ExpressJet Airlines Reviews

Updated 23 Sep 2020

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3.5
41%
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33%
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ExpressJet Airlines Chairman and CEO Subodh Karnik (no image)
Subodh Karnik
37 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. "Corporate Management LACKED communication"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Louisville, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    fun environment, stable pay, great teammates

    Cons

    bad upper management, did what was best for them and not the people

  2. "Great workplace"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant 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 pay, great hotel contract

    Cons

    Same as any other airline. Also company going out of business.


  3. "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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  4. "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

  5. "Great Loss"

    4.0
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    • 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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  6. COVID-19

    "Shutting down due to covid-19"

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

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

    Pros

    fast turnover rate, advancement opportunities

    Cons

    poor starting pay, closing due to covid-19

  7. "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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  8. "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

  9. "average small company"

    3.0
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    • 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.

  10. "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.

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