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SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined June 2013 Traffic For SkyWest Airlines And ExpressJet Airlines +2.9%

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SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported that passenger boardings for June increased 2.9 percent to 5,441,225 compared to 5,289,995 for the same period last year. SkyWest also reported a 5.5 percent increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for June, while available seat miles (ASMs) increased 5.2 percent compared to June 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.8 billion RPMs for the month, while ASMs increased to 3.4 billion. Load factor increased to 83.7 percent compared to 83.5 percent in June 2012. SkyWest also reported an increase of 0.8 percent in departures to 126,350 for June compared to 125,345 for the same period last year.

About SkyWest 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, Inc. ("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 Airlines, Inc. ("United"), Delta Airlines, Inc. ("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 4,200 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.

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