Southwest Airlines competitorsClear all

Southwest Airlines's top competitors include JetBlue Airways, Alaska Air Group, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Air France KLM.
Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines is an airline and low-cost carrier.
JetBlue Airways
JetBlue Airways
JetBlue Airways is a passenger airline company that operates primarily on point-to-point routes.
Alaska Air Group
Alaska Air Group
Alaska Air Group is an airline holding company.
United Airlines
United Airlines
United Airlines is an airline operating a domestic and international route network.
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally.
American Airlines
American Airlines
American Airlines operates as a network air carrier.
Air France KLM
Air France KLM
Air France-KLM, together with its subsidiaries, provides passenger transportation services on scheduled flights.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1967
Founding Date
1998
Founding Date
1932
Founding Date
1926
Founding Date
1924
Founding Date
1934
Founding Date
1933
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
Dallas, US HQ
Locations
Long Island City, US HQ
Locations
SeaTac, US HQ
Locations
Chicago, US HQ
Buenos Aires, AR
Beijing, CN
Shanghai, CN
Bogotá, CO
Frankfurt, DE
Munich, DE
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Locations
Atlanta, US HQ
Locations
Fort Worth, US HQ
Sioux Falls, US
Locations
Tremblay-en-France, FR HQ
Amstelveen, NL
Employees
Employees
60,5902% increase
Employees
18,5354% increase
Employees
24,1343% increase
Employees
96,0001% increase
Employees
91,2243% increase
Employees
133,7001% increase
Employees
86,1382% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
19.8 b
Valuation ($)
2.8 b
Valuation ($)
3.8 b
Valuation ($)
8.6 b
Valuation ($)
14.5 b
Valuation ($)
4.7 b
Valuation ($)
1.7 b
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
2.2 m
Twitter followers
2 m
Twitter followers
387.4 k
Twitter followers
1.1 m
Twitter followers
1.6 m
Twitter followers
1.6 m
Twitter followers
12.1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
657
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
872
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
936
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
4
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
14.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
4.6
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
4.8
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
5
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
247.5
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
31.27%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
28.61%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
39.68%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
21.05%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
19.3%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
18.33%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
100%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
989
Alexa Website Rank
18606
Alexa Website Rank
24732
Alexa Website Rank
1187
Alexa Website Rank
3128
Alexa Website Rank
1028
Alexa Website Rank
368573
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
4.3
Employee Rating
3.8
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
4.0
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$22.4b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$8.1b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$8.8b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$43.3b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$47b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
$45.8b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
€27.2b (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$30.8b (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
€21.5b (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$12.5b (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
€5.7b (FY, 2019)
Net income
Net income
$2.3b (FY, 2019)
Net income
$569m (FY, 2019)
Net income
$769m (FY, 2019)
Net income
$3b (FY, 2019)
Net income
$4.8b (FY, 2019)
Net income
$1.7b (FY, 2019)
Net income
€293m (FY, 2019)

Operating

Aircraft Fleet
Aircraft Fleet
687 (Q3, 2017)
Aircraft Fleet
233 (Q2, 2017)
Aircraft Fleet
299 (Q2, 2017)
Aircraft Fleet
1.4 k (FY, 2019)
Aircraft Fleet
N/A
Aircraft Fleet
1.6 k (Q2, 2017)
Aircraft Fleet
554 (FY, 2019)
Available Seat Miles
Available Seat Miles
39.1 b (Q3, 2017)
Available Seat Miles
14.2 b (Q2, 2017)
Available Seat Miles
15.6 b (Q2, 2017)
Available Seat Miles
285 b (FY, 2019)
Available Seat Miles
66.2 b (Q2, 2017)
Available Seat Miles
71.7 b (Q2, 2017)
Available Seat Miles
N/A
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
N/A
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
$1.6 (Q2, 2017)
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
N/A
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
$2.1 (FY, 2019)
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
$1.6 (Q2, 2017)
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
$1.6 (Q2, 2017)
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
N/A
Average Stage Length (miles)
Average Stage Length (miles)
N/A
Average Stage Length (miles)
1.1 k (Q2, 2017)
Average Stage Length (miles)
N/A
Average Stage Length (miles)
1.5 k (FY, 2019)
Average Stage Length (miles)
N/A
Average Stage Length (miles)
N/A
Average Stage Length (miles)
N/A
Cargo Tonne Miles
Cargo Tonne Miles
N/A
Cargo Tonne Miles
N/A
Cargo Tonne Miles
N/A
Cargo Tonne Miles
3.3 k (FY, 2019)
Cargo Tonne Miles
2 b (Y, 2016)
Cargo Tonne Miles
601 m (Q3, 2016)
Cargo Tonne Miles
N/A
Cost per Available Seat Mile
Cost per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q3, 2017)
Cost per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q2, 2017)
Cost per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Cost per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (FY, 2019)
Cost per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q2, 2017)
Cost per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Cost per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Daily Flights
Daily Flights
N/A
Daily Flights
925 (FY, 2016)
Daily Flights
1.2 k (FY, 2016)
Daily Flights
4.9 k (FY, 2019)
Daily Flights
15 k (Y, 2016)
Daily Flights
6.7 k (Q2, 2017)
Daily Flights
N/A
Destinations
Destinations
101 (FY, 2016)
Destinations
100 (FY, 2016)
Destinations
118 (FY, 2016)
Destinations
N/A
Destinations
323 (Y, 2016)
Destinations
350 (Q2, 2017)
Destinations
312 (FY, 2018)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
Fuel Consumed, gallons
521 m (Q3, 2017)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
202 m (Q2, 2017)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
201 m (Q2, 2017)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
4.3 b (FY, 2019)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
1 b (Q2, 2017)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
1.1 b (Q2, 2017)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
N/A
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
N/A
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
N/A
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
221 (Q2, 2017)
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
777 (FY, 2019)
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
847 (Q2, 2017)
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
956 (Q2, 2017)
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
N/A
Passenger Load Factor
Passenger Load Factor
0.8 (Q3, 2017)
Passenger Load Factor
0.9 (Q2, 2017)
Passenger Load Factor
0.9 (Q2, 2017)
Passenger Load Factor
0.8 (FY, 2019)
Passenger Load Factor
0.9 (Q2, 2017)
Passenger Load Factor
0.8 (Q2, 2017)
Passenger Load Factor
N/A
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q3, 2017)
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q2, 2017)
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (FY, 2019)
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q2, 2017)
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Passengers
Passengers
33 m (Q3, 2017)
Passengers
10.3 m (Q2, 2017)
Passengers
11.4 m (Q2, 2017)
Passengers
162.4 m (FY, 2019)
Passengers
183.7 m (Y, 2016)
Passengers
52 m (Q2, 2017)
Passengers
104.2 m (FY, 2019)
Revenue Passenger Miles
Revenue Passenger Miles
33.1 b (Q3, 2017)
Revenue Passenger Miles
12.1 b (Q2, 2017)
Revenue Passenger Miles
13.6 b (Q2, 2017)
Revenue Passenger Miles
239.4 b (FY, 2019)
Revenue Passenger Miles
57.6 b (Q2, 2017)
Revenue Passenger Miles
59.6 b (Q2, 2017)
Revenue Passenger Miles
N/A
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q3, 2017)
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q2, 2017)
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q2, 2017)
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
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JetBlue Airways
HQ
Long Island City, US
Employees
18,535↑ 4% increase

JetBlue Airways is a passenger airline company that operates primarily on point-to-point routes.

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Alaska Air Group
HQ
SeaTac, US
Employees
24,134↑ 3% increase

Alaska Air Group is an airline holding company.

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United Airlines
HQ
Chicago, US
Employees
96,000↑ 1% increase

United Airlines is an airline operating a domestic and international route network.

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Delta Air Lines
HQ
Atlanta, US
Employees
91,224↑ 3% increase

Delta Air Lines provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally.

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