Southwest Airlines Number of Enplaned Passengers

Number of Passengers Carried by Southwest Airlines 2005-2019

Numbers are in millions.

YearEnplaned passengers
2019162.7
2018163.6
2017157.67
2016151.74
2015144.6
2014135.8
2013133.16
2012133.98
2011127.6
2010106.23
2009101.34
2008101.92
2007101.91
200696.3
200588.4

In 2019, the number of passengers Southwest Airlines carried (enplaned passengers) equaled 162.7 million.  There was a decline of a total of 725,000 in the number of enplaned passengers compared to the previous year.

In 2018, the number of passengers carried by Southwest Airlines (enplaned passengers) reached 163.6 million compared to 157.67 million last year. Southwest was the largest domestic carrier in the US-based upon the number of passengers carried in 2018. The company generated $21.97 billion in revenue in 2018 and a net income of $2.47 billion.