Alaska Airlines
3.3 of 5 63 reviews
www.alaskaair.com Seattle, WA 5000+ Employees

Alaska Airlines Reviews

Updated Apr 5, 2014
Alaska Airlines – US – “A Flight Departing from Honolulu”

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3.3 63 reviews

                             

92% Approve of the CEO

Alaska Airlines President & CEO Bradley D. Tilden

Bradley D. Tilden

(24 ratings)

71% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great Company

In Flight Supervisor (Current Employee)
Seattle, WA

I have been working at Alaska Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

ProsI've been with Alaska Airlines for 10 years and in the airline industry since 1977. Alaska has a terrific culture, small company feel and a diverse workforce. Very happy to be part of this great team!

ConsAdvancement is limited due to small number of available leadership openings given the size of the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company

Flight Attendant (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Alaska Airlines full-time for more than a year

ProsYou o not have to work long hour days, you get nice layovers, compensation package is great, and its a great place to be a flight attendant

ConsNo really a con I see

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Working for Alaska Airlines is "North of Expected"

Supervisor (Current Employee)

I have been working at Alaska Airlines full-time

Pros-The "Alaska Spirit" and friendly work environment
-Ancillary training and career development programs
-Travel Benefits
-Performance-Based Incentives

Cons-Knowledge Management -- company could do more to harness the "tribal knowledge" of its employees.
-Odd working hours for frontline employees
-Career development incentives for union employees

Advice to Senior ManagementNever forget what the airline means to Alaskans. It is more than just transporting people from place to place. For Alaskans, this airline is an essential link in the supply chain, and they often rely on its cargo operations for transporting basic necessities to and from remote villages. Although it is primarily a passenger airline, senior leaders must not forget the crucial role its Cargo Operations department plays.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at Alaska Airlines part-time for more than 8 years

ProsPeople are willing to help you with days off, traveling is the best!

ConsHours are based solely on seniority.

– I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Intern for Airport Services (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Alaska Airlines full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat culture and coworkers. You can fly for free anywhere that Alaska flies. Alaska is a very open a forward thinking company. The take care of their employees and most of the current employees love to work for the,m

ConsSeattle weather is not the best. Also the salaries are not that good. However, the benefits are very good. Your flight benefits apply to you immediate family and parents. they can call fly for free

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great Company

Management (Former Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

I worked at Alaska Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat company with an workforce that is committed to its mission.

ConsThe pay is low compared to other like type jobs.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great company, great people

Reservations Agent (Former Employee)
Phoenix, AZ

I worked at Alaska Airlines full-time for more than 3 years

Pros-Flight benefits
-Best pay in the industry

Cons-Hard to get seniority. Most of the employees have been there 10+ years and they have little turn over and very few new hires.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The best airline to work for and fly.

Supervisor (Former Employee)
Seattle, WA

I worked at Alaska Airlines

ProsFree flight benefits on Alaska and Horizon as well as big discount on other airlines. Airline focuses on its people before its profit.

ConsThe airline business in general is hard to work for. Customers are often in a hurry, angry, and demanding. The industry is volatile and unpredictable and highly competitive so don't expect job security.

Advice to Senior ManagementHave more fun in an industry that sucks. Southwest got this one right, they have fun. You have the best employees in the business, put them to good use.

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