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): June 3, 2021
|SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.|
|(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)|
|(State or other jurisdiction||(Commission||(I.R.S. Employer|
|of incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
|P.O. Box 36611|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (214) 792-4000
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Common Stock ($1.00 par value)||LUV||New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2).
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Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant
As previously reported, on April 23, 2021, Southwest Airlines Co. (the “Company”) entered into definitive documentation with the United States Department of the Treasury (“Treasury”) with respect to funding support pursuant to Section 7301 of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the “ARP”). On April 23, 2021, the Company entered into a Payroll Support Program 3 Agreement (the “PSP3 Agreement”) with Treasury, pursuant to which the Company received payroll support funding (“Payroll Support”) under the ARP. As consideration for the Payroll Support, the Company issued a promissory note (the “Note”) in favor of Treasury and entered into a warrant agreement with Treasury (the “Warrant Agreement” and, together with the PSP3 Agreement and the Note, the “Payroll Support Documents”), pursuant to which the Company agreed to issue warrants (each, a “Warrant”) to purchase common stock of the Company to Treasury in connection with each disbursement of Payroll Support. The Company received the first disbursement of Payroll Support on April 23, 2021.
On June 3, 2021, the Company received the second disbursement of Payroll Support in the amount of $926,393,064, for which the Company provided Treasury consideration in the form of an increase of the Note in an amount of $277,917,919 and a Warrant to purchase up to 474,992 shares of the Company’s common stock. After taking into account this second installment of Payroll Support, the Company has received the full $1,852,786,128 of expected Payroll Support under the ARP, for which the Company has provided Treasury with a Note in the aggregate amount of $525,835,838 and Warrants to purchase up to 898,711 shares of the Company’s common stock.
A description of the Payroll Support Documents can be found in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2021, and a copy of each Payroll Support Document is attached as an exhibit thereto.
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:||June 3, 2021||By:||/s/ Tammy Romo|
|Title:||Executive Vice President and Chief|