Violation Tracker Parent Company Summary

Parent Company Name: 
Southwest Airlines
Ownership Structure: 
publicly traded (ticker symbol LUV)
Headquartered in: 
Texas
Major Industry: 
airlines
Specific Industry: 
airlines
Penalty total since 2000: 
$22,332,390
Number of records: 
294
Top 10 Primary Offense TypesPenalty TotalNumber of Records
aviation safety violation$17,516,375262
aviation consumer protection violation$3,670,00015
wage and hour violation$1,000,0001
workplace safety or health violation$131,01515
environmental violation$15,0001
Notes: 

Parent-subsidiary linkages are based on relationships current as of the latest revision listed in the Update Log, which may vary from what was the case when a violation occurred. The penalty dollar total above may be adjusted to account for the fact that the list of entries below may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities. Duplicate penalty amounts are marked with an asterisk in the list below.

Associated Names: 

AIR TRAN; AIRTRAN AIRLINES; SOUTHWEST AIRLINES

Links: 

Subsidy Tracker data on financial assistance to this company by federal, state and local government agencies can be found here.


Individual Penalty Records:

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SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2009 FAA $7,500,000
Southwest Airlines Co. aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $2,800,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2017 FAA $2,800,000
Southwest Airlines Co. aviation consumer protection violation 2015 ACPD $1,600,000
Southwest Airlines wage and hour violation 2015 private lawsuit-federal $1,000,000
AirTran Airways aviation consumer protection violation 2010 ACPD $500,000
Southwest Airlines, Co. aviation consumer protection violation 2003 ACPD $500,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $300,000
Southwest Airlines, Co. aviation consumer protection violation 2014 ACPD $200,000
Southwest Airlines Co. aviation consumer protection violation 2013 ACPD $200,000
Southwest Airlines Co. aviation consumer protection violation 2013 ACPD $150,000
AirTran Airways aviation consumer protection violation 2003 ACPD $125,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2014 FAA $121,500
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $116,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $116,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $116,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $116,000
AirTran Airways aviation consumer protection violation 2013 ACPD $100,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $80,750
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $74,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2007 FAA $70,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $65,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $65,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $63,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $62,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $62,000
AirTran Airways aviation consumer protection violation 2012 ACPD $60,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $55,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $55,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2010 FAA $53,500
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2015 FAA $52,000
Southwest Airlines Co. aviation consumer protection violation 2011 ACPD $50,000
Southwest Airlines aviation consumer protection violation 2018 ACPD $50,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $45,750
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $45,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $45,000
AirTran Airways aviation consumer protection violation 2008 ACPD $45,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $42,500
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $42,500
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2009 FAA $40,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2008 FAA $40,000
Southwest Airlines Co. aviation consumer protection violation 2016 ACPD $40,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $37,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $36,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $33,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $32,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $32,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $30,000
AirTran Airways aviation consumer protection violation 2011 ACPD $30,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $26,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $25,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $25,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $25,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2012 FAA $25,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2010 FAA $25,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $25,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $25,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $25,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $25,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2007 FAA $23,500
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2004 FAA $23,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $23,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $22,875
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2011 FAA $22,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2004 FAA $22,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $22,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2002 FAA $20,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $20,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $20,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $20,000
AirTran Airways aviation consumer protection violation 2010 ACPD $20,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2002 FAA $19,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $18,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $18,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $18,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2008 FAA $17,500
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2003 FAA $17,500
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2006 FAA $17,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $17,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $17,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $17,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $17,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $17,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2017 FAA $16,875
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2004 FAA $16,500
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2003 FAA $16,500
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2000 FAA $16,500
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $16,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO. workplace safety or health violation 2002 OSHA $15,500
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $15,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $15,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $15,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $15,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $15,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2013 FAA $15,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2008 FAA $15,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2008 FAA $15,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2007 FAA $15,000
AIRTRAN AIRWAYS INC aviation safety violation 2005 FAA $15,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $15,000
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO aviation safety violation 2001 FAA $15,000
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