Southwest Airlines named best carrier for air cargo

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo has been named the nation´s best carrier for air cargo by Airforwarders Association (AFA), the company said.

For the seventh straight year, Southwest earned the “Domestic Carrier of the Year” award for on time performance, customer service, problem resolution and overall value.

Express Delivery and Logistics Association (XLA) recognized the carrier for its 2015 performance by presenting it with the Express Cargo Standard of Excellence award.The XLA reviewed airline performance of the express cargo segment. Airlines were judged with a combination of factors including on time performance, expedited products, technology offerings, XLA member feedback, and more.

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines serves more than 100 million customers annually and operates more than 3,900 departures a day to a network of 98 destinations in the US and seven additional countries.