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SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined May 2012 Traffic For SkyWest Airlines And ExpressJet Airlines

ST. GEORGE, Utah, June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") SkyWest reported a 0.2 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for May, while available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 1.3 percent compared to May 2011. Passenger boardings for May increased 1.7 percent to 4,966,818 compared to 4,883,414 for the same period last year.  The combined airlines generated 2.54 billion RPMs for the month, while ASMs decreased to 3.08 billion. Load factor increased to 82.4 compared to 81.4 in May 2011.  SkyWest also reported an increase in departures to 119,081 for May compared to 118,078 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 3,900 daily departures and a fleet of approximately 727 regional aircraft.  This press release and additional information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at www.skywest.com

FLIGHT STATISTICS
SkyWest, Inc. May Traffic

 



2012

2011

% Change

Passengers


4,966,818

4,883,414

1.7

Revenue Passenger Miles


2,535,147,572

2,534,700,147

0.2

Available Seat Miles


3,075,419,904

3,114,393,192

(1.3)

Load Factor


82.4

81.4

         1.0 pts






Block Hours


189,521

190,917

(0.7)

Departures


119,081

118,078

0.8

 

Calendar Year-To-Date

 



2012

2011

% Change

Passengers


23,090,288

21,983,865

5.0

Revenue Passenger Miles


11,922,317,882

11,333,717,289

5.2

Available Seat Miles


15,106,445,427

14,729,358,080

2.6

Load Factor


78.9

76.9

           2.0 pts






Block Hours


932,120

917,500

1.6

Departures


576,528

565,960

1.9

 

SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.



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