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Joint Negotiations Update

April 24, 2015 - AFA Article

Joint Negotiations Update

United 2015 First Quarter Results & Fleet Plan

April 24, 2015 - AFA Article

Thursday, United announced their 2015 first quarter net income of $582 Million, which excludes special Items.  After including special items, the first quarter net income totals $508 million.   These results are the highest first quarter results in United’s history.

Spring MEC Meeting and 43rd Annual AFA-CWA BOD Meeting (April 25 - 30, 2015)

April 24, 2015 - AFA Article

This weekend, April 25 through April 27, 2015, your Local Council Leaders will attend the Spring 2015 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC). 

Waiving Report Time (Automatic Waiver of Report Time) – Section 7.J.1.a. & b.

April 22, 2015 - AFA Article

When a Flight Attendant(s) arrive late on an inbound flight, in order to insure that proper rest.

Reserve Preference System Error

April 21, 2015 - AFA Article

Due to an unexpected issue with a company server associated with the Reserve Preferencing program, standing preferences for Flight Attendants based in JFK and BOS were inadvertently deleted. 

Automatic Opting Reminder - Ready Reserve Preferencing & Reserve Trades

April 21, 2015 - AFA Article

The increase in the May line averages is a clear indication that the busy summer travel season is upon us, and with higher line averages we can anticipate an increase in Reserve utilization.  

Seniority Merge Integration Committee Webpage

April 21, 2015 - AFA Article

A webpage has been developed for the MEC website with pertinent information regarding the pre-merger United Seniority Integration process and important links pertaining to the process.

Ring Your Rep Wednesday #NoFastTrack

April 21, 2015 - AFA Article

This Wednesday, April 22, AFA will be asking our Members and their families and friends to call their two U.S. Senators to urge them to VOTE NO on Fast Track. 

United to Hold Live Webcast of First-Quarter 2015 Financial Results

April 21, 2015 - AFA Article

On Thursday April 23rd at 0930 CT United Airlines will hold a conference call to discuss the first-quarter 2015 financial results via a live, listen only webcast.

FAOM revision #14 - Effective May 1st

April 21, 2015 - AFA Article

FAOM Revision 14 is currently available at your local domicile and has an effective date of May 1, 2015.

Reciprocal Cabin Seat Listing Procedures Change For Virgin America

April 21, 2015 - AFA Article

Virgin America has recently implemented a new listing procedure for the Reciprocal Cabin Seat Agreement. 

E-Lines: April 21, 2015

April 21, 2015 - Dear AFA

Reserve Preference System Error, Automatic Opting Reminder and Ready Reserve Preferencing, Ring Your Rep Wednesday #NoFastTrack, Seniority Merge Integration Committee Webpage, United to Hold Live Webcast of First-Quarter 2015 Financial Results, FAOM revision #14 - Effective May 1st, Reciprocal Cabin Seat Listing Procedures Change For Virgin America, Joint Negotiations Continue in Houston

Seniority Verification Letters in the Mail

April 17, 2015 - AFA Article

Last week, the Seniority Merger Integration Committee (SMIC) met in Washington DC to finalize the Seniority Verification Letters (SVL) that were placed in the mail on April 15, 2015. 

E-Lines: April 17, 2015

April 17, 2015 - Dear AFA

Seniority Verification Letters in the Mail,Call to Action – #FightAviationFatigue With #EqualZzz, Using Self-Help for Hotel and Transportation,Airline Quality Ratings (AQR) 2015 

Airline Quality Ratings 2015

April 17, 2015 - AFA Article

The release of the 2015 Airline Quality Ratings (AQR) on April 13, 2015 represents the 25th year of reporting of airline performance.  Developed and announced in 1991, AQR is an objective method for assessing airline quality based on combined monthly performance criteria.

AFA Disapproved Hotels and Transportation Vendors lock icon

April 15, 2015 - Report

AFA Disapproved Hotels and Transportation Vendors

E-Lines: April 14, 2015

April 14, 2015 - Dear AFA

Sick Leave Balance Information,Call to Action on Fatigue,Spring MEC Meeting Agenda and 43rd Annual AFA-CWA BOD Meeting and Advance Agenda Items (April 25 - 30 2015),Joint Negotiations Resume in Houston

NEW!! Lineholder Open Flying Trip Trading Preferencing & Training Packet

April 10, 2015 - AFA Article

This week the company implemented the negotiated Trading Preferences for Lineholders.  This new system, which was negotiated in our 2012 Contract (Section 9.G.4.a.), was implemented on April 8th.

Language Qualified Flight Attendants Filling Open Premium Positions

April 10, 2015 - AFA Article

Recently, we have received a number of questions seeking clarification on the process of filling open premium positions by Flight Attendants who are language qualified and assigned to a designated language position on a given flight. 

Settlement Agreement Resolves Issue of Moving Flight Attendants into Designated Language Position

April 10, 2015 - AFA Article

Over the past several years, Local Grievances were filed at eight (8) domiciles when the company moved Flight Attendants from their awarded position on the flight into an open designated language position on the same flight. 
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