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SkyWest, Inc. Declares 61st Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

Friday, August 13, 2010

SkyWest, Inc. Declares 61st Consecutive Quarterly Dividend17:57 EDT Friday, August 13, 2010ST. GEORGE, Utah, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Board of Directors of SkyWest, Inc. (Nasdaq: SKYW) declared a quarterly dividend of $.04 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on September 30, 2010 on all shares then issued and outstanding.  The 61st consecutive dividend will be paid on October 7, 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 operates flights for Air Tran Airways under a marketing agreement.  Atlantic Southeast operates as a Delta Connection and United Express carriers under contractual agreements with Delta Air Lines and United Airlines.  System-wide, SkyWest serves a total of approximately 225 cities in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, with approximately 2,800 daily departures.  This press release and additional information regarding SkyWest can be accessed at 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