Southwest Airlines Co.

Industry: Air & Rail Transportation

About Southwest Airlines Co.

In its 48th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 57,000 Employees to a Customer base topping 120 million passengers annually, in recent years. Southwest became the nation’s largest domestic air carrier in 2003. The Company operates the largest fleet in the world of Boeing aircraft. Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for a triple bottom line approach that contributes to the carrier's performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities they serve, and an overall commitment to efficiency and the planet.

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Why Work at the Company?

Patriotism runs deep at Southwest Airlines. Our support of our military comes from deep within our Heart. Southwest is honored to be among Victory Media's 2018 Bronze Military Friendly Employer, 2018 Military Friendly Supplier Diversity Programs, 2018 Military Friendly Brand, 2018 Military Friendly Spouse, a 2017 Most Valuable Employer for Military by CivilianJobs.com, one of the 2018 Best of the Best Veteran-Friendly Companies by U.S.Veterans Magazine, 2018 Military Times' Best for Vets: Employers, and the 2017 ESGR Extraordinary Employer Support Award. Southwest offers a Military Appreciation Program to express gratitude and admiration for our Employees who serve. We honor veterans and their incredible Warrior Spirit. Our colors may be blue, red, and yellow, but our support is for the red, white, and blue.

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Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to the flying and/or navigation of commercial passenger and cargo, agricultural, public service, corporate and rescue fixed wing aircraft. Includes instruction in principles of aircraft design and performance, aircraft flight systems and controls, flight crew operations and procedures, radio communications, navigation procedures and systems, airways safety and traffic regulations, and governmental rules and regulations pertaining to piloting aircraft. Programs may qualify individuals to sit for the FAA commercial and airline aircrew examinations.