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Air New Zealand Reviews

Updated 30 Oct 2019

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3.8
76%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
Air New Zealand CEO Jeff McDowall (no image)
Jeff McDowall
4 Ratings
Pros
  • "Staff travel is one of the best perks, with some really good deals to travel around the globe for you and your family(in 13 reviews)

  • "Great people, collaborative spirit(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Bell curve grading system means silos are hard to breakdown, clicky culture, managers don't know how to manage, work life balance is non-existent(in 6 reviews)

  • "No work life balance, long hours, lots of bullies in management(in 4 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "World class organisation"

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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Air New Zealand full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Air New Zealand drives and delivers an exceptional people culture and ensures the company values and purpose are at the forefront of the strategy across the global markets. I am very proud to work for a business who focuses on developing leaders and offering career development opportunities.

    Cons

    Communication between business units can be challenging due to size of the business.

    Air New Zealand2018-10-10
  2. Helpful (3)

    "Great brand let down by its internal culture (Management and HR)"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Air New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced industry, good for recent grads

    Cons

    Bell curve grading system means silos are hard to breakdown, clicky culture, managers don't know how to manage, work life balance is non-existent. HR stuck in the 80's. Little diversity in exec positions, which is becoming an embarrassment to the company. Little opportunity to move up. Benefits are overrated, pay is below market.

    Advice to Management

    Skill up, and move on.

    Air New Zealand2018-05-10
  3. "Great culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Air New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and a good working environment

    Cons

    A little bureaucratic at the time that I was there

    Air New Zealand2017-11-08
  4. "Resources coordinator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Air New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Staff perks are very good

    Cons

    Shift work is very hard

    Air New Zealand2019-10-31
  5. "Engineering"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Christchurch, Canterbury
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Air New Zealand full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Looked after really well, everything you need is supplied

    Cons

    Managers can come up with some odd ideas sometimes without asking what workers think

    Air New Zealand2019-10-29
  6. "Logistics"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Air New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Flexible and forward thinking style of system

    Cons

    Management sometimes struggles to deal

    Air New Zealand2019-10-19
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Bad company culture inside company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Air New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    well loved brand by the country staff travel

    Cons

    lack of direction by management constant lies by manangement Management not being transparent Constant restructures terrible worklife balance

    Air New Zealand2019-10-16
  8. "Social media specialist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Social Media Specialist 

    I have been working at Air New Zealand full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You learn something new every day

    Cons

    Strict hierarchy for the business

    Advice to Management

    Stop hierarchy

    Air New Zealand2019-09-15
  9. "Longer hours, less pay. No work life balance."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant in Christchurch, Canterbury
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Air New Zealand full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Money is average for not having any qualifications

    Cons

    Staff travel is crap management uses personal things against you extremely hard to move up in the company expect to kiss some butt to get anywhere no work life balance essential to be part of the union Government owned Hypocritical and goes back on what they say

    Air New Zealand2019-10-10
  10. "Very Political"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Air New Zealand full-time

    Pros

    Staff Travel, Work from Home

    Cons

    Many lower-level managers are incompetent

    Air New Zealand2019-09-10
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