ExpressJet Airlines Reviews

Updated 13 Aug 2020

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3.3
48%
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ExpressJet Airlines Chairman and CEO Subodh Karnik (no image)
Subodh Karnik
23 Ratings
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  1. "Fine company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Aircraft Dispatcher in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at ExpressJet Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Work, growth, money, advancement, easy

    Cons

    Small, can’t keep contracts w mainline

  2. "Good place closing doors"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Captain in Newark, NJ

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

    Pros

    The pilot contract was very good

    Cons

    Regional airline not in control of its destiny


  3. "Was a great company to work for until COVID. But that’s to be expected with any airline company."

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    All pilots flew. I spent three days on reserve before holding a line. Averaging a minimum of 75hrs a month. Pay was decent, however, a new contract was in the works with drastic pay increases.

    Cons

    COVID hit and flights stopped. I went from 80+ hrs to 6 in a month.

  4. "Great Company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Captain in Newark, NJ

    I have been working at ExpressJet Airlines full-time

    Pros

    One of the best training and pilot groups in the industry.

    Cons

    Not hiring and shutting down.

  5. "Staffing"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ExpressJet Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Friendly co-workers and fantastic supervisor

    Cons

    Flames are too small 4 passengers as well as employees

  6. "Great place to work!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Captain in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ExpressJet Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Amazing pilot contract thanks to XJT MEC

    Cons

    Management always behind in decision making.

  7. "This is my work family!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Flight Attendant in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Schedule, health insurance, paid vacation

    Cons

    not many, you are away from home (on average) 4 days at a time

  8. "Meh"

    2.0
    Former Employee - Flight Attendant 

    I worked at ExpressJet Airlines full-time

    Pros

    The flight benefits were ok.

    Cons

    Management didn't care about employees.

  9. "ExpressJet was good"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pilot, First Officer in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good captains, hands-off management, management seems to care about individuals

    Cons

    It's going out of business and I'm only submitting this review to gain access to the rest of the site

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  10. "Going out of business"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Airline Pilot 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at ExpressJet Airlines full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    run away from the industry if you can

    Cons

    sleep deprivation, anxiety, health issues, crap management

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