Share of Americans flying with Southwest Airlines 2018, by age

16% of the U.S respondents who flew with Southwest Airlines in the last 12 months of 2018 were 18 to 29 years old, while 20% belonged to the age group of 30 to 49 years.

Most valuable airline
Three of the top five most valuable selected airlines in the world are based in the United States. As of May 2020, Delta Airlines leads this ranking with a total market value of US$16.5 billion. Southwest Airline which belongs to the category of low-cost carriers ranks second.

Busiest airports
Atlanta-Hartsfield-Jackson uplifted more than 110 million people in 2018 which makes it the busiest airport in the world that year. Second on the list is the Beijing Capital International Airport which catered just over 100 million people in the same period. The first of European airports within the ranking is London’s Heathrow: The UK-based airstrip accommodated more than 80 million people in 2018.

Share of Americans who flew with Southwest Airlines in the last 12 months in 2018, by age

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Release date

October 2018


United States

Survey time period

September 24 to October 24, 2018

Number of respondents

4,180 respondents

Age group

18-64 years

Special properties

U.S. residential online population

Method of interview

Panel survey

Supplementary notes

The original question was: Which of the following airlines have you used for domestic or foreign travel in the past 12 months? (check all that apply)

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