SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined June 2014 Traffic For SkyWest Airlines And ExpressJet Airlines

Jul 11, 2014, 18:59 ET from SkyWest, Inc.

ST. GEORGE, Utah, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported a 1.4 percent decrease in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for June, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 2.5 percent compared to June 2013. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for June decreased 3.5 percent to 5,253,163 compared to 5,441,225 for the same period last year. Load factor increased to 84.6 percent compared to 83.7 percent in June 2013. The combined airlines generated 2.8 billion RPMs for the month, while ASMs decreased to 3.3 billion. SkyWest also reported a decrease of 6.9 percent in departures to 117,663 for June compared to 126,350 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, 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, 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 3,900 daily departures and a fleet of approximately 757 regional aircraft. This press release and additional information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at www.skywest.com.

 

FLIGHT STATISTICS

SkyWest, Inc. June Traffic

2014

2013

% Change

Passengers

5,253,163

5,441,225

(3.5)

Revenue Passenger Miles

2,814,407,863

2,854,924,890

(1.4)

Available Seat Miles

3,325,097,932

3,411,508,207

(2.5)

Load Factor

84.6

83.7

0.9 pts

Block Hours

197,006

205,774

(4.3)

Departures

117,663

126,350

(6.9)

Calendar Year-To-Date

2014

2013

% Change

Passengers

28,992,137

29,822,450

(2.8)

Revenue Passenger Miles

15,441,216,277

15,519,541,056

(0.5)

Available Seat Miles

18,729,768,665

19,259,418,128

(2.8)

Load Factor

82.4

80.6

1.8 pts

Block Hours

1,125,883

1,181,702

(4.7)

Departures

674,346

724,738

(7.0)

 

 

SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.



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