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Helpful (3)

Very poor working conditions

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - RSA in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Former Employee - RSA in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Spirit Airlines part-time (Less than a year)

Pros

Lots of down time between flights. Friendly workers, mostly west indian chaps.

Cons

Horrible moral, people being fired all the time for showing up 1 minute late. Supervisors constantly being replaced. Botched up micromanagement style here, looking to penalize workers instead of correcting. Inadequate and poorly maintained support equipment.

Advice to Management

Get newer equipment and also train the heck out of newbies. When I asked for a checkout on the equipment and was told by one supervisor to just drive it like you do your car.

Other Employee Reviews for Spirit Airlines

  1. Helpful (4)

    No Vision!!!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Former Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Spirit Airlines full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Co-workers, felt like we were stuck in the same hell hole together. Alot of OT

    Cons

    Extremely overworked, Morale on Mx dep. is on the floor, all the flight benefits they say they give you, you cant really enjoy because you are either always working or the planes are always full. The pay is in no way competitive to other airlines and the only reason why Im still in this miserable place is because Im waiting for jet blue to open a position. No Help from Station Managers all the way up to CEO Ben Baldanza.

    Advice to Management

    This advise is to the board of directives, GET YOUR MONEY AND RUNN!!!! If you keep the same people running this airline the way it is, it will crash to the ground. The previous owners who created spirit airlines should had left this clowns some notes on how to run an airline.


  2. Strong growing company with extremely capable management team but can improve in HR related functions.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miramar, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miramar, FL
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Growth, incredibly successful business model.

    Cons

    HR related functions. Lack of objective annual performance review.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees.


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