Southwest Airlines Overview

  • Dallas, United States
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1967
  • Company - Public (LUV)
  • Airlines, Airports & Air Transportation
  • $10+ billion (USD)

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Company Updates

8 November 2022
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We're hosting a hiring event on November 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton – Denver International Airport. Our Team will be onsite giving on-the-spot interviews and job offers for Candidates eager to join the Southwest Family as a Ramp Agent, Provisioning Agent, or Cargo Agent. If you’re interested in joining our Ground Operations Team at the Denver International Airport, visit to register and stop by the hiring event to learn more. Not sure when you can make it? That’s ok! Walk-ins are also welcome. We hope to see you there!
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November 2022 Denver Hiring Event | Southwest
26 October 2022
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Are you someone who loves being outdoors, and thrives in a team-based environment? Then we want to meet you! We're hosting a Ramp Agent Hiring Event Thursday, November 3 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Hilton Nashville Airport. Being a member of the Southwest Airlines® Family is much more than a job, it’s a career with Heart! Our Ramp Agents are passionate about helping people and providing Legendary Customer Service by directing planes on the ground, handling cargo/baggage, and ensuring our ground operations run smoothly. Their hard work and guidance are critical to our success at Southwest. We couldn't operate without them! Stop by to learn more about joining the Southwest Family as a Ramp Agent in Nashville.
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Nashville Ramp Agent Hiring Event | Southwest

Southwest Airlines Reviews

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Robert E. Jordan
Robert E. Jordan
300 Ratings
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"The Best Company I've Ever Worked For!"

29 Jul 2022 - Learning Developer in Dallas, TX
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Southwest Airlines practices the element of inclusion more than any other company I've worked with. Everyone has a voice, and the element of respect is unconditionally present at all times. NO WORDS


Honestly, there are no cons currently.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Southwest Airlines

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Since our inception, Southwest Airlines® has had a passion for putting People first. From our revolutionary beginning, through unparalleled growth and great success, we have always focused on People.

As Southwest® continues to evolve, we dedicate ourselves again to The Golden Rule–to behave respectfully and to work in ways that reflect and embrace how People want to be treated.

We are committed to providing our Southwest Family a work environment where they can be themselves and be recognized for the unique perspectives they each bring forward. Diversity and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords–they’re woven into the way we run our business, and they’re reflected in our w

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Southwest Airlines Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online83%
Employee Referral5%

  1. Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    Interview was very conversational. Had two rounds of interviews. Recruiter was very responsive. Interviewed via Teams. All questions were situational and answered in STAR format. Also, asked off topic general questions to understand me as a person.

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Southwest Airlines Awards & Accolades

  • Top Score (100) on Disability:IN's Benchmarking Tool for Disability InclusionDisability Equality Index®2022
  • 2022 Winner – Forbes Best Employer for Diversity (Travel and Leisure category)Forbes2022
  • Most Trusted Airline in AmericaReader's Digest Magazine2020
  • Best for Vets: EmployersMilitary Times2020
  • Top 50 EmployerEqual Opportunity Magazine2020

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Does Southwest Airlines offer relocation assistance?

...Tons of flexibility, fantastic 9.4% 401k, flight benefits, competitive benefits package....

19 July 2022

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People Also Ask about Southwest Airlines

Employees rate Southwest Airlines 4.2 out of 5 stars based on 4,094 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

To get a job at Southwest Airlines, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Southwest Airlines and prepare for tough questions.

Overall, 78% of employees would recommend working at Southwest Airlines to a friend. This is based on 3,612 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

80% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Southwest Airlines as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 2.6 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Southwest Airlines.

73% of employees think that Southwest Airlines has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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