Gatwick Airport Reviews

Updated Sep 14, 2021

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3.9
70%
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97%
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Gatwick Airport CEO Stewart Wingate
Stewart Wingate
53 Ratings
Pros
  • "The airport will be there for the long-term(in 6 reviews)

  • "Good place to work good company(in 5 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Dealing with some rude passengers(in 6 reviews)

  • "from the airport Not all managers are good to work for (though most seemed OK to me)(in 5 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Amazing!

      Aug 19, 2021 - Barista in Gatwick, England, England
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      Pros

      I love my job a lot

      Cons

      It is quite slow sometimes

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Job Satisfaction

      Sep 14, 2021 - Project Engineer in Gatwick, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Challenging Environment - Building relations with large teams of highly skilled individuals

      Cons

      - Aviation sector work is traditionally very volatile. Covid closed all construction projects within the airport.

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Ok money, not ok management

      Aug 27, 2021 - Officer in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Money, some colleagues, interesting, permanent contract

      Cons

      Management, some colleagues, micro-management, understaffing before coronavirus pandemic

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Great place to work pre-Covid

      Jul 31, 2021 - Terminal Operations Manager in Gatwick, England, England
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      Pros

      The people were amazing, full of energised and intelligent individuals trying to improve the lives of travellers every day. Good pay and excellent working conditions.

      Cons

      There was a hierarchy that meant it was hard to progress, people didn't often help you to move on in your career and the distance culturally between top management and front line workers became ever greater. Often negotiating between union and organisation became hostile and created a them and us atmosphere.

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Good job

      Jul 9, 2021 - Security Officer 
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      Pros

      Good money, great bunch of people

      Cons

      No cons apart for early start

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Average

      Jul 22, 2021 - Security Officer 
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      Pros

      Good wage Some amazing members of staff

      Cons

      Bad management Terrible system in place

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Gatwick Security

      May 7, 2021 - Team Leader in Gatwick, England, England
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      Pros

      Gatwick has a good atmosphere.

      Cons

      Long hours, very early shift starts

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      good company

      Apr 22, 2021 - Airport Security Officer in Gatwick, England, England
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      Pros

      Staff that you work with

      Cons

      Shift work, not all managers are very suportive.

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Senior management are out of touch

      Apr 29, 2021 - N/A in Gatwick, England, England
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      Pros

      Good colleagues. Easy location to get to.

      Cons

      Job descriptions are not adhered to. No progression opportunities. Some Senior Leaders are rude and out of touch.

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Awful company culture, no focus on wellbeing

      May 13, 2021 - Communications Executive in Gatwick, England, England
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      Pros

      Salary, pension scheme, general benefits

      Cons

      Managers are generally rude and not supportive. No company culture, can be toxic. No respect by senior managers to new staff

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