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Alaska Airlines Reviews

Updated November 9, 2018
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Alaska Airlines President & CEO Bradley D. Tilden
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  • "The cons was there was definitely no work life balance I felt as though I was always at work with only 1-2 days off a week I felt drained" (in 15 reviews)

  • "Very low pay, not comparable to other airlines" (in 31 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (6)

    "A Great Start To A Big Finish"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alaska Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Alaska has alot of room for growth and allows you to make decisions for yourself. They want you to "add the sparkle" in your job and your interaction with their guest/passengers. and it is your duty to always GO ABOVE AND BEYOND.

    Cons

    I don't have any con's i love working for alaska


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Customer Service Agent"

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    Former Employee - Alaska Airlines in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Alaska Airlines in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    They do everything they can to help there own employers out, They taught me what excellent customer service is.

    Cons

    I don't have one bad thing to say about Alaska Airlines.

    Advice to Management

    Kudos.

  3. "Alaska Airlines"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alaska Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Alaska Airlines is a good company with a great work environment. The company empowers employees to do what is right in helping its customers.

    Cons

    The pay scale is a little low to support a family unless their are two incomes. The benefits are excellent. There are good opportunities for advancement.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Great job and amazing travel benefits!"

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    Current Employee - In Flight Crew Scheduler in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - In Flight Crew Scheduler in Seattle, WA
    Recommends

    I have been working at Alaska Airlines full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Travel benefits for me and my family!
    Wonderful culture and so many wonderful coworkers
    Interesting work environment, fast paced and never boring

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of weekends and holidays


  5. "Flight Attendant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alaska Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Work/Life balance after 1+ year

    Cons

    First year is very rough, pay isn't very good.


  6. "Flight attendant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible schedule once you build your seniority

    Cons

    When you are new, you will be away from home for most major holiday...


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Project Manager 2"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Benefits, people, culture, career opportunity and growth

    Cons

    Lower pay, very cost sensitive leadership

    Advice to Management

    keep people #1 priority

  8. "Great Job but kinda sucks"

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    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alaska Airlines (More than a year)

    Pros

    You get to travel the world and meet good people along the way.

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes and very rude people (sometimes).

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Flight Attendant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alaska Airlines full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It’s a wonderful company and i’m So grateful for my time and experience there.

    Cons

    I can’t think of any!


  10. "Customer Service Agent"

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    Former Employee - CSA in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - CSA in Seattle, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alaska Airlines part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flight benefits on Alaska, and other airlines
    Trading privileges
    Usually a lot of OT available

    Cons

    Bad schedules
    Having to do everyone's job


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