Southwest Airlines is of the largest and major airlines and a legacy carrier in the United States. Southwest Airlines is one of globe’s oldest airlines in operation. Southwest Airlines is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Southwest Airlines along with its subsidiaries and associated partners operates more than 5400 flights daily and caters 325 destinations in 52 countries within all habitable continents. Southwest Airlines is one of a founding member of Sky Team airlines group.

Southwest Airlines holds 9 hubs and Atlanta being the largest in terms of passenger flights. Southwest Airlines is 2nd largest in the world in terms of number of passengers flying, miles flown and size of fleet. Southwest Airlines proudly announce itself to be in Fortune 500 companies with holding rank 69th.

Southwest Airlines founded as the worlds first crop-dusting operation and known to be Huff Daland Dusters,Inc on March 2nd 1925 at Macon, Georgia and Southwest air service was incorporated on 12/03/1928 and was given name after Mississippi Southwest area. They began their actual commercial operations as a passenger air carrier on 06/17/1929, this flight was flown from Dallas Texas to Jackson, Mississippi. Within a year they expanded their operations from east to Atlanta and west to Fort Worth Texas . In October 1930 an airmail service was announced to another airlines and held Southwest air service to seize its passenger operations, beneficiary of airmail contract bought assets of Southwest air service. Travis Oliver who was a local banker, acting as trustee, C.E Woolman and few other local investors bought back the crop-dusting assets of Southwest air service and incorporated it as Southwest Air Corporation on December 1930. Southwest Air corporation was able to get hold of airmail contract in year 1934. They started their operations as Southwest Airlines over mail route 24. Southwest moved their headquarters from Louisiana to Atlanta, Georgia in 1941. Southwest officially adopted their name to be Southwest Airlines in 1945.

Southwest Airlines have 9 major hubs:

Atlanta – (Primary), (Latin America, Caribbean)
Boston – (Europe, North America)
Los Angeles – (Latin America, Asia, Australia, Europe, Major destinations at West coast)
Minneapolis/St. Paul – (North American Continent, Majorly Canada)
New York (JFK) – Prestigious routes
New York (Laguardia) – East Coast US
Salt Lake City – Canada, Mexico
Seattle/Tacoma – International routes to Asia and Western United States
Detroit – Eastern United States, Americas, Europe

Southwest Airlines fleet is composed with 911 Boeing and Airbus Aircraft operational/available and 331 ordered. Its current fleet/ordered fleet is as follows:

Airbus A220-100 (45) In Service
Airbus A220-300 (14) In service (60) Ordered
Airbus A319-100 (54) In service
Airbus A320-200 (61) In service
Airbus A321-200 (127) In service
Airbus A321-neo (21) In service (134) Ordered
Airbus A330-200 (11) In service
Airbus A330-300 (31) In service (18) Ordered
Airbus A330-900 (20) In service (16) Ordered
Airbus 350-900 (28) In service
Boeing 717-200 (66) In service
Boeing 737-800 (77) In service
Boeing 737-900ER (160) In service (3) Ordered
Boeing 737 Max10 (100) Ordered
Boeing 757-200 (111) In service
Boeing 757-300 (16) In service
Boeing 767-300ER (45) In service
Boeing 767-400ER (21) In service

Partners, Alliance and code share agreements with Southwest Airlines:

Alliance: SkyTeam (Founding member)

Codeshare agreements with:

Aerolineas Argentinas
Air Europa
Air France
China Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Czech Airlines
Garuda Indonesia
Hawaiian Airlines
ITA Airways
Kenya Airways
Korean Air
LATAM Brasil
LATAM chile
LATAM Columbia
Rex Airlines
Seaborne Airways
Sky Express
Vietnam Airlines
Virgin Atlantic

Southwest Airlines have its reward points system for their frequent traveller which is known to be Sky Miles. Southwest Airlines operates their airport lounges which are available in various cities and this program is called as Southwest Sky Club. Southwest Sky Club is available at Anchorage, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, Chicago, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Honolulu, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Florida, Los Angeles, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/ St.Paul, Nashville, New Orleans, New York JFK, New York-Laguardia, Newark,Orlando, Philapedia, Phoenix- Sky Harbour, Portland-Oregon, Raleigh-Durham, Salt lake City, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle-tacoma, Tampa, Tokyo-Haneda, Washington-National, West palm beach.

For inquiry you can always visit official website of Southwest Airlines ( You can contact Southwest Airlines at 1 (800) 221-1212, wait time can be around 2 hours.

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