SkyWest Inc., the parent of St. George, Utah-based SkyWest Airlines and Atlanta-based ExpressJet Airlines, posted a second-quarter net profit of $17 million, improved over $1.6 million in net income in the 2011 June quarter. “We are well on our way to returned and sustained profitability,” president Brad Rich told analysts and reporters. Second-quarter revenue rose just 0.4% year-over-year to $937.2 million, but expenses lowered 2.7% to $890.4 million, producing operating ...

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