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AMERICA WEST AIRLINES EXTENDS SUMMER SAVINGS OF UP TO 30 PERCENT OFF

 PHOENIX, JULY 28 /PRNewswire/ -- America West Airlines (NASDAQ: AWAQC) announced that it will extend the ticketing deadline until Aug. 25, 1993, for summer leisure fare reductions of up to 30 percent off. The non-refundable fares are available in many markets for passengers traveling through Sept. 30, 1993, and require a 14-day advance purchase.
 Marilyn Hoppe, vice president of revenue management, said, "Our advance bookings indicate that passengers are responding well to our affordable, rational fare initiatives. We anticipate that these fares will continue to generate additional revenues for the company by creating new demand at these fare levels." The company posted record operating income of $25.2 million and net income of $10.3 million for the second quarter ended June 30, 1993.
 These new summer fares require a Saturday-night stay. Off-peak fares are available for travel on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Peak fare levels are slightly higher. For complete details on these special fares, contact a professional travel agent or America West Airlines at 800-2-FLY-AWA (800-235-9292).
 The following are a few examples of the reduced round-trip fares:
 NEW OFF-PEAK REGULAR DOLLAR PERCENT
 MARKET SUMMER FARE FARE SAVINGS SAVINGS
 Boston-Los Angeles $418 $609 $191 31 pct
 Newark-San Francisco 428 609 181 30
 New York-San Jose 428 609 181 30
 Washington-Los Angeles 418 578 160 28
 Houston-Seattle 378 525 147 28
 Denver-Orange County 298 410 112 27
 Wichita-Sacramento 338 462 124 27
 Dallas/Ft. Worth-Long Beach 328 441 113 26
 Oakland-Tampa 428 578 150 26
 Boston-Phoenix 408 546 138 25
 Columbus-Seattle 418 546 128 23
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 /CONTACT: Daphne Dicino, senior director of corporate communications of America West Airlines, 602-693-5729/
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