Only time in a fixed wing aircraft is counted. This specifically excludes simulator, helicopter, WSO, RIO, FE, NAV, EWO and UAV.
Note: PIC time is defined as Captain or Aircraft Commander of record or pilot signing for the aircraft (not sole manipulator of the controls)
500 hours in a fixed-wing turbine (airplane and/or power lift)
Actively flying for 2 of the last 5 years
Required where permitted by applicable law
Must possess a valid U.S. drivers license.
Must have a valid passport allowing travel across U.S. borders
A degree from an accredited four-year college is preferred.
Working at Southwest Airlines is more than a career. Its a calling. And life as a First Officer at Southwest is about more than flying airplanesit is about connecting people to what is important in their lives. First Officers have the unique opportunity to work with some of the best Teams and Crews in the world to deliver our mission to the Customers we serve each and every day.
Our Pilots are not just safe and efficient in their flying skills, although smooth flying and soft landings are important. Our Pilots are overall Leaders who take care of our internal and external customers to create a one-of-a-kind experience only found at Southwest Airlines.
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