ST. GEORGE, Utah, Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ :SKYW ) declared a quarterly dividend of $.04 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2011 on all shares then issued and outstanding. The 65th consecutive dividend will be paid on October 7, 2011.
SkyWest, Inc. is the holding company for three scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company, and is headquartered in St. George, Utah. SkyWest's scheduled passenger airline operations include SkyWest Airlines, also based in St. George, Utah; Atlantic Southeast Airlines based in Atlanta, Georgia; and, recently acquired ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. ("ExpressJet Airlines"), based in Houston, Texas. SkyWest Airlines operates as United Express and Delta Connection carriers under contractual agreements with United Airlines and Delta Air Lines. SkyWest Airlines also operates flights for AirTran under a marketing agreement and operates flights for Alaska under a contractual agreement. Atlantic Southeast operates as United Express and Delta Connection carriers under contractual agreements with United and Delta. ExpressJet Airlines operates as Continental Express and United Express under contractual agreements with Continental Airlines, Inc. and United and is a subsidiary of Atlantic Southeast. System-wide, SkyWest serves markets in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean with approximately 4,000 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
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