Southwest Airlines recognized by Victory Media as military friendly employer

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been recognized with the award as a Military Friendly Employer by Victory Media.

This is Southwest´s eighth consecutive year on the list (2010-2017). Southwest said more than 7,000 veterans are employees of the company.

Victory Media´s award seeks to recognize companies with active efforts to employ members of the military. Victory Media is publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse.

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, and, beginning December 12, 2016, it will begin service to Havana, Cuba. Both routes subject to governmental approvals.