Virgin Atlantic Airways Reviews

Updated Sep 17, 2020

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3.6
66%
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77%
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Virgin Atlantic Airways CEO Shai Weiss
Shai Weiss
67 Ratings
Pros
  • "Amazing travel benefits worldwide (lounge access, space available upgrades, etc(in 24 reviews)

  • "Great benefits - best in the industry(in 20 reviews)

Cons
  • "Pay is no better than any other airline(in 14 reviews)

  • "Difficult to move from London Heathrow to another base (cabin crew)(in 11 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Family"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scrum Master in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Atlantic Airways full-time

    Pros

    Warm loving company that values its staff and truly puts us first

    Cons

    No cons at all -- amazing place to work

  2. COVID-19
    Helpful (1)

    "Great company. Unique and fun to work for."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Airline Captain in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Atlantic Airways full-time

    Pros

    Enjoyable, fun and vibrant feel

    Cons

    Reaction to COVID 19 crisis

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  3. "Great company to work for!"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Cabin Crew in London, England

    I have been working at Virgin Atlantic Airways full-time

    Pros

    Friendly management, good ethos and have a really good feel to the company.

    Cons

    I can't think of any during my time

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Virgin"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cabin Crew in Heathrow, England

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

    Pros

    Amazing uniform . In depth training. Exceptional customer service. Friendly caring work colleagues

    Cons

    Unsociable hours Poor salary Limited life balance

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  5. "great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CSA - Customer Service Associate in Heathrow, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Atlantic Airways full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    amazing team, role is fun, lots going on

    Cons

    long hours, early hours, shift work, work bank hols an xmas, new year

  6. COVID-19

    "Virgin"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabin Service Supervisor in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Atlantic Airways part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for. A unique and fun business

    Cons

    A global pandemic which is absolutely devastating to the aviation industry!

  7. "Best company to work for"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Analyst in Crawley, West Sussex, South East England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Atlantic Airways full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Training Standards, Helpful Team Members

    Cons

    Can’t think of any cons

  8. "Always a challenger"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing & Communications Manager in Shanghai, Shanghai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Atlantic Airways full-time

    Pros

    creative; brave enough to do things nobody else will do; unique flair

    Cons

    small size of company and not enough capital behind it to support the company through difficult times

  9. "Love Virgin Atlantic"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabin Crew 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Atlantic Airways part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Unsociable hours, varied working days

  10. "Excellent company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cabin Crew in London, England

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

    Pros

    Travel benefits for all staff

    Cons

    Roster system and shift work twenty four seven

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