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 over 450 aircraft connecting passengers to 230 destinations throughout North America. SkyWest Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines carrying more than 21 million passengers in 2020. Based in St. George, Utah, SkyWest continues to set the standard for excellence across the regional industry with exceptional value for customers, shareholders and more than 13,000 employees. 

Fact Sheet

Corporate Headquarters Saint George, UT
Executive Leadership Chip Childs President and CEO
Rob Simmons CFO
Wade Steel CCO
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, South Bend and Tucson
Line Stations Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle
Cities Currently Served 230 (45 states, Washington D.C., 2 Canadian Provinces and 6 Mexican Cities)
Employees 13,974
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures 1,905
Passengers Carried Annually 21 million
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet 452 (SkyWest fleet in scheduled service as of December 31, 2020)
Bombardier Aircraft
  • 130 CRJ200 aircraft 
  •   90 CRJ700 aircraft 
  •   39 CRJ900 aircraft
Embraer Aircraft
  • 193 E175 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, South Bend and Tucson
Line StationsDallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle
Cities Currently Served230 (45 states, Washington D.C., 2 Canadian Provinces and 6 Mexican Cities)
Employees13,974
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures1,905

Passengers Carried in 201821 million
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet452 (SkyWest fleet in scheduled service as of December 31, 2020)
Bombardier Aircraft
  • 130 CRJ200 aircraft 
  •   90 CRJ700 aircraft 
  •   39 CRJ900 aircraft
Embraer Aircraft
  • 193 E175 aircraft