SkyWest Airlines

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is SkyWest Airlines doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 6

SkyWest Airlines has a DitchCarbon Score of 6 out of 100, indicating a low level of sustainability in their operations. This score suggests that the company has a high carbon intensity compared to more sustainable peers. There is significant room for improvement in reducing emissions and enhancing their environmental performance.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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SkyWest Airlines operates within the aviation industry, which has a carbon intensity ranking of very high. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

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SkyWest Airlines operates in the United States, which has a low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the airline’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its location.
7.45%

...this company is doing 7.45% worse in emissions than the industry average.

SkyWest Airlines, founded in 1972, is headquartered in St. George, Utah, and operates within the aviation industry. As a prominent air service provider, SkyWest maintains partnerships with major network carriers such as United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. The company boasts a fleet of over 350 aircraft and employs more than 11,500 aviation professionals, offering extensive flight services to over 200 destinations across North America.

Bad news, SkyWest Airlines hasn't committed to SBTi goals yet

SkyWest Airlines has not yet established specific commitments with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This means the company has not publicly defined or committed to precise targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with climate science.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

SkyWest Airlines could reduce its emissions by 15% by investing in cleaner and more efficient machinery and equipment to enhance operational efficiency.
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