JetBlue Reviews

Updated September 7, 2014
Updated September 7, 2014
288 Reviews
3.7
288 Reviews
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Pros
  • The flight benefits are another fantastic perk as well as the flexibility of work arrangements (in 45 reviews)

  • Flying benefits are great, and the work is interesting (in 14 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper Management continues to lie and make false promises (in 8 reviews)

  • Not very good at trickling down top management new ideas to middle management (in 7 reviews)

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  1.  

    Proud company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Island City, NY

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great growth opportunities. Great travel benefits. Some investments in culture like facilities and other benefits. Some departments and positions support commuting,

    Cons

    Company culture is changing from being very flexible to expecting high results. History of not addressing low performers which put extra stress on others. Poor work/life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Expect some challenge as the culture changes and those who were with JetBlue in the early days can't adjust.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great company and brand

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at JetBlue

    Pros

    Management treats employees very well

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great Company with a Fun Atmosphere

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    Current Employee - Supervisor  in  Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Salt Lake City, UT

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

    Pros

    Personal Time off is very generous, work-life balance is great with many flexible options, some employees telecommute and it's an option for many. Executive leadership is very responsive.

    Cons

    A bit behind the times with some technology that would be helpful on the employee front, money appears to be spent on the customer experience rather than tools that make working there easier. Interesting internal mobility procedures can make it very difficult to move around if you do not work in a department that can be without you for an (often unspecified) period of time to "act" in a role.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Fantastic

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    Current Employee - Customer Service  in  Long Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service in Long Beach, CA

    I have been working at JetBlue part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    When I worked there it was a lot smaller. And really felt like it was a happy fun place to work.

    Cons

    It was so new that they were unware of some of the CA work laws

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work for

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    Current Employee - Airport Operations Lead  in  Orlando, FL
    Current Employee - Airport Operations Lead in Orlando, FL

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent travel benefits, 401k matching, flexible schedule, awesome culture based on values and a customer-friendly brand. They seem to listen more to their people than other companies I had previously worked for.

    Cons

    Management seems to be focused on improvements that make investors happy but this does not necessarily translate into improvements for the people responsible for their success: Frontline Crewmembers. The employee morale is the lowest I have seen in years and this is starting to hurt the brand.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Care for your Crewmembers a little better. Sometimes it feels that more is expected from us every day but we get little in exchange.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    Worked for JetBlue since the Airline started...

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    Current Employee - Captain A320  in  Long Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Captain A320 in Long Beach, CA

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

    Pros

    The original individual that started the airline was David Neeleman who had a vision what an airline should be. Bringing back humanity to the airline industry, customer service. JetBlue was the vision of David Neeleman, who had a vision how people should be treated and tried to impart that vision to his employee's.

    Cons

    As the company grew, JetBlue had some growing pains which caused some operating difficulties. Since the airline had gone public on the market, it had a board of directors who did not think that the founder of JetBlue was the right person to run the airline that he founded. So, the board of directors decided to replace the creator of JetBlue. The board of directors replaced David Neeleman with Dave Barger, who has a different view of JetBlue as an airline, but the airline has continued to grow because of it's great start, but I believe most of the original employee's believe that JetBlue would have been better in the hands of it's creator...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ask the creator to come back to JetBlue...! A lot of the employee's would feel better about the future, which would probably increase productivity and make an ever better working environment which would increase customer satisfaction... When you make a mistake it's OK to ask for forgiveness...! It is surprising to see how forgiving people can be when you do the right thing...!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great People

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Long Island City, NY

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great travel benefits (better when also compared to other airlines), most of the people here are extremely caring individuals

    Cons

    Depending on the department or location work-life balance can be challenging, career development/growth can also move a bit slowly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More focus on retention of talent

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Director

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The benefits, matching 401k, flight benefits, people you work with

    Cons

    New leadership is changing, unions are starting to invade the company, worried about losing CEO founder

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lose sight of your most important assets, the people. Consultants are not always the answer, they have a place in businesses but should not assume they are smarter than the people running the business.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great company to work for!

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    Current Employee - Reservations Agent  in  Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Reservations Agent in Salt Lake City, UT

    I have been working at JetBlue part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great culture! Value based company.

    Cons

    Shfts are based on seniority. But you can trade shifts to add flexibility

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Interesting...

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at JetBlue

    Pros

    travel benefits were really great

    Cons

    always being on reserve got tiring

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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