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In its 44th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by nearly 46,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually.  Southwest and wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways operate more than 3,400 flights a day, serving 93 destinations across the United States and five additional countries.  Subject to government approvals, service to San Jose, Costa Rica, begins in March 2015; service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, begins in June 2015; and service to Belize City begins in October 2015. Southwest acquired AirTran Airways in May 2011 and by the end of 2014 intends to complete the full integration of the AirTran network into Southwest.

Based on the U.S. Department of Transportation’s most recent data, Southwest Airlines is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers boarded. The Company operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world, a majority of which is equipped with satellite-based WiFi providing gate to gate connectivity while over the United States.  That connectivity enables Customers to use their personal devices to access streaming music provided by Beats Music, or to view video on-demand movies and television shows, as well as nearly 20 channels of free, live TV compliments of DISH.  Southwest is the only major U.S. airline to offer Bags Fly Free® (first and second checked pieces of luggage, size and weight limits apply), and there are never change fees, although fare differences might apply. In September 2014, the airline proudly unveiled Heart, a new aircraft livery, airport experience, and logo, showcasing the dedication of Southwest Employees to connect Customers with what’s important in their lives. Book Southwest Airlines' low fares online at Southwest.com or by phone at 800-I-FLY-SWA.

Southwest is committed to return value to its Shareholders.  Since August 2011, Southwest has returned over $2 billion to Shareholders through share repurchases and dividends. For the nine months ended September 30, 2014, Southwest returned nearly $900 million to Shareholders through $755 million in share repurchases, and the distribution of $138 million in dividends.  LUV is Southwest’s stock exchange symbol, selected to represent its home at Dallas Love Field, as well as the theme of Southwest’s Stakeholder relationships.

From its first flights on June 18, 1971, Southwest Airlines launched an era of unprecedented affordability in air travel described by the U.S. Department of Transportation as "The Southwest Effect," a lowering of fares and increase in passenger traffic wherever the carrier serves. With 41 consecutive years of profitability, Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for a triple bottom line approach that contributes to the carrier's performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities they serve, and an overall commitment to efficiency and the planet. The 2013 Southwest Airlines One Report™ can be found at Southwest.com/citizenship.

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LUV News: Southwest Airlines And Hispanic Association Of College And Universities Celebrate 15 Years Of Supporting College Students 10/08/2019 02:30:00 PM
LUV News: WOW Three-Day Sale Offers Low Fares 10/01/2019 10:00:00 AM
LUV News: Beaches For Everyone: Southwest Airlines Puts On Sale New Flights To Cozumel, Mexico, And Accelerates Timeline For Hawaii Ser... 09/26/2019 09:00:00 AM
LUV News: Current Report Filing (8-k) 09/18/2019 06:27:51 AM
LUV News: Southwest Airlines Announces New Officers And Promotions In The Company's Marketing And Technology Departments 09/12/2019 04:01:00 PM
#379   hmmm...Will Boeing fork over a lot of $$$ jeffree 07/18/19 08:09:14 PM
#378   Southwest is a great company but the 737 ravens723 03/27/19 02:47:36 PM
#377   When life hands you lemons... jeffree 03/27/19 02:36:41 PM
#373   hmmmmm !.....My how that rumour and the chart nowwhat2 03/02/19 05:10:15 AM
#372   Ha ! Was still editing when you responded.....have nowwhat2 03/02/19 04:39:15 AM
#371   Thanks! It was a rumor! LOL NO ONE $$$MADE 03/02/19 04:31:03 AM
#370   Hey wild call there but boy ! - nowwhat2 03/02/19 04:26:10 AM
#369   SHORT THE GAP IN THE AM. $57? hahahahaa $$$MADE 03/01/19 02:05:48 AM
#368   No $LUV For This Stock, Watch This Trade Level ITMS 02/20/19 12:12:54 PM
#367   setting up nicely...??!...Fuel costs down...Traffic steady to up... jeffree 02/06/19 01:57:58 PM
#366   $LUV is looking great at this level. Break bsdvs23 11/29/18 07:21:08 PM
#364   Here's a chart for optimists.... nowwhat2 07/13/18 03:49:51 PM
#363   11 months later : nowwhat2 07/10/18 03:29:21 AM
#362   You meant up 2%... Gumph1 04/18/18 04:32:03 PM
#361   Or like -15% $pennypuppet 04/18/18 12:18:31 AM
#360   I'd be shocked if this thing doesn't open G3TCRUNK3R 04/17/18 04:28:51 PM
#359   Gotta Love the $LUV - exciting times ahead Slappy The Ask 02/28/18 03:48:56 PM
#358   today's $LUV move on news maker $DAL and realfast95 10/03/17 11:38:40 AM
#357   Buy buy buy T695 08/25/17 10:28:28 PM
#356   Southwest Airlines Co(NYSE:LUV) Is Now On The Radar ITMS 08/24/17 11:37:25 AM
#355   Very bullish moneymonstersk 07/16/17 02:59:53 PM
#354   Could be up 100% for the year moneymonstersk 07/16/17 02:59:35 PM
#353   Stock should go up to 70's by 2018 moneymonstersk 07/16/17 02:59:11 PM
#352   The increase dividend and stock buyback is huge! moneymonstersk 07/16/17 02:58:48 PM
#350   My Tgts $80-120..LTP 53...Lovers of Luv :-) chetanind2004 02/07/17 09:35:20 AM
#349   Is LUV a short candidate? Close below 50dma jones99 01/26/17 04:21:32 AM
#348   Morgan Stanley upgraded Southwest to Overweight. EBITDA mults ValueInvestor15 01/05/17 11:11:35 AM
#347   Love my LUV! Aggie14 10/13/16 11:00:16 AM
#346   LUV bullish 38.32 stocktrademan 09/29/16 11:38:55 AM
#345   Now a vote of no confidence by two Gumph1 08/01/16 02:44:19 PM
#344   Three front line employee groups four years past Gumph1 07/30/16 09:23:16 PM
#343   Please elaborate One technical mistake and hope is Tradescott818 07/29/16 12:51:36 PM
#342   Just downgraded, Gary Kelly and crew have lost Gumph1 07/27/16 08:50:27 PM
#341   Best airline stock in the industry Tradescott818 07/27/16 01:57:50 PM
#340   Agreed... schaub 07/23/16 08:01:24 PM
#339   Total miss management of IT. Senior management has Gumph1 07/23/16 01:52:29 PM
#338   Chart looks like we could see a bounce, WinningInvestments 05/16/16 06:55:34 PM
#337   Too many open contracts with front line employees. Gumph1 05/02/16 11:14:01 AM
#336   Looks that way but this is and industry PennyStockPickz 04/30/16 02:37:45 PM
#335   Nice call. Luv headed to new highs?? Trollin 4 Trout 01/30/16 12:46:25 PM
#334   Buying down here?? Trollin 4 Trout 01/30/16 12:45:57 PM
#333   Picked up day trade shares $46.80 for a KingDMC 12/08/15 09:39:19 AM
#331   Man LUV is in the ultimate breakout. KingDMC 10/22/15 12:12:41 PM
#330   Southwest Soars Past Expectations Source: Dow Jones News Southwest Airlines KingDMC 10/22/15 09:18:31 AM
#329   Market is looking ugly right now. I'm taking DreamersAndBelievers 08/20/15 01:05:20 PM
#328   Not too late after all. KingDMC 08/20/15 01:03:44 PM
#327   $45 will be easy here. Oil will break $40. popeyemag 08/19/15 05:15:27 PM
#326   Thanks for the tip. I'll check it out DreamersAndBelievers 08/17/15 12:40:15 PM
#325   Crazy uptrend here. LUV and JBLU are in KingDMC 08/17/15 12:39:23 PM
#324   Damn...I'm too late to the party DreamersAndBelievers 08/17/15 12:30:29 PM