SkyWest Airlines Reports January 2001

SkyWest Airlines, Inc. reported a 9.0 percent increase in revenue
passenger miles (RPMs) for January, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 7.4
percent compared to the same period last year. The airline generated 99.8 million
RPMs for the month, while ASMs increased to 198.7 million. Load factor increased .7
pts to 50.2 percent for January compared to 49.5 percent for the same period last year.
Passenger boardings for January totaled 421,212 a 1.1 percent increase over January
SkyWest, Inc., (Nasdaq: SKYW) is a holding company of SkyWest Airlines, Inc., the
nation’s largest independent regional airline, and is based in St. George, Utah.
SkyWest operates as United Express and Delta Connection under marketing
agreements with United Airlines and Delta Air Lines, respectively. SkyWest serves 67
cities with nearly 1,000 daily departures in 15 states and two Canadian provinces. This
press release, as well as past releases can be accessed on the SkyWest Internet site