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Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines
The Southwest Airlines wordmark featuring an illustrated 737 aircraft
Airline
AirlineSouthwest Airlines
IATAWN
ICAOSWA
CallsignSOUTHWEST
FoundedMarch 16, 1967
Dallas, Texas, US
Commenced operationsJune 18, 1971
AOCSWAA304A
Focus citiesList of focus cities
  • Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport BWI
  • Chicago Midway International Airport MDW
  • Dallas Love Field DAL
  • Denver International Airport DEN
  • William P. Hobby Airport (Houston) HOU
  • McCarran International Airport (Las Vegas) LAS
  • Los Angeles International Airport LAX
  • Nashville International Airport BNA
  • Oakland International Airport OAK
  • Orlando International Airport MCO
  • Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport PHX
  • San Diego International Airport SAN
  • Frequent-flyer programRapid Rewards
    SubsidiariesAirTran Airways
    Fleet size552 (+133 Orders)
    Destinations72
    Company slogan"A Symbol of Freedom"
    HeadquartersDallas, Texas, US
    Key peopleList of key people
  • Herb Kelleher (Co-founder)
  • Rollin King (Co-founder)
  • Gary C. Kelly (President, CEO & Chairman)
  • Revenue(-) US$ 12.104 billion (2010) 
    Operating income(-) US$ 988 million (2010)
    Net income(-) US$ 459 million (2010)
    Total assets(+) US$ 15.463 billion (2010)

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    Southwest Airlines Co. (Nyse - LUV) is an American airline based in Dallas, Texas. Southwest is the largest airline in the United States, based on domestic passengers carried, . Southwest operates more than 3,400 flights a day, , utilizing a fleet of 552 aircraft.


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