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Cabin Crew (Former Employee) –  Heathrow, Greater London4 December 2017
No true understanding of team work or true employee care. Management were unprofessional and rude apart from few. Pay was absolutely horrendous. Unfair acknowledgement.
Staff are ungrateful and aim emotions towards each other with no professionalism or decorum. Possibly the worst company I have worked for.
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perks and benefits are great but work is hard.
Cabin Crew (Current Employee) –  Heathrow, Greater London2 December 2017
perks and benefits are great but work is hard, you have to be very punctual and on time for obvious reasons. get to stay at very luxury hotels for a short duration on stay overs however you have to be prepared for combatting tiredness and fatigue and manage your home life well.
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Social workplace
Cabin Crew (Former Employee) –  Heathrow, Greater London1 December 2017
It's a social place to work however, the job is changing. It's not how it used to be. Pay is minimum and the days are long. Rest and breaks are shorter. It's great place for a gap year.
Pros
Travel the world
Cons
Long hours and stays away from home
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Good for young people
Cabin Crew (Former Employee) –  Heathrow, Greater London30 November 2017
The lifestyle is hard, be prepared to revolve every aspect of your life around the job. The pay is poor, the moral is bad, and the progression is slow and long. Good for young people who are living at home and don't have financial commitments. Too risky for those with mortgages etc to know if your wage will cover your bills.
Very independent role, do not expect support from company.
Pros
Great for seeing the world and working with lovely crew
Cons
long hours, bad pay.
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Travel the world
Cabin Crew (Current Employee) –  London, Greater London21 November 2017
Exciting company to work for with opportunity's to travel the world and grow within different departments within the company. Lots of people to work with.
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It's a lifestyle, not a job.
Qualified Mixed Fleet Cabin Crew (Current Employee) –  London Heathrow Airport, Greater London10 November 2017
Once you understand that you are just a number and will not be treated as an individual by management you will get on totally fine here. Slight bullying culture at times - you need to have thick skin. Can be a lot of fun, but very hard work and little-no work-life balance.
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great job to travel
Cabin Crew (Former Employee) –  Manchester10 November 2017
cabin crew is an amazing job and its looked at as being to much of a face type figure. A lot of safety goes into this role and looking after the crew, aircraft and passengers and there is no credit for this hard work.
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Ok
cabin Crew (Current Employee) –  London / Gatwick Airport, West Sussex7 November 2017
The job is a great way to travel for free. However over the years the standard of the company has slipped and it makes for an unpleasant working environment.
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British airways
Cabin Crew (Former Employee) –  Heathrow, Greater London25 October 2017
Good company to work for if you love traveling. Lots of lovely destinations. It’s a hard job and the flights are challenging.
You’ll need a lot of patience and customer service skills to enjoy this job.
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Big changes to working conditions
Cabin Crew (Current Employee) –  London Heathrow Airport, Greater London5 October 2017
BA have changed their employment conditions and are no longer the great employer they once were. They don't encourage cabin crew to stay for long, thereby saving money on sick pay, maternity and pension.
Pros
Travel and cheap flights if you can afford them.
Cons
Long hours, bad pay
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Exciting travelling opportunities
Cabin Crew (Current Employee) –  London Heathrow Airport, Greater London3 October 2017
A typical day at work is flying to different destinations. It is a fantastic job for travelling while you are young. The work hours are extremely long and tiring and the pay isn't great. Suitable job for a couple of years to experience the world and gain some great key life skills.
Pros
travelling, meeting new people
Cons
long hours, bad pay
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Not an enjoyable company to work for
Cabin Crew (Current Employee) –  London Heathrow Airport, Greater London29 September 2017
No work life balance, you are just a number and they will not acomodate you in any way shape or form. You get treated very poorly and are overworked. Very unpleasant atmosphere
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Upper management do not appreciate their staff.
Cabin Crew (Former Employee) –  Heathrow25 September 2017
I absolutely LOVED my job, but the low wages and disrespect from upper management at British Airways is shocking. Almost feel I was forced to leave a job I enjoyed because I couldn't cope financially or with how how we were treated.

I SUPPORT STRIKING BA MIXED FLEET CREW.
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Fun, travel, meeting people
Cabin Crew (Former Employee) –  International21 September 2017
Great job, interacting with an international passengers. An added bonus was being able to travel internationally and seeing and experiencing different cultures
Pros
Travel and cultural experiences
Cons
Unsociable hours
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Cabin Crew (BA CityFlyer) (Former Employee) –  London City Airport18 September 2017
You are worked into the ground.

The rosters are issued and then changed constantly during the month.

No work life balance.

Managers do not care. No 121's just left to get on with it unless you do something wrong.

Pay is poor for the hours you are expected to do and the number of flights is crazy you are left so tired.

Lots of single days off with working 6 days either side.

You are better applying to heathrow or gatwick
Pros
Non
Cons
Rosters are issued and changed constantly no work life balance.
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worst employer ever
Cabin Crew (Current Employee) –  Gatwick Airport Station, West Sussex15 September 2017
no duty of care, no motivation, no rewards, never listened to. abuse all the time from passengers over issues that are way out of our control. the job is not what it used to be.
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Varied and fun lifestyle
Cabin Crew (Former Employee) –  London Heathrow Airport, Greater London4 September 2017
It's a great lifestyle to live and not for those who like the normal 9-5 life. Not a very good work/home life balance as I was barely ever home. It's a great opportunity for those with a love for travel and people.
Pros
Staff travel
Cons
Barely home
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Great, fun job
Long haul Cabin Crew and then Long haul Purser (Former Employee) –  Heathrow, Greater London31 August 2017
A fantastic job but a very large company so employees are very much a number rather than in individual.
Good pension and flight benefits. Great staff and team work but no one really knows their manager and therefore support or building a relationship with that person can be tricky.
All in all, a great job and professional company.
Pros
Great team work
Cons
Long, unsociable hours
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Good if yound and still live at home
Mixed Fleet Cabin Crew (Former Employee) –  London Heathrow Terminal 514 August 2017
There's a reason people are striking, the money isn't great, but more of a factor are the terms and scheduling. If you are <24 and live at home, go for it, if not - avoid.
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Fun and Exciting
Cabin Crew (Current Employee) –  Heathrow7 August 2017
To be cabin crew takes a certain person. Be prepared to be thrown in the deep end but experience and meet some amazing people and explore parts of the world you never expected!
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