Who We Are

SkyWest, Inc. is the holding company for two scheduled passenger airline operations and an aircraft leasing company. SkyWest's airline companies provide commercial air service in cities throughout North America with over 3,000 daily flights carrying more than 51 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. Based in St. George, Utah, SkyWest continues to set the standard for excellence across the regional industry with unmatched value for customers, shareholders and its 17,000 employees.

Fact Sheets

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

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 Atlanta, Boise, Chicago, Colorado Springs, Denver, Detroit, Fresno, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Palm Springs, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Tucson Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston and Newark
Maintenance Locations Boise, Chicago O'Hare, Colorado Springs, Detroit, Fort Wayne, Fresno, Milwaukee, Nashville, Palm Springs, Salt Lake City, South Bend and Tucson Atlanta, Baton Rouge, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Knoxville, Newark and Richmond
Line Stations Atlanta, Chattanooga, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle
Cities Currently Served 245 (49 states, Washington D.C., 6 Canadian Provinces and 3 Mexican Cities)
118 (34 U.S. states, District of Columbia, Bahamas, Canada and Mexico)
Employees 13,232 3,600
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures 2,426

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Passengers Carried in 2017 35.9 million 15.5 million
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet 443 (All numbers include deliveries and retirements this calendar month) 153
Bombardier Aircraft
  • 194 CRJ200 aircraft 
  •   87 CRJ700 aircraft 
  •   36 CRJ900 aircraft
  • 39 CRJ700
Embraer Aircraft
  • 113 E175 aircraft 
  •   13 E175 SC aircraft
  • 111 ERJ145
  •     3 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 DomicilesAtlanta, Boise, Chicago, Colorado Springs, 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, Palm Springs, Salt Lake City, South Bend and Tucson
Line StationsAtlanta, Chattanooga, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, Portland, San Francisco and Seattle
Cities Currently Served245 (49 states, Washington D.C., 6 Canadian Provinces and 3 Mexican Cities)
Employees13,232
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures2,426

Passengers Carried in 201735.9 million
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet443 (All numbers include deliveries and retirements this calendar month)
Bombardier Aircraft
  • 194 CRJ200 aircraft 
  •   87 CRJ700 aircraft 
  •   36 CRJ900 aircraft
Embraer Aircraft
  • 113 E175 aircraft 
  •   13 E175 SC aircraft
Corporate HeadquartersAtlanta, GA
COOTerry Vais
Founded1979; First day of operation: June 27, 1979
First FlightCSG to ATL
Crew DomicilesAtlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston and Newark
Maintenance LocationsAtlanta, Baton Rouge, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Houston, Knoxville, Newark and Richmond
Line Stations
Cities Currently Served118 (34 U.S. states, District of Columbia, Bahamas, Canada and Mexico)
Employees3,600
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures600
Passengers Carried in 201715.5 million
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet153
Bombardier Aircraft
  • 39 CRJ700
Embraer Aircraft
  • 111 ERJ145
  •     3 ERJ135