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Southwest Airlines

Dallas, TX

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QUICKTAKE
  • AirTran's last flight was 28 Dec 14. All pilots on now on the SWA pilot list.
  • SWAPA has withdrawn its membership from the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA)
  • Houston Hobby Airport $100 million improvement to enable international flights
  • Southwest's $1.4 B purchase of AirTran completed in 2011
  • Combined airline will fly more than 100m passengers out of more than 100 airports, and international routes
  • 1000 PIC in turbine is now only Preferred.
  • SWA-AirTran pilot seniority list integration complete
  • Final 737-500 retired on September 5, 2016
  • Southwest routemap
  • IATA code: WN; ICAO code: SWA
  • ATC callsign: "Southwest"
  • This page last updated: May 10, 2017 (Quicktake)
PILOTS
Total: 8600
Active: 8600
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Southwest Airlines Pilots Association
FLEET
737-300: 78
737-700: 494
737-800: 148
DOMICILES
BWI
DAL
DEN
HOU
LAS
MCO
MDW
OAK
PHX
ATL
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

First Officer
See job listing for more info:

https://pilots-southwest.icims.com/jobs/12920/pilot---first-officer/job

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EXPERIENCE: 2500 hours total flight time or 1,500 hours total flight time in a turbine aircraft. Additionally, a minimum of 1,000 hours in a Turbine aircraft as the Pilot in Command. Only time in a fixed wing aircraft is counted, this specifically excludes simulator, helicopter, WSO, RIO, FE, NAV,EWO and UAV. Actively flying for 2 of the last 5 years is preferred.

LICENSING/CERTIFICATION: USA DOT/FAA Airline Transport Pilot Certificate. The certificate must display the following: "Airplane Multiengine Land" Category "English Proficient" limitation. Plastic certificate (plastic not required if the certificate is a valid temporary certificate.) USA DOT/FAA First Class Medical Certificate and, if applicable, any necessary Special Issuance of a Medical Certificate (Authorization) or Statement of Demonstrated Ability (SODA) issued by the Federal Air Surgeon. Must possess a valid United States Drivers License. A valid passport allowing travel across US borders or a Refugee Travel Document. FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit. Must possess a valid unexpired passport.

ATP; 2,500 TT or 1,500 turbine total; 1,000 PIC turbine; Class 1 medical.

Southwest interview gouge.

JUMPSEATS

Call 866-359-7967 to list. Otherwise at ticket counter or gate. CASS participant.


For all flights on or after May 9, 2017 OAL jumpseat listing will be on myIDTravel. SWA will be available on myIDTravel on April 9, 2017. Customer Serivce Agents will not be able to process jumpseat requests at the gate without a listing code from myIDTravel. 


Southwest Airlines PAYSCALES

CAPTAIN PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
737     
12 251     
11 248     
10 245     
9 243     
8 240     
7 237     
6 235     
5 232     
4 229     
3 226     
2 224     
1 221     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
737     
12 176     
11 174     
10 172     
9 167     
8 166     
7 161     
6 157     
5 151     
4 137     
3 125     
2 112     
1 77     

PAY CALCULATOR
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PAY NOTES

Future contractual pay raises:
Sept 1, 2017 3.0%
Sept 1, 2018 3.0%
Sept 1, 2019 3.0%
Sept 1, 2020 3.0%

The 2016 profit sharing amount was 13.2%

[above figures were converted from $/trip to $/hour]

Monthly guarantee: 78 hours (averaged)
Reserve guarantee: 79 hours

Most Junior Captain hired: Jan 2007 (HOU) 

PER DIEM

$2.30/hr (Dom.)
$2.80/hr (Intl.)

RETIREMENT

401K Matching: No

A/B Fund:

B Fund
1/1/2017: 13.4%
1/1/2018: 14.2%
1/1/2019: 15.0% 

Other:

Profit sharing

Mandatory Retirements:

2017 - 146
2018 - 110
2019 - 135
2020 - 164
2021 - 206
2022 - 195
2023 - 239
2024 - 289
2025 - 313
2026 - 378
2027 - 399
2028 - 395
2029 - 393
2030 - 391
2031 - 380
2032 - 381
2033 - 381
2034 - 436
2035 - 444
2036 - 374
2037 - 363
2038 - 340
2039 - 322
2040 - 280
2041 - 235
2042 - 193
2043 - 155
2044 - 113
2045 - 115
2046 - 91
2047 - 68
2048 - 34
2049 - 14
2050 - 6
2051 - 5
2052 - 1