Kingfisher Airlines Reviews

Updated April 30, 2014
Updated April 30, 2014
51 Reviews

3.6
51 Reviews
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Kingfisher Airlines CEO Sanjay Agarwal
Sanjay Agarwal
14 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Following world class management structure it emerged in 2005 as one of the rising & reputed company (in 4 reviews)

  • Better working Atmosphere As Compared to other (in 4 reviews)


Cons
  • Management needs to look into the sacrifices of its frontline (in 2 reviews)

  • irregular salary, poor management, less flights (in 2 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    The company is really good for trainees as we get hands on experience on live aircrafts.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Trainee  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Trainee in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Kingfisher Airlines as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    greater exposure
    chances of getting job in other companies is high if one does training in kingfisher
    friendly engineers and technicians

    Cons

    has not paid salary to employees for the past few months
    12 hour shifts
    low salary

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Kingfisher airlines is one of the best airlines

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Mumbai (India)

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

    Pros

    It is a very good place to work with and hs a wonderfully beautiful uniform. I just Love it

    Cons

    The airline is very good but the only problem right now is that we are not paid for 5 months.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should keep the employees informed. As we are unaware of the current situation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Truly Five Star

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Guest Services Agent  in  Tuticorin (India)
    Current Employee - Guest Services Agent in Tuticorin (India)

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

    Pros

    Excellent Training, Expose to Many culture,Good Work Atmosphere, Symbol of Prestige, Great learning Opportunities

    Cons

    Promotion is slow, there is no synchronization between various department,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need To workout on our business model

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    it was a memorable learning experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Cabin Crew  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Cabin Crew in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Kingfisher Airlines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    new places, new people everyday, perks and incentives

    Cons

    odd working hours, poor social life

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Really a good place to start career unless recent issues.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engg-Planning  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Engg-Planning in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Good starting salary comparing with other Indian Airlines.
    Staff & Buddy ticket facility.
    Travel allowance option if you don't take company transport
    Image you get in society(till recent financial issues)

    Cons

    Recent Salary dues.
    Improper management of resources
    More management staffs than required.
    No accountability

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to utilize the vast resources which Mallya provided you.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Fantastic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Guest Services Agent  in  Ahmedabad (India)
    Former Employee - Guest Services Agent in Ahmedabad (India)

    I worked at Kingfisher Airlines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent job culture and work environment.

    Cons

    Poor pay package and no growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Deccan merger was a blunder.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    5 Star Airlines

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Guest Services
    Current Employee - Guest Services

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

    Pros

    Awesome company with good employee services

    Cons

    Management services should improve soon

  9.  

    Awesome experience for trainees as it allows them to explore on the airline engineering side completely.

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

    I worked at Kingfisher Airlines as an intern for more than a year

    Pros

    Exposure, Work Ethics, Work Standards

    Cons

    Some of the engineers attitude

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    pathetic, absolute nonsense and a rigid company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Guest Services Supervisor  in  New Delhi (India)
    Former Employee - Guest Services Supervisor in New Delhi (India)

    I worked at Kingfisher Airlines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    big size only but no foresight

    Cons

    poorly managed in fact mismanaged

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stick to your liquor business

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Had been working for 5 years now and till date evrything is not as rosy it seems from outside!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Guest Service  in  Guwahati (India)
    Current Employee - Guest Service in Guwahati (India)

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

    Pros

    Glamour and hype! Pampering the Guests is what we do !

    Cons

    Management needs to look into the sacrifices of its frontline !!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Major reshuffling of the top management might help and contribute to the Growth of the company!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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