Southwest Airlines Overview

  • www.southwest.com
  • Dallas, TX
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1967
  • Company - Public (LUV)
  • Airline
  • $10+ billion (USD)

We're the low fare, high-flying airline whose People set us apart. Looking for a career? You can always find the latest at https://careers.southwestair.com/ Don’t see what you’re looking for? Join our Talent Community so you can be notified when relevant positions become ...

Company Updates

December 9, 2020
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Our top priority has and always will be the Safety of our Employees and Customers. We added the Southwest Promise to a nearly 50-year commitment to unmatched Hospitality and an unwavering focus on Safety. #SouthwestHeartStrong Learn more about the Southwest Promise: https://www.southwest.com/promise/
Our Purpose and Vision | Southwest Airlines
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June 6, 2019
We’re known for putting our People first, and we work hard to ensure our Employees have a great employment experience! We're grateful to be recognized for our fun, engaging work environment.
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Southwest Airlines Reviews

4.4
86%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
Gary C. Kelly
Gary C. Kelly
1,843 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Former Employee, more than 10 years

"Southwest Airlines, Unparalleled Opportunities"

Jun 23, 2021 - Senior Avionics Engineer in Dallas, TX
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

The pros of working at Southwest Airlines (SWA) were too numerous to count. We worked hard, but had fun & there was always a true family atmosphere. There were also unlimited possibilities for

Cons

I can honestly only think of one minor downside to working for SWA. When I started we had a fleet of about 200 aircraft. When I left it was a fleet of about 700. There was a very, very tight family
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Diversity & Inclusion at Southwest Airlines

4.3
(534 reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Since our inception, Southwest Airlines® has had a passion for putting People first. From our revolutionary beginning, through unparalleled growth and great success, we have always focused on People.

As Southwest® continues to evolve, we dedicate ourselves again to The Golden Rule–to behav

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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Does there seem to be diversity at Southwest Airlines?

...Almost 0% diversity within Senior Leadership, very few advancement opportunities in any group outside of Dallas corporate, most strong benefits are only for Headquarters/Dallas based employees, lack of accountability among tenured employees,...Read More

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Southwest Airlines Interviews

Experience
Positive80%
Negative8%
Neutral12%
Getting an Interview
Applied online82%
Recruiter6%
Employee Referral5%
Difficulty
2.6
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  1. Flight Attendant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Interview

    The process is friendly and personable. Smiling can go a long way, while being positive and outgoing. Always be willing and able, with being being yourself. Expect to be asked some of the same questions from the application.
    Interview

    Why do you want to be a Flight Attendant with Southwest?

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Southwest Airlines Awards & Accolades

  • Most Trusted Airline in AmericaReader's Digest Magazine2020
  • Best for Vets: EmployersMilitary Times2020
  • Top 50 EmployerEqual Opportunity Magazine2020
  • Best Place To Work For LGBTQ EqualityHuman Rights Campaign Foundation2020
  • Top Score (100) on Disability:IN's Benchmarking Tool for Disability InclusionDisability Equality Index2020

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Southwest Airlines FAQ

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Does Southwest Airlines offer massages?

...Weekly deck parties with free drinks and food....

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