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SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined June 2012 Traffic for SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines

ST. GEORGE, Utah, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") reported a 1.7 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for June, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 0.4 percent compared to June 2011. Passenger boardings for June increased 4.5 percent to 5,289,995 compared to 5,064,487 for the same period last year. The combined airlines generated 2.71 billion RPMs for the month, while ASMs increased to 3.24 billion. Load factor increased to 83.5 compared to 82.4 in June 2011. SkyWest also reported an increase in departures to 125,345 for June compared to 121,295 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 also based in St. George, Utah and ExpressJet Airlines based in Atlanta, Georgia. SkyWest Airlines operates as United Express and Delta Connection carriers under contractual agreements with United Airlines, Inc. ("United") and Delta Air Lines, Inc. ("Delta"). 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 and Delta Connection carriers under contractual agreements with United and Delta. 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 725 regional aircraft. This press release and additional information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at www.skywest.com

FLIGHT STATISTICS

SkyWest, Inc. June Traffic




2012

2011

% Change

Passengers


5,289,995

5,064,487

4.5

Revenue Passenger Miles


2,706,168,069

2,661,100,800

1.7

Available Seat Miles


3,241,443,634

3,227,559,360

0.4

Load Factor


83.5

82.4

         1.1 pts






Block Hours


199,185

196,827

1.2

Departures


125,345

121,295

3.3






Calendar Year-To-Date




2012

2011

% Change

Passengers


28,380,283

27,048,352

4.9

Revenue Passenger Miles


14,628,485,951

13,994,818,089

4.5

Available Seat Miles


18,347,889,061

17,956,917,440

2.2

Load Factor


79.7

77.9

           1.8 pts






Block Hours


1,131,305

1,114,327

1.5

Departures


701,873

687,255

2.1

SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.



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