Southwest Airlines

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 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.

Company Growth (employees)
Type
Public
HQ
Dallas, US
Founded
1967
Size (employees)
53,072 (est)+7%
Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, US

Key People at Southwest Airlines

Gary Kelly

Gary Kelly

Chairman, President & CEO
Tammy Romo

Tammy Romo

EVP & CFO
Michael Van De Ven

Michael Van De Ven

EVP & COO
Mark Shaw

Mark Shaw

SVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Randy Sloan

Randy Sloan

SVP & Chief Information Officer
Jeff Lamb

Jeff Lamb

EVP, Corporate Services
Elizabeth Bryant

Elizabeth Bryant

VP Southwest Airlines University
Greg Wells

Greg Wells

SVP, Operational Performance
Robert Jordan

Robert Jordan

EVP & CCO

Southwest Airlines Office Locations

Southwest Airlines has office in Dallas
Dallas, US

Southwest Airlines Metrics

Southwest Airlines Summary

Market capitalization

$32.3 b

Closing share price

$53.5
Southwest Airlines's current market capitalization is $32.3 b.

Southwest Airlines Financials

Southwest Airlines's revenue is $20.4 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3.1% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

$12.1 b$15.7 b$17.1 b$17.7 b$18.6 b$19.8 b$20.4 b

Revenue growth, %

29.4%9.1%3.6%5.1%6.5%3.1%

Operating expense total

$11.1 b$16.4 b$16.4 b$15.7 b$16.7 b

EBIT

$1.3 b$2.2 b$4.1 b$3.8 b

Interest expense

$121 m$122 m

Interest income

$9 m$24 m

Income tax expense

$286 m$145 m$264 m$455 m$680 m$1.3 b$1.3 b

Pre tax profit

$3.5 b$3.5 b

Net Income

$754 m$1.1 b$2.2 b$2.2 b

Operating cash flow

$242 m($73 m)$301 m

Southwest Airlines Operating Metrics

Y, 2013Y, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016

Passengers

133.2 m135.8 m144.6 m

Revenue Passenger Miles

104.3 b108 b117.5 b124.8 b

Passenger Load Factor

80.1%82.5%83.6%84%

Aircraft Fleet

681665704723

Flights

1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m1.3 m

Available Seat Miles

130.3 b131 b140.5 b148.5 b

Destinations

969397101

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