LUV - Southwest Airlines Co.

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Southwest Airlines Co.

PO Box 36611
Dallas, TX 75235
United States

IndustryRegional Airlines
Full Time Employees56,100

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Gary C. KellyChairman & CEO2.09MN/A1955
Ms. Tammy RomoExec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer1.23MN/A1962
Mr. Michael G. Van de VenChief Operating Officer1.29MN/A1962
Mr. Robert E. JordanExec. VP of Corp. Services1.27MN/A1961
Mr. Arthur Jefferson Lamb IIIConsultant1.25MN/A1963
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Southwest Airlines Co. operates a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation services in the United States and near-international markets. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated a total of 706 Boeing 737 aircraft; and served 100 destinations in 40 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as 10 near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Aruba, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Belize, Cuba, the Cayman Islands, Turks, and Chaos. It also sells frequent flyer points and related services to business partners participating in the Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program, such as car rental agencies, hotels, restaurants, and retailers. In addition, the company offers a suite of digital platforms to support customers needs across the travel journey, including,, an iOS app, an android app, an email subscription service, and push notifications; and, a Website for business customers that offer businesses shared stored company credit cards, company activity reporting, and centralized traveler management services. Southwest Airlines Co. was founded in 1967 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

Corporate Governance

Southwest Airlines Co.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 6; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 8.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.