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AFA Safety Supporting You

March 16, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 16 - Beyond the support provided directly to your Local Council SHS Committee, our representatives work with regulatory agencies and management to ensure regulatory compliance in striving for the safest workplace for United Flight Attendant.

Keep Your Airman Certificate Card Current

March 16, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 16 - Flight Attendants are required to keep their FAA Airmen Certificate Card updated with their current name, address, citizenship, and gender. If you move, you should notify the FAA within thirty (30) days of an address change.

AFA Debrief: March 16, 2023

March 16, 2023 - Dear AFA

AFA Safety Supporting You, Keep Your Airman Certificate Card Current, CWA Human Rights: Town Hall with Ellen Cassedy, Contact Your Local AFA Union Representatives First!

AFA Debrief: March 14, 2023

March 14, 2023 - Dear AFA

CQ Rebalancing – Bidding Information, Our Contractual Rest has Value, Central Schedule Committee DSL Report, April 2023 Special COLAs Awarded, Welcome Class 2303!

CQ Rebalancing – Bidding Information

March 14, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 14 - As we reported last week, CQ rebalancing continues with Flight Attendant hiring. The CQ due month bidding opens today, March 14, 2023 and affects Flight Attendants based at EWR, IAD, ORD, LAX & SFO who are at or junior to a designated seniority level and who have CQ due months in October 2023 & November 2023. In addition to bidding to retain their current CQ due month, affected Flight Attendants will be able to select months earlier in year, specifically May 2023, June 2023, July 2023, August 2023 or September 2023.

April Special COLAs Awarded

March 14, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 14 - Flight Attendants who expressed interest were awarded Special COLAs for the April bid month.

Our Contractual Rest has Value

March 14, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 14 - Our Contractual rest is vital and has been negotiated so we can recharge and be ready to meet the challenges in our careers as well as our personal lives.

American Airlines Pilots Union Calls Strike Authorization Vote

March 10, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 10 - The American Airlines pilots union, the Allied Pilots Association, plans to vote in April on whether to allow members to call a strike as talks for a new labor contract continue.

A Battle Unjoined

March 10, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 10 - In the long term, the decline of unions tends to hurt workers: A large recent study, consistent with other research, found that union members made about 20 percent more on average than nonunionized workers who were otherwise similar. 

AFA Debrief: March 09, 2023

March 9, 2023 - Dear AFA

Change to US Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, CQ Rebalancing Continues with Flight Attendant Hiring, Carry Your Contract!

Change to US Daylight Saving Time on Sunday

March 9, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 9 - Don’t forget to set your clocks forward one hour on Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 0200 in observance of the change to daylight saving time in the United States.

Southwest Airlines Flight Attendants Plan to Picket Outside Love Field Thursday

March 8, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 8 - Heads up if you're flying out of Dallas Love Field on Thursday – hundreds of Southwest Airlines flight attendants will stage an informational picket outside the airport.The picket is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. in the airport's valet drop-off area outside. Those picketing are off-duty employees who were already scheduled off work on Thursday so travelers should not expect travel disruptions.

United Pilots Are ‘Not Close’ On Contract, But Talks Will Ramp Up

March 8, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 8 - While Delta pilots have signed a new contract and American pilots appear to be moving quickly towards one, United pilots appear to be lagging. “We are not close,” Garth Thompson, chair of the United chapter of the Air Line Pilots Association, wrote in a letter to pilots on Thursday. ALPA represents 14,000 United pilots. “Executive comments imply that our proposal and your union representation are overreaching and unreasonable,” he wrote.

Happy International Women's Day!

March 8, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 08 - International Women's Day!

Our Training. Our Commitment. Our Value.

March 7, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 07 - Regardless of whether we started our careers years ago or within the past month, we share a common mission.  We are aviation’s first responders and the final line of defense in the sky. 

Crew Management and Safety

March 7, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 07 - Communication is key in quickly and accurately addressing any issue that may arise.  Whether on the ground or in the air, we know instinctively that we can trust in our ability to communicate and work as a team alongside the Flight Deck to resolve matters.

Women of Aviation Worldwide Week

March 7, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 07 - Women of Aviation Worldwide Week is an annual global event that aims to encourage and inspire more women and girls to pursue careers in aviation and aerospace.

Cabin Jumpseat Authority (CJA) Listing and Award Procedures

March 7, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 07 - While the use of Cabin Jumpseat Authority (CJA) is provided for under our Contract, its use is also subject to company regulations, and this includes the ability for Flight Attendants to list for both non-revenue standby and jumpseat authority at the same time on the same flight.

AFA Debrief: March 07, 2023

March 7, 2023 - Dear AFA

Our Training.  Our Commitment.  Our Value., Crew Management and Safety, Women of Aviation Worldwide Week, Cabin Jumpseat Authority (CJA) Listing and Award Procedures

American Airlines flight attendants push for a mediator in contract dispute

March 6, 2023 - AFA Article

MAR 06 - American Airlines’ flight attendants union and the airline’s management requested federal mediation from the National Mediation Board.
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