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Great Front Line Employees

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at American Airlines full-time (More than 10 years)

Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Personally, I haven't met an American Airlines co-worker I didn't trust. The front-line...agents, rampers, mechanics, pilots, and flight attendants are a great group. There is some grouchiness, many are disgruntled, but that is not surprising.

Cons

Upward movement is thwarted by fear. No manager will chance taking on a subordinate that is superior to him/her self. This keeps the quality of the upper management down. They seem to love the inexperienced "yes man."

Advice to Management

Engage. Don't be so scared. The candidate that could be your next boss in short order is the best thing for the company. Don't be scared, just be honest, and the hot shots will still be on your good side as they pass you up the ladder.

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  1. Find something else that will pay your bills

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    Current Employee - Materials Analyst in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Materials Analyst in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at American Airlines full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    After 911, not much, good hours, earned vaction time, not many holiday's, low pay make it easy to look elsewhere

    Cons

    You get flight privledges, whatever, they don't pay the bills, take 2-4 day to fly and come home making your vacation abot 3-3.5 days, IF you have any money when you get there

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to the non union workers that are the back bone of the industry.
    I enjoy my job but we're $10-20,000 below the industry standard in pay.


  2. Sr Manager IT

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at American Airlines full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very Flexible with Work Life Balance
    Standby Flights

    Cons

    Low Salary with High Responsibility

    Advice to Management

    We have down sized every year for 12 years. The teams are too small and don't have enough leadership


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