- Current Employee, more than 3 years★★★★★
MehMar 4, 2021 - Analyst in Seattle, WARecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Flight Benefits, Employee PBP, Stock options, Pretty looking airplanes
Everything else! Workplace drama, poor management and programs philosophy, outdated systems, inefficiencies, lack of opportunity and upward growth. A bit behind the times with certain levels of innovation and pay is a lower than regional average.Continue reading
- Current Intern★★★★★Nov 30, 2022 - Software Engineering InternRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
Great people, interesting work. Everyone on my team really cares about fostering my growth and helping me learn.
Not the best compensation for SWEs
- Former Employee★★★★★Oct 25, 2022 - ParalegalRecommendCEO ApprovalBusiness Outlook
The company provided great health insurance and travel benefits. We stayed in really nice hotels on our layovers, and our layovers generally gave us time to enjoy the city we were in. I was based in San Diego and enjoyed flying with most of my coworkers. We also had excellent pilots and I always felt like I could trust them.
After Alaska bought Virgin America, in my opinion the company went down hill. The values changed, the customer service became lax, and management became too political. After asking for people to furlough during the pandemic, the company turned around and took away most of our flexibility in schedule, which was a huge part of the job. The Airbus aircraft we were forced to fly on felt unsafe for the flight attendants. The emergency equipment was placed in different places on each Airbus and I never felt confident that I could help someone in case of an emergency. Lastly, the culture of Alaska changed and there was FAR more hostility between the Flight Attendants and between the Pilots. Alaska, in my opinion, became more focused on their image rather than the safety of their crews and customer service. Alaska used to be the best!Continue reading