SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined December 2013 Traffic For SkyWest Airlines And
ST. GEORGE, Utah, Jan. 9, 2014
ST. GEORGE, Utah, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW)
("SkyWest") today reported an 8.0 percent increase in revenue passenger miles
(RPMs) for December, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 2.9 percent
compared to December 2012. SkyWest also reported that passenger boardings for
December increased 2.7 percent to 4,912,416 compared to 4,784,336 for the same
period last year. Load factor increased to 84.1 percent compared to 80.1
percent in December 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.6 billion RPMs for
the month, while ASMs increased to 3.1 billion. SkyWest also reported a
decrease of 3.4 percent in departures to 113,110 for December compared to
117,067 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 3,700 daily departures and a fleet of
approximately 757 regional aircraft. This press release and additional
information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at www.skywest.com.
SkyWest, Inc. December Traffic
2013 2012 % Change
Passengers 4,912,416 4,784,336 2.7
Revenue Passenger Miles 2,636,759,705 2,441,508,282 8.0
Available Seat Miles 3,134,993,581 3,046,921,124 2.9
Load Factor 84.1 80.1 4.0 pts
Block Hours 193,057 190,796 1.2
Departures 113,110 117,067 (3.4)
2013 2012 % Change
Passengers 60,581,948 58,803,690 3.0
Revenue Passenger Miles 31,834,735,152 30,088,278,246 5.8
Available Seat Miles 39,207,910,330 37,278,554,475 5.2
Load Factor 81.2 80.7 0.5 pts
Block Hours 2,380,118 2,297,014 3.6
Departures 1,453,601 1,435,512 1.3
SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.
Contact: Investor Relations, St. George, UT 84790, Telephone: (435) 634-3203,
Fax: (435) 634-3205
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