Southwest Airlines Cargo earns industry award

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo has earned one of the highest awards in the air cargo industry, the company said.

Air Cargo World recently announced that Southwest Cargo was awarded this year´s Air Cargo Excellence Platinum Award in the “up to 999,999 tonnes” category.

The Air Cargo Excellence Awards are presented to carriers for their performance, customer service, value, and use of technology. This is the 13th consecutive year Southwest Airlines Cargo has been honored in the annual Air Cargo Excellence Survey.

Southwest Airlines offers expedited air cargo service to destinations across the map, including complimentary Road Feeder Service and interline destinations. IT has an extensive domestic network and over 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season.

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines operates a network of 101 destinations in the United States and eight additional countries with more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season. Its 53,000 employees serve more than 100 million customers annually. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 704 Boeing 737 aircraft.