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Senate to Move Forward with Vote on Fast Track Legislation #RingYourRep

May 21, 2015 - AFA Article

The Senate has acted to move forward with a vote on Fast Track legislation.  Now, more than ever, we need calls focused on the House where the real fight will take place. Calls to the Senate are encouraged, but strategically we need to focus our efforts in the House. 

Special E-Lines: May 21, 2015

May 21, 2015 - Dear AFA

Senate to Move Forward with Vote on Fast Track Legislation #RingYourRep

Support All United Flight Attendants - The CAUSE Foundation

May 19, 2015 - AFA Article

“I Never Thought This Would Happen To Me,” these are the first words The CAUSE Foundation usually hears when a Flight Attendant contacts them for assistance.  Since their inception over 21 years ago, CAUSE has granted over $5 million to Flight Attendants who are unable to work due to illness, injury or disability.

Monthly Max Over Guarantee

May 19, 2015 - AFA Article

The company’s decision to utilize the higher line averages provided for in Section 9.A.3. of the Contract is resulting in Flight Attendants being awarded lines of flying that may, in some cases,  exceed their monthly flight time maximum. This may be the result of the actual line value because the 95 flight time maximum limitation does not apply to line construction or the result of your awarded line value in combination with an existing overlap ID into the new schedule month. 

New Crew Rest Policy - Effective June Schedule

May 19, 2015 - AFA Article

The company informed our Pursers that beginning with the June schedule month they will be revising the Crew Rest Policy. 

E-Lines: May 19, 2015

May 19, 2015 - Dear AFA

New Crew Rest Policy - Effective June Schedule,Monthly Max Over Guarantee,Support All United Flight Attendants - The CAUSE Foundation,Joint Negotiations Continue in Houston

United MEC Communication Training

May 15, 2015 - AFA Article

This week our flying partners from BOS, LHR, ORD, HNL, FRA, DCA, BOS, and NRT successfully completed two days of Communication Training.

Happy Birthday Flight Attendants

May 15, 2015 - AFA Article

Today marks the 85th anniversary of the first Flight Attendant, Ellen Church. Ellen was a registered pilot and nurse, but wasn't granted the ability to fly.

Pre-merger United Hiring

May 15, 2015 - AFA Article

Recent reports from the Customer Service Training (CST) classes at CQ indicate that management is in the process of making plans for class number 20, starting in August 2015. 

Hiring at Pre-Merger United: What does this mean for our EEOP Participants?

May 15, 2015 - AFA Article

We are aware that there are a number of participants in the 2014 Enhanced Early Out Program (EEOP) who have not yet been assigned exit dates.

Assignment of Flying at Houston based on anticipated 787-900 deliveries

May 15, 2015 - AFA Article

This week in United’s Inflight Services Weekly (ISW), management announced upcoming flying changes at Houston (IAH) as a result of the expected deliveries of the Boeing 787-900 aircraft

Aircraft Acquisitions

May 15, 2015 - AFA Article

United has recently made announcements of aircraft acquisitions

E-Lines: May 15, 2015

May 15, 2015 - Dear AFA

Fight Fatigue - Flight Attendants Need #EqualZzz,Assignment of Flying at Houston based on anticipated 787-900 deliveries,Aircraft Acquisitions,Pre-merger United Hiring,Hiring at Pre-Merger United: What does this mean for our EEOP Participants?,Happy Birthday Flight Attendants,United MEC Communication Training

United Reporting Systems

May 12, 2015 - AFA Article

We are still receiving inquires requesting clarification of which United reporting system applies to which circumstance.

Staffing Changes on the 767MI

May 12, 2015 - AFA Article

As you know, for some time now we have been dealing with management’s decision to alter the staffing on the three class 767MI aircraft which reduced the number of Flight Attendants in the economy cabin to a maximum of three at full staffing levels. 

Senate Votes Against Fast Track Authority for TPP

May 12, 2015 - AFA Article

In a 52-45 vote on Tuesday afternoon, the United States Senate threw a wrench in the Fast Track authority for Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) plan that would have relinquished constitutional responsibility to determine trade policy, review and amend trade pacts, and fix any problems that could seriously harm the U.S. economy.

E-Lines: May 12, 2015

May 12, 2015 - Dear AFA

Senate Votes Against Fast Track Authority for TPP,Staffing Changes on the 767MI,United Reporting Systems,Joint Negotiations Resume in Houston

E-Lines: May 08, 2015

May 8, 2015 - Dear AFA

2015 United Annual Stockholder Meeting,Let’s Stand Together and Flight Human Trafficking, Next Week Joint Negotiations Resume in Houston

Let’s Stand Together and Fight Human Trafficking

May 8, 2015 - AFA Article

In 2009 Airline Ambassador International’s (AAI) humanitarian team rescued an abandoned 3 ½ year old girl who had been struggling on her own in Cambodia all her life.

2015 United Annual Stockholder Meeting

May 8, 2015 - AFA Article

If you own United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Common Stock, either directly or through your 401(k), you can vote or direct the trustee (Evercore Trust Company) how to vote your UAL shares on the matters brought before the shareholders at the 2015 annual UAL Stockholder Meeting. 
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