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 247 destinations throughout North America. SkyWest Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines carrying over 38.6 million passengers in 2023.

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, Fresno, Milwaukee, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Palm Springs, Salt Lake City, South Bend and Tucson
Line Stations Atlanta, Chicago O'Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Phoenix, San Francisco and Seattle
Cities Currently Served 247 (41 states, Washington D.C., 5 Canadian Provinces and 8 Mexican Cities)
Employees 13,326
Passengers Carried Annually 38.6 million in 2023
Total Aircraft in Operating Fleet 485*
Bombardier Aircraft*
  • 89 CRJ200 aircraft 
  • 118 CRJ700 aircraft 
  •   41 CRJ900 aircraft
Embraer Aircraft*
  • 237 E175 aircraft
*As of Dec. 31, 2023