Southwest Airlines

Founded
1967
Type
Low Cost Carrier
Fleet size
754
Destinations
101
Passengers per year
134,890,243

Southwest Airlines is an American low-cost carrier that operates many flights to destinations within the United States and to some surrounding countries.

Organization

Southwest Airlines is headquartered in Dallas (TX), United States. The airline has about 60,000 employees.

Frequent Flyer Program
Rapid Rewards

History

Southwest Airlines was founded in 1967 as Air Southwest. The airline changed its name in 1971 to its current name Southwest Airlines.

Passengers

2015
118,171,211
2016
124,719,765
2017
130,256,190
2018
134,890,243

Baggage

Southwest Airlines passengers can bring 1 piece of cabin luggage and 1 personal item with them free of charge. In most cases, checked baggage is not included in the ticket fare. Baggage can be brought for an additional fee. Please consult website Southwest Airlines for more information.

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Lost baggage

In-flight Wi-Fi

Southwest Airlines offers in-flight Wi-Fi on Wi-Fi-enabled aircraft, for the additional costs of $8 per flight. Please consult website Southwest Airlines for more information.

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