SkyWest has agreed to serve US Airways’ Phoenix-based operation with fourteen 50-passenger Bombardier CRJ200s, replacing the CRJ200 and de Havilland Dash 8 turboprop service flown by Mesa Airlines. Mesa will now share 86 US Airways Express flights out of Phoenix with SkyWest.
The world’s largest independently owned regional airline, SkyWest also partners with Alaskan Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines.
SkyWest Airlines, a subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW), currently employs more than 11,000 employees across 159 cities in 39 states, 6 Canadian Provinces and 1 city in Mexico. Operating over 1,700 flights per day for Alaskan Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways.
SkyWest Airlines employs nearly 600 people in St. George - Cedar City, and nearly 3,300 employees throughout the state of Utah. SkyWest is a major contributor to the economic success of southern Utah.
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