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  • 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

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Flight privileges
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Flight privileges
Unlimited nonrevenue, space-available travel for you and your eligible dependents. Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos this weekend, anyone?
Profit Sharing
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ProfitSharing
In 2018, every eligible Employee received a ProfitSharing award equal to 11.3% of their eligible salary, based on 2017 profits. That's the equivalent of more than five weeks of pay!
Wellness rewards
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Wellness rewards
Southwest® Employees can live better on and off the job and earn cash rewards with wellness programs.
Health benefits
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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.
Financial
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 a range of their eligible salary between 8.3 and 9.3 percent, depending on workgroup.
Training and Development
Training & 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?

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Diversity
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Diversity
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.
Military
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Military
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
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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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