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

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

PR Newswire

ST. GEORGE, Utah, June 6, 2013

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                        2,788,015,910 2,535,147,572 10.0
Miles
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                       12,664,616,166 11,922,317,882 6.2
Miles
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.

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