This historical snapshot was current as of March 2003.
Main Hub: Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
, Phoenix, AZ
Other Hubs: McCarran International Airport
, Las Vegas, NV
(LAS), Port Columbus International Airport
, Columbus, OH
Countries Served: United States
Eighth largest US airline
NYSE Stock Symbol:
Frequent Flyer Program:
FlightFund, with silver, gold, and platinum elite membership tiers. Free tickets can be redeemed for as little as 20000 miles.
August 1, 1983
Operating Fleet: Boeing 757-200
(13 planes), Airbus A320-200
(49), Airbus A319-100
(32), Boeing 737-300
(39), Boeing 737-200
(10), Canadair Regional Jet CRJ-700
(8), Canadair Regional Jet CRJ-200
(23), Embraer Regional Jet ERJ-145
(12), deHaviland Dash-8
Reservation Centers: Tempe, AZ
and Reno, NV
1-800-2FLY-AWA and www.americawest.com
between 13000 and 14000
CEO: W. Douglas Parker
, a senior America West executive
since 1995, was promoted to CEO in late August 2001 to replace retiring CEO William A. Franke
, who held the post since 1993.
Customer Satisfaction: J.D. Power and Associates
has ranked America West below the industry average in passenger satisfaction for 2000 and 1999. For 1998 and 1997, America West received the best JDP&A rating for short-haul flights.
In 2005, America West's holding company, America West Holdings Corporation, completed a merger with U.S. Airways Group Inc., resulting in the America West brand being absorbed into U.S. Airways.