SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined April 2013 Traffic For SkyWest Airlines And ExpressJet Airlines

ST. GEORGE, Utah, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported that passenger boardings for April increased 5.8 percent to 5,034,736 compared to 4,757,224 for the same period last year.  SkyWest also reported a 7.5 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for April, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 8.0 percent compared to April 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.6 billion RPMs for the month, while ASMs increased to 3.2 billion. Load factor decreased to 80.5 percent compared to 80.9 percent in April 2012.  SkyWest also reported an increase of 5.4 percent in departures to 122,557 for April compared to 116,307 for the same period last year. 

About SkyWest
SkyWest is the holding company for two scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company and is headquartered in St. George, Utah. SkyWest's scheduled passenger airline operations consist of SkyWest Airlines, Inc. ("SkyWest Airlines") also based in St. George, Utah and ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. ("ExpressJet Airlines") based in Atlanta, Georgia.  SkyWest Airlines operates as United Express, Delta Connection and American Eagle carriers under contractual agreements with United Airlines, Inc. ("United"), Delta Airlines, Inc. ("Delta") and American Airlines, Inc. ("American").  SkyWest Airlines also operates as US Airways Express under a contractual agreement with US Airways, Inc., and operates flights for Alaska Airlines under a contractual agreement.  ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, Delta Connection, and American Eagle carriers under contractual agreements with United, Delta and American. System-wide, SkyWest serves markets in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean with approximately 4,000 daily departures and a fleet of approximately 755 regional aircraft.  This press release and additional information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at www.skywest.com.

FLIGHT STATISTICS

SkyWest, Inc. April Traffic








2013

2012

% Change

Passengers


5,034,736

4,757,224

5.8

Revenue Passenger Miles


2,631,965,182

2,448,257,600

7.5

Available Seat Miles


3,270,547,751

3,027,543,138

8.0

Load Factor


80.5

80.9

(0.4) pts






Block Hours


200,079

186,178

7.5

Departures


122,557

116,307

5.4

 

Calendar Year-To-Date




2013

2012

% Change

Passengers


19,067,910

18,123,470

5.2

Revenue Passenger Miles


9,876,600,256

9,387,170,310

5.2

Available Seat Miles


12,464,856,941

12,031,025,523

3.6

Load Factor


79.2

78.0

1.2 pts






Block Hours


772,070

742,599

4.0

Departures


472,809

457,447

3.4

SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.



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