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JNC Update: April 25-29, 2016

May 1, 2016 - AFA Article

As was reported in the Company’s negotiations communication of April 29, the parties were in Chicago for mediation last week.

AFA United Flight Attendants Join Verizon Picket Line

April 29, 2016 - AFA Article

Our Flying Partners from JFK Council 5 joined our CWA Sisters and Brothers on the Verizon Picket Line Monday in Trenton, New Jersey.

Known Crewmember While Traveling International

April 29, 2016 - AFA Article

In the upcoming weeks, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will implement new changes to the Known Crewmember (KCM) program for crew members traveling to international destination on personal travel.  

Vacation Reduction Resulting from Occupational Leaves of Absence

April 29, 2016 - AFA Article

Many of you have been waiting for quite some time for resolution of the issue affecting the reduction of your vacation accrual as a result of an Occupational Leave of Absence. 

787 Settlement Fund Distribution

April 29, 2016 - AFA Article

Over the course of the past several days, the company has provided AFA with information and updates on the process of distributing the 787 Settlement Fund. 

#DenyNAI We Must Take Action to Protect Our Jobs! ACT NOW!

April 29, 2016 - AFA Article

The NAI scheme threatens our careers and the future of the U.S. aviation industry. This business model allows NAI to cut costs well below industry norms.

AFA is Family

April 29, 2016 - AFA Article

AFA is a Union of Flight Attendants standing together as one. 50,000 Flight Attendants at 18 airlines make up the AFA family and as the saying goes, Family comes first.

E-Lines: April 29, 2016

April 29, 2016 - Dear AFA

#DenyNAI We Must Take Action to Protect Our Jobs! ACT NOW!,Vacation Reduction Resulting from Occupational Leaves of Absence,787 Settlement Fund Distribution,Known Crewmember While Traveling International,Joint Negotiations Continue Next Week in Chicago,AFA United Flight Attendants Join Verizon Picket Line,AFA is Family,Follow Us on Twitter @AFAUnitedMEC

Flight Attendants Urge Action on Legislation to Enforce U.S.-EU Open Skies Agreement

April 28, 2016 - AFA Media Release

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today praised the introduction of H.R. 5090that would ensure enforcement of the labor provisions in the U.S.-EU Open Skies agreement. 

Spring 2016 Regular Meeting of the United MEC and 44th Annual AFA-CWA BOD (May 21-25, 2016)

April 26, 2016 - AFA Article

At at the upcoming United MEC Spring Meeting, May 21-22 and 25, 2016, the United AFA MEC Officers will provide updates on issues they have been working on in the time interval since our last meeting. 

United Announces 2016 First Quarter Performance

April 26, 2016 - AFA Article

Late last week United announced their 2016 First Quarter Performance.  For the first quarter of 2016, total revenue was $8.2 billion, a decrease of 4.8 percent year-over-year.

Welcome Class 1611

April 26, 2016 - AFA Article

Today, we welcome the 69 graduating Members of class of 1611 to the line.  Our newest flying partners will be reporting to DCA, IAH, and JFK.  

Take Action and Protect Your Jobs! Stop Norwegian Air International! #DenyNAI

April 26, 2016 - AFA Article

The NAI scheme threatens our careers and the future of the U.S. airline industry. We all need to take the time and contact our elected government officials Today!

E-Lines: April 26, 2016

April 26, 2016 - Dear AFA

Welcome Class 1611,Take Action and Protect Your Jobs! Stop Norwegian Air International! #DenyNAI,Spring 2016 Regular Meeting of the United MEC and 44th Annual AFA-CWA BOD (May 21-25, 2016),United Announces 2016 First Quarter Performance,Joint Negotiations Continue This Week in Chicago

Merged Seniority List Compiled According to Process in AFA-CWA Constitution

April 26, 2016 - AFA Article

The merged seniority list is compiled as reported to AFA members since the merger of United/Continental/Continental Micronesia was first announced in 2010.

Congratulations and Welcome to our Union Family - Class 1533

April 22, 2016 - AFA Article

We congratulate the Flight Attendants from Class 1533 on completion of their 180 day probationary period with United Airlines.  You have now officially joined the world’s largest Union of Flight Attendants! 

Take Action! Call or Tweet to Protect Our Jobs! Stop Norwegian Air International!

April 22, 2016 - AFA Article

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has tentatively approved Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application for a foreign air carrier permit.  AFA has already voiced our strong opposition to this decision.

Clarification on Liquids, Aerosols and Gels (LAGs) into Brazil

April 22, 2016 - AFA Article

In recent days we have been receiving some questions about the application of the Liquid, Aerosol and Gel (LAG) exemption for crew members entering Brazil.

NEW Unimatic Support Guide

April 22, 2016 - AFA Article

Whether you are a pro at Unimatic or one of our beloved New Hires, we hope that this new section of our website will help you understand the basic Unimatic commands and ensure you have the schedule requirements and flexibility which you may be seeking.

Purser Preference Month Bidding Delayed

April 22, 2016 - AFA Article

We have been advised bidding for 2016 Purser Recurrent Preference Month has been delayed. Specific information about the delay was not immediately available.  Once known, we will share this additional information. 
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