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 520 aircraft connecting passengers to over 240 destinations throughout North America. SkyWest Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines carrying more than 36 million passengers in 2021.

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 Atlanta, 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 Chicago O'Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle
Cities Currently Served 242 (44 states, Washington D.C., 4 Canadian Provinces and 8 Mexican Cities)
Employees 12,431
Average Number of Daily Scheduled Departures 2,000
Passengers Carried Annually 36 million in 2021
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet 530 (SkyWest fleet in scheduled service as of Sept. 30, 2022)
Bombardier Aircraft*
  • 140 CRJ200 aircraft 
  • 114 CRJ700 aircraft 
  •   44 CRJ900 aircraft
Embraer Aircraft*
  • 232 E175 aircraft
*As of Sept. 30, 2022