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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What people are saying about Southwest Airlines

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Southwest Airlines Reviews

4.3
83%
Recommend to a Friend
90%
Approve of CEO
Gary C. Kelly
Gary C. Kelly
1,881 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee, more than 5 years

"Best company on the planet"

Sep 29, 2021 - Program Lead in Dallas, TX
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

While no company is perfect, Southwest as a whole strives to be perfect and that speaks volumes. This company values you as a person and wants to make sure you are happy. The heart of Herb Kelleher

Cons

I honestly can't think of any for my department.

Advice to Management

The only thing I would offer is to take time to see what the everyday worker is doing. Walking a mile in someone's shoes does a lot for developing empathy and creating trust.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Southwest Airlines

4.3
(588 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
Average
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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....

January 13, 2020

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