Southwest Airlines airline.
Southwest Airlines airline.

Airline Southwest Airlines. Official site. 


In 1971, the first low-cost airline, Southwest Airlines, was organized as a result of a seemingly "crazy" idea. The idea came from two American businessmen who decided that air travel could save money. Despite the absurdity, the idea turned out to be more than successful. Today, the company ranks first in terms of the annual number of passengers, and sixth in terms of annual revenue.

Southwest Airlines Airline flight

Southwest Airlines Airline flight

At first, the company was engaged in air transportation between three cities in the south of Texas on three planes. The company managed to save on literally everything, even on the boarding time of passengers. After a couple of years, all the innovations began to bring stable profits to the owners of the company. What were these innovations and why did they save on flights?

Firstly, it is a choice airport. The rate is not on the main, and secondary airports. This allowed us to reduce ticket prices and thereby pose a serious competitor to other carriers.


In all the years of operation of Southwest Airlines, no fatal accidents have been committed. 


Secondly, the authors of the new idea have developed their own model for reducing fuel prices. To this end, the company's analysts were engaged in constantly studying the aviation fuel market, watching the jumps and drops in prices and buying fuel only in those periods of time when the price fell as much as possible.

Southwest Airlines Airline wing

Southwest Airlines Airline flight

Thirdly, the company, of course, does not provide the variety of services that customers of other airlines receive. But after all, most passengers are unable to pay for them and are often forced to give up flights on airplanes. Southwest Airlines does not offer its customers the ability to purchase tickets through online portals. The cabins of the company's aircraft are equipped to a minimum and the menu is not very diverse. But all these temporary inconveniences are offset by low ticket prices.

Southwest Airlines Airline plane 2

Airline Southwest Airlines 

Serving passengers on board is not quite usual, as well as all the company's activities. For example, all announcements for passengers are not spoken by stewardesses, but hummed. In January 2005, the flight attendants met the passengers of the morning flight in pajamas - on that day, the last flight of the Boeing 737-200 took place.

All this is not at all an indicator of the lack of professionalism of the company's employees. The high quality of the work of pilots and maintenance personnel is evidenced by the fact that for all the years of operation of Southwest Airlines, not a single fatal accident has been committed. 

Basic data:

  • Airline country: USA.
  • The largest budget airline company in the world.
  • The airline was founded in 1971.
  • IATA airline code: WN.
  • ICAO airline code: SWA.


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Contact details:

  • Main airports airlines: Dallas LavFild.

  • Airline mailing address: 2702LoveFieldDrive, POBox36611, Dallas, Texas, 75235-1611, USA.

  • City airline phone: +12147924000.

  • Airline fax: +12147924011.

  • E-mail Airlines: [email protected].

  • Domestic airline flights: Amarillo, Albuquerque, Burbank, Baltimore, Boyse, Birmingham, Washington, Buffalo, Honolulu, West Palm Beach, Denver, Dallas, Jackson, Detroit, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Cleveland, Kansas City, Kona, Columbus, Christie, Little Rock, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Long Island, Manchester, Louisville, New Orleans, Midland, Nashville, Norfolk, Oklahoma City, New York, Albany, Oakland, Ontario, Omaha, Orlando, Orange -County, Pittsburgh, Austin, Providence, Portland, Reno, Raleigh, San Antonio, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Diego, St. Louis, San Jose, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Tampa Bay, Spokane, Tulsa, Tucson, Philadelphia , Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale, Hartford, Harlingen, Houston, Hilow, El Paso, Chicago.

  • The airline has the following types of aircraft:  Boeing737-300, Boeing737-500, Boeing737-700.



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    Uniforms stewardess: Southwest Airlines. USA.

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    All changes of departure time a message arrives on your phone. Consequently, there is no need to search for a company representative to clarify the reasons for flight delays. Everything is clear and understandable, which is why I try to buy tickets from the airline.

    Depart to Los Angeles from Las Vegas. Though a lot of the time he did not take, but I had time to assess the conditions of the airline. I really liked the service. Everything was on time. Service is no different from the classic companies: nuts, drinks ... Arrivals and departures were carried out from the main airports.


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