SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined August 2013 Traffic For SkyWest Airlines And
ST. GEORGE, Utah, Sept. 11, 2013
ST. GEORGE, Utah, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW)
("SkyWest") today reported that passenger boardings for August increased 1.3
percent to 5,510,411 compared to 5,442,243 for the same period last year.
SkyWest also reported a 4.0 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs)
for August, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 4.3 percent compared
to August 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.8 billion RPMs for the
month, while ASMs increased to 3.5 billion. Load factor decreased to 82.5
percent compared to 82.7 percent in August 2012. SkyWest also reported a
decrease of 0.9 percent in departures to 129,461 for August compared to
130,628 for the same period last year.
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, American Eagle and US
Airways Express carriers under contractual agreements with United Airlines,
Inc. ("United"), Delta Airlines, Inc. ("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 4,200 daily departures and a fleet of
approximately 759 regional aircraft. This press release and additional
information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at www.skywest.com.
SkyWest, Inc. August Traffic
2013 2012 % Change
Passengers 5,510,411 5,442,243 1.3
Revenue Passenger Miles 2,893,701,065 2,781,203,016 4.0
Available Seat Miles 3,505,945,202 3,361,420,419 4.3
Load Factor 82.5 82.7 (0.2) pts
Block Hours 209,544 206,761 1.3
Departures 129,461 130,628 (0.9)
2013 2012 % Change
Passengers 40,853,026 39,236,277 4.1
Revenue Passenger Miles 21,326,852,536 20,186,756,181 5.6
Available Seat Miles 26,291,112,039 25,037,040,803 5.0
Load Factor 81.1 80.6 0.5 pts
Block Hours 1,603,732 1,543,333 3.9
Departures 984,219 961,701 2.3
SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.
Contact: Investor Relations, Telephone: (435) 634-3203, Fax: (435) 634-3205
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