Southwest Airlines Company 8-K 2007
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 15, 2007
Southwest Airlines Co.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (214) 792-4000
Former name or former address, if changed since last report
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On November 15, 2007, the Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines Co. (the “Company”) approved the amendment and restatement of the Company’s 2005 Excess Benefit Plan (the “Plan”). The purpose of the amendment and restatement was to technically conform the Plan to the requirements of the final regulations promulgated under Section 409A of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The terms of the amended and restated 2005 Excess Benefit Plan (which is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report) are incorporated herein by reference.
99.1 Southwest Airlines Co. 2005 Excess Benefit Plan (as amended and restated effective January 1, 2008).
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.