ExpressJet Airlines Reviews

Updated Aug 8, 2020

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3.3
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ExpressJet Airlines Chairman and CEO Subodh Karnik (no image)
Subodh Karnik
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  1. "Staffing"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExpressJet Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers and fantastic supervisor

    Cons

    Flames are too small 4 passengers as well as employees

  2. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Captain in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing pilot contract thanks to XJT MEC

    Cons

    Management always behind in decision making.


  3. "This is my work family!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ExpressJet Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Schedule, health insurance, paid vacation

    Cons

    not many, you are away from home (on average) 4 days at a time

  4. "Meh"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 

    I worked at ExpressJet Airlines full-time

    Pros

    The flight benefits were ok.

    Cons

    Management didn't care about employees.

  5. "ExpressJet was good"

    2.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pilot, First Officer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good captains, hands-off management, management seems to care about individuals

    Cons

    It's going out of business and I'm only submitting this review to gain access to the rest of the site

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  6. "Going out of business"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Airline Pilot 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    run away from the industry if you can

    Cons

    sleep deprivation, anxiety, health issues, crap management

  7. "XJT closing"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Material Specialist in Richmond, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ExpressJet Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    This company is closing due to United choosing another Regional Jet carrier

    Cons

    Have to look for a new job

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  8. "Great Training"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pilot, First Officer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Training dept is top notch

    Cons

    Management changes direction and has no vision for company

  9. "Treated poorly"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Cleveland, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExpressJet Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Health insurance and 401k match

    Cons

    Scheduling department calling all hours and being on call

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  10. "Too much work for such low pay."

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at ExpressJet Airlines full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flight benefits with the major carrier, schedule flexibility once you get some seniority.

    Cons

    Straight reserve for an endless amount of time. You have a very low priority on your major carriers standby list. This could mean that you sit at the airport all day before you're able to get on a flight, or you might have to come back another day because you never left your home airport.

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