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southwest airlines co (LUV) Details

Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 694 aircraft, including 606 Boeing 737 aircraft and 88 Boeing 717 aircraft. It served 97 destinations in 41 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 6 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, Dominican Republic, and Bermuda. It also sells frequent flyer points and/or credits and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, including car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retail locations. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas.

45,508 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/30/14
Founded in 1967

southwest airlines co (LUV) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $877.5K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $476.3K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $587.8K
Chief Commercial Officer, Executive Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $576.6K
Chief Legal & Regulatory Officer and Executiv...
Total Annual Compensation: $556.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

southwest airlines co (LUV) Key Developments

Southwest Airlines Co. Launches Service to Beach Resort Areas of Cancun and San Jose Del Cabo/Los Cabos

Southwest Airlines launched initial service to Mexico with inaugural flights over the weekend that bring new flight options offering the value and legendary Customer Service delivered by the Employees of Southwest, the United States' carrier in terms of domestic passengers boarded. The nonstop routes previously served by wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways now operate daily between Orange County/Santa Ana and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico, and between Cancun and both Atlanta and Baltimore/Washington. Saturday-only service on Southwest between Milwaukee and Cancun begins August 16, 2014. The company plans to fully convert all international and domestic service currently flown by AirTran to Southwest by the end of this year. The carriers' flights schedules are published through March 6, 2015, and are available for purchase at

Southwest Airlines Co. Announces Traffic Results for the Month and First Seven Months Ended July 2014

Southwest Airlines Co. announced traffic results for the month and first seven months ended July 2014. For the month, the company flew 10.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in July 2014, a 6.6% increase from the 10 billion RPMs flown in July 2013. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 2.6% to 12.3 billion from the July 2013 level of 11.9 billion. The July 2014 load factor was 86.7% compared to 83.5% in July 2013. For July 2014, passenger revenue per ASM is estimated to have increased approximately 4% compared to July 2013. For the first seven months of 2014, the company flew 63.4 billion RPMs, compared to 61.7 billion RPMs flown for the same period in 2013, an increase of 2.8%. Year-to-date ASMs decreased 0.2% to 76.8 billion from 77.0 billion for the same period in 2013. The year-to-date load factor was 82.5%, compared to 80.1% for the same period in 2013.

Southwest Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service Between Dallas Love Field and Both San Francisco and Oakland

Southwest Airlines Co. added new flights for Customers' travel through early March 2015, bringing two additional destinations to the carrier's complement of Cities with new nonstop service to and from Dallas (Love Field). Flights between the heart of Dallas and both San Francisco International Airport and Oakland International Airport begin Jan. 6, 2015, with introductory fares as low as $119 one-way for purchase through Aug. 8, 2014, at 11:59 pm in the respective time zone of the originating city. All flights offered between Jan. 6, 2015, and March 6, 2015, by Southwest Airlines across the country and to five near-international countries served by the carrier are now available for purchase at The carrier previously announced its post Wright Amendment offerings from Dallas (Love Field) which, along with the additions of Oakland and San Francisco, gives Dallas Customers access to a total of 33 destinations via nonstop service on Southwest Airlines by Jan. 6, 2015. Beginning Oct. 13, 2014, Southwest will add nonstop service from Dallas (Love Field) to Baltimore/Washington, Chicago Midway, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orlando, and Ronald Reagan Washington National. On Nov. 2, 2014, Southwest will add additional nonstop city offerings from Dallas (Love Field) to Atlanta, Ft. Lauderdale, Nashville, New York (LaGuardia), Phoenix, San Diego, Orange County/Santa Ana, and Tampa.


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