|Southwest Airlines Career||Southwest Airlines top ten airports|
|Southwest Airlines History||Southwest Airlines Fleet|
|Southwest Airlines Phone Numbers||Southwest Airlines retired Fleet|
|Southwest Airlines Contact With Write||Southwest Airlines codeshare agreements|
|Southwest Airlines Baggage Tips||Southwest Airlines Slogans|
|Unaccompanied Minor (UM) Children|
|Southwest Airlines Information|
|Southwest Airlines Information For Founded||1971|
|Southwest Airlines Information For Focus cities||
|Southwest Airlines Frequent flyer program||Rapid Rewards|
|Southwest Airlines Information For Fleet size||540|
|Southwest Airlines Info For Destinations||65|
|Southwest Airlines Company slogan||A Symbol of Freedom / You Are Now Free to Move About The Country|
|Southwest Airlines Headquarters||Dallas, Texas, United States|
|Southwest Airlines Information For Key people||Gary C. Kelly (Chairman, CEO and President)
Herb Kelleher (Co-Founder)
Laura Wright (CFO)
Colleen Barrett (Ex-President)
A southwest airline was established in 15th March, 1967 by Rollin King and Herb Kelleher. The main aim is provide the services to three cities in Texas as Air Southwest. According to one of the history, rolling king explained the concept to herb Kelleher at the time of dinner. This concept explained on a paper a triangle symbolizing the routes between Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. Southwest airlines got faced so many problems when it’s established time. These problems came from Braniff, Trans-Texas, and Continental Airlines. Three years later Supreme Court gave permission to fly in Texas. The decision finally taken on December 7th, 1970.
The story of the southwest fight is turned into a children’s book, Gumwrappers and Goggles by Winifred Barnum in 1983. This book sponsor was southwest airlines only. Herb Kelleher extend this airline to Pacific southwest airlines. He took the ideas from other airlines to form corporate culture at southwest. They recruit the employees like long legs and short nights as a hostess. Herb Kelleher select a committee to recruit the employees. This committee recruits the employees uniquely mean, long-legged dancers, majorettes, and cheerleaders with unique personalities.
The southwest airlines provide the first profit sharing plan in the United States of America in 1973. This is plan is first time to introduced in airlines industries. This plans meaning is, employees own about 10 percent of the company stock. 87 percentage was belongs union. The union name is airlines pilots association. For this association pilot is a representative.
In the year of 1971, change the name from air southwest to southwest airlines. The first flight was take off from the airport was on 18th June, 1971. The first flight was traveled between Love Field in Dallas to Houston and San Antonio. Good service, fare structure, features that became popular airlines in United States of America. The southwest airlines growth is good in the coming years.
First flight of the southwest airlines was 737-200 aircraft. It was landed in the year of 1971 June. Another one is added in September month of the same year. But maximum southwest airlines uses Boeing 737 family aircrafts only why because to control the costs. This is one of the techniques to maintenance.
|City||Daily departures||Number of gates||Nonstop cities served||Service established|
|Los Angeles (LAX)||127||11||18||1982|
|Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300||185||137||Short-medium haul||Launch customer
90 will be fitted with blended winglets
Largest operator of the Boeing 737-300
Down from a high of 194
|Boeing 737-500||25||122||Short haul||Launch customer|
|Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700||329
|137||All routes||Launch customer
All fitted with blended winglets
Largest operator of the Boeing 737-700
|Aircraft||Year of Retired||Replacement||Notes|
|Boeing 737-200||2005||Boeing 737-700||Southwest's first aircraft type|
Southwest airlines developed for offers low cost tickets to the travelers. With this technique it earns less profit. But the airlines name got good name in all airlines organizations. When a southwest airline enters in to market with low fare automatically the market changes itself.
It done the agreement with Europe's easy Jet and Ryan air are two of the best famous airlines, these airlines follow Southwest's business strategy in that continent. And also followed these strategies in Canada's West Jet, Malaysia's Air Asia, Qantas's Jet star, Thailand's Nok Air and Mexico's Volaris.
Some of the airlines are followed these code share strategies they are:
|Reservations and Information (available 24 hours)||1-800-I-FLY-SWA® (1-800-435-9792)|
|Reservations and Information - En Español||1-800-VAMONOS™ (1-800-826-6667)|
|Southwest Airlines Phone Number For Teletypewriter (TTY)||1-800-533-1305|
|Southwest Airlines Number For Automated Flight Information||1-888-SWA-TRIP (1-888-792-8747)|
|Baggage - General Questions||1-800-I-FLY-SWA® (1-800-435-9792)|
|Baggage - Delayed/Damaged status||1-888-202-1024|
|Baggage - Items Left at the Airport or Onboard an Aircraft||1-800-I-FLY-SWA® (1-800-435-9792)|
|Articles left at TSA Checkpoint||1-866-289-9673 or tsa.gov|
|Customer Relations||214-792-4223 Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CT|
|Southwest Airlines Phone Number For Cargo||1-800-533-1222|
|Southwest Airlines Phone Number For Charitable Giving||214-792-1300|
|Southwest Airlines Phone Number For Cruise||1-888-SHIP-SWA (1-888-744-7792)|
|Southwest Airlines Phone Number For Group Travel||1-800-433-5368 Mon - Fri, 8:00 am - 6:30 pm CT|
|Southwest Airlines Phone Number For Investor Relations||214-792-4415|
|Public Relations/Media Relations||214-792-4847|
|Rapid Rewards Customer Service||1-800-445-5764|
|Southwest Airlines Vacations||1-800-423-5683|
P.O. Box 36647 - 1CR Dallas,