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IBSS and Prospect Airport Services' PDS Express Selected by America West Airlines for Las Vegas, McCarran International Airport.

COLUMBIA, S.C. & DES PLAINES, Ill. -- The Nation's Second Largest Low-Cost Carrier's 'Special Needs' Travelers to Enjoy Improved Passenger Service Via Synapse(TM)-Based System

Integrated Business Systems and Services, Inc. (IBSS) (OTCBB: IBSS), inventor and marketer of Synapse(TM), the powerful development and execution technology for mobile computing and RFID software applications, and Prospect Airport Services, Inc., one of the Nation's leading providers of contracted services to major airlines, today announced that America West Airlines (NYSE: AWA), the Nation's second largest low-cost carrier, has selected Prospect and its PDS (Prospect Dispatch System) Express solution for its airport hub location in Las Vegas.

The Synapse(TM)-based PDS Express system was developed through a joint endeavor between Prospect and IBSS to address Prospect's unique business challenges. The PDS Express system enabled increases in both productivity and customer satisfaction since its initial installation at Prospect's operations in the Detroit Metropolitan Airport.

The system will be serving the special needs of disabled, elderly and other special needs passengers of America West. PDS Express exceeds all guidelines mandated by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for handling 'special needs' travelers in accordance with The Air Carrier Access Act of 1986.

Powered by IBSS' Synapse(TM), PDS Express utilizes a variety of rugged wireless hand-held mobile devices and provides seamless real-time integration with America West's reservation system. PDS Express provides Prospect's passenger service attendants, supervisors and dispatchers with the accurate, time-sensitive dispatch and online flight information necessary to electronically log passenger pick-up and delivery, along with real-time access and connectivity with Prospect's on-site operations center.

James Wajda, Regional Vice President of Prospect, noted, "We are excited to expand our relationship with America West Airlines and to providing the PDS Express benefits of greatly improved passenger service to their elderly and special service passengers in Las Vegas. PDS Express has proven to virtually eliminate passenger service DOT complaints while improving overall passenger service in areas such as passenger name recognition, real-time connecting gate information and data collection."

Continuing, Wajda added, "In addition, the biggest beneficiaries of PDS Express will be the elderly or disabled air travelers of America West who will be receiving increased personalized service now when traveling through the Phoenix Sky Harbor airport and the Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. Furthermore, Prospect intends to release enhanced versions of PDS Express that will be able to electronically track the progress of unaccompanied minors between connecting flights in a busy airline hub. This will give parents peace of mind when they are able to verify that their child has successfully made a connection in a distant city. This is just one of many new capabilities slated for our PDS Express software framework."

Vicki L. Strobel, President of Prospect, added, "Prospect is able to deliver to our clients our powerful combination of contract services expertise and technology with which to improve their business. After our success in the Detroit airport where PDS Express increased customer satisfaction by 25% while increasing our productivity by 10%, I am looking forward to the results that can be achieved with PDS Express at America West's hub airport in Las Vegas."

George Mendenhall, Chief Executive Officer of IBSS, stated, "Our relationship with Prospect Airport Services continues to demonstrate how IBSS' technology, methodology and expertise can uniquely enable our customers. The rapid deployment capability of the PDS Express Synapse(TM)-based solution lets Prospect respond to their customers in a new and highly effective way. PDS Express is highlighting Prospect's value proposition of excellence in delivering improved efficiency and enhanced customer service."

About Prospect Airport Services, Inc.

Headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, Prospect Airport Services, Inc., a certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE), has provided airline-related contract services to major air carriers since 1966. With over 3500 employees in nine states, Prospect is a leading provider of contracted services at select hubs operating in Chicago, San Francisco, Tampa, Orlando, Nashville, Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. Services include passenger services, international vendor consulting, ground handling, cabin cleaning, equipment maintenance and janitorial services.

About America West Airlines

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 approximately 900 flights daily to 96 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.

About IBSS

IBSS is the creator of Synapse(TM), a groundbreaking software technology. Synapse(TM) is a complete application development and deployment environment used to create, implement and manage a wide variety of real-time applications including RFID and wireless, quickly and efficiently.

IBSS is utilizing its Synapse(TM) technology to build and distribute a family of application products that are optimized to provide solutions for specific industries. SynTrack(TM), a Synapse based asset tracking solution highly optimized to exploit the power of Linux and Synapse in the healthcare sector is the initial release from this family of industry specific products.

Global enterprises utilizing Synapse(TM) enjoy tremendous time and cost advantages, in the development, deployment and on-going management of a growing number of real-time applications. Enabled by Synapse(TM) to take competitive advantage of cutting-edge technologies such as wireless networking, mobile computing and RFID, IBSS and its strategic partners bring solutions to customers for mission-critical applications in manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, finance, insurance, retail, education, and government.

IBSS is headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina. For more information about IBSS and its Synapse(TM) technologies and services, call 1-803-736-5595 or 800-553-1038, or visit www.ibss.net.

Except for historical information, the matters discussed in this news release include forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary significantly as a result of a number of factors, including, but not limited to, risks associated with the Company's ability to satisfy its obligations incurred in recent private placements of secured debt, risks in product and technology development and integration, market acceptance of new products and continuing product demand, the impact of competitive products and pricing, changing economic conditions, and other risk factors detailed in the Company's most recent quarterly report on Form 10-QSB under the heading "Risk Factors That May Affect Our Financial Condition and Operating Results" and in other public filings the Company makes with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Copies of these filings may be obtained from the Securities and Exchange Commission at its principal office in Washington, DC at prescribed rates by calling 1-800-SEC-0330. These filings are also available electronically through the Internet World Wide Web site maintained by the Securities and Exchange Commission at the Internet address: http://www.sec.gov.
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