Southwest Airlines’ 2019 third-quarter results topped analysts’ expectations, as strong passenger demand and timing of maintenance events helped offset challenges related to the grounding of its 34 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Dallas-based Southwest posted a $659 million net income, up 7.2% from $615 million in the year-ago quarter, and a company record for the third quarter. Total operating revenue, at $5.6 billion, was 1.1% higher than the year-ago period. The strong ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Southwest posts record 3Q profit on strong demand; offsets MAX challenges" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? Log in here.