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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  • SWAPA has withdrawn its membership from the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA)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 to begin nonstop service from Wichita (ICT) in June to DAL, MDW, and LAS
  • 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
  • ATL base opened in August.
  • Southwest routemap
  • IATA code: WN; ICAO code: SWA
  • ATC callsign: "Southwest"
  • This page last updated: March 20, 2015 (Pilots)
PILOTS
Total: 7936
Active: 7936
Furloughed: 0
UNION
Southwest Airlines Pilots Association

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FLEET
737-300: 120
737-500: 13
737-700: 449
737-800: 85
DOMICILES
BWI
DAL
DEN
HOU
LAS
MCO
MDW
OAK
PHX
ATL
HIRING
Is Hiring?: Yes

Pilot application opened March 5 at 8am until March 23 737 type NOT required and looking to hire 250 pilots for 2015 classes starting this summer


First Officer


See job listing for more info:
https://pilots-southwest.icims.com/jobs/9611/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.

Non-typed applicants have six months to get the rating if selected.

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     
12 216     
11 214     
10 212     
9 209     
8 207     
7 205     
6 202     
5 200     
4 198     
3 195     
2 193     
1 191     
FIRST OFFICER PAY SCALE (Hourly)
Year
737     
12 151     
11 150     
10 148     
9 144     
8 143     
7 139     
6 136     
5 130     
4 119     
3 107     
2 97     
1 57     

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PAY NOTES

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

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

Future contractual pay raises: none

Most junior captain hired: May, 2005

PER DIEM
$2.15/hr
RETIREMENT

401K: up to 9.3%

401K Matching: Yes

A/B Fund: none

Other: Profit sharing