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

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

PR Newswire

ST. GEORGE, Utah, April 15, 2013

ST. GEORGE, Utah, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW)
("SkyWest") today reported that passenger boardings for March increased 5.7
percent to 5,267,103 compared to 4,981,514 for the same period last
year.SkyWest also reported a 6.3 percent increase in revenue passenger miles
(RPMs) for March, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 5.2 percent
compared to March 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.7 billion RPMs for
the month, while ASMs increased to 3.3 billion. Load factor increased to 81.2
percent compared to 80.5 percent in March 2012. SkyWest also reported an
increase of 4.8 percent in departures to 127,353 for March compared to 121,488
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, 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 3,900 daily departures and a fleet of approximately 750 regional
aircraft.This press release and additional information regarding SkyWest can
be accessed at www.skywest.com.



FLIGHT STATISTICS
SkyWest, Inc. March Traffic
                         2013          2012          % Change
Passengers               5,267,103     4,981,514     5.7
Revenue Passenger Miles  2,736,011,215 2,574,210,073 6.3
Available Seat Miles     3,367,624,530 3,199,738,796 5.2
Load Factor              81.2          80.5          0.7 pts
Block Hours              206,783       197,155       4.9
Departures               127,353       121,488       4.8





Calendar Year-To-Date
                         2013          2012          % Change
Passengers               14,033,174    13,366,246    5.0
Revenue Passenger Miles  7,244,635,074 6,938,912,710 4.4
Available Seat Miles     9,194,309,190 9,003,482,385 2.1
Load Factor              78.8          77.1          1.7 pts
Block Hours              571,991       556,421       2.8
Departures               350,252       341,140       2.7



SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.

Website: http://www.skywest.com
Contact: Investor Relations, St. George, UT 84790, (435) 634-3203, Fax: (435)
634-3205
 
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