Southwest report outlines commitment to performance, people, planet

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has released its 2016 Southwest Airlines One Report, which demonstrates the airline´s continued commitment to the triple bottom line of performance, people, and planet, the airline said.

In the performance category, highlights include reported record net income of USD 2.2bn.

In the people category, the company reports that it gave more than USD 25m total corporate monetary, in-kind, and ticket donations.

In the planet category, Southwest kept 3,348 tons of waste out of landfills in 2016 through the airline´s repurposing and recycling efforts.

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) operates a network of 101 destinations in the United States and eight additional countries with more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season. Its 54,000 employees serve more than 100 million customers annually.