SkyWest Inc., parent of SkyWest Airlines and Atlantic Southeast Airlines, reported net earnings of $40.7 million in the third quarter, up 35.3% from the $30.1 million earned in the three months ended Sept. 30, 2005. The year-over-year improvement is due in large part to SkyWest's acquisition of ASA during the year-ago quarter. Revenues increased 59.2% to $791.8 million and expenses rose 59.5% to $704.1 million. Operating income surged 56.8% to $87.8 million. The company flew 4.16 billion ...

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