Virgin America Reviews

Updated Jun 22, 2020

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4.0
74%
Recommend to a Friend
51%
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Virgin America CEO C. David Cush
C. David Cush
196 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flight Benefits , Health Insurance & 401 Match(in 44 reviews)

  • "This position is great if you like dealing with the public and travel benefits(in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • "low pay and youre based in san francisco out of training and can not afford to live there with the horrible pay starting out(in 23 reviews)

  • "Crashpads are tough and Alaska Airlines is talking over so the company culture is dying(in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing & Awesome"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Burlingame, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin America full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best company I've ever worked for

    Cons

    They are no longer around

  2. "Great job"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin America full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fun job, go places, see things, and flexible schedule

    Cons

    Need to be able to work crazy hours

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  3. Helpful (1)

    "Not at all what I expected or wanted."

    1.0
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    Former Employee - In Flight Team Member in Burlingame, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Virgin America full-time

    Pros

    Diverse and inclusive company. Progressive policies.

    Cons

    Dismal pay. Scheduling and management were not consistent in their policies. No sense of loyalty to their crew. Pilots were often sexist and even egotistical at times.

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  4. "Corporate Learning"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - LMS Administrator in Burlingame, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at Virgin America part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Culture was amazing and the company was not too big.

    Cons

    Because it was a start up things could be chaotic.

  5. "Fun Work Culture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - In Flight Team Leader in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Virgin America full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Loved everyone I ever worked with

    Cons

    Pay is not incredible unless you plan to fly almost every day to make ends meet.

  6. "Best Airline"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Guest Service Team Member - Cashier 

    I worked at Virgin America full-time

    Pros

    this company was amazing to work for.

    Cons

    Very unfortunately was aqires by some airline

  7. "No longer exist"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Seattle, WA

    I worked at Virgin America full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Free to make decision to help customer, fun, flexible hours, promote employees within the company before outsider.

    Cons

    started out at low rate wage.

  8. "Seats"

    2.0
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    Former Employee - GST 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin America part-time

    Pros

    Great people and fun environment

    Cons

    no seats at ticket counter

  9. "Supervisor of Uniform Program"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin America full-time

    Pros

    Amazing people Family atmosphere growth opportunities

    Cons

    We were acquired by another airline

  10. "Awesome culture. Amazing people."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Burlingame, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin America full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Incredible relationships built here. Loved that I could bring my whole self to work.

    Cons

    Pay is not as competitive as other companies in the area.

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