Southwest Airlines declares USD 0.16 per share quarterly dividend

Board of directors of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has declared a quarterly dividend of USD 0.16 per share, the company said.

The dividend will be issued to Shareholders of record at the close of business on August 22, 2018 on all shares then issued and outstanding. This is the 168th consecutive dividend paid by the company.

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is a major United States airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and is the world´s largest low-cost carrier. The airline has more than 57,000 employees as of March 2018 and operates more than 4,000 departures a day during peak travel season.As of July 2018, Southwest Airlines has scheduled services to 99 destinations in the United States and 10 additional countries, with services to Turks & Caicos having begun on November 5, 2017.