Take your career to new heights.

Southwest Airlines® Pilots are responsible for flying our aircraft and connecting our Customers to the People and places that matter most. Southwest® Pilots are Leaders in and out of the flight deck who create one-of-a-kind experiences through the highest level of Safety, professionalism, and Heart.   

At Southwest, your career can take flight—and as a Southwest Pilot, the sky is only the beginning. 
A Second Home

Upcoming information sessions

While you wait to begin First Officer Initial Training, we invite you to attend our optional information sessions, hosted by the Pilot Mentorship Team, LEAD Operations Training, Pilot Hiring, and other guest speakers. Join our Team virtually as they provide training expectations, review your onboarding details, and answer questions in live Q&As.

You're encouraged to attend as many or as few information sessions as you'd like. Keep an eye on your email for an invitation with the subject line "You're invited! Join our First Officer Information Session!" from @recruit.southwestair.com to register to attend one of the virtual sessions, or explore future sessions below.

Flight Attendant showing a safety instruction card
June 25
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. CT

Intended for Destination 225° Candidates approaching their class date

Questions we often hear. 

Click each question below to learn more about what it's like to be a Pilot at Southwest Airlines or attend one of the information sessions referenced above.