Skywest Airlines Ltd. is an investment holding company, which engages in airline operations. It provides passenger transport services and regular and ad hoc charters for customers with value added services. The company also offers airfreight solutions particularly pathology, hospitals, vehicle and boat repair, perishables, and live seafood deliveries. Its activities also include aircraft leasing and parts procurement services. The company was founded by Robert Jeffries Chatfield on December 19, 1997 and is headquartered in Singapore.