Spirit Airlines Reviews

Updated 1 Aug 2020

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3.8
79%
Recommend to a Friend
85%
Approve of CEO
Spirit Airlines President and CEO Ted Christie
Ted Christie
49 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "1 on time departures, best low cost airline, etc(in 22 reviews)

  • "Low pay compared to other airlines, some supervisors abuse on the workload(in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Spirit Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Good health and flight benefits. Easy fun work environment. Upper management cares about employees

    Cons

    Don't work as many hours compared to regular 9-5 jobs

  2. "Flexibility"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Guest Relations Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible schedule and great team

    Cons

    The salary can be better but in exchange employees have flexibility with working remotely


  3. COVID-19

    "Solid Job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Dispatch Officer in Miramar, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great schedule and work/life balance. Laid back, yet professional work environment.

    Cons

    Volatile industry, especially in the world of COVID-19.

    Spirit Airlines Response

    July 24, 2020Recruiter

    Thank you for your review. We pride ourselves on making Spirit a great place to work and we are happy to hear that you enjoy working for us.

  4. "Not great, not bad."

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flight benefits, travel privileges, fun atmosphere. If you’re not reserve, great as a side job.

    Cons

    Cheap tickets mean cheap passengers. Long work days up to 16 hours. Ran for business, not for employees or customers.

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    Spirit Airlines Response

    July 24, 2020Recruiter

    Thank you for your feedback. We re are proud to offer our Team Members comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, travel benefits, and much more. While your experience has not been satisfactory, we do wish you the best in your future endeavors and thank you for the feedback to help us continually improve!

  5. "Best Job Ever. Great Airline"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flight benefits on upwards of 100 airlines, free/discounted travel, flexible schedule

    Cons

    Starting pay is low but the opportunity to earn money with seniority is unmatched!

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    Spirit Airlines Response

    July 28, 2020Human Resources

    Thank you for the awesome feedback. We are committed to creating great experiences for both our Team Members and our Guests, and are happy to hear that you are enjoying your journey with us!

  6. "Full of Spirit"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyste Pricing Et Revenue Management in Miramar, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Spirit Airlines full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very good corporate work environment, you don't feel suffocated by hierarchy and you feel that corporate is truly one, cohesive team. The company really cares about its employees. Managers also care about giving employee feedback and fostering team relations.

    Cons

    South Florida location, some unintentional sexism exuded by male-dominated management

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    Spirit Airlines Response

    July 28, 2020Human Resources

    Thank you for your feedback. We love hearing from members of our Spirit Family so we can continually improve and keep doing what we do best. We encourage our Team Members to speak up about concerns and commit to taking this seriously.

  7. "Great"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 

    I worked at Spirit Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, Unionized, health benefits, 401k match

    Cons

    Unorganized, tight galley, long hrs, long wait times when calling in.

    Spirit Airlines Response

    July 28, 2020Human Resources

    Thank you for your review. We pride ourselves on making Spirit a great place to work and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed working with us.

  8. "Great Company"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 

    I worked at Spirit Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Growth. Its a fairly small company so everyone know each other one way or another.

    Cons

    Rough Schedule to say the least.

  9. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant 

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

    Pros

    Quality of life, flight benefits

    Cons

    Crew scheduling does not follow contract

  10. "Excellent Company to Work For"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Guest Relations Supervisor in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Community Atmosphere, Updated Workspaces, Remote Ability, ADA Compliant Buildings, Merit increases are available.

    Cons

    Not much in the Con space

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