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

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ST. GEORGE, Utah, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported that passenger boardings for November decreased 2.1 percent to 4,706,176 compared to 4,807,623 for the same period last year.  SkyWest also reported a 3.3 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for November, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 4.6 percent compared to November 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.5 billion RPMs for the month, while ASMs increased to 3.1 billion. Load factor decreased to 80.0 percent compared to 81.0 percent in November 2012. SkyWest also reported a decrease of 1.7 percent in departures to 113,932 for November compared to 115,866 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 3,800 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. November Traffic








2013

2012

% Change

Passengers


4,706,176

4,807,623

(2.1)

Revenue Passenger Miles


2,526,942,495

2,446,273,629

3.3

Available Seat Miles


3,158,431,974

3,018,248,509

4.6

Load Factor


80.0

81.0

      (1.0) pts






Block Hours


188,975

183,907

2.8

Departures


113,932

115,866

(1.7)

 

Calendar Year-To-Date








2013

2012

% Change

Passengers


55,669,532

54,019,354

3.1

Revenue Passenger Miles


29,197,975,447

27,646,769,964

5.6

Available Seat Miles


36,072,916,749

34,231,559,641

5.4

Load Factor


80.9

80.8

     0.1 pts






Block Hours


2,187,061

2,106,214

3.8

Departures


1,340,491

1,318,441

1.7

SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.



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