Southwest Airlines Number of Employees

Number of Employees at Southwest Airlines 2005-2019

YearEmployees
201858,803
201756,110
201653,536
201549,583
201446,278
201344,381
201245,861
201145,392
201034,901
200934,726
200835,499
200734,378
200632,664
200531,729

 As of 2018, southwest Airlines employed 58,803 employees consisting of approximately 24,900 flight, 3,000 maintenance, 20,800 ground, Customer, and fleet service, and 10,100 management, technology, finance, marketing, and clerical personnel (associated with non-operational departments).