Who We Are

SkyWest, Inc. is the holding company for SkyWest Airlines and SkyWest Leasing, an aircraft leasing company. SkyWest Airlines has a fleet of nearly 500 aircraft connecting passengers to 233 destinations throughout North America. SkyWest Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines carrying more than 43 million passengers in 2019. Based in St. George, Utah, SkyWest continues to set the standard for excellence across the regional industry with exceptional value for customers, shareholders and nearly 14,000 employees. 

Fact Sheet

Corporate Headquarters Saint George, UT
Executive Leadership Chip Childs President and CEO
Michael Thompson COO
Founded 1972; First day of operation: June 19, 1972
First Flight SGU to SLC (with a stop in CDC)
Crew Domiciles Boise, Chicago O'Hare, Colorado Springs, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Palm Springs, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Tucson
Maintenance Locations Boise, Chicago O'Hare, Colorado Springs, Detroit, Fort Wayne, Fresno, Milwaukee, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Palm Springs, Salt Lake City, San Luis Obispo, South Bend and Tucson
Line Stations Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle
Cities Currently Served 233 (46 states, Washington D.C., 5 Canadian Provinces and 3 Mexican Cities)
Employees 13,888
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures 1,578
Passengers Carried Annually 43 million
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet 471 (SkyWest fleet in scheduled service as of June 30, 2020)
Bombardier Aircraft
  • 153 CRJ200 aircraft 
  •   86 CRJ700 aircraft 
  •   43 CRJ900 aircraft
Embraer Aircraft
  • 127 E175 aircraft 
  •   62 E175 SC aircraft
Corporate HeadquartersSaint George, UT
COOChip Childs President and CEO
Founded1972; First day of operation: June 19, 1972
First FlightSGU to SLC (with a stop in CDC)
Crew DomicilesBoise, Chicago O'Hare, Colorado Springs, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Palm Springs, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Tucson
Maintenance LocationsBoise, Chicago O'Hare, Colorado Springs, Detroit, Fort Wayne, Fresno, Milwaukee, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Palm Springs, Salt Lake City, San Luis Obispo, South Bend and Tucson
Line StationsDallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle
Cities Currently Served233 (46 states, Washington D.C., 5 Canadian Provinces and 3 Mexican Cities)
Employees13,888
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures1,578

Passengers Carried in 201843 million
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet471 (SkyWest fleet in scheduled service as of June 30, 2020)
Bombardier Aircraft
  • 153 CRJ200 aircraft 
  •   86 CRJ700 aircraft 
  •   43 CRJ900 aircraft
Embraer Aircraft
  • 127 E175 aircraft 
  •   62 E175 SC aircraft