JetBlue Reviews

Updated August 29, 2014
Updated August 29, 2014
281 Reviews

3.6
281 Reviews
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JetBlue President & CEO Dave Barger
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Review Highlights

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.  

    Great place to work!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Airport Operations Crew Member  in  Burbank, CA
    Current Employee - Airport Operations Crew Member in Burbank, CA

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

    Pros

    The company culture is excellent. Very focused on employee happiness and satisfaction. Great perks, new airplanes, headquarters in New York, non-union.

    Cons

    People love their job so they never leave, making it take time to gain seniority and find opportunities for promotion. some grumpy coworkers, but that's at any job really.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing the great job that you are doing!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Very valuable experience, increasingly frustrating environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Systems Manager  in  Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - IT Systems Manager in Long Island City, NY

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

    Pros

    There are a lot of smart people, and a lot of visionaries have worked at this company. IT compensation is pretty darn good, even for New York.

    Cons

    IT leadership is feckless, and having seen three different leadership teams it seems inevitable they will continue to be ineffective. Increasingly crewmembers are expected to be available any time of day or night for whatever whims your director or vp has.

    The company culture has evolved such that style is valued above substance. Everyone is looking for the next big idea, and nobody had enough patience to see difficult problems solved.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great perks, no growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Coordinator  in  Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Long Island City, NY

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flying benefits are great, and the work is interesting. Depending on what team you are on you might have opportunities to work on great projects.

    Cons

    The company is becoming increasingly political, and there is much favoritism. Many teams do not try to promote from within, and growth within the company is difficult. The culture is changing.

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Nice Human Resource

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at JetBlue

    Pros

    They are very nice and and extremely friendly

    Cons

    none that I could think of

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none that I could think of

  6.  

    Great Company, No Growth

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst  in  Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Long Island City, NY

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

    Pros

    Unlimited free travel. Brand new work modern facilities.

    Cons

    Absolutely no job growth available.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company, but not enough opportunities and support from management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Coordinator  in  Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Long Island City, NY

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good brand, nice and casual people, flight benefits, good work-life balance, modern office space, exciting projects

    Cons

    No opportunity for growth, low salaries, too much emphasis solely on communication skills, lots of politics, sometimes uninvolved management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more in your crewmembers by giving them the chance to grow and rewarding them for their practical skills, not only the ability to sell themselves. Having a strong marketing team is important, but the doers and quiet achievers are as important for the success of the company. Respect diversity and embrace all types of personalities. Promoting only the people with great soft skills and overlooking the humble, quieter achievers is not the best approach and in the long term you will lose valuable talent.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company to work for, great people, great culture.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager Operational Finance  in  Long Island City, NY
    Current Employee - Manager Operational Finance in Long Island City, NY

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

    Pros

    I've worked in various departments at JetBlue, so I will start with a disclaimer that not all departments are great. However those that live the company values and have strong leadership are great and thrive very well. Crew members who are willing to learn and willingly get to know various parts of the company can be handsomely rewarded with a promotion in a short amount of time.

    Cons

    Operational support analysts have little direction which leads to high turnover or people stuck in the same role for long periods of time. You certainly choose your own direction at JetBlue, and if you don't make the most of it, it could get stale fast. Also, lower than market pay for corporate employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great training and strong encouragement to promote quickly.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Reservations  in  Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Reservations in Salt Lake City, UT

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

    Pros

    Positive outlook and growth opportunities if I decide not to work at home. Oh, did I mention flight benefits.

    Cons

    Hectic at times, but that would be the industry.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    great company

    Current Employee - In Flight  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - In Flight in New York, NY

    I have been working at JetBlue for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very hip airline,great co workers

    Cons

    room for growth.being on reserve can get old fast

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    show your caring values a lil more than talking about them

  11.  

    Good Benifits

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at JetBlue

    Pros

    Fly for free & flexible schedule!

    Cons

    The Pay is ok not amazing!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

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