SWA Hiring without Degree?

mwmav8r01

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The hiring page for SWA only mentions degree being preferred. Are they actually hiring people without a 4 year degree?

Thanks for your time!

Matt
 

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Just another feather in your cap to get the interview, once your in the interview nothing but you matters.
 

Amish RakeFight

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Stupid joke about going to Higher Power Aviation to get your type rating. Some say it enhances your chances with SWA.
 

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Stupid joke about going to Higher Power Aviation to get your type rating. Some say it enhances your chances with SWA.

Maybe to get the interview, but after that the playing field is even; there are different ways to network and HP is only one of them. Unfortunately I know two people who recently interviewed with the HP ticket and didn't get hired? Good luck to all!
 

Captzaahlie

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Lol, no degree, no type for me = no chance.

Not the case!
I had neither back in 2000 and got an interview. But decided to change both of those things for the next chance at an interview to show that I tried to better my self. Don't count yourself out until you see the rejection letter in the mail and then try, try again. What have you got to lose?
 

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Interviewed 2006, typed and no degree, got the letter.

Interviewed 2008, typed, Check Airmen, degree, got the call.

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Interviewed 2006, typed and no degree, got the letter.

Interviewed 2008, typed, Check Airmen, degree, got the call.

Dick

CONGRATS AGAIN ON THE RECENT CALL!

Guess I shoulda pursued the check airman thing when I had the chance. Time will tell.....

Rich do you know anything about future interview schedules?

Thanks in advance,
Z.
 

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+1 on the C/A quals

Seems like every new guy with prior airline exp. I've flown with in the last year was more than just a line-dude at their previous carrier (check airman, training ctr, chief pilot, etc). Just the times we're living in I guess...the company can be really choosy these days...
 

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I know for a fact a recent DB selectee did NOT have a 4 year degree. It is NOT a show stopper. Nice to have, but not required.

I agree with NTSing that having LCA or sim/training experience seems to carry more weight.

Good luck everyone.
 

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I know for a fact a recent DB selectee did NOT have a 4 year degree. It is NOT a show stopper. Nice to have, but not required.

I agree with NTSing that having LCA or sim/training experience seems to carry more weight.

Good luck everyone.

That's good news! I'm an examiner at a training center, and instructor. Now, if I could only get some REAL recency of experience!;)
 

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In the schoolhouse now...got hired with 2 year degree and spent last 5 years as a Check Airman at one of the fractionals (part 135).
 
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