SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 14, 2017
SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)||(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer Identification No.)|
|P.O. Box 36611, Dallas, Texas||75235-1611|
|(Address of Principal Executive Offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (214) 792-4000
(Former name or former address if changed since last report.)
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|Item 8.01||Other Events.|
Southwest Airlines Co.s Computation of the Ratio of Earnings to Fixed Charges for the nine-month periods ended September 30, 2017 and 2016 and the five fiscal years in the five-year period ended December 31, 2016 is attached as Exhibit 12.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference into this Current Report on Form 8-K.
|Item 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|12.1||Computation of the Ratio of Earnings to Fixed Charges.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.|
|Date: November 14, 2017||
|/s/ Tammy Romo|
Executive Vice President and
Chief Financial Officer
(Principal Financial and Accounting Officer)