Southwest Airlines Cargo gets top award for handling air cargo

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo has been named one of the world´s best for handling air cargo, the company said.

Air Cargo World announced this week the Dallas-based airline won the Air Cargo Excellence, or ACE, Gold Award in the “up to 399,999 tonnes” category.

The ACE Award is presented to carriers for their performance, customer service, value, and use of technology. This is the 12th 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.

In its 45th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines operates a network of 97 destinations across the United States and seven additional countries with more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season.