Southwest Airlines approves 164th consecutive quarterly dividend

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of USD .125 per share to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 24, 2017 on all shares then issued and outstanding, the company said.

The 164th consecutive dividend will be paid on September 14, 2017.

Southwest Airlines Co. (Southwest) operates Southwest Airlines, a passenger airline that provides scheduled air transportation in the United States and near-international markets. The company provides point-to-point service. The company offers ancillary service offerings, such as Southwest´s EarlyBird Check-In and transportation of pets and unaccompanied minors, in accordance with Southwest´s respective policies. Southwest´s Rapid Rewards frequent flyer program enables program members (Members) to earn points for every dollar spent on Southwest fares. Its Internet Website,, is an avenue for Southwest customers to purchase and manage travel online.