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The 19 Best Airlines/Aviation Companies to Work For As Rated by the Women Who Work There (August 2021)

Looking for a new job in airlines/aviation? Check our list of the most women-friendly employers in the industry, as rated by the women who work there.

InHerSight's list of the best airlines/aviation companies for women is based on millions of anonymous employer ratings and reviews from working women. Airlines/Aviation companies on this list have 10 or more submissions as of August 1, 2021. Rate your company ›

The 19 best airlines/aviation companies to work for

Virgin America is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Burlingame, CA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.6 stars) and management opportunities (4.5 stars).

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Allegiant is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Las Vegas, NV area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (4.6 stars).

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Air Methods is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Greenwood Village, CO area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.5 stars) and paid time off (4.4 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Air Methods:

"Since I have been here, I have been very impressed by the executive leadership team as well as the mission and vision. I also love that everyone here comes to work every day very…"

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Southwest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Dallas, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (5.0 stars) and sense of belonging (4.6 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Southwest Airlines:

"The tech industry is generally not the most welcoming to women. I have felt valued and respected from the moment I began. My manager, director, and CIO are all women and mothers w…"

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United Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Chicago, IL area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for United Airlines:

"United Airlines is a company I am proud to work for not only because of the female-influenced work space, but also because I know my voice is valued at every level. It has been a …"

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Delta is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for wellness initiatives (4.0 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Delta:

"Tattoos have been my main concern for years, but we're even working to mitigate that! It's awesome! I feel like a lot of bad things you hear about my company don't take in to acco…"

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GE Aviation is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Cincinnati, OH area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (4.1 stars) and maternity and adoptive leave (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for GE Aviation:

"I can't say enough good things about working at GE Aviation. I attended regular Women in IT lunches and events, I never once felt judged or repressed due to me gender, and I was w…"

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SkyWest Airlines is an airlines/aviation company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for equal opportunities for women and men (4.4 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for SkyWest Airlines:

"A large company that has a mom and pop feel. Employees are treated like family."

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JetBlue Airways Corporation is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Long Island City, NY area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.0 stars) and management opportunities (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for JetBlue Airways Corporation:

"There are so many women in all positions, especially top positions at JetBlue - at least in Utah (which is a huge employee site)."

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American Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Fort Worth, TX area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for support for diversity (4.1 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for American Airlines:

"American has made huge strides for women in the workplace!"

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Piedmont Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Salisbury, MD area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (4.2 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (4.2 stars).

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Alaska Airlines is an airlines/aviation company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (4.0 stars) and support for diversity (4.0 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Alaska Airlines:

"I loved the people and the job. The perks are incredible and you really are aware everyone above you wants to see you succeed"

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Spirit Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for flexible work hours (4.2 stars) and the people you work with (3.8 stars).

Here’s what one woman writes about working for Spirit Airlines:

"I have worked at Spirit Airlines for over 2 years as a Flight Attendant. I absolutely LOVE it. As a flight attendant, I know that if I ever wanted to switch to different job withi…"

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Mesa Airlines, Inc is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Phoenix, AZ area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for women in leadership (4.0 stars) and the people you work with (3.6 stars).

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Frontier Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Denver, CO area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for management opportunities (3.1 stars) and the people you work with (3.1 stars).

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ExpressJet Airlines is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Atlanta, GA area, that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for sense of belonging (5.0 stars) and the people you work with (3.0 stars).

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Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is an airlines/aviation company that employs 5001 to 10000 people. The company has its best ratings for the people you work with (3.5 stars) and support for diversity (3.0 stars).

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Jeppesen, a Boeing Company is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Castlewood, CO area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (3.1 stars) and flexible work hours (3.1 stars).

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Signature Flight Support is an airlines/aviation company headquartered in the Orlando, FL area, that employs 1001 to 5000 people. The company has its best ratings for paid time off (2.8 stars) and equal opportunities for women and men (2.3 stars).

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