JetBlue Reviews

Updated 8 September, 2014
Updated 8 September, 2014
288 Reviews
3.7
288 Reviews
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JetBlue President & CEO Dave Barger
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • The flight benefits are another fantastic perk as well as the flexibility of work arrangements (in 45 reviews)

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


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

  • Not very good at trickling down top management new ideas to middle management (in 7 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Phone Reservations - frontline customer service for 2 years - Overall boring but enjoyable

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Reservations (Phone)  in  Salt Lake City, UT (US)
    Former Employee - Reservations (Phone) in Salt Lake City, UT (US)

    I worked at JetBlue part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Stand-by flight benefits (especially Zedfare standby benefits on other airlines after 6 months)
    Flexible schedule - easy to trade shift-bid hours with coworkers
    Fun-ish company culture
    Doesn't come home with you - work stays at work
    Optional health benefits for part-time employees

    Cons

    Terrible pay - barely over minimum wage
    Boring job - same problems solved over and over again
    Takes about 18 months - 2 years to get enough seniority to have "good shifts" (not working on weekends)
    Isolated - work from home
    Tied to the desk - literally with a head set
    Required to live with 45 minutes of call center in Salt Lake City
    Not enough Jetblue flights out of Salt Lake - hard to use standby flight benefits

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create shifts for bid that are 20 hours a week (as opposed to 24)
    Increase the steps in pay for time with the company

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company that listens to its employees

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Long Island City, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Long Island City, NY (US)

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    JetBlue is a great company to work for because the culture of the company is to listen to and support its emoloyees and offer the best experience for its customers. The company HQ is top of the line and lots of friendly people.

    Cons

    It's hard to complain about a company that has "fun" as one of their values but of course no company is without its short comings. Getting your foot in the door of the company might be hard but once you're there it's even harder to move up unless you network and schmooze with the right people. The company does emphasize that it wants employees that fit the culture but too often I have seen the most qualified be passed over for the more extroverted socialite who might not be as sharp but knows how to light up a room.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing but make sure to reward the hardest workers, not just the popular ones.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Ground Operations

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Ground Operations  in  Newark, NJ (US)
    Former Employee - Ground Operations in Newark, NJ (US)

    I worked at JetBlue full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fantastic Company, great people to work with, no complaints at all..

    Cons

    Veterans usually like to slack, management needs a little more training in managing and not in the office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try looking out the window or out the office and see what is going on...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    it was a good experience working at jet air blue

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    Former Employee - Quality Analyst  in  Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Quality Analyst in Houston, TX (US)

    I worked at JetBlue as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    employees at jet blue air are reALLY COOPERATIVE AND GOOD

    Cons

    NOTHING SPECIAL I DIDNT FIND ANY

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    A fantastic company to work for that makes you feel like family.

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    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Maintenance Technician in Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very friendly and helpful crew members, decent pay, good benefits

    Cons

    Midnight shift, focusing on making sure new hires aren't rushed into the company with paperwork and training.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great experience, but pay could be better

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Long Island City, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Long Island City, NY (US)

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Young company with a great work environment. Great travel benefits (free flights on jetBlue plus several agreements with other airlines).

    Cons

    The compensation side leaves a lot to be desired. No bonuses, very little profit sharing, and very little opportunity for significant raises. Few promotion opportunities.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great people, great company, truly lives out the values

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    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator

    I worked at JetBlue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great people, great pay, flight benefits

    Cons

    pay could be a little higher, no holidays off

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Business Partner

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Partner  in  Long Island City, NY (US)
    Former Employee - Business Partner in Long Island City, NY (US)

    I worked at JetBlue as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Great working environment and culture

    Cons

    Business Partners are not treated the same way as full-time crew members

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should treat everyone equally and the Talent Acquisition is way overworked.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fun job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant  in  Jamaica, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Jamaica, NY (US)

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun job, some people there are great.

    Cons

    No union so be careful

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very Organised

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant  in  Fort Lauderdale, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Fort Lauderdale, FL (US)

    I have been working at JetBlue full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They pay for your first set of luggage and uniform

    Cons

    Wait time after interview to hear back

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide answer to candidate sooner than one week perhaps on the spot

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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