US Airways has added SkyWest Airlines to its stable of commuter partner airlines operating as US Airways Express. Beginning December 16, 2011, SkyWest Airlines will begin operating six daily US Airways Express flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. By spring 2012, SkyWest Airlines will operate 49 flights to 19 destinations for US Airways Express.
SkyWest will serve US Airways’ Phoenix-based Express operation with 14 50-passenger Bombardier CRJ200 regional jet aircraft. Skywest is replacing the CRJ200 and Dash8 Express service previously operated by Mesa Airlines as US Airways Express.