Volume of regular passengers carried on SkyWest Airlines up year-on-year

Skywest Airlines, the AIM-listed Australian and South East Asia regional airline, has unveiled its passenger operating statistics, showing an increase in the airline's regular passengers carried.

Skywest Airlines, the AIM-listed Australian and South East Asia regional airline, has unveiled its passenger operating statistics, showing an increase in the airline's regular passengers carried.

The number of Regular Passenger Transport (RPT) passengers carried, which excludes charter passengers, rose 9.56% to 25,000 in February compared to the same month one year ago.

Revenue passenger kilometres expanded 17.14% to 20m from 17m over the same time frame and the load factor increased 1.74% to 52.13% from 50.39%.

The number of actual aircraft in fleet grew to 26 from 21 and the number of charter services fell 9.28% to 303 from 334 a year before.

In the financial year to date, the RPT Passengers carried rose 10.65% to 256,000 from 231,000 a year before.

The revenue passenger kilometres rose 25.37% to 236.4m from 188.6m a year before.

Skywest's share price was unchanged at 29.25p at 11:18 on Tuesday.

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