In July, SkyWest announced a number of new flying agreements with Delta, United and American. These agreements provide fleet replacement and long-term, stable contracts with SkyWest’s three largest partners.
Under their partnership with Delta Air Lines, SkyWest announced a new nine-year agreement to fly Delta’s 20 new 70-seat CRJ900 Atmosphere aircraft. These are due to be delivered from late 2018 through 2020. With United Airlines, SkyWest announced extended contracts to continue flying 19 CRJ700s. And for American Airlines, SkyWest announced an agreement to fly 20 CRJ700s out of Dallas-Fort Worth. In conjunction with this the new American flying, SkyWest will open a DFW domicile for crews September 1, 2018.
Overall, these flying agreements provide stability and strength to SkyWest and its partnerships. With over 13,000 aviation professionals operating 2,400 daily flights, SkyWest Airlines connects millions of passengers each month to 245 destinations across North America. SkyWest operates in partnership with Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines and has a fleet of 443 aircraft. Headquartered in St. George, Utah, SkyWest’s industry-leading workforce and excellent leadership team have consistently generated solid operational and economic performance, setting the standard for excellence in the regional industry. ACN