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Southwest Airlines


Latest News /// Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines pilots approve new contract with double-digit raise 2016/11/09
Southwest Airlines Pilots Accept Tentative Agreement 2016/11/08
Southwest 737 Max Trials 2016/09/26
Second Airline Computer Failure Points to IT Issue 2016/08/10
The World’s Richest Airlines Can’t Get Enough Hand-Me-Down Jets 2016/05/12
Southwest Is Sending Its Oldest B737's to Early Retirement 2016/04/25
Southwest Airlines Record $620 Million 2015 Profit Share 2016/02/11
Southwest orders 58 Boeing B737-800NG's 2016/01/22
General Info /// Southwest Airlines
Callsign 'Southwest'
CEO or MD Mr. Gary C. Kelly, Chairman, President & CEO
Address People Department
Southwest Airlines
PO Box 36644
Dallas, TX 75235-1644
Southwest Airlines website
Fleet Types 97 Boeing B737-800 Airliners,
439 Boeing B737-700 Airliners,
103 Boeing B737-300 Airliners.

Accelerating retirements of older B737-300 aircraft.
Aircraft Orders 170 Boeing B737 Max 8 Airliners (191 options),
30 Boeing B737 Max 7 Airliners,
20 Boeing B737-800 Airliners,
8 Boeing B737-700 Airliners (36 options).
Pilot Bases / Domiciles KDAL - Dallas Love Field / Dallas-Fort Worth TX
KHOU - William P Hobby Airport / Houston TX
KPHX - Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport / Phoenix AZ
KMCO - Orlando International Airport / Orlando FL
KMDW - Chicago Midway International Airport / Chicago IL
KBWI - Baltimore/Washington International / Baltimore MD
KOAK - Metropolitan Oakland International Airport / Oakland CA
KLAS - Mc Carran International Airport / Las Vegas NV
KDEN - Denver International Airport / Denver CO
KATL - Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport / Atlanta GA

- Largest and most successful Low-Cost Airline in the world.

- 8400+ Active Pilots - as of November 2016.

Last Update 2017/01/10: Pilot Numbers updated.
Pilot Recruitment Info /// Southwest Airlines
Employer Notes

Pilot hiring minimum hours are:

* FAA ATP, First Class Medical
* Minimum 2,500 hours total time ... or...
* Minimum 1,500 hours Turbine total with 1,000 hours Turbine PIC (Turbine includes Turboprop and/or Turbojet).


* Must be legally entitled to live and work in the USA.
* Must hold FAA Pilot License and Medical.

Pilot Hiring
SWA - Pilot Career Info Page
Online Application
Online Application - Southwest Airlines
Ms. Cindy Hamilton, Pilot Recruitment
Mr. Greg Crum, VP Flight Operations