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You could make it work if you live really close

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Former Employee - Ramp Agent in Denver, CO
Former Employee - Ramp Agent in Denver, CO

I worked at Frontier Airlines full-time (Less than a year)

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

Pros

Flight benefits, full time job, get to bid your schedule, seeing some cool airplanes, and I guess flight benefits again....if you can use them

Cons

Low pay. Unprofessional. Inadequate hearing protection provided. Loud jet engines. Benefits offered but who can afford them?? $10/hr and the health for 1 person is $130 per pay period... unbelievable. Arriving more than an hour before your shift during training just to make sure you can get through security.

Advice to Management

Schedule your new hires to get their background checks, fingerprinting, and SIDA badges before training starts. It's not fair to employees to have to show up to a hotel for the shuttle 1.5 hours before their scheduled shift, just to be sure they can get through security. Provide better hearing protection and make sure that the ramp staff actually uses it.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Some Frontier managers are threatened by the talents of others

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I worked at Frontier Airlines full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Free flights
    Decent Health Benefits
    Nice people

    Cons

    Many managers are promoted from within and have years and years of airline experience but no higher education or management training. Pay is low and it's hard to get good people. 24/7 operation requires round the clock shifts in some areas. Too much emphasis on seniority over performance which is the main reason why airlines have trouble surviving.

    Advice to Management

    Weed out managers who are threatened by talent that wants to help them achieve their goals. Foster a team environment. Promote based on performance and education, not seniority.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Best treated as just a job, not the best or worst airline, or place to work.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

    I worked at Frontier 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

    The best reason to work at Frontier is that it is in Denver, a fact that the company trades heavily on. An OK place to get experience, plan to move on if no improvement seen.

    Cons

    Constant struggle with management, low and mid level. Most seem to be putting in time till they can qualify for a job at another airline. Directors seem to think that regulations do not apply to them and that rules, company and otherwise, are obstacles to be disregarded or worked around. HR department now shows absolute disdain for current and prospective employees, the very worst I have ever dealt with.

    Advice to Management

    Your employees are more intelligent than you believe. You are at best distrusted by them, some have much stronger negative feeling toward you. Accept this and the very real reasons for these feelings, then do whatever it takes to change and improve the situation. You will not acquire or keep the best people with the current HR department staff, big changes needed here.


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