Etihad Airways Reviews

Updated Jul 20, 2020

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3.5
61%
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68%
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Etihad Airways Interim Group CEO Ray Gammell
Ray Gammell
114 Ratings
Pros
  • "travel benefits , great work culture(in 39 reviews)

  • "a great environment and helpful people to be work with, good salary(in 38 reviews)

Cons
  • "Working long hours and no accommodation and transportation(in 17 reviews)

  • "exhausting, long work hours, constant fatique, pressure from management, base in Abu Dhabi is pretty boring(in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Etihad Airways, the best airline connecting us to the word."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Team Supervisor in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Etihad Airways full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Working with different nationalities and gaining new knowledge and motivations.

    Cons

    last 12 year was Etihad, doesn't feel like that.

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Perks - Cuthroat Environment"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Design Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Etihad Airways full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Travel Benefits. Cool Brand.

    Cons

    Overtly competitive - aggressive management - toxic work environment


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Disappointed"

    1.0
    Former Employee - Ticket Agent 

    I worked at Etihad Airways full-time

    Pros

    Free annual tickets, opportunity to growth

    Cons

    A lot of stress, tension and unappreciative for the hard work

  4. Helpful (2)

    "Stressful, cut throat, unethical, white male powered airline"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Etihad Airways full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free healthcare, zed tickets, not much else

    Cons

    micro-manage everything you do, every second is accounted for and if you can't explain why you didn't achieve an unrealistic amount of sales calls during the week then you are put under scrutiny and tons of pressure. The behaviors of the managers are unethical. Several complaints have been made for sexual harassment and the company refuses to take action or do anything about it. #metoo

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  5. "manager"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Etihad Airways full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    does not care about staff

    Cons

    nice service on board airplane

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  6. Helpful (2)

    "Was once "best in class", just not anymore."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Etihad Airways full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flight benefits are the BEST in the industry, PTO, and retirement benefits. Chance to work with some of the most brilliant minds in the sector. Growth opportunities for those who are politically savvy.

    Cons

    - Lack of job security - company has been in a state of restructuring for the past 3+ years. - Poor hires and appointments have been made in the name of restructuring causing high performers to exit and leaving the organization to be run by sub-par managers and their lackeys. - Addl. workload without extra compensation - Most employees uncertain about the airline's strategy

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  7. "Cabin crew"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Etihad Airways

    Pros

    Travel benefits and no income tax.

    Cons

    No union. Poor management. Unorganized. Unpredictable life style. Everything depends on top management.

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "Airport Operations"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Etihad Airways full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good package, conditions and flexible working hours.

    Cons

    A very toxic environment to work in. The airline has deteriorated rapidly in recent years.

  9. Helpful (2)

    "EtiHad was a great dream"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Etihad Airways full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Was the fastest growing airline in the world

    Cons

    Closing many stations now

  10. Helpful (4)

    "Terrible Management EY is suffering big loss for 2 years over $1 billion. Staff leaves cant stand management politics"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Etihad Airways full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Flights benefits, medical and PTO, 401k

    Cons

    Favoritism, Hire due to physical attributes not because of skills

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