SkyWest Inc., the St. George, Utah-based parent of regional carriers SkyWest Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines, earned a net profit of $117.8 million for the full-year 2015, reversed from a net loss of $24.2 million in 2014. The regional airline operator credited the improved earnings on its continued shift from an emphasis on flying 50-seat aircraft to flying dual-class 76-seat aircraft (Bombardier CRJ700s/900s and Embraer E175s). SkyWest Inc. CEO Chip Childs said the company’s fleet ...

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