Southwest Says Profit-sharing Nearly Doubles
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines says employees will get a record $228 million in profit-sharing this year, nearly double the payout of a year ago. The airline said Monday that the payout is based on results from 2013, when net income hit a record $754 million. Earnings and stock prices for airlines soared last year, and employees at some carriers are benefiting. Delta Air Lines Inc. said in February that it would pay $506 million in profit-sharing. Dallas-based Southwest also owns...