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Last $45.82 USD
Change Today -0.06 / -0.13%
Volume 4.4M
LUV On Other Exchanges
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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 and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2014, it operated 665 Boeing 737 aircraft; and had 12 Boeing 717 aircraft. The company served 93 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 5 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, and the Dominican Republic. It also sells frequent flyer points 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.

48,642 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/29/15
Founded in 1967

southwest airlines co (LUV) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $899.8K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $529.5K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $604.5K
Chief Commercial Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $588.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

southwest airlines co (LUV) Key Developments

Tom Nealon to Join Southwest Airlines in January 2016 as Executive Vice President Strategy & Innovation

Southwest Airlines announced that Tom Nealon will join the company in January 2016 as Executive Vice President Strategy & Innovation. Until recently, Nealon served Southwest as a member of its Board of Directors. He was appointed to that position in 2010 and during the course of his service on the Board, he has participated on the Audit, Nominating and Corporate Governance, and Safety and Compliance Oversight committees. Nealon will report to Southwest Airlines Chairman, President, and CEO Gary Kelly. Formerly, Nealon was Group Executive Vice President of JCPenney Company Inc.

Southwest Airlines Co. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on January 7, 2016

Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines Co. declared a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per share to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 10, 2015 on all shares then issued and outstanding. The 157th consecutive dividend will be paid on January 7, 2016.

Southwest Airlines Announces Operational Leadership Promotions

Southwest Airlines announced several Leadership changes among the Company's deep bench of top talent. The changes present opportunities for both promotions and new challenges for current Southwest Leaders, as the carrier continues its focus on delivering world-class Reliability and Hospitality. Craig Drew, previously Vice President, Flight Operations, has been promoted to a new position as Senior Vice President, Air Operations. This position will consolidate oversight of all the operating teams associated with moving aircraft including Flight Operations, Cabin Services, the Network Operations Control Center (NOC), and Regulatory Programs & Compliance. Alan Kasher, previously Managing Director, Regulatory Programs & Compliance, has been promoted to the Vice President, Flight Operations. Mike Hafner, previously Vice President, Cabin Services, will shift his focus and assume a newly created role of Vice President, Customer Services. Sonya Lacore has been promoted to Vice President, Cabin Services, and will report to Craig Drew. Sonya was previously Senior Director, Onboard Experience and Support.


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