SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined October 2013 Traffic For SkyWest Airlines And
ST. GEORGE, Utah, Nov. 7, 2013
ST. GEORGE, Utah, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW)
("SkyWest") today reported that passenger boardings for October increased 1.3
percent to 5,210,976 compared to 5,143,540 for the same period last year.
SkyWest also reported a 6.3 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs)
for October, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 7.2 percent compared
to October 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.7 billion RPMs for the
month, while ASMs increased to 3.4 billion. Load factor decreased to 81.4
percent compared to 82.1 percent in October 2012. SkyWest also reported an
increase of 0.9 percent in departures to 123,758 for October compared to
122,693 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,
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 4,000 daily departures and a fleet of
approximately 755 regional aircraft. This press release and additional
information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at
SkyWest, Inc. October Traffic
2013 2012 % Change
Passengers 5,210,976 5,143,540 1.3
Revenue Passenger Miles 2,767,362,733 2,603,387,347 6.3
Available Seat Miles 3,399,040,036 3,170,416,437 7.2
Load Factor 81.4 82.1 (0.7) pts
Block Hours 202,562 194,106 4.4
Departures 123,758 122,693 0.9
2013 2012 % Change
Passengers 50,963,356 49,211,731 3.6
Revenue Passenger Miles 26,671,032,952 25,200,496,335 5.8
Available Seat Miles 32,914,484,775 31,213,311,132 5.5
Load Factor 81.0 80.7 0.3 pts
Block Hours 1,998,086 1,922,307 3.9
Departures 1,226,559 1,202,575 2.0
SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.
Contact: Investor Relations, St. George, UT 84790, Telephone: (435) 634-3203,
Fax: (435) 634-3205
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