Who We Are

SkyWest, Inc. was named Air Transport World's Regional Airline of the Year in 2014. 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 across the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean with more than 3,200 daily flights and a fleet of 657 aircraft. 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. SkyWest is headquartered in St. George, Utah, and continues to set the standard for excellence in the regional industry with unmatched value for customers, shareholders and its nearly 20,000 employees.

Fact Sheets

Corporate Headquarters Saint George, UT Atlanta, GA
Executive Leadership
Chip Childs, President

Michael Thompson, COO

Terry Vais, COO
Founded 1972; First day of operation: June 19, 1972 1979; First day of operation: June 27, 1979
Crew Domiciles Chicago, Colorado Springs, Denver, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Palm Springs, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seattle and Tucson Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston and Newark
Maintenance Locations Boise, Chicago O'Hare, Colorado Springs, Fort Wayne, Fresno, Milwaukee, Nashville, Palm Springs, Salt Lake City, South Bend and Tucson Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Cleveland, Houston, Knoxville, Richmond and Shreveport
Line Stations Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle Chicago, Dallas, Detroit and Newark
Cities Currently Served 216 (44 states, Washington D.C., 6 Canadian Provinces, 9 Mexican cities and the Bahamas)
184 (39 U.S. states; District of Columbia, Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Mexico and Turks and Caicos Islands)
Employees 11,474 (10,253 FTEs) 8,500
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures 1,794

1,450
Passengers Carried in 2013 30.1 million 26 million
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet 351 (All numbers include deliveries and retirements this calendar month) 306
Bombardier Aircraft
  • 169 CRJ200 aircraft 
  • 98 CRJ700 aircraft 
  • 36 CRJ900 aircraft
  • 55 Bombardier CRJ200
  • 41 Bombardier CRJ700
  • 28 Bombardier CRJ900
Embraer Aircraft
  • 48 Embraer 175 aircraft 
  • 177 Embraer ERJ145ER
  • 5 Embraer ERJ135
Corporate HeadquartersSaint George, UT
COOMichael Thompson
Founded1972; First day of operation: June 19, 1972
First FlightSGU to SLC (with a stop in CDC)
Crew DomicilesChicago, Colorado Springs, Denver, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Palm Springs, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, Seattle and Tucson
Maintenance LocationsBoise, Chicago O'Hare, Colorado Springs, Fort Wayne, Fresno, Milwaukee, Nashville, Palm Springs, Salt Lake City, South Bend and Tucson
Line StationsDenver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle
Cities Currently Served216 (44 states, Washington D.C., 6 Canadian Provinces, 9 Mexican cities and the Bahamas)
Employees11,474 (10,253 FTEs)
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures1,794

Passengers Carried in 201330.1 million
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet351 (All numbers include deliveries and retirements this calendar month)
Bombardier Aircraft
  • 169 CRJ200 aircraft 
  • 98 CRJ700 aircraft 
  • 36 CRJ900 aircraft
Embraer Aircraft
  • 48 Embraer 175 aircraft 
Corporate HeadquartersAtlanta, GA
COOTerry Vais
Founded1979; First day of operation: June 27, 1979
First FlightCSG to ATL
Crew DomicilesAtlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston and Newark
Maintenance LocationsAtlanta, Baton Rouge, Cleveland, Houston, Knoxville, Richmond and Shreveport
Line StationsChicago, Dallas, Detroit and Newark
Cities Currently Served184 (39 U.S. states; District of Columbia, Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Mexico and Turks and Caicos Islands)
Employees8,500
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures1,450
Passengers Carried in 201326 million
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet306
Bombardier Aircraft
  • 55 Bombardier CRJ200
  • 41 Bombardier CRJ700
  • 28 Bombardier CRJ900
Embraer Aircraft
  • 177 Embraer ERJ145ER
  • 5 Embraer ERJ135