In its 43rd year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by nearly 45,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually. Southwest is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded and operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world to serve 96 destinations in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and five near-international countries via wholly owned subsidiary, AirTran Airways. Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for its triple bottom line approach that takes into account the carrier's performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities it serves, and its commitment to efficiency and the planet.
Closing share price
|FY, 2010||FY, 2011||FY, 2012||FY, 2013||FY, 2014||FY, 2015|
|$12.1 B||$15.7 B||$17.1 B||$17.7 B||$18.6 B||$19.8 B|
Operating expense total
Income tax expense
|$286 M||$145 M||$264 M||$455 M||$680 M||$1.3 B|