2014

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

ST. GEORGE, Utah, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported that passenger boardings for May increased 7.0 percent to 5,313,315 compared to 4,966,818 for the same period last year.  SkyWest also reported a 10.0 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for May, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 10.0 percent compared to May 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.7 billion RPMs for the month, while ASMs increased to 3.3 billion. Load factor was 82.4 percent for both May 2013 and May 2012.  SkyWest also reported an increase of 5.5 percent in departures to 125,579 for May compared to 119,081 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 4,100 daily departures and a fleet of approximately 758 regional aircraft.  This press release and additional information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at www.skywest.com.

                                                                                                            

FLIGHT STATISTICS

SkyWest, Inc. May Traffic




2013

2012

 % Change

Passengers


5,313,315

4,966,818

7.0

Revenue Passenger Miles                    


2,788,015,910

2,535,147,572

10.0

Available Seat Miles


3,383,052,980

3,075,419,904

10.0

Load Factor


82.4

82.4

- pts






Block Hours


203,858

189,521

7.6

Departures


125,579

119,081

5.5

                                                                                                           

Calendar Year-To-Date




2013

2012

% Change

Passengers


24,381,225

23,090,288

5.6

Revenue Passenger Miles                  


12,664,616,166

11,922,317,882

6.2

Available Seat Miles


15,847,909,921

15,106,445,427

4.9

Load Factor


79.9

78.9

1.0 pts






Block Hours


975,928

932,120

4.7

Departures


598,388

576,528

3.8

SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.



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