Southwest Airlines get USD 543m in 2017 profit sharing

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) will share USD 543 million through its ProfitSharing Plan with its Employees for 2017, the company said.

This equals approximately 11.3 percent of each eligible Employee´s eligible compensation–the equivalent of more than five weeks´ pay.

This is Southwest Airlines´ 44th consecutive ProfitSharing award.

In its 47th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 56,000 Employees to a Customer base topping 120 million passengers annually, in recent years.