Southwest Airlines (LUV) CEO Gary Kelly enjoyed a 15% increase in his 2012 compensation to...

|About: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)|By:, SA News Editor

Southwest Airlines (LUV) CEO Gary Kelly enjoyed a 15% increase in his 2012 compensation to $4.03M, including a basic salary of $675,000, a bonus of $961,000 and stock awards of $2.25M. Last year, the carrier's net profit more than doubled to $421M while it's share price rose 20%. (See CEO compensation)