Someone asked “Which Airline do have happiest employees?”
We tried to find some information about which airline has happiest employees.
There were not a lot of information which rated the airlines around the world. However, in the list, ‘Best places to work’, that Forbes and Glassdoor announced, had some airlines based in United States.
This list will show you the Top 10 Airlines, mostly based in United States, where the employees were satisfied with their working atmosphere.
(This information is from Investopedia. Also this information is not a definitive list because every employee has individual wants and needs.)
1. Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines is a major U.S airline and the world’s largest low-cost carrier. The airlines operates more than 3,400 flights per day. Southwest Airline was in the top 20 Forbes “America’s Best Employers” list. It is particularly high on work/life balance, career opportunities, employee morale and culture. Employees get a full range of benefits and discounted travel and hotel perks.
2. JetBlue Airways
Jetblue Airways is an American low-cost airlines. The airline serves 91 destinations in the U.S., the Caribbean, South America and Latin America. Jetblue Airways is one of the best companies for ambitious, career-focused airline personnel.
3. Delta Airlines
Delta Air Lines is a major American airline. It operates over 5,400 flights daily. Delta offers excellent perks and workplace benefits. Between 2010 and 2015, they paid out approximately $2.9 billion in profit sharing and rewards programs.
WestJet Airlines is a Canadian carrier that provides scheduled and charter air service to 90 destinations. Comparing with Delta, it has lower financial perks, however, WestJet employees enjoy profit-sharing and stock options.
Virgin America is a United States-based airline. The airline’s states aim is to provide low-fare, high-quality service for “long-haul point-to-point service between major metropolitan cities on the Eastern and West Coast seaboards. Virgin encourages innovation and strive to build a “buy-in” culture.
6. United Airlines
United Airlines is a major American airline carrier. It is the world’s largest airline when measured by number of destination served. This airline can be considered a second-tier version of Delta. It has suffered from poor customer service but its pay rates are near the top of the industry for pilots and other plane staff.
7. Alaska Airlines
Alaska Airlines is the 7th largest airline in the United States. Alaska has flights to more than 100 destinations. Their employees give high marks for working conditions, excellent management and good benefits.
8. American Airlines
American Airlines is a major United States based airline operating an extensive international and domestic network. After a bad 2013 and 2014, ownership is actively looking to improve employee satisfaction. They offer some of the best flight benefits and travel perks.
9. Spirit Airlines
Spirit Airlines is an American low-cost carrier. It operates scheduled flights throughout U.S and other destinations. It is a smaller airline comparing with the others in the list that is growing rapidly and it already offers good benefits.
10. SkyWest Airlines
SkyWest Airlines is a North American airline. It flies to 189 cities in 43 states. This airline will be the top choice for employees who are seeking for possible, part-time job to travel or earn some experience. They receive good benefits and flexible hours.