Connect and get the inside scoop on Airline Companies

Welcome to Airline Pilot Forums - Connect and get the inside scoop on Airline Companies

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ. Join our community today and start interacting with existing members. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free.


User Tag List

Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 02-20-2020, 09:06 AM   #1  
Gets Weekends Off
Thread Starter
 
tm602's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Dec 2014
Position: Just a pilot
Posts: 403
Default SWA hiring age

So how old is too old to apply...turning 52 this summer and in my 6th window now.
tm602 is offline  
Old 02-20-2020, 09:28 AM   #2  
Line Holder
 
DownAndDirty's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Mar 2016
Position: Pilot
Posts: 39
Default

I think I had 3 people 52 or older in my new hire class. You're fine.
DownAndDirty is offline  
Old 02-20-2020, 10:06 AM   #3  
Gets Weekends Off
 
CA1900's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Jul 2008
Posts: 337
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tm602 View Post
So how old is too old to apply...turning 52 this summer and in my 6th window now.
Oldest guy in my class was 56. Most recent class, the senior guy was a few weeks shy of 59.
CA1900 is offline  
Old 02-20-2020, 10:14 AM   #4  
Gets Weekends Off
 
DitchDog's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Apr 2007
Position: Sitting
Posts: 135
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by tm602 View Post
So how old is too old to apply...turning 52 this summer and in my 6th window now.


Our Gramps was 60. 52 is just fine.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
DitchDog is offline  
Old 02-20-2020, 02:41 PM   #5  
Gets Weekends Off
Thread Starter
 
tm602's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Dec 2014
Position: Just a pilot
Posts: 403
Default

Thanks guys. Maybe number 7 will be the charm.
tm602 is offline  
Old 02-20-2020, 04:30 PM   #6  
Gets Weekends Off
 
Grumpyaviator's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Nov 2012
Posts: 526
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by DownAndDirty View Post
I think I had 3 people 52 or older in my new hire class. You're fine.

I was 55 and was not the oldest.
Grumpyaviator is offline  
Old 02-21-2020, 08:05 PM   #7  
Gets Weekends Off
 
Kapitanleutnant's Avatar
 
Joined APC: Nov 2006
Position: SWA 737 FO
Posts: 338
Default

Well, I think I have you all beat.... I was 59.5 years old on day one of new hire class...and the Wise Old Owl to boot! Lol

Kap
Kapitanleutnant is offline  
 
 
 

 
Post Reply
 



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
SWA and AAI Final outcome Brakes Set Major 52 05-13-2015 06:03 AM
FDX - When would you ... TonyC Cargo 189 04-23-2013 10:35 PM
This ever happen to you? av8r4aa Major 82 11-29-2006 08:11 PM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:52 PM.