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Adverse Conditions Days - Houston Facility Closed through August 31 at Noon

August 27, 2017 - AFA Article

Due to the heavy flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey United has made the decision to declare an “Adverse Conditions Day – Facility closed.”

(pmUAL) Limited Critical Coverage Declared at DCA, EWR, IAH and ORD for Sunday, August 6, 2017

August 5, 2017 - AFA Article

As of 7:00pm CT on August 5, 2017, Limited Critical Coverage has been declared for DCA, EWR, IAH and ORD for Sunday, August 6, 2017.

Working Crew Holiday Buddy Travel

November 13, 2015 - AFA Article

Flight Attendants who are working crew members will have the ability to travel with up to two people using buddy passes who will travel at the Flight Attendant’s personal pass classification.

What Does it Mean to be Reassigned?

February 27, 2015 - AFA Article

As we all know, during the operation, flight schedules can fall apart, and while frustrating, reassignments are part of our job. To protect our rights during reassignment, the company is obligated to follow the provisions outlined in our Contract.

United Continues to Outsource

January 14, 2015 - AFA Article

United has announced once again that they are planning on outsourcing Union employees at 28 airport locations across the United States.  The Union jobs that are at jeopardy for these employees fall into the category of Airport Operations and include baggage handlers, ramp workers and inside customer service agents. 

United Management Reduces B767ME Staffing

December 10, 2014 - AFA Article

On Thursday, December 4, 2014 United announced in their Inflight Services Alert their plans to reduce staffing on the B767ME aircraft in the International Markets.

Dear AFA: December 09, 2014

December 9, 2014 - Dear AFA

2015 Vacation Phase III Bidding,United Management Reduces B767ME Staffing,Update Travel Eligibles for 2015,Uniform Name Bar,Joint Negotiations Session Continues in Chicago This Week

UAX Deadhead: Final Segment of ID

August 8, 2014 - AFA Article

Aug 8 - As we reported in Dear AFA on March 20, 2013, a problem was identified with Unimatic failing to update IDs where the last segment of the ID contains a deadhead segment on United Express (UAX).

Travel Irregularities Associated with Travel To/From Recurrent Emergency Training (RET)* lock icon

July 3, 2014 - AFA Article

man walking past clockJuly 3 - When traveling to or from Recurrent Emergency Training (RET), irregularities in travel sometimes occur. These are the procedures you should follow if you find yourself in a situation where your travel or duty time impacts your training.

United Airlines: Huge problem at Chicago Airport

June 20, 2014 - Media Article

Jun 20 - Low visibility may be the reason hundreds of flights in Chicago were cancelled today.

United’s Unanticipated Increase in Block Hours

May 2, 2014 - AFA Article

May 2 - As a result of recent unanticipated changes by United’s Aircraft Scheduling, Flight Operations and Technical Operations (Maintenance), Inflight Scheduling has advised us of the need to add about 1,300 block hours into the pre-merger United domestic-fleet schedules. 

Dear AFA: May 02, 2014

May 2, 2014 - Dear AFA

No Dues Obligation for 111,Annual Purser Recurrent Closed – Awards by May 7,United Local ALPA Calls Out Smisek,United’s Unanticipated Increase in Block Hours

Aircraft Schedule Changes Drive Revisions to Some April LOFs

March 24, 2014 - AFA Article

Mar 24 - Revisions to the April aircraft schedule drive some changes in April Lines of Flying at all domestic domiciles.

United Airlines Pull Out of Canada-Outsources Canadian Operations!

February 21, 2014 - Media Article

Feb 21 - United Airlines is pulling out of Canada and will outsource its Canadian operations effective May 1, 2014. 

United Airlines Layoffs Unacceptable

February 20, 2014 - AFA Article

Feb 20 - The layoffs and contracting out announced by United Airlines at airports across Canada today are unacceptable and need to be reversed, Unifor National President Jerry Dias says.

United Airlines Sees Nationwide Reservation System Problems

February 18, 2014 - Media Article

Feb 18 - United Airlines passengers suffered delays Tuesday morning as the airline dealt with seemingly nationwide computer problems with its reservation system.

Passengers Complain of United Airlines Computer Glitch

February 18, 2014 - Media Article

Feb 18 - United Airlines customers complain about computer issues which are causing delays and boarding problems.

United Implements NRPS Travel

February 17, 2014 - AFA Article

Feb 17 - NRPS Travel has been authorized for BOS, DCA/IAD, JFK and ORD

Editorial Board Roundtable: United Airline's bombshell

February 3, 2014 - Media Article

Feb 3 - United Airlines officials said Monday that there is nothing the city of Cleveland could have done --or can do, at this point -- to persuade United to keep its hub in Cleveland.

United Implements NRPS for JFK, IAD, DCA/IAD and BOS

January 21, 2014 - AFA Article

Jan 21 - United is implementing NRPS travel today through January 22 for JFK, DCA and BOS.

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