SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined November 2013 Traffic For SkyWest Airlines And
ST. GEORGE, Utah, Dec. 6, 2013
ST. GEORGE, Utah, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW)
("SkyWest") today reported that passenger boardings for November decreased 2.1
percent to 4,706,176 compared to 4,807,623 for the same period last year.
SkyWest also reported a 3.3 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs)
for November, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 4.6 percent compared
to November 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.5 billion RPMs for the
month, while ASMs increased to 3.1 billion. Load factor decreased to 80.0
percent compared to 81.0 percent in November 2012. SkyWest also reported a
decrease of 1.7 percent in departures to 113,932 for November compared to
115,866 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 3,800 daily departures and a fleet of
approximately 760 regional aircraft. This press release and additional
information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at www.skywest.com.
SkyWest, Inc. November Traffic
2013 2012 % Change
Passengers 4,706,176 4,807,623 (2.1)
Revenue Passenger Miles 2,526,942,495 2,446,273,629 3.3
Available Seat Miles 3,158,431,974 3,018,248,509 4.6
Load Factor 80.0 81.0 (1.0) pts
Block Hours 188,975 183,907 2.8
Departures 113,932 115,866 (1.7)
2013 2012 % Change
Passengers 55,669,532 54,019,354 3.1
Revenue Passenger Miles 29,197,975,447 27,646,769,964 5.6
Available Seat Miles 36,072,916,749 34,231,559,641 5.4
Load Factor 80.9 80.8 0.1 pts
Block Hours 2,187,061 2,106,214 3.8
Departures 1,340,491 1,318,441 1.7
SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.
Contact: Investor Relations, St. George, UT 84790, Telephone: (435) 634-3203,
Fax: (435) 634-3205
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