Thursday, 13 December 2018

SkyWest, reports combined November 2018 traffic for SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines

SkyWest, Inc. reported 140,000 block hours in November 2018, compared to 144,200 block hours in November 2017, a decrease of 4,200 or 2.9%.  The net decrease was consistent with SkyWest's fleet transition plan to improve the mix of aircraft in its fleet.  

The year-over-year net change was primarily driven by approximately 9,300 additional block hours from its E175 aircraft (includes the E175 aircraft and the E175 SC aircraft) and a decrease of approximately 13,500 block hours from its other aircraft types.   


In November 2018, SkyWest's E175 aircraft represented approximately 29% of SkyWest's total block hour production for the month compared to approximately 22% for the month of November 2017.       

SkyWest reported 1,610,000 block hours for year-to-date November 2018, compared to 1,688,000 block hours year-to-date November 2017, a decrease of 78,000, or 4.7%.  This net change was primarily driven by approximately 79,000 additional block hours from its E175 aircraft and a decrease of approximately 157,000 block hours from its other aircraft types.

SkyWest had 78,800 departures in November 2018 compared to 84,200 in November 2017, a decrease of 5,400, or 6.3%.  Additional flight statistics for November are included in the accompanying table.    





SKYWEST, INC. NOVEMBER FLIGHT STATISTICS


Block Hour Summary:







Month
Month
Month
YTD
YTD
YTD
By Fleet:
November
2018
November
2017
%   Change
November
2018
November
2017
%  Change
     E175
41,139
31,842
29.2
412,372
333,712
23.6
     CRJ900
8,844
13,428
(34.1)
109,223
178,526
(38.8)
     CRJ700
25,589
31,068
(17.6)
336,315
347,544
(3.2)
          Dual class fleet
75,572
76,338
(1.0)
857,910
859,782
(0.2)







     CRJ200
42,022
43,712
(3.9)
498,923
497,249
0.3
     ERJ135/145
22,432
24,130
(7.0)
252,918
331,311
(23.7)
         Single class fleet
64,454
67,842
(5.0)
751,841
828,560
(9.3)







Total Block Hours
140,026
144,180
(2.9)
1,609,751
1,688,342
(4.7)















Month
Month
Month
YTD
YTD
YTD
By Airline:
November
2018
November
2017
%   Change
November
2018
November
2017
%  Change
     SkyWest Airlines
112,768
105,991
6.4
1,258,763
1,125,504
11.8
     ExpressJet Airlines
27,258
38,189
(28.6)
350,988
562,838
(37.6)







Total Block Hours
140,026
144,180
(2.9)
1,609,751
1,688,342
(4.7)














Other Flight Statistics:







Month
Month
Month
YTD
YTD
YTD

November
2018
November
2017
%   Change
November
2018
November
2017
%  Change
Departures
78,847
84,151
(6.3)
929,107
1,002,116
(7.3)
Passengers
3,850,367
4,077,068
(5.6)
44,499,066
47,440,976
(6.2)
Load Factor
82.9
82.0
  0.9 pts
80.7
80.4
 0.3 pts

Based in St. George, Utah, SkyWest, Inc. is the holding company for two scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company with more than 17,000 employees. SkyWest's airline companies provide commercial air service in cities throughout North America with nearly 3,000 daily flights carrying nearly 50 million passengers annually. SkyWest Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines ("United"), Delta Air Lines ("Delta"), American Airlines ("American") and Alaska Airlines. ExpressJet Airlines operates through partnerships with United, Delta and American. 




(Images SkyWest)
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