SkyWest declares USD 0.08 quarterly dividend

SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW) board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of USD 0.08 per share, the company said.

The dividend will be paid on July 7, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 30, 2017.

St. George, Utah-based SkyWest, Inc. is the holding company for two scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company. The company´s airline companies, SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines, provide commercial air service in cities throughout North America with more than 2,800 scheduled daily flights carrying nearly 54 million passengers annually.

SkyWest Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. ExpressJet Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines and American Airlines. The company has nearly 20,000 employees.