United Airlines

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United Airlines Reviews

Updated March 3, 2015
Updated March 3, 2015
785 Reviews
3.0
785 Reviews
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United Airlines President & CEO Jeffery A. Smisek
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372 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The flight benefits were the only reason to justify working for this company (in 130 reviews)

  • Excellent travel benefits and very big partnership presence in Chicago area (in 87 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management boasts about a culture of dignity and respect but come far from living it (in 31 reviews)

  • upper management is horrible they don't care for there best assets there employees (in 27 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great company, exciting industry!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Houston, TX

    I have been working at United Airlines

    Pros

    Flight benefits, corporate discounts, global company

    Cons

    Small amount of PTO available

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow for more PTO or chances to buy PTO.

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

    My experience as a flight attendant
    Was great I loved it my dream job and honestly really really fun.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at United Airlines

    Pros

    Flight benefits great health benefits buddy passes traveling all around the world iota wonderful

    Cons

    Move around too much hard to balance family friends

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great place to work

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

    I worked at United Airlines

    Pros

    corporate culture
    benefits
    pay
    room to grow within the organization

    Cons

    None come to mind for cons

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    awesome

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

    I have been working at United Airlines

    Pros

    love the place, and great for learning

    Cons

    i can't state any cons to working there

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    I have always loved my job.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Airport Agent in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Airport Agent in Houston, TX

    I have been working at United Airlines full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The travel benefits are really great.

    Cons

    The company is continuing to outsource.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    Great company

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

    I worked at United Airlines

    Pros

    Great benefits. Vacation time after 20 years cannot be beat

    Cons

    Since the acquisition of Continental Airlines, management has not been as efficient

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    Great company and employees

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at United Airlines full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Travel and exposure to opportunities all over the world. The United/Continental merger is nearly over and progress is being made. The leadership team has gone through good changes and on track.

    Cons

    The airline industry is very cyclical and can turn badly quick. All the US airlines are at the mercy of the government under heavy regulation and taxation. There's a big threat from the foreign air carriers since their governments view air travel as a critical element of the economy.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    I am extremely happy to be given the opportunity to become part of this great company!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Support Analyst - IT in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Current Employee - Associate Support Analyst - IT in Elk Grove Village, IL

    I have been working at United Airlines full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    1.)Very strong support from co-workers and management.
    2.)Co-workers are very nice and work environment is peaceful.
    3.)Pay is very good
    4.)Benefits are so huge, exceptional, and second to none
    5.)Seniority based company but has a fair system to help out new hires.
    6.)Management will give you all the resources you need to climb the corporate ladder; all you need is the desire to excel.

    Cons

    There is nothing I dont like about this company and its community. Becoming a part of this company will be one of the best decisions you will ever make in your life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please keep up the good work.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good company to work for,great benefits

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Worker in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Production Worker in Denver, CO

    I have been working at United Airlines

    Pros

    Good work group,and great benefits

    Cons

    sometimes frustrating when we do not have the necessary equipment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need necessary equipment to do the job in a timely manner

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Wellness coordinator

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at United Airlines

    Pros

    Love my job. Love working with the people. Enjoy designing a program that employees want.

    Cons

    Only person besides my director that understand wellness.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This position should be 2 grade levels up. This position design and operates the job so no passing it off to another person. Does not operate like others.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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