Alaska Airlines Reviews

Updated 18 Sep 2020

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3.7
71%
Recommend to a Friend
84%
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Alaska Airlines President & CEO Bradley D. Tilden
Bradley D. Tilden
336 Ratings
Pros
  • "401k matching/ employee stock options and bonuses/ flight benefits/ flexibility with schedules and trades(in 105 reviews)

  • "Travel Benefits, Flexible Schedule, Great Coworkers(in 60 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, outdated culture, poor leadership(in 35 reviews)

  • "Work life balance sometimes is always the best(in 19 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. COVID-19

    "Laid off due to pandemic."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Aircraft Mechanic in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alaska Airlines full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits and great atmosphere to work

    Cons

    No negative things to say.

  2. "Good Benefits Limited Opportunity"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in South Seattle, WA

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

    Pros

    Free air travel for family on space available basis Good work life balance in IT

    Cons

    Not much opportunity for growth Promotions are rare


  3. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alaska Airlines full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    loved the company! i highly recommend to stay if u ever get the opportunity to work for Alaska Airlines!

    Cons

    n/a. i don’t think there are any cons, besides the 3 and 4 am shifts

  4. "Flight Attendant Salary"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Alaska Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, Fun work atmosphere

    Cons

    Work Holidays, Gone from home

  5. "Good Benefits"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Customer Service Agent in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Alaska Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits and work group is unionized

    Cons

    Management and supervisors are not all on the same page

  6. "Decent employment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Aviation Maintenance Technician (Mechanical I) in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Alaska Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Balanced work/ home life for union workers. Pay is scaled to compete with industry top out. Variety of locations for stations. Benefits not bad.

    Cons

    Pay scale still behind industry top out. Most all corporate jobs in Seattle. No pension, 401k only matches 50 % Share flight benefits with regional partners. Lack of innovation and diversity in fleet type. Too many high timers and management positions.

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  7. "Great company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant 

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

    Pros

    Non rev benefits on all airlines

    Cons

    Long hours being on reserve

  8. "Not great, but not the worst"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent in SeaTac, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alaska Airlines full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Honestly only the flying benefits

    Cons

    The 16hour max shifts, mandatory overtime

  9. ","

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Agent 

    I have been working at Alaska Airlines part-time

    Pros

    Good place to work, friendly environment

    Cons

    So far no negative comments to add

  10. "Great Company to work for"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    This company is allows you to grow.

    Cons

    Work life balance sometimes is always the best.

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