American Airlines Reviews

Updated Sep 20, 2020

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3.7
72%
Recommend to a Friend
55%
Approve of CEO
American Airlines CEO Doug Parker
Doug Parker
1,274 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Long hours away from home for multiple days at a time during off service operations weather delays(in 90 reviews)

  • "salary flight benefits scheduling income(in 57 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "awesome"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Airlines for less than a year

    Pros

    everything! all is good with them.

    Cons

    none we really get everything

  2. "Rewarding?"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at American Airlines full-time

    Pros

    flight benefits, medical benefits, dental benefits, flexible, exciting

    Cons

    stressful, ever changing, toxic, no job protection, very few benefits left


  3. "American airlines"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Airline Pilot in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at American Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    They pay alot is good is a big airline they have good planes they have alot of destinies they are excellent

    Cons

    You have to speak two languages and you need to now alot mathematics to flight the plane and you need to know all of that

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  4. "Not bad"

    2.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Airlines full-time

    Pros

    good flight benefits and travel perks

    Cons

    terrible starting wage, long hours

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Rewarding in most cases"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Ramp Agent in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management communicate with employees on the progress of the company

    Cons

    Some lower level supervisors appears to have little or no interest of the staff they supervised

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  6. "Nothing unexpected, a pretty typical Airline operation."

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Airline Pilot in Fort Worth, TX

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

    Pros

    Good people who are willing to pass on knowledge.

    Cons

    Too acronyms and no where (any resource) to decipher it.

  7. "Great way to make a living"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Airline Pilot in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay Lots of time off

    Cons

    Requires lots of experience and training to get hired Fickle industry can lead to job insecurity

  8. "It’s what you make it"

    4.0
    Current Employee - American Airlines Flight Attendant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at American Airlines full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Travel, flexibility, pay, relationship building, every day is different

    Cons

    Working holidays, reserve, inconsistency, sick policy

  9. "Love the job, company is just ok"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at American Airlines full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Job is so flexible and fun!

    Cons

    Industry is unpredictable and difficult sometimes

  10. "Hard to make good living working for airlines"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Sales Representative 

    I worked at American Airlines full-time

    Pros

    flexibility nice people health insurance

    Cons

    salary flight benefits scheduling income

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