SkyWest Airlines

By Christine Boynton
SkyWest Airlines has acquired a 25% ownership stake in Part 135 carrier Contour Airlines for $25 million.
Airports & Networks

By William Moore
U.S. regional feeder emissions per ASK are nearly double that of the airlines they feed.  
Airlines & Lessors

By Christine Boynton
SkyWest has agreed to purchase 19 Embraer E175s, which will fly for United Airlines under a capacity purchase agreement.
Airlines & Lessors

By Karen Walker
Rapid hiring of US pilots is hurting regionals and raises safety questions.
Airports & Networks

By Karen Walker
The acute shortage of pilots, especially captains, continues to be a top challenge for U.S. commuter airlines.
Airlines & Lessors

By Christine Boynton
FAA’s notice comes a little over a year after SkyWest Charter (SWC) applied for commuter air carrier authorization.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

By Lori Ranson
U.S. regional operator SkyWest continues to wait on regulatory approval for commuter authority as part of its upstart charter operation.
Airlines & Lessors

By Christine Boynton
SkyWest says it is making progress on slowing captain attrition, and projects adding a substantial number of block hours over the next two years.
Airlines & Lessors

By Christine Boynton
As forecasts project a continuing pilot shortage, some U.S. airlines are beginning to see light at the end of the tunnel.
Airlines & Lessors

By Richard Maslen
US regional carrier SkyWest Airlines will begin flying the its Embraer E175 jets for Alaska Airlines on July 1, 2015 with the start of new services from Seattle to both Milwaukee and Oklahoma City, and between Portland, Oregon and St Louis.
Airports & Networks

By Richard Maslen
The airline revealed in November 2014 that it would end more than 20 years of operation with the type by the middle of this year. The retirement is, in part, in response to increased costs and additional challenges associated with new FAR117 flight and duty rules, implemented in January 2014.
Airports & Networks

By Richard Maslen
The US carrier confirms SkyWest has purchased seven E175s from the Brazilian manufacturer to fly on its behalf under a capacity purchase agreement (CPA). The first three aircraft will arrive in the summer of 2015 and will be used to introduce daily flights from Seattle to Milwaukee and Oklahoma City and from Portland to St Louis from July 1, 2015.
Airports & Networks

By Richard Maslen
United will initially introduce the aircraft on its route between Chicago O’Hare and Ronald Reagan Washington National from May 17, 2014 before launching the aircraft on its Chicago O’Hare – Boston Logan International link two days later on May 19, 2014.
Airports & Networks

By Richard Maslen
US major United Airlines has confirmed that it will debut its new Embraer E175 aircraft on routes from Chicago O’Hare from May this year. The aircraft
Airports & Networks