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March 8, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
SkyWest Inc., the largest independent commuter carrier, said it might buy one of Delta Air Lines Inc.'s two commuter units. St. George, Utah-based SkyWest has talked with Delta about purchasing the Atlanta carrier's Comair or Atlantic Southeast Airlines units, Skywest Chief Financial Officer Michael Kraupp said. Delta spokesman John Kennedy declined to comment except to say that Chief Executive Gerald Grinstein has said the airline would consider selling assets.
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BUSINESS
March 8, 2005 | From Bloomberg News
SkyWest Inc., the largest independent commuter carrier, said it might buy one of Delta Air Lines Inc.'s two commuter units. St. George, Utah-based SkyWest has talked with Delta about purchasing the Atlanta carrier's Comair or Atlantic Southeast Airlines units, Skywest Chief Financial Officer Michael Kraupp said. Delta spokesman John Kennedy declined to comment except to say that Chief Executive Gerald Grinstein has said the airline would consider selling assets.
BUSINESS
February 9, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Skywest Inc.: The St. George, Utah-based regional airline said it lost $615,000 in its third quarter, primarily because of the weak economy and higher fuel prices. The loss compares to a $263,000 loss in the same period a year earlier. Revenue rose 21% to $27.3 million.
BUSINESS
January 4, 2007 | From Bloomberg News
U.S. airlines' on-time performance in November was the worst in six years, resulting in more service and baggage-related complaints, U.S. government data show. Atlantic Southeast Airlines, a unit of SkyWest Inc., ranked last among the 20 carriers tracked by the Transportation Department, with only 65.7% of its flights arriving no more than 14 minutes later than scheduled. Industrywide, 76.5% of flights were on time, the worst performance in November since 2000.
BUSINESS
February 12, 1998 | City News Service
SkyWest Airlines said it will expand its Los Angeles operation this spring by initiating United Express service to seven new Southern California markets. On April 23, United Express service on 30-passenger aircraft will begin from Los Angeles International Airport to seven new destinations: Bakersfield, Carlsbad, Fresno, Inyokern, Orange County, Oxnard and Visalia. Schedules are still being finalized. Last October, St.
BUSINESS
July 23, 1997 | (Associated Press)
Delta Air Lines and SkyWest Airlines said they have agreed to a five-year extension of their Delta Connections regional feeder arrangements in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City. St. George, Utah-based SkyWest will provide service as a commuter partner under the Delta code designator from Los Angeles to eight destinations. At Los Angeles, Delta operates 61 flights daily, with nonstop service to 21 destinations, while SkyWest offers 112 flights nonstop to 13 destinations.
BUSINESS
December 12, 1998
* MCI WorldCom Inc. confirmed it will fire 2,000 employees in the U.S., or 2.7% of its work force, as part of a plan to trim $2.5 billion in expenses. The cuts will be mostly among employees in network operations and information technology such as software development. Cuts will be made throughout the U.S., with operations in Texas, Oklahoma and North Carolina most affected. * Ameritech Inc.
BUSINESS
August 16, 2005 | From Associated Press
Delta Air Lines Inc., which is struggling to avoid a bankruptcy filing amid persistently high fuel costs, said Monday that it was selling feeder carrier Atlantic Southeast Airlines Inc. to SkyWest Inc. for $425 million in cash. Delta, the nation's third-largest carrier, said the proceeds would be used for general corporate purposes and to pay down $100 million of debt under a loan agreement with GE Commercial Finance and other lenders.
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