Pilot Career Center - Global
Pilot Career Center - Global

First Officers - Boeing B737

Southwest Airlines

SIC - B737


Pilot Job Details


- High School Diploma, GED or equivalent education required.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must have authorization to work in the United States as defined by the Immigration Reform Act of 1986. 


  • High School diploma or equivalency required.

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college preferred


  • 2500 hours total flight time or 1,500 hours total flight time in a turbine aircraft. Additionally, a minimum of 1,000 hours in Turbine aircraft as the Pilot in Command* is preferred. Southwest considers only Pilot time in fixed-wing aircraft. This specifically excludes simulator, WSO, RIO, FE, NAV, EWO, etc. "Other Time" will not be considered.
  • Currency: Experience should include actively flying two of the last five years.
  • FCC Radiotelephone Operator Permit.
  • Medical: Must possess a current FAA Class 1 Medical Certificate. Must pass FAA mandated Drug Test.
  • Authorization to work in the United States: Must have established authorization to work in the United States.
  • Must possess a valid United States Driver's License and a valid passport or a Refugee Travel Document.
  • Education: graduation from accredited, four-year College preferred.
  • Letters of Recommendation: At least three letters from any individuals who can attest to the pilot's flying skills, by having observed him/her over a sustained period of time.

Please see Job Link below for more detailed information.


* Must hold FAA Professional Pilot License / Medical.
* Must be legally entitled to live and work in the USA.

How to Apply Online Application - see below
Contact Pilot Recruitment

People Department
Southwest Airlines
PO Box 36644
Dallas, TX 75235-1644
Hiring Links
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