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Updated May 10, 2022

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Found 231 of over 261 reviews

3.6
53%
Recommend to a Friend
67%
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Korean Air Chairman and CEO Cho Yang Ho (no image)
Cho Yang Ho
90 Ratings

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Cons
  • "Low salary and family ownened company(in 24 reviews)
  • "most of these home staff managers and directors are bunch of Korean con artists and thieves.(in 15 reviews)
  • "Korean Air is too korean for me and the people and korean culture is foreign/alien to me.(in 13 reviews)
  • "Bad management(in 12 reviews)
  • "Extremely low pay (low enough to qualify for government low income support)(in 10 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    good company

    Jan 23, 2022 - General Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    a good relationship with coworkers

    Cons

    low salary and not many benefits

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

    high value company

    Mar 7, 2022 - American Airlines Flight Attendant in Agat, GU
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    high pay, high value name

    Cons

    stress, overtime work too tired

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  3. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Negative atmosphere

    Apr 4, 2022 - Passenger Service Agent 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Not much You get off work early cuz your work hour starts at 6-6:30qm

    Cons

    People were negative and sarcastic Low wage

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Benefits

    Feb 9, 2022 - Passenger Traffic Agent in Atlanta, GA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flight benefits Experience Customer experience Good working hours Uniforms

    Cons

    No time to use the flight benefits Too much workload Bad management Different benefits compared to the Home-staff

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  5. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Overall a good company to work for if you want to grow

    Nov 7, 2021 - Korean Air in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    - good team manager and leadership team who supports you - supportive teams who listens to your ideas - able to be in a creative environment

    Cons

    - pay is lower for same position at a different company

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  6. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Korean air

    Jan 29, 2022 - Service Agent 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Well organized operations. Efficient work environment. Practical method preferred

    Cons

    Authoritarian culture on job place

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Learning Experience

    Nov 2, 2021 - Passenger Service Agent in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Clear dos and don'ts Structure promotes bonding with coworkers that start the same time as you Learn a lot about the airport ins and outs and TSA regulations

    Cons

    Hard to request time off Organizational structure can be quite rigid and takes getting used to

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  8. 1.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Not good

    Jan 22, 2022 - Customer Service in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Friendly co workers and nice people around

    Cons

    Too much work for so little money and no benefits

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Good airline

    Sep 23, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Employee friendly company with lots of benefits.

    Cons

    Comparatively low salary among the industry.

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee, less than 1 year

    good

    Sep 21, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    discounted flight ticket benefit for employees

    Cons

    conservative company vibes and salary

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Korean Air Reviews FAQs

Korean Air has an overall rating of 3.6 out of 5, based on over 261 reviews left anonymously by employees. 53% of employees would recommend working at Korean Air to a friend and 41% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has improved by 23% over the last 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Korean Air employees rate their compensation and benefits as 2.9 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Korean Air. This rating has improved by 7% over the last 12 months.

53% of Korean Air employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Korean Air 3.3 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.9 for culture and values and 2.8 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at Korean Air to be workplace, coworkers, benefits and the cons to be career development, culture, management.

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