ExpressJet Airlines Reviews

Updated 17 Sep 2020

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3.4
40%
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29%
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ExpressJet Airlines Chairman and CEO Subodh Karnik (no image)
Subodh Karnik
36 Ratings
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  • "low pay, management wants everyone to work with one hand tied behind their back, Union workers make it harder to accomplish anything(in 42 reviews)

  • "Difficult for larger flight attendants on planes(in 31 reviews)

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  1. "Like Family"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Aircraft Maintenance Technician 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Quality Talent with a bunch of great folks

    Cons

    Upper Management needs a good purge

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  2. "Management"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExpressJet Airlines full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great team and leadership relations

    Cons

    Below average pay but great health care


  3. "Great Loss"

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

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

    Pros

    Wonderful company, great people so many good people gone.

    Cons

    Discarded without so much as a honorable mention as a legacy regional

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  4. "Great company... while it lasted"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Atttendant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, including medical, dental and life insurance. Travel Benefits.

    Cons

    Having to be away from home for days at a time.

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  5. "Not the worst pay in the industry"

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

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers, free travel, health benefits are great.

    Cons

    Poor management, mediocre pay, no backing from CEO

  6. "average small company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ExpressJet Airlines full-time

    Pros

    family culture locally, health benefits, IT support, flight benefits, tall cubicles

    Cons

    Culture clash between legacy ExpressJet personnel and its proven way of doing business/functions, and that of ASA's, who acquired and overtook the former in 2010.

  7. "Good while it lasted!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Crew Scheduler in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great days off. Easy to learn. Great training. Good benefits. 401k employer match.

    Cons

    Long hours. No long term stability due to contracts.

  8. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Line Check Pilot 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good 401K Good Scheduling Committee Good vacation Good management Good MX

    Cons

    Only E145 No future beyond that jet Could go out of business Not Industry standard pay Bases

  9. "Great place to work but sadly mismanaged"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Aircraft Dispatcher 

    I worked at ExpressJet Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and good pay with knowledgeable co-workers.

    Cons

    Upper management not being able to secure and keep flying contracts resulting in loss of contracts with all major carriers.

  10. "Not bad, but I was WAY undervalued"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scheduling Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People, Flight Benefits, Insurance, work-life balance, schedule

    Cons

    pay, leadership, communication, value, pilots

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