SkyWest Wins Airline Reliability Award

SkyWest Airlines reported that it has once again been recognized by Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier with the manufacturer´s 2012 annual Airline Reliability Performance Award.

SkyWest Airlines has received Bombardier´s Airline Reliability Performance Award for the third year running for the CRJ200, and was newly awarded for the CRJ700 and CRJ900 this year, sweeping all product categories.

Bombardier´s reliability award recipients are selected from operators of Q-Series turboprops and CRJ regional jets that have achieved at least 99% dispatch reliability throughout the year.

For 2012, SkyWest said it achieved the highest dispatch reliability in North America for both the CRJ100/200 and CRJ700/900/1000 categories. SkyWest has previously earned the top honors for the CRJ100/200 category in 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2011.

SkyWest partners with network carriers including United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, US Airways, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

SkyWest has a fleet of 327 aircraft, including 285 CRJ200, 700 and 900s, and operates more than 1,800 flights each day to 171 destinations throughout North America.