SOURCE: Atlantic Southeast Airlines

September 29, 2007 12:07 ET

Atlantic Southeast Airlines Reaches Tentative Labor Contract Agreement With Pilots

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - September 29, 2007) - Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA), a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKYW), late yesterday reached a tentative labor contract agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) that represents ASA's nearly 1,700 pilots.

According to ASA President Bryan LaBrecque, "It has been a long road to get here, but we are glad to finally have a tentative contract agreement that will benefit ASA's hard-working pilots while allowing us to remain cost-competitive within the regional airline industry."

Atlantic Southeast Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc., operates more than 800 flights each day to 141 airports in 34 U.S. states, the District of Columbia, the Bahamas, Belize, Canada, Mexico and Turks & Caicos. Under the SkyWest, Inc. umbrella, ASA and SkyWest Airlines form the world's largest regional airline alliance. Founded in 1979, ASA has operated as a Delta Connection carrier since 1984. The airline operates a fleet of 159 aircraft and employs more than 4,300 aviation professionals across its route system. For more information, visit flyasa.com.

Contact Information

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    ASA Corporate Communications
    404-968-4100