SkyWest Airlines is founded on 26 April 1972 and is now serving major air carriers through contracts with American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and United Airlines. It is known to be the largest regional airline in North America with its fleet size of 479. It has its headquarter in St. George, Utah, USA, and operates in 233 destinations. Its main SkyWest as its main hub as:
- Los Angeles
- Minneapolis/St. Paul
- Portland (OR)
- Salt Lake City
- San Francisco
Skywest Airlines Infant Policy
Since SkyWest operates in contract with other airlines as stated above, they follow their infant policies. If you choose to fly with American airlines under SkyWest Airlines, you would be following American Airline’s infant policy. However, the general rules are given below.
If you are traveling with an infant, you need to inform the airline while or after booking. Infants as old as 2 days are allowed however an infant younger than 7 days old are required to bring a certificate which says that the infant is fit to fly. Only one infant is allowed to be carried on the lap of an adult who is at least 16 years of age. If passengers want to buy a separate seat for the infant, he/she can do so by buying a child seat provided that a proper holder for the infant is there.
Bassinets are available for passengers on a first come first serve concept. Please do contact the airline as soon as possible to get one.
Please keep in mind that any person who is 2 years and above has to book a ticket. Please be informed that passengers will be asked to prove the age of the infant with a certificate so, please do bring one.
Skywest Airlines Infant Policy
Just like the infant policy, since SkyWest operates in contract with other airlines as stated above, they follow their infant policies. If you choose to fly with American airlines under SkyWest Airlines, you would be following American Airline’s infant policy. However, the general rules are given below.
Minors who are under 5-14 years of age traveling alone are given service to accompany the minor, making sure that he/she is traveling safe and sound without an adult. Such service is compulsory to be given to children aged 5-14 who are traveling without a person who is at least 18 years old. Children between 14-17 years of age can also opt for such service.
The unaccompanied minors should be dropped at the departing airport and should be attended till her/his flight takes off. And the minor should have the information like phone number, address, full name, etc. of the person who is going to pick him/her up upon arriving.
Children under 4-5 years of age cannot travel without an adult accompanying them. Some airlines don’t allow the unaccompanied children to travel alone if there is a connecting flight or an overnight connecting flight.
Contact the airline for any further information.
Skywest Airlines Change Policy
SkyWest will follow a change policy that its contract partners give to it. It depends on which airline carrier you choose under SkyWest. What is given below is the general cancellation policy. For any specific policy, please contact the airline.
SkyWest airline allows you to change your reservation for free at all times within 24 hours of your booking with at least 7 days before departure.
Sometimes, the airline for previously unseen situations may have to change your schedule date of departure or arrival but in this case, there shall be no change fee imposed at all.
For any death in a family or any extenuating circumstances, there shall be no change fee provided that proper documents asked are given.
However, any changes made after 24 hours of booking will incur a change fee depending on your ticket fare type and timing. And as said before, the fee will also be applied at different rates according to the airline carrier you choose under SkyWest.
Steps to Change Skywest Airlines Reservation
Steps to change your flight:
-Go to the airline’s official website or login to your account on the app
-Go to “My Trips”
-Enter your confirmation code along with your name
-Click on continue
-Make changes as per your need
-Save or submit your changes
-Get confirmation email or message.
Skywest Airlines Cancellation Policy
SkyWest will follow a cancellation policy that its contract partners give to it. It depends on which airline carrier you choose under SkyWest. What is given below is the general cancellation policy. For any specific policy, please contact the airline.
SkyWest provide 24 hours free cancellation after booking provided that the departure date is 7 days away. This applies to all rickets refundable or non-refundable.
If the airline cancels your flight for some reason like bad weather, previously unseen and undeniable situations, you shall not be charged a cancellation fee. With that, if the airline cancels it on your departure date, there shall be free accommodation is given to you by the airline.
If there is any death in the family or any extenuating circumstances like theft of your passport, judicial orders, medical issues, government orders, etc. you can cancel your flight for free provided that you give the documents asked to you by the airline.
If a passenger has a refundable booking, it shall be refunded as per the fare rules when canceled. However, if it is non-refundable and if the passenger cancels the flight in a normal situation 24 hours after booking, there shall be a cancellation charge based on your fare type.
Steps to Cancel Skywest Airlines Reservation
Steps for cancellation:
-You will need to go to the airline’s official website or app.
-Open “My Trips”
-Enter your name and confirmation code
-Click on the cancel button
-Choose the reason for cancel from the dropdown
-Request for a refund wherein you will see the breakdown of fare
-You shall get a cancellation confirmation email or message after this.
Skywest Airlines Baggage Policy
carryon bags cannot exceed the measurement of
1 carryon bag- 22/14/9 inches
1 personal bag like a laptop bag, purse, etc.
Skywest Airlines Baggage Policy
2 bags- 23kg each, 62 inches linear
Excess bags will be charged 85-95 USD per bag. And any oversized and overweight bag will be charged a penalty according to the size and weight. Passengers are requested to know that the overweight bags should not be heavier than 50lbs and oversized bags cannot be bigger than 62 inches linear.
Skywest Airlines Pet Policy
If you have a pet you would like to take with you inflight, you need to inform and get permission from the airline. There are limited seats for pets, so it’s best if you contact them as soon as your booking is confirmed.
Passengers are allowed to take small dogs or cats in the economy cabin. Passenger’s pet animal must be inside the kennels at all times and the kennels must fit under the seat.
For pets to be carried as checked bags, the kennels should be of small or medium or large size. No giant kennels are allowed.
Please be informed that if you are traveling internationally, you need to follow the particular country’s pet restriction policy. And you will also be required to take a certificate that says that your pet is safe and healthy to travel.
For any specific pet information, please contact the airline.