WestJet reports record net earnings of $91 million, up 33 per cent

Airline announces it has entered into agreements to modernize its Boeing 737 fleet

  WestJet (TSX: WJA) today announced its first quarter results for 2013. The airline reported record net earnings of $91.1 million, or $0.68 per diluted share, up from the net earnings of $68.3 million, or $0.49 per diluted share reported in the first quarter of 2012. These results mark WestJet's 32nd consecutive quarter of profitability. Based on the trailing twelve months, the airline achieved a return on invested capital of 14.3 per cent, up from the 13.7 per cent reported in the previous quarter.

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WestJet reports record full-year earnings per share of $1.78, up 68 per cent

Airline achieves fourth quarter earnings per share of $0.46, an increase of 77 per cent
Announces increase to quarterly dividend and intent to pursue a further normal course issuer bid

WestJet (TSX: WJA) today announced its fourth quarter and year-end results for 2012. The airline reported fourth quarter net earnings of $60.9 million, or $0.46 per share and full-year net earnings of $242.4 million, or $1.78 per share; up significantly from the net earnings of $148.7 million, or $1.06 per share, reported for 2011. These financial results mark WestJet's 31st consecutive quarter of profitability. Based on the trailing twelve months, the airline achieved a return on invested capital of 13.7 per cent, up from the 12.7 per cent reported last quarter.

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WestJet reports third quarter net earnings of $71 million, up 80 per cent

Airline achieves earnings per share of $0.52, an increase from $0.28

WestJet (TSX: WJA) today announced third quarter net earnings of $70.6 million, or $0.52 per diluted share; up from the net earnings of $39.3 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, reported in the third quarter of 2011. These financial results mark WestJet's 30th consecutive quarter of profitability. Based on the trailing twelve months, the airline achieved a return on invested capital of 12.7 per cent, up from the 11.4 per cent reported last quarter.

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SkyWest, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2012 Results

SkyWest, Inc. ("SkyWest") (SKYW) today reported operating revenues of $937.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, compared to $933.7 million for the same period last year.  SkyWest also reported net income of $17.0 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2012, compared to $1.6 million of net income, or $0.03 per diluted share, for the same period last year.

Quarter Summary
SkyWest's operating and financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 reflected a significant improvement compared to the same period of 2011.   SkyWest generated increased operating revenues resulting from increased incentive payments under its contracts with major partners primarily as a result of better on-time and completion factor performance. 

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Chorus Aviation Inc. Announces Strong First Quarter 2012

Net income per share of $0.21
Consistent quarterly profitability since 2006

Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A CHR.DB) today announced its first quarter 2012 earnings, with a net income of $26.4 million or $0.21 per share, and adjusted net income1 of $23.0 million or $0.19 per share.

Q1 2012 HIGHLIGHTS

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