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Last $36.15 USD
Change Today -0.159 / -0.44%
Volume 2.9M
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As of 1:44 PM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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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: 07/23/15
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 Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on September 10, 2015

Southwest Airlines Co.'s board of directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on August 20, 2015 on all shares then issued and outstanding. The dividend will be paid on September 10, 2015.

Southwest Airlines Co. Announces Executive Changes

The board of directors of Southwest Airlines announced that Ron Ricks, 65, has been elected as Vice Chairman of the board. Concurrently, Ricks announced that he is retiring from his position as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer after serving as an officer of Southwest Airlines for the past 29 years. Tammy Romo was promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In addition to maintaining her most recent responsibilities as Sr. Vice President and CFO, the leadership of Supply Chain Management now reports to Romo. Mark Shaw was promoted to Sr. Vice President General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In addition to maintaining his responsibilities over the company's General Counsel Department, Governmental Affairs leadership now reports to Shaw. Jeff Lamb, who has been with Southwest Airlines since 2004, maintains the responsibilities of his most recent role as Executive Vice President Chief People and Administrative Officer, and expands his leadership to now include Airport Affairs. His new title is Executive Vice President Corporate Services.

Southwest Airlines Reportedly Contemplates Merger

There is a possibility that Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) and its Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly could be contemplating another merger in the not too distant future. According to sources, the three most likely merger targets are Alaska Airlines, Inc., Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NasdaqGS:HA) and JetBlue Airways Corporation (NasdaqGS:JBLU). "Many of us are just sitting back waiting to see if it will be Hawaiian, Alaska or JetBlue," noted one source.


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