Southwest Airlines declares Q4 2016 quarterly dividend

Board of directors of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has declared a quarterly dividend of USD0.10 per share, the company said.

The dividend is the company´s 161st consecutive dividend and is payable on January 5, 2017 to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 8, 2016.

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) operates more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season across a network of 98 destinations in the United States and seven additional countries with service to Varadero, Cuba beginning Nov. 13, 2016, and to Havana, Cuba, beginning Dec. 12, 2016, both routes subject to governmental approvals.