SkyWest reports combined February traffic, passenger boardings up 2.4% SkyWest reported that passenger boardings for February increased 2.4% to 4.27M compared to 4.17M for the same period last year. SkyWest also reported a 1.8% increase in revenue passenger miles for February, while available seat miles decreased 1.3% compared to February 2012. The combined airlines generated 2.2B RPMs for the month, while ASMs decreased to 2.8B. Load factor increased to 78.5 compared to 76.1 in February 2012. SkyWest also reported a decrease of 0.5% in departures to 106,928 for February compared to 107,469 for the same period last year.