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Southwest Airlines Revenue, Funding, Number of Employees, Competitors and Acquisitions

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CEO

Gary C. Kelly

Chairman & CEO

Gary C. Kelly

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Founded:

1967

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DallasTexas

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PublicNYSELUV

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Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967 and its headquarters is located in Dallas, Texas, USA. Southwest Airlines has $21.2B in revenue and 56100 employees. Southwest Airlines' top competitors are JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta.

Southwest Airlines Competitive Set

COMPANYLEADERSHIPCEO SCORE

EMPLOYEES
(ESTIMATED IF PRIVATE)

TOTAL FUNDING

REVENUE
(ESTIMATED IF PRIVATE)

LIKELY OUTCOME
Southwest AirlinesSouthwest Airlines ceo

Gary C. Kelly

Chairman & CEO

56/100
1JetBlue Airways ceoJetBlue Airways

Robin Hayes

CEO

61/10014,870$158.4M$7B
2American Airlines ceoAmerican Airlines

Doug Parker

Chairman & CEO

73/100101,500$1B$41.4B
3Delta ceoDelta

Ed Bastian

CEO

88/10084,000
$70.6B
4United Airlines ceoUnited Airlines

Oscar Munoz

CEO

43/10088,000
$31B
5Frontier Airlines ceoFrontier Airlines

Barry L. Biffle

President & CEO

45/1003,200
$1.7B
6British Airways ceoBritish Airways

Alex Cruz

Chairman & CEO

58/10040,000
$12.1B
7LATAM ceoLATAM

Enrique Cueto Plaza

CEO

62/10045,916$625M$7.9B
8Spirit Airlines ceoSpirit Airlines

Robert L. Fornaro

President & CEO

59/1006,100$415.2M$2.6B

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Southwest Airlines Leadership

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Southwest Airlines Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED ACQUISITION DATEAMOUNTDESCRIPTION
undefinedJan 198560.5M

Southwest Airlines' latest acquisition was in Jan 1985.

Southwest Airlines Funding History

Since Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967, it has participated in 2 rounds of funding. In total Southwest Airlines has raised $7.7M. Southwest Airlines' last funding round was on Jun 1971 for a total of $7.2M

ROUNDFUNDING DATE AMOUNTINVESTORS
IPOJun 1971$7.2M
SeedApr 1967$560K

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Southwest Airlines News

Southwest Airlines: Southwest Airlines extends flight schedule to 01-Oct-2018, offers new routesSouthwest Airlines extended (15-Feb-2018) its bookable flight schedule through 01-Oct-2018, adding the following routes to its schedule that reflect demand to further connect key markets: Atlanta-Nashville: 31 times weekly service.....The Blue Swan Daily
Southwest Airlines: Southwest adds flights to New England from LambertSouthwest Airlines is adding non-stop service between St. Louis Lambert International Airport and Hartford, Connecticut, and also is expanding service from Lambert to Philadelphia. In addition, as part of its seasonal schedule changes, Southwest is trimming its St. Louis-to-Panama City, Florida, service from daily to Saturday-only. The airline, according to its fall schedule released Thursday, will add service to Harford's Bradley International Airport, the second-busiest New England airport,...The Business Journals
Southwest Airlines: Southwest making Omaha-L.A. flight year-roundSouthwest Airlines on Thursday announced that it will make its non-stop flight from Omaha to Los Angeles year-round.The Lincoln Journal Star
Southwest Airlines: Tampa International adding third direct flight route to the West CoastExtending its West Coast push, Tampa International Airport is getting additional direct service to Los Angeles this summer. Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) will begin daily nonstop service between Tampa and Los Angeles beginning Tuesday, Aug. 7. Southwest will be the third airline at TIA to offer nonstop service to the West Coast hub. This adds to Delta Air Lines' existing service to LAX and new daily year-round service on Spirit Airlines which begins April 12. The Los Angeles region is TIA's...The Business Journals
Southwest Airlines: Raleigh-Durham International Airport lands 8th new nonstop in a weekOn Thursday, Southwest Airlines became the third carrier in a week to announce a new nonstop route at Raleigh-Durham International Airport. The new service is to Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Missouri and will debut April 8. Until last year, that region was among RDU's top unserved domestic markets. Frontier Airlines announced plans for a nonstop flight to MCI last year, which is also scheduled to begin in April. "Competition is a great thing," RDU Airport Authority CEO Mike Landguth...The Business Journals
Southwest Airlines: Southwest Airlines expands service between Cincinnati and DenverSouthwest Airlines is expanding its service between Denver International Airport and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. The airline will launch flights from CVG to DIA starting Aug. 7. The route will operate year round with flights departing CVG at 8:10 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. Saturday and 12:05 p.m. on Sunday. Return flights will depart from Denver at 12:40 p.m. Monday through Friday, 1:50 p.m. Saturday and 12:45 p.m. Sunday. Continue reading this story at our sister...The Business Journals: Denver
Southwest Airlines: Southwest rolls out new Nashville-Atlanta flightsSouthwest Airlines will soon begin offering five daily nonstop flights between Nashville and Atlanta, the airline announced today. The flights, taking off Aug. 7, represent the latest notable air service addition to the booming Nashville International Airport, which has repeatedly set records for annual passenger traffic amid Nashville's tourism boom. Speaking at a press event Thursday morning, Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp. President and CEO Butch Spyridon described Atlanta as one...The Business Journals
Southwest Airlines: Will Southwest Airlines' Hawaii Plans Be Disrupted by Labor Discord?Southwest Airlines' mechanics are trying to block the carrier's plans for maintaining the planes it will use for Hawaii flights.Fox Business
Southwest Airlines: Berkeley Alum Removed From Southwest Jet For Speaking Arabic SuesA former University of California at Berkeley student who was removed from a Southwest Airlines plane after he spoke Arabic sued the airline Tuesday for allegedly violating his civil rights.CBS SF BAY AREA
Southwest Airlines posted a video "Married Southwest couple works the same flights whenever they can" on YOUTUBESouthwest Airlines Youtube Channel

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Southwest Airlines Headquarters

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2702 Love Field Dr

Dallas, Texas 75235

800-435-9792

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Southwest Airlines Summary Information

Southwest Airlines is a passenger and freight airline. Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967. Southwest Airlines' headquarters is located in Dallas, Texas, USA 75235. It has raised 7.7M in 2 rounds. The latest round was in Jun 1971. Southwest Airlines' primary investor is . Southwest Airlines' latest acquisition was . Southwest Airlines' Chairman & CEO, Gary C. Kelly, currently has an approval rating of 56%. Southwest Airlines has 56100 employees and reported 21.2B in revenue [trailing four quarters].

Southwest Airlines's Chairman & CEO, Gary C. Kelly, currently has an approval rating of 56%. Southwest Airlines's primary competitors are  JetBlue Airways American Airlines Delta.

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