10 January 2014
SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) has reported an eight 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 2.6bn RPMs for the month, while ASMs increased to 3.1bn. 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. The company´s website is at www.skywest.com.