2014

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

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Aug. 9, 2013 PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported that passenger boardings for July increased 2.0 percent to 5,520,165 compared to 5,413,751 for the same period last year.  SkyWest also reported a 4.9 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for July, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 5.9 percent compared to July 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.9 billion RPMs for the month, while ASMs increased to 3.5 billion. Load factor decreased to 82.6 percent compared to 83.5 percent in July 2012. SkyWest also reported an increase of 0.6 percent in departures to 130,020 for July compared to 129,204 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, American Eagle and US Airways Express carriers under contractual agreements with United Airlines, Inc. ("United"), Delta Airlines, Inc. ("Delta"), American Airlines, Inc. ("American") and US Airways, Inc. ("US Airways").  SkyWest Airlines also 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 4,200 daily departures and a fleet of approximately 760 regional aircraft.  This press release and additional information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at www.skywest.com.

 

FLIGHT STATISTICS

SkyWest, Inc. July Traffic




2013

2012

% Change

Passengers


5,520,165

5,413,751

2.0

Revenue Passenger Miles


2,913,610,415

2,777,067,214

4.9

Available Seat Miles


3,525,748,709

3,327,805,033

5.9

Load Factor


82.6

83.5

           (0.9) pts






Block Hours


212,486

205,272

3.5

Departures


130,020

129,204

0.6

                                                                                                                   

Calendar Year-To-Date




2013

2012

% Change

Passengers


35,342,615

33,794,034

4.6

Revenue Passenger Miles


18,433,151,471

17,405,553,165

5.9

Available Seat Miles


22,785,166,837

21,675,620,384

5.1

Load Factor


80.9

80.3

0.6 pts






Block Hours


1,394,188

1,336,572

4.3

Departures


854,758

831,073

2.8

 

SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.



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