Southwest Airlines competitorsClear all

Southwest Airlines's top competitors include Alaska Air Group, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Air France KLM.
Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines is an airline low-cost carrier.
Alaska Air Group
Alaska Air Group
Alaska Air Group is an airline holding company.
United Airlines
United Airlines
United Airlines Holdings (formerly known as United Continental Holdings) is an airline holding company that primarily operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary, United Airlines.
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines is a company that provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo.
American Airlines
American Airlines
American Airlines is a company operating 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
1932
Founding Date
1926
Founding Date
1924
Founding Date
1930
Founding Date
1933
Type
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Public
Tags
Locations
Locations
Dallas, US HQ
Locations
Seattle, US HQ
Locations
Chicago, US HQ
Locations
Atlanta, US HQ
Locations
Fort Worth, US HQ
Phoenix, US
Locations
Tremblay-en-France, FR HQ
Employees
Employees
56,5007% decrease
Employees
21,9979% decrease
Employees
84,10013% increase
Employees
91,2243% increase
Employees
110,5003% increase
Employees
86,1382% increase
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
33.5 b
Valuation ($)
8.1 b
Valuation ($)
17.8 b
Valuation ($)
28.8 b
Valuation ($)
14.3 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
2.1 m
Twitter followers
379.2 k
Twitter followers
1.1 m
Twitter followers
1.6 m
Twitter followers
1.6 m
Twitter followers
14.7 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
994
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
974
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
1 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
30
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
4.1
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
4.7
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
5.9
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
16.4
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
27.5%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
37.83%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
15.71%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
6.6%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
12.2%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
96.67%
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
1456
Alexa Website Rank
8186
Alexa Website Rank
1662
Alexa Website Rank
1410
Alexa Website Rank
1385
Alexa Website Rank
311860
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
4.5
Employee Rating
3.7
Employee Rating
4
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A
Employee Rating
N/A

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
$9b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$3.6b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$15.4b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$17.1b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$17.3b (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
€27.2b (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
$3.1b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$4.2b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$17.9b (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
€21.5b (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
Gross profit
$6b (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
($627m) (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
($2.5b) (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
€5.7b (FY, 2019)
Net income
Net income
($3.1b) (FY, 2020)
Net income
($1.3b) (FY, 2020)
Net income
($7.1b) (FY, 2020)
Net income
($12.4b) (FY, 2020)
Net income
($8.9b) (FY, 2020)
Net income
€293m (FY, 2019)

Operating

Aircraft Fleet
Aircraft Fleet
730 (Q1, 2021)
Aircraft Fleet
295 (Q1, 2021)
Aircraft Fleet
1.3 k (FY, 2020)
Aircraft Fleet
N/A
Aircraft Fleet
1.5 k (Q1, 2020)
Aircraft Fleet
554 (FY, 2019)
Available Seat Miles
Available Seat Miles
23.1 b (Q1, 2021)
Available Seat Miles
10.4 b (Q1, 2021)
Available Seat Miles
30.4 b (Q1, 2021)
Available Seat Miles
66.2 b (Q2, 2017)
Available Seat Miles
62.1 b (Q1, 2020)
Available Seat Miles
N/A
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
N/A
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
N/A
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
$1.7 (Q1, 2021)
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
$1.6 (Q2, 2017)
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
$1.8 (Q1, 2020)
Average Fuel Cost Per Gallon
N/A
Average Stage Length, miles
Average Stage Length, miles
772 (Q1, 2021)
Average Stage Length, miles
N/A
Average Stage Length, miles
1.3 k (FY, 2020)
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
2.7 k (FY, 2020)
Cargo Tonne Miles
2 b (Y, 2016)
Cargo Tonne Miles
N/A
Cargo Tonne Miles
N/A
Cost per Available Seat Mile
Cost per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Cost per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Cost per Available Seat Mile
$0.2 (Q1, 2021)
Cost per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q2, 2017)
Cost per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Cost per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Countries
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
N/A
Countries
61 (FY, 2019)
Countries
116 (FY, 2018)
Daily Flights
Daily Flights
N/A
Daily Flights
1.3 k (FY, 2019)
Daily Flights
4.9 k (FY, 2019)
Daily Flights
15 k (Y, 2016)
Daily Flights
6.8 k (FY, 2019)
Daily Flights
N/A
Destinations
Destinations
107 (FY, 2020)
Destinations
115 (FY, 2020)
Destinations
N/A
Destinations
323 (Y, 2016)
Destinations
365 (FY, 2019)
Destinations
312 (FY, 2018)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
Fuel Consumed, gallons
286 m (Q1, 2021)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
126 m (Q1, 2021)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
490 m (Q1, 2021)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
1 b (Q2, 2017)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
972 m (Q1, 2020)
Fuel Consumed, gallons
N/A
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
N/A
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
201 (Q1, 2021)
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
812 (FY, 2020)
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
847 (Q2, 2017)
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
942 (FY, 2019)
Mainline Aircraft in Fleet
N/A
Passenger Load Factor
Passenger Load Factor
0.6 (Q1, 2021)
Passenger Load Factor
0.5 (Q1, 2021)
Passenger Load Factor
0.6 (Q1, 2021)
Passenger Load Factor
0.9 (Q2, 2017)
Passenger Load Factor
0.7 (Q1, 2020)
Passenger Load Factor
N/A
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
undefined0.1 (Q1, 2021)
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q1, 2021)
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q1, 2020)
Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Passengers
Passengers
14.2 m (Q1, 2021)
Passengers
4.7 m (Q1, 2021)
Passengers
14.7 m (Q1, 2021)
Passengers
183.7 m (Y, 2016)
Passengers
215 m (FY, 2019)
Passengers
104.2 m (FY, 2019)
Revenue Passenger Miles
Revenue Passenger Miles
14.9 b (Q1, 2021)
Revenue Passenger Miles
5.4 b (Q1, 2021)
Revenue Passenger Miles
17.2 b (Q1, 2021)
Revenue Passenger Miles
57.6 b (Q2, 2017)
Revenue Passenger Miles
45.2 b (Q1, 2020)
Revenue Passenger Miles
N/A
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
undefined0.1 (Q1, 2021)
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q1, 2021)
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
$0.1 (Q1, 2020)
Revenue per Available Seat Mile
N/A
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Alaska Air Group
HQ
Seattle, US
Employees
21,997↓ 9% decrease

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United Airlines
HQ
Chicago, US
Employees
84,100↑ 13% increase

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

Delta Air Lines is a company that provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo.

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American Airlines
HQ
Fort Worth, US
Employees
110,500↑ 3% increase

American Airlines is a company operating as a network air carrier.

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