Posted on: 10 April 2012 by Mark Howells
SkyWest, Inc has announced combined March 2012 traffic figures for its two operating airline subsidiaries, SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines.
The airlines generated a 4.8% increase in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) for March 2012, totalling 2,574,210,073, compared with 2,456,392,809 last March. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased by 1.1% to 3,199,738,796 from 3,165,343,522 for the respective months.
The combined load factor thus rose by 2.9 percentage points to 80.5& in March 2012 from 77.6% in the same month last year. Passenger boardings for March 2012 increased 4.5% to 4,981,514 compared with 4,767,814 for the same period last year.