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 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.

Company growth
Dallas, US
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

Michael Van De Ven

Michael Van De Ven

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


Southwest Airlines Office Locations

Southwest Airlines has office in Dallas
Dallas, US

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Southwest Airlines Summary

Market capitalization

$36 B

Closing share price

Southwest Airlines's current market capitalization is $36 B.

Southwest Airlines Financials

Southwest Airlines's revenue is $19.8 B in FY, 2015 which is 6.53% increase from the previous period.
FY, 2015FY, 2014FY, 2013FY, 2012FY, 2011FY, 2010


$19.8 B$18.6 B$17.7 B$17.1 B$15.7 B$12.1 B

Revenue growth, %


Operating income

$4.12 B$2.23 B$1.28 B

Operating expense total

$15.7 B$16.4 B$16.4 B$11.1 B

Income tax expense

$1.3 B$680 M$455 M$264 M$145 M$286 M

Net Income

$2.18 B$1.14 B$754 M

Operating cash flow

$301 M$-73 M$242 M

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