With no advance warning, the DOT has ordered approval of the flag-of-convenience Norwegian Air International (NAI) application. By this action, the DOT has failed to acknowledge the labor protections of the U.S.-EU Open Skies Agreements and sets a precedent that risks hundreds of thousands of U.S. aviation jobs.
As we reported on Tuesday in AFA E-Lines, pre-merger United Flight Attendants on Reserve for the month of December, will have the opportunity to preference where they would like to layover for the three (3) days preceding and two (2) days following Christmas.
In yesterday’s United Inflight Service Weekly, United announced the Brazilian Government has reversed requirements for all Flight Attendants, on U.S. carriers, flying into Brazil to carry their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificate with them.
United will be offering pre-merger CAL Flight Attendants one month leaves and jobshares for the January 2017 bid month. Flight Attendants who are interested should submit their request via CCS under bidding no later than December 5, 2016 at 10:00 am local domicile time.
Pre-merger United Phase III (tertiary) Vacation Bidding is open now. Please ensure that your Phase III Vacation bid is on file by the close of bidding on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 0830 local domicile time.
Eligible employees and retirees have the opportunity to update their elections for enrolled friend, spouse, or domestic partner beginning December 1st through December 30th at 7:00 PM CST.
We have received reports of a rumor that United mailed a letter to Flight Attendants notifying them that their 2017 Medical and Dental premiums have increased since open enrollment.
With the ratification of our Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA), effective January 1, 2017 all United Flight Attendants will be offered the same amount of life insurance coverage.
DOT NAI Decision Double Crosses U.S. and EU Aviation Workers,(UAL) Reserve
Holiday Wish List Clarification,(CAL) United Offers
One Month Leaves and Jobshares for January 2017,(UAL) Phase III Vacation Bidding Opens,2017
Medical and Dental Premiums Rumor,Pass Travel Open Enrollment,Update:
FAA Certificate no Longer Required when Flying to Brazil,2017
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For those of you taking advantage of the uniform discounts now available through Cintas or perhaps using up remaining 2016 uniform point balance.
Pre-merger United Phase III (tertiary) Vacation Bidding opens on Thursday, December 1, 2016 and closes on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 0830 local domicile time and will be posted no later than December 11, 2016 at 0830 local domicile time.
This holiday season will take flight soon, as United launches our special flights to the “North Pole”. Children from across the globe will enjoy an extraordinary experience, as they take flight on an adventure of a lifetime.
As with each year, during the month of December, Flight Attendants may wear one holiday accessory that is in good taste, in the spirit of the holiday, and that does not detract from our image as Safety Professionals and First Responders.
Pre-merger United Flight Attendants on Reserve for the month of December, have an opportunity to preference where they would like to layover for the three (3) days preceding and two (2) days following Christmas.
Reserve Holiday Preferencing,Holiday
Adornment While in Uniform,(UAL) Phase III Vacation Bidding Opens,Fantasy
Flights Takeoff to the North Pole,Minor
Uniform Alterations Available
In this time of Thanksgiving celebration, my thoughts turn gratefully to you with warm appreciation. If you are flying today I want to express my gratitude to you for your dedication to our profession.
Today, we welcome the 37 graduating Members of class of 1641 to the line.
The AFA United MEC Benefits Committee is happy to announce an upcoming Open Enrollment for Aflac/CAIC voluntary supplemental insurance benefits for pre-merger United Flight Attendants.
Pre-merger United Flight Attendant’s 2017 Phase II (Secondary) Vacation Bidding for 2017 will close at 0830 local domicile time Wednesday, November 23, 2016.