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Last $41.22 USD
Change Today +1.28 / 3.20%
Volume 7.4M
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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.

47,645 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/31/15
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

Southwest Airlines Co. Reports Preliminary Operating Results for the Month, Third Quarter, and Year-To-Date Ended September 2015

Southwest Airlines Co. reported preliminary operating results for the month, third quarter, and year-to-date ended September 2015. For the month, the company flew 9.2 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in September 2015, an 11.4% increase from the 8.3 billion RPMs flown in September 2014. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 8.4% to 11.1 billion in September 2015, compared with the September 2014 level of 10.3 billion. The September 2015 load factor was a record for the month of September at 82.7%, compared with 80.5% in September 2014. For the third quarter of 2015, the company flew 31.1 billion RPMs, compared with 28.5 billion RPMs flown for the same period in 2014, an increase of 8.9%. Third quarter 2015 ASMs increased 7.6% to a level of 36.4 billion, compared with third quarter 2014 ASMs of 33.8 billion. The third quarter 2015 load factor was a quarterly record at 85.4%, compared with 84.4% for the same period in 2014. The company continues to expect its third quarter 2015 operating revenue per ASM (RASM) to decrease approximately 1.0%, compared with third quarter 2014. For the first nine months of 2015, the company flew 87.8 billion RPMs, compared with 81.3 billion RPMs flown for the same period in 2014, an increase of 8.0%. Year-to-date 2015 ASMs increased 6.9% to a level of 105.1 billion, compared with 98.4 billion for the same period in 2014. The year-to-date 2015 load factor was 83.5%, compared with 82.6% for the same period in 2014.

Southwest Airlines Appoints Thomas W. Gilligan to Board of Directors

At a meeting on September 23, 2015, the Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines appointed Dr. Thomas W. Gilligan as a member of the Board. Dr. Gilligan currently serves as the Tad and Dianne Taube Director of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace at Stanford University, a position he has held since Sept. 2015. Prior to his appointment at the Hoover Institution, Dr. Gilligan served as the Dean of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin from 2008 to Aug. 2015, where he also held the Centennial Chair in Business Education Leadership.

Southwest Airlines Co., Board Meeting, Sep 23, 2015

Southwest Airlines Co., Board Meeting, Sep 23, 2015. Agenda: To approve the appointment of Thomas W. Gilligan as a member of the board.


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