WestJet Reviews

Updated Jan 26, 2021

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WestJet President and Chief Executive Officer Edward Sims
Edward Sims
164 Ratings
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  • "Shift work can get draining over time(in 21 reviews)

  • "Some favouritism with employees, low pay(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at WestJet full-time

    Pros

    - Good pay - Fun work environment

    Cons

    - Enterprise - Slow moving - Volatile industry -

  2. "Starting salary as WestJet Inflight Instructor"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - In Flight Instructor in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company, Great people, fun place to work

    Cons

    Low pay for roles. Could find a better paying job with the same title elsewhere.


  3. "..."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Flight Attendant Bilingual 
    Recommends

    I worked at WestJet full-time

    Pros

    Fun group of people Good benefits

    Cons

    Lower pay for amount of hours worked

  4. "great company to work with"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Cargo Sales and Service Agent in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    caring, supportive, flexible, best place to work with

    Cons

    needs to focus more on cargo

  5. "Great Team"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at WestJet part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    You get to work with some really amazing people.

    Cons

    Shift work and very early start times.

  6. "Best employer"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Custimer Service Representative in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great pay, growth and awesome team

    Cons

    No cons at this workplace.

  7. "Great company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at WestJet full-time

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule Decent medical and dental benefits Lost of time off including great vacation time Multicultural workforce paid sick days great maternity leave

    Cons

    Moral has been a bit low over the last few years as employees in many departments have recently unionized but it's still a fantastic place to work. The cons really depend on what department you are working in but the good far outweighs the bad.

  8. "Best company I worked for."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Customer Response Representative in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at WestJet full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, good benefits, team work

    Cons

    I don't have any cons

  9. COVID-19

    "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative 

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

    Pros

    Great place to work and good management

    Cons

    airlines indistry currently unstable because of the pandemic

  10. COVID-19

    "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at WestJet full-time

    Pros

    Management, customers and colleagues. Very good management and serious life balance benefits

    Cons

    Pandemic crises layoffs finished with a good team. Hope be back soon.

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