Founded in 1966 as Air Southwest and headquartered in Dallas, Southwest Airlines is a low-cost airline that is the largest airline in the US by the number of passengers carried per year and maintains one of the largest passenger fleets in the world, with over 750 aircraft in service. Despite that, Southwest Airlines only provides service to about 100 destinations, using a single plane type, the Boeing 737.
Southwest Airlines only uses variants of the Boeing 737, for a total of 739 aircraft in the fleet and an additional 349 on order:
- 472 Boeing B737 700
- 207 Boeing B737 800
- 60 Boeing B737 MAX 8 (149 pending orders)
- 200 pending orders Boeing B737 MAX 7
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