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Updated January 8, 2018
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  1. "Flight Crewmember"

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

    I worked at XTRA Airways full-time

    Pros

    XTRA is a great airline in the making. New management, very professional, well maintained aircraft, extremely customer-friendly.

    Cons

    I wish it flew to more cities on a regular basis.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing.


  2. "FA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at XTRA Airways full-time

    Pros

    The schedule is 20 days in 10 days off. So it’s like having a 10 day vacation every month.

    Cons

    They will fire you for anything.

    Advice to Management

    Get a union to ensure fair work place

  3. "Flight Attendant"

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    Former Employee - Flight Attendant
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at XTRA Airways full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay was pretty good (if you worked).
    The people in your base are amazing!
    Depending on the flights it is a nice experience

    Cons

    You will worry about if you have a job 24/7. Management doesn’t care about your well being unless you’re a “favorite”. If you’re not a favorite prepared to get talked down to by other lead Fas and management not having your back. You will be furloughed because they can not keep contracts. You are constantly discriminated against. Coworkers on power trips are trash, management is trash, and the planes are trash. Go to another airline it’s not worth it.

    Advice to Management

    Maybe you should get to know your flight attendants and hear their voice instead of lounging around under a palm tree. Seek help from other airlines to know how to properly manage.


  4. "Aircraft Dispatcher"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at XTRA Airways full-time

    Pros

    People are nice to work with.

    Cons

    Twice workload, under paid and under staffed.


  5. "You will have no life and won't have money to show for it"

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    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at XTRA Airways full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    you get to travel and stay over places, you can jumpsuit on Jet Blue and Southwest, training is in Miami and paid for, 401K and benefits are excellent

    Cons

    unorganized new company, only guaranteed 70 hours at $21.40 per MONTH which means you are making less than half of a 40hr work week, more of a part time job but without the schedule flexibility, claim they award schedules, wages and raises by seniority but they don't, scheduling makes too many mistakes with hotel bookings, on reserve(on call) a lot of the time,

    Advice to Management

    hire scheduling people who can do their job, too much time on reserve


  6. Helpful (1)

    "OK for the 1st job in the insdustry"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at XTRA Airways full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The traveling experiences were great.

    Cons

    Crew Scheduling was a nightmare, often knowingly disregarding crew rest and legality to fly in order to cover a flight.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Flight Attendant"

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    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in San Antonio, TX
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in San Antonio, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at XTRA Airways (More than a year)

    Pros

    you never see your boss

    Cons

    Poor management......you never see them as they are across the country. They listen to gossip from their favorite employees. They have no idea about the day to day operations. They either love you or hate you and even that changes day to day

    Advice to Management

    maybe you should have your offices another 2500 miles closer to your business.

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Do NOT WORK FOR THIS COMPANY"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I don't have any good reasons for this company .

    Cons

    This is the worst company I have ever worked as a flight attendant . They use you and abuse you with paying you the lowest amount they can . This company breaks so many rules according to the FAA so do your self a favor and save your time don't bother applying to this company apply to a real airline where your hard work as a flight attendant will be appreciated and safety is #1 . Not to mention if you were fatigue you weren't allowed to report it or you get fired . Scheduling was unorganized , hotel bookings were unorganized most of the time not even booked by the time you get to your hotel . Get your experience and get out of there !

    Advice to Management

    Hire people who are experienced managers stop hiring people from fast food reasturants . "Managers" don't know how to communicate with you get people with experience that entire company is a joke !


  9. Helpful (3)

    "Flight Attendants. I love being a FlightAttendant"

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

    Pros

    More places and clintel too transport. It ok to work here. Especially if you want to climb the ladder .

    Cons

    They have several years of experience but don't know how too use it. They choose people with little experience instead there veterans. They goes by how much make-up you wear instead of the knowledge.

    Advice to Management

    Listen too your Flight Attendants, they know whats going on in the field. We are the forefront of the company. Be honest with them(us) the moral will be better and you will get better results in the end.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "You will like it at XTRA Airways"

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    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at XTRA Airways full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Xtra Airways is an international private charter airline. It is a great place to start your career in aviation. Management was really accommodating to its employees and really wanted everyone to succeed in training. I learned a lot and made life long friends working there because the base is so small you really felt like you were working with family while on the aircraft.

    Cons

    You will have minimal flight benefits.

    Advice to Management

    none


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