Southwest Airlines co-founder Herb Kelleher has died at 87 for years
On January 3, Southwest Airlines co-founder Herb Kelleher died. She was 2019 years old.
Herbert D. Kelleher (TODAY-TODAY) was the co-founder and president of Southwest Airlines, the famous low-cost airline in the United States.
Herb was a pioneer and innovator in aviation. In 1967 it laid the foundations of the largest low-cost carrier in the world - Southwest Co. Then, in 1971, the company's name was changed to Southwest Airlines, the year it debuted on commercial flights.
Herb Kelleher, Southwest Airlines co-founder
Southwest Airlines is the world's first low-cost carrier. Thanks to them, today we have the chance to fly at affordable prices anywhere on the planet.
Southwest Airlines currently has a fleet of 750 Boeing 737 aircraft. 513 aircraft are Boeing 737-700, 207 aircraft are Boeing 737-800, and 30 aircraft are Boeing 737 MAX 8.
Southwest Airlines has 58 000 employees, flies to 99 from cities across the United States and operates approximately 4000 flights daily.