SkyWest Airlines, Inc. reported a 10.3 percent increase in revenue
passenger miles (RPMs) for February, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 7.2
percent compared to the same period last year. The airline generated 101.4 million
RPMs for the month, while ASMs increased to 185.4 million. Load factor was 54.7
percent compared to 53.2 percent for the same period last year. Passenger boardings
for February totaled 428,179 a 4.9 percent increase over February 2000.
SkyWest, Inc., (Nasdaq: SKYW) is a holding company of SkyWest Airlines, Inc., one of
the nation’s largest independent regional airlines, 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 68
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