Swa tpa From United States of America, joined Aug 2001, 1560 posts, RR: 32 Posted (12 years 10 months 4 days 11 hours ago) and read 2403 times:
Hi! I have a question concerning AirTran F/A's and commuting to their bases.
Does AirTran allow commuting for new F/A's? Whats the company like as far as morale goes and how does the company treat you. Would I be better off to stay with Southwest. I am currently a customer service agent but would like to transfer to inflight either for WN or possible AirTran or Comair.
Thanks a million!
Elwood64151 From United States of America, joined Feb 2002, 2477 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (12 years 9 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2281 times:
AirTran is accepting people into its flight crew ranks. The question is: Where do you live? If you live in an FL city, you shouldn't have any problems getting to work. If nothing else, I imagine you can jumpseat to your base. Most FAs are based in ATL anyway, so getting there shouldn't be a problem for dead-headers.
And besides, it's difficult to move around in WN. You have to be in a certain position for a period of time before you can move to another, and with AirTran, you won't have people pulling 30 years of seniority on you. It's a young company, so there's room to grow and move around.
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