Virgin Australia Airlines Employee Reviews about "shift work"

Updated 9 May 2020

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  1. "Love this job!"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - International Flight Attendant in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Excellent company overall Great staff travel benefits 6 weeks annual leave You get to sleep on the job! On long international flights you have “crew rest” for up to 5 hours Great employees

    Cons

    Shift work Long hours Often away for holidays and special events eg birthdays Jet lag

  2. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabin Crew Supervisor in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Doing what I love every day which makes it feel like I’m not working at all

    Cons

    Early starts, working weekends, shift work

  3. "guest services"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Guest Service in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Australia Airlines part-time

    Pros

    friendly people, proactive days and every changing. staff travel benefits which is amazing

    Cons

    hard to grow within the company and shift work

  4. "Great Culture"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time

    Pros

    The people you'll work with are amazing, supportive leaders, great management

    Cons

    The money, the shift work in office roles and weekend work

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  5. "Virgin Australia"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Premium Guest Concierges in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    They have fabulous staff travel benefits

    Cons

    Fatique . working shift work

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  6. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Premium Guest Services in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The culture is amazing.

    Cons

    Work life balance is limited when doing shift work.

  7. "A Innovative Airline"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Operations Supervisor in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's an Airline that constantly thinks outside the box and very customer focused.

    Cons

    Shift work...the 4am starts and waking up super early.

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  8. "Great Culture"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabin Crew in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Australia Airlines part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people, the benefits, engaging with new people everyday, great for those who love being on the move.

    Cons

    Shift Work, money, unpredictability, 365 days a year business, no public holidays no Christmas etc.

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  9. "Cabin Crew"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Cabin Crew in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - great opportunities - fun environment and fast-paced - unique lifestyle traveling and working

    Cons

    - have to love shift work and be ok with change!

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    "Good people you work with but is it really worth it the way the job is"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabin Crew in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people you work with Staff travel benefits

    Cons

    Shift work Too many changes within roster Not getting leave approved Management are like robots Not recognising the good hardworking employees Management speak to you like children Work life balance

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