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Employee Assistance/Professional Standards Program Training Concludes

November 8, 2019 - AFA Article

This week, fourteen (14) dedicated volunteer Members from around the system attended our MEC Annual EAP/Professional Standards training in Chicago.

Category One Local Council Elections Results

November 8, 2019 - AFA Article

Category 1 Local Council Elections concluded this week. The following Flight Attendants were elected to a three-year term of office beginning January 1, 2020 ending December 31, 2022:

Transfers Awarded for January 2020 Bid Month – Action Required!

November 8, 2019 - AFA Article

On November 6, 2019, the company awarded 471 Flight Attendant transfers to BOS, DEN, EWR, GUM, IAH, LAX, MCO, SAN and SFO.  Flight Attendants are reminded, under the provisions of Section 17 of our JCBA, once awarded a transfer you must either accept or decline such transfer within seven (7) days of the award date.

CQ 2020 Changes

November 8, 2019 - AFA Article

As CQ 2019 concludes the end of this month of November, the company announced in Inflight Services Weekly some notable changes to CQ 2020 which begins December 2019.

MEC Reserve Committee Report

November 8, 2019 - AFA Article

The MEC Reserve Committee’s October 2019 report detailing the activities of the Reserve Committee has been published on unitedafa.org.

E-Lines: November 08, 2019

November 8, 2019 - Dear AFA

Employee Assistance/Professional Standards Program Training Concludes, Category One Local Council Elections Results, Second Round Vacation Bidding is Now Open,Transfers Awarded Effective for the January 2020 Bid Month – Action Required!, MEC Reserve Committee Report, CQ 2020 Changes, Honoring our Veterans- Monday, November 11, Reminders and Quick Links

January 2020 One Month COLAs & Job Share Availability

November 5, 2019 - AFA Article

Inflight Scheduling has determined that there will be an opportunity to award One-Month COLAs and Job shares for the January 2020 bid month. 

Second Round Vacation Bidding Begins November 8, 2019

November 5, 2019 - AFA Article

Second Round Vacation bidding for 2020 begins Friday, November 8, 2019 at 0800 (HDT). Bids Close on November 16, 2019, 0800 Home Domicile Time (HDT).

Central Schedule Committee (CSC) Reports – January 2019

November 5, 2019 - AFA Article

Central Schedule Committee’s most recent reports detailing their activities in the development of the December schedule have been published on www.unitedafa.org.

2019 Uniform Points Do Not Carry Over into New Year

November 5, 2019 - AFA Article

We’re reaching that time of year where it’s necessary to begin to think about ensuring any unused Uniform points are maximized to ensure we all look our professional best in the new year. 

The Cause Foundation® - Making Your Holiday Purchases Count!

November 5, 2019 - AFA Article

Candy cane scarves & ties for the holiday are available through November & December.

CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s 2020-2021 Scholarship

November 5, 2019 - AFA Article

CWA has announced the application process for the CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s scholarship for the 2020-2021 school year. 

We Support Delta Flight Attendant Efforts to Join AFA

November 5, 2019 - AFA Article

Thousands of Flight Attendants at Delta Air Lines have asked AFA to join them in efforts to become full members of our union. 

E-Lines: November 05, 2019

November 5, 2019 - Dear AFA

January 2020 One Month COLAs & Job Share Availability,Second Round Vacation Bidding Begins Friday - November 8 - 2019,Central Schedule Committee (CSC) Reports, 2019 Uniform Points Do Not Carry Over into New Year,The Cause Foundation® - Making Your Holiday Purchases Count,!CWA Joe Beirne Foundation’s 2020-2021 Scholarship,We Support Delta Flight Attendant Efforts to Join AFA

No Bid versus an Insufficient Vacation Bid Award

November 2, 2019 - AFA Article

Now that First Round 2020 vacation awards are available, one of the most common questions asked is about the difference between a no bid and an insufficient bid. 

Local Council Election Reminder

November 2, 2019 - AFA Article

Below is a list of the Local Councils included in Election Category I. If you have not received your voting credentials, contact the Membership Services at the AFA International Office – 800 424 2401 X706.

November Contractual Holidays:U.S. Thanksgiving Day, Labor Thanksgiving Day NRT

November 2, 2019 - AFA Article

Our Contract stipulates that Flight Attendants receive additional pay for flight assignments flown on designated holidays as outlined in Section 2.Q. 

UChat App Available as of September 30, 2019

November 2, 2019 - AFA Article

The new Flight Attendant communication app, UChat, was pushed to our links on September 30, 2019. 

Can I Be Re-directed from my Bid Position for the Duration of a Flight?

November 2, 2019 - AFA Article

The International Purser/Purser is the designated onboard leader on the aircraft and she/he is responsible for coordinating the overall service on the flight and ensuring all aspects of the scheduled service(s) are completed according to established company standards. This work should be completed observing all of the provisions of the Contract under which we all work.

Reviewing your Electronic Work History in CCS

November 2, 2019 - AFA Article

Flight Attendants are reminded of the importance of reviewing your Electronic Work History periodically to ensure that no items are entered into your work history without your knowledge.
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