ST. GEORGE — SkyWest Inc. on Thursday reported increased operational statistics for September compared with the same month a year earlier.

Revenue passenger miles grew 14 percent to 1.44 billion. Available seat miles climbed 12.9 percent to 1.9 billion. Load factor grew 0.8 percent to 76 percent. Passenger boardings grew 11.9 percent to 2.77 million.

SkyWest Inc. operates St. George-based SkyWest Airlines and Atlanta-based ASA. Combined, they serve 236 cities in the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean with approximately 2,637 daily flights.