• Our Purpose

    Connect People to what’s important in their lives through friendly, reliable, low-cost air travel.

  • Our Vision

    To become the World's Most Loved, Most Flown, and Most Profitable Airline.

  • Our Mission

    The mission of Southwest Airlines is dedication to the highest quality of Customer Service delivered with a sense of warmth, friendliness, individual pride, and Company Spirit.

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Here's a glimpse at our benefits

Flight privileges
Flight privileges
Unlimited nonrevenue, space-available travel for you and your eligible dependents. Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos this weekend, anyone?
Profit Sharing
In 2019, every eligible Employee received a ProfitSharing award equal to 10.8% of their eligible compensation, based on 2018 profits. In early 2019, Pensions & Investments ranked Southwest’s ProfitSharing Plan as the largest in the nation.
Wellness rewards
Wellness rewards
Southwest® Employees can live better on and off the job and earn cash rewards with wellness programs.
Health benefits
Health benefits
Employees choose from medical coverage options ranging from PPOs to a high deductible health plan. Southwest picks up a generous amount of the cost, making the monthly amount Employees pay for medical and prescription drug coverage for themselves and their Families competitively affordable.
401(k) Plan
Save for retirement through our 401(k) Plan with pre-tax or Roth contributions. Southwest will match Employee contributions dollar for dollar up to  9.3 percent of their eligible earnings.
Training and Development
Training & development
Southwest Airlines University, located in Southwest’s state-of-the-art training facility, provides technical training and personal and professional development opportunities through classroom and online formats.

Why Southwest?

Diversity and Inclusion aren’t just buzzwords—they’re woven into the way we run our business, and they’re reflected in our world-famous Culture.
We have a huge Heart for our Military. Our colors may be red, yellow, and blue, but our support is for the red, white, and blue.
Campus Reach
Campus Reach
The Campus Reach program identifies and engages future Southwest Employees at an early age, hopefully inspiring an interest in a career in aviation!

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NEED HELP APPLYING? We are committed to helping individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensuring equal opportunity to apply and compete for jobs.If you have difficulty using our online career page or participating in the hiring process due to your disability and need accommodation, you may or call us at 855-245-9976. For additional information, please visit our Diversity page.