service builds on the airline’s growth in Las Vegas last year, when it added nonstop flights to 15 new destinations.

“We’re proud to be the hometown airline in Las Vegas and to continue to expand our hub at one of the country’s hottest destinations,” said Dion Flannery, vice president, scheduling and route planning. “Customers are traveling to Las Vegas like never before, and we’re happy to provide more service options and easier access to the low fares and premium service America West offers.”

With the additions, America West will operate 154 daily departures and serve 62 nonstop destinations from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport, more than any other carrier. The flight schedules for the new service are listed below:

Las Vegas to Monterey, Calif. Monterey, Calif. to Las Vegas
Flight Departs Arrives Flight Departs Arrives
6133 11:41 a.m. 1:01 p.m. 6680 1:40 p.m. 3:05 p.m.
(begins June 17 using CRJ900 aircraft*)

Las Vegas to Colorado Springs Colorado Springs to Las Vegas
Flight Departs Arrives Flight Departs Arrives
6402 9:38 a.m. 12:34 p.m. 6403 2:15 p.m. 3:10 p.m.
(begins June 1 using CRJ200 aircraft*)

Las Vegas to Denver Denver to Las Vegas
Flight Departs Arrives Flight Departs Arrives
6210 8:40 p.m. 11:34 p.m. 6537 9:35 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
(begins June 15 using CRJ900 aircraft*)

Las Vegas to Houston Houston to Las Vegas
Flight Departs Arrives Flight Departs Arrives
6680 3:55 p.m. 9:05 p.m. 6381 9:45 p.m. 11:05 p.m.
(begins June 17 using CRJ900 aircraft*)

Las Vegas to Ontario, Calif. Ontario, Calif. to Las Vegas
Flight Departs Arrives Flight Departs Arrives
6537 11:39 a.m. 12:48 p.m. 6779 2:00 p.m. 3:01 p.m.
(begins June 15 using CRJ900 aircraft*)

Las Vegas to Sacramento, Calif. Sacramento, Calif. to Las Vegas
Flight Departs Arrives Flight Departs Arrives
833 8:40 p.m. 10:05 p.m. 113 3:47 p.m. 5:15 p.m.
(begins June 1 using Boeing 737 aircraft)

Las Vegas to Salt Lake City Salt Lake City to Las Vegas
Flight Departs Arrives Flight Departs Arrives
6779 3:50 p.m. 6:05 p.m. 6210 6:40 p.m. 7:17 p.m.
(begins June 15 using CRJ900 aircraft*)

Las Vegas to Tucson, Ariz. Tucson, Ariz. to Las Vegas
Flight Departs Arrives Flight Departs Arrives
6457 10:45 p.m. 12:06 a.m. 6133 9:10 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
(begins June 17 using CRJ900 aircraft*)

*America West Express service operated by Mesa Airlines

For more information or to book a ticket, customers may go to http://www.americawest.com/?c=12270816LASADD. Customers may also purchase tickets by calling America West at 1-800-2-FLY-AWA (1-800-235-9292) or by contacting a travel agent. Travel agents are encouraged to use www.hpagentlink.com, which is an online booking tool that America West designed specifically for travel agents only. For corporate travelers, www.awacorplink.com is an effective online resource that helps companies take control of their corporate-travel management needs without booking fees.

Approximately 55,000 customers upgrade their low-fare experience every day when they get on board America West. The airline’s 13,000 employees are proud to offer a range of services including more destinations than any other low-cost carrier, first-class cabins, assigned seating, airport clubs and an award-winning frequent flyer program. America West operates more than 900 flights daily to 95 destinations in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Costa Rica. This press release and additional information on America West can be accessed at www.americawest.com. (AWAG)

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