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    Product Rating 4/5

    Rating Criteria

    COVID-19 Star Rating Breakdown 6/7

    Rating Criteria

    • All aircraft are in economy only configuration
    • Meal and beverages provided, snack provided on flights less than an hour. Alcohol available for purchase or complimentary depending on the flight and operator.
    • No in flight entertainment,
    • Seat pitch of 34 inch and seat width of 17 inch on Fokker aircraft. Seat pitch of 31 inch and seat width of 17 inch on A320-200 aircraft.
    • No blankets or pillows.
    • Newspapers offered on some flights.
    • Began operations as Carnarvon Air Taxi in Western Australia in 1963
    • Changed its name to Skywest Aviation in 1979
    • Multiple owners over the next 25 years including Ansett Australia before being purchased by private investors in 2002 when Ansett collapsed
    • Purchased by Virgin Australia in 2012 to operate their regional ATR fleet
    • Fokker 100
    • A320-200

    COVID-19 Compliance (6/7)

    – COVID-19 website information and instructions
    – Social distancing on boarding
    – Flight attendant Personal Protection Equipment
    – Face masks compulsory
    – Meal service modified
    – Passenger Sanitizer Kit
    – Deep clean of aircraft

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