Virgin Australia Airlines Employee Reviews about "travel benefits"

Updated 5 Nov 2020

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  • "Early starts, working weekends, shift work(in 19 reviews)

  • "Can work really long hours, EBA needs to be renegotiated(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "VA"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Guest Services Agent 

    I have been working at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and travel benefits

    Cons

    Rotational shift anywhere from 4am until 1am finish.

  2. COVID-19

    "Great company culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Cabin Supervisor in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture, People, Career growth, Travel benefits, Variety

    Cons

    Aviation in a pandemic isn’t great. Very transient lifestyle, not suited to everyone


  3. "A great airline"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Airline Pilot in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic frontline staff Good staff travel benefits

    Cons

    Rosters not conducive to lifestyle Inefficient bidding system

  4. "Va"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Guest Services Agent in Brisbane
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Staff travel benefits - however downside to that too Lifelong friends you meet Shift work I enjoyed

    Cons

    Poor management Lack of consistency right from day 1 Poor communication

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  5. "VA Engineer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineer in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Salary and travel benefits. Great colleagues.

    Cons

    Uncertainty about future on all fronts

  6. "Love this job!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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

  7. "Excellent organisation with great people culture"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Revenue Management Specialist 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people culture and a fantastic group of ppl to work with. Excellent travel benefits.

    Cons

    Some legacy systems and processes. Unfortunately not many long haul routes like Qantas.

  8. "guest services"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

  9. "Unsettled"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Virgin Australia Airlines full-time

    Pros

    Staff Travel benefits are very good

    Cons

    No money to spend on improvements

  10. "Virgin Australia"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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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