Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines is the largest low-cost airline in the USA and the world was founded in 1967. The head office is located in Dallas, Texas. The airline has 18 major hubs.

Airplanes operate flights between all states of the USA, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean.

Every day, approximately 4000 flights are carried out in 97 directions. The company employs about 50,000 people.

  • According to the influential British consulting agency SKYTRAX, specializing in the study of the quality of services provided by various air carriers, the airlines were awarded three stars.
  • Southwest Airlines ranks 33rd in the Safest Airlines in the World 2019 Ranking by Jacdec.


The airline uses only Boeing 737 aircraft and is the largest Boeing 737 operator worldwide. Each aircraft performs an average of six flights per day.

As of October 10, 2020, there are 743 airliners in the Southwest Airlines fleet, with another 6 ordered. The average age of the aircraft is 10.8 years.

The oldest – Boeing 737-700, with a tail number – N707SA. His age is 21.7 years. The newest is the Boeing 737 MAX 8, with tail number N8723Q. He is 0.0 years old.

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