Compare JetBlue vs Virgin America BETA

See how working at JetBlue vs. Virgin America compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at JetBlue vs. Virgin America. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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JetBlue

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Virgin America

Employee Ratings

  • JetBlue scored higher in 6 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Virgin America scored higher in 1 area: Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 1276 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 332 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
JetBlue employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
JetBlue Ceo Robin Hayes
82%
82%Robin Hayes
JetBlue employees rated their CEO Approval 31% higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Virgin America Ceo C. David Cush
51%
51%C. David Cush
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
JetBlue employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
51%
JetBlue employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than Virgin America employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

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What Employees Say

  • JetBlue had 175 more reviews than Virgin America that mentioned "Flight benefits" as a Pro.
  • JetBlue had 75 more reviews than Virgin America that mentioned "Travel benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Crewmembers" was the most mentioned Con at JetBlue.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Virgin America.
Pros
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 219 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 102 reviews)
Pros
"Flight benefits"(in 44 reviews)
"Travel benefits"(in 27 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Crewmembers"(in 49 reviews)
"Airlines"(in 43 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 23 reviews)
"Alaska airlines"(in 17 reviews)
Featured Review
"Reservations"6 Oct 2016

Reservations

I worked at JetBlue for less than a year

Pros

Great leadership, fun environment, fabulous company culture. The travel benefits are great. A company you can be proud to work for. Working from home is wonderful

Cons

Strict schedule but trading is allowed. Pay is a little low. Sometimes you feel like a number

Advice to Management

Listen to the front line when making important decisions that impact the employees. More incentives and higher pay.would go a long way

Former Employee - Customer Service

I worked at Virgin America full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Best company I've ever worked for

Cons

They are no longer around

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