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Pilot candidate/new hire - vaccine mandate

Explorer C

I was wondering if new pilot hires are required to have the vaccine, or exemptions or accommodations considered if not vaccinated?


Re: Pilot candidate/new hire - vaccine mandate

Frequent Flyer C

At one point, it was required as Southwest is a federal contractor but it has now become part of a gray area. I believe it is requested that you provide documentation of vaccination when you apply for a position, but Southwest does provide accommodations for various exemptions to answer your question. Your recruiter might be able to inform you on how to request an accommodation through the hiring process.


Hope this helps!