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SkyWest, Inc. Declares 60th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

SkyWest, Inc. Declares 60th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend16:00 EDT Wednesday, May 12, 2010ST. GEORGE, Utah, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SkyWest, Inc's. (Nasdaq: SKYW) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.04 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on June 30, 2010 on all shares then issued and outstanding. �The 60th consecutive dividend will be paid on July 6, 2010. �The Board of Director's regular quarterly dividend policy is based upon the Company's strong financial condition and confidence in the Company's ability to pay a regular quarterly dividend.SkyWest Airlines, Inc. ("SkyWest Airlines"), based in St. George, Utah, and Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Inc. ("Atlantic Southeast") based in Atlanta, Georgia are wholly-owned subsidiaries of SkyWest. �SkyWest Airlines operates as United Express and Delta Connection carriers under contractual agreements with United Air Lines, Inc. ("United") and Delta Airlines, Inc. ("Delta"). �SkyWest Airlines also has a marketing agreement with AirTran Airways, Inc. Atlantic Southeast operates as a Delta Connection carrier under a contractual agreement with Delta and began service as a United Express carrier on February 11, 2010 under a contractual agreement with United. �System-wide, SkyWest serves a total of approximately 226 cities in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, with approximately 2,600 daily departures. �This press release and additional information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at www.skywest.com. SOURCE SkyWest, Inc.For further information: Bradford R. Rich, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of SkyWest, Inc. and Subsidiaries, +1-435-634-3211, or fax, +1-435-634-3305