SkyWest reports 2.2bn RPMs in November 2016

SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW) has reported 2,198,960,020 in November 2016 revenue passenger miles (RPMs), compared to 2,337,528,226 in November 2015, a decrease of 5.9 percent, the company said.

The company reported 2,650,561,799 in available seat miles (ASM) in November 2016, compared to 2,858,166,684 in November 2015, a decrease of 7.3 percent.

SkyWest reported 148,707 block hours in November 2016, compared to 162,989 block hours in November 2015, a decrease of 14,282 or 8.8 percent. The company said the net decrease was consistent with SkyWest´s fleet transition plan to improve the mix of aircraft in its fleet by adding new E175 aircraft, while reducing its 50-seat jets.

In November 2016, SkyWest said its dual class aircraft represented approximately 44 percent of SkyWest´s total block hour production for the month compared to approximately 41% for the month of November 2015.

SkyWest said it reported 88,485 departures in November 2016 compared to 95,512 in November 2015, a decrease of 7,027, or 7.4 percent.

SkyWest, Inc. is the holding company for two scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company and is headquartered in St. George, Utah. SkyWest´s airline companies provide commercial air service in cities throughout North America with more than 3,000 scheduled daily flights carrying nearly 57 million passengers annually.