SkyWest Airlines and Atlantic Southeast Airlines parent SkyWest Inc. reported second quarter net income of $40.6 million, a modest 3.4% increase over earnings of $39.3 million in the year-ago period. Operating revenue climbed 8.2% to $855 million while operating expenses were up 9.3% to $766.2 million, dropping operating income 0.9% to $88.9 million. Key factors in the result were a 14.5% year-over-year increase in capacity to 5.8 billion ASMs offset by a 5.7% decline in yield to 18.2 cents, ...

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