JetBlue Reviews

Updated 16 October 2014
Updated 16 October 2014
295 Reviews
3.6
295 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The flight benefits are another fantastic perk as well as the flexibility of work arrangements (in 47 reviews)

  • Flying benefits are great, and the work is interesting (in 14 reviews)


Cons
  • Depending on the department or location work-life balance can be challenging, career development/growth can also move a bit slowly (in 5 reviews)

  • Upper Management continues to lie and make false promises (in 8 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Ground operations

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Ground Operations in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Ground Operations in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at JetBlue full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Travel benefits are amazing. Schedule extremely flexible.

    Cons

    Treatment of employees once they get hurt on the job is horrendous. Used they flexibility againt me. and left me with a permanent injury to my back and terminated my employment. Only abides by the own rules when convinient and also poor management in key bluecities hides most problems that the company has at stations at the expense of the employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stick to your values. These are meant for costumers and employees alike. Care for your employees especially when they are dealing with injuries and hardship. Also audit your own stations and a unexpected time. You will see what really goes on that's not written on the reports send to corporate

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Culture

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at JetBlue

    Pros

    flight benefits, work at home, weekly pay, culture, brand, people

    Cons

    low pay, point system, shift bid

  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Director

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The benefits, matching 401k, flight benefits, people you work with

    Cons

    New leadership is changing, unions are starting to invade the company, worried about losing CEO founder

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lose sight of your most important assets, the people. Consultants are not always the answer, they have a place in businesses but should not assume they are smarter than the people running the business.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company to work for!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Reservations Agent in Salt Lake City, UT (US)
    Current Employee - Reservations Agent in Salt Lake City, UT (US)

    I have been working at JetBlue part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great culture! Value based company.

    Cons

    Shfts are based on seniority. But you can trade shifts to add flexibility

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Interesting...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at JetBlue

    Pros

    travel benefits were really great

    Cons

    always being on reserve got tiring

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Definitely a family, not just a company.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - In Flight Crew in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - In Flight Crew in Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at JetBlue full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Free air travel. Part of a family. Excellent culture.

    Cons

    Terrible pay. Not understanding when family matters arise. Management is horribly inexperienced.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't hire baby blue's for inflight management.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great culture

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales in Orlando, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Sales in Orlando, FL (US)

    I worked at JetBlue full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I loved the family feel and emphasis on core values.

    Cons

    Pay rate (but that is just being greedy)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure you monitor the dollars spent. There was plenty of waste.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Interesting.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Airport Operations Crew Member in New York, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Airport Operations Crew Member in New York, NY (US)

    I worked at JetBlue full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    I loved being able to fly for free. I loved being able to swap my hours.

    Cons

    I just left. Thank goodness. This is why I feel this way. jetBlue has new uniforms! Yes, the new uniforms brighten up the front line as was desperately needed. However, corporate has dictated that female Airport Operations employees wear heels while behind the ticket counter, while running through the airport several times a day, while working the gates, and while running up and down the jetbridges. Female AO employees may wear heels 1/2" to 3". While 1/2" really doesn't sound so bad, the female AO crewmember is limited to solid black shoes with a defined heel. The male employee may wear their loafers and their dress shoes. They have the option of wearing sensible shoes where the female crewmember does not. Look around at any profession where the employee is on their feet all day, and you will see them wearing a sensible shoe. jetBlue's new shoe policy for female airport operations crewmembers rule out Dansko, Clarks, Merrills, etc. The female airport operations crewmember is enduring pain and sitting back and adhering to corporate's policy. If they don't, they will be noncompliant and will lose their job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Remember jetBlue's values and apply them.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Profits over people.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jamaica, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jamaica, NY (US)

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flight benefits, decent 401(k). Stock options were a nice touch, helped to compensate the abysmal salaries.

    Cons

    Mass layoff in order to hire contracting companies. Not losing money, just decided they aren't in that 'business' anymore.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a look at who your middle management is and where they come from. If they came from a failing airline, chances are they are going to make you fail also.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Exceptionally wonderful and hardworking people.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern in Long Island City, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Intern in Long Island City, NY (US)

    I worked at JetBlue as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    The people and the culture make every day a great day to be in the office. Your opinion is valued and leaders care about you. The flight benefits are another fantastic perk as well as the flexibility of work arrangements.

    Cons

    If you get hired after interning, you're one of the lucky few. Job growth and opportunities are spoken of often, but sometimes they do not follow through.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A little more structure around the everyday crewmember.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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