Virgin Australia Airlines Reviews

Updated 9 Aug 2020

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4.1
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Virgin Australia Airlines Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Paul Scurrah  (no image)
Paul Scurrah
7 Ratings
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  • "Only being able to plan your life from roster to(in 17 reviews)

  • "Early starts, working weekends, shift work(in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing company, amazing people"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Guest Services 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team culture great work

    Cons

    Weather related disruptions, working Christmas day

  2. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabin Crew in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team to work with and supportive management

    Cons

    Can work really long hours, EBA needs to be renegotiated. Staff can be pushed to the max


  3. "NA"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time

    Pros

    A great team to work with

    Cons

    Everything was good, no complaints.

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  4. "Excellent employer and people"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Revenue Management Analyst in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture and people, very supportive team and management.

    Cons

    Little opportunity to develop career.

  5. "Great experience"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Cabin Crew 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great training, great management, great people.

    Cons

    Early shifts are very exauhsting.

  6. "Great opportunities and Work on the culture will make this an incredible company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Manager 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Great company that gives many opportunities to step up and take on new challenges. The work is also incredibly exciting working on the many aspects to provide customers with the best experience from getting from A to B.

    Cons

    The culture was unfortunately highly competitive, with Senior Leaders often working on objectives for their own personal gain rather than people working collaboratively towards a common goal.

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  7. "Great CEO and improving culture."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Owner in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great culture and great people.

    Cons

    Siloed between departments. Transparency of direction from management not given.

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  8. "VA Guest services"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Guest Services in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team, second family, meet new people, pick up different skills. Meet people from all over the world and different walks of life. Builds customer service skills and patience. Shift work- early mornings/late nights/ but 3 days off. Outside the 9-5 hours. Great CEO Pail Scurrah.

    Cons

    Alot of cliques and favouritism by management with who gets specific roles or promotions. Ground Management team need a shake up. Too complacent in their positions

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  9. "It was good to me"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Workforce Planning Analyst in Brisbane
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fun, Friendly, Staff travel, Movement within Company

    Cons

    It needed the administration to cut the fat and refocus on what is important. There was a poor work ethic in some areas.

  10. "NA"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Pilot in Melbourne

    I have been working at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, Good culture, Good overall employment conditions.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

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