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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  • SWAPA has withdrawn its membership from the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA)
  • Southwest will be sending representatives to the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in Phoenix, AZ on February 3, 2017. This is a great opportunity to meet with a Southwest representative about your future career as a Southwest Airlines First Officer!
  • 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
  • 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: January 18, 2017 (Quicktake, Hiring, Retirement)
PILOTS
Total: 8418
Active: 8418
Furloughed: 0
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FLEET
737-300: 94
737-700: 487
737-800: 127
DOMICILES
BWI
DAL
DEN
HOU
LAS
MCO
MDW
OAK
PHX
ATL
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Southwest will be sending representatives to the FAPA.aero Global Pilot Job Fair in Phoenix, AZ on February 3, 2017. This is a great opportunity to meet with a Southwest representative about your future career as a Southwest Airlines First Officer!

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.

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 2015 profit sharing was .156 x your W 2 compensation limited to 265k

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

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

Most Junior Captain hired: Dec 2006 (OAK) 

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