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Do You Have What It Takes to be an AFA EAP Representative?

January 18, 2017 - AFA Article

Many Local Councils are looking for AFA EAP Representatives. Flight Attendants interested in becoming an AFA EAP Representative should contact their Local Council to discuss their interest with their Local Council President.  

Scholarship Program Deadlines

January 18, 2017 - AFA Article

UNION PLUS, AFA-CWA, and CWA scholarships are available. 

Bulletin #19 Effective February 1,2017

January 18, 2017 - AFA Article

Bulletin #19 becomes effective February 1, 2017 and is now available to download. 

Profit Sharing Payments

January 18, 2017 - AFA Article

As a result of this financial performance, employees earned $628 million in Profit Sharing for the full year.  Profit Sharing payments will be paid out on a separate check on Feb. 27, 2017, through your normal payroll process (i.e., direct deposit or physical check). 

Day One 2016 Fall United MEC Meeting

January 18, 2017 - AFA Article

The Winter Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) began in Houston today. Summaries for each day of this meeting will be posted on our website.

United Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results

January 18, 2017 - AFA Article

Today United Airlines (UAL), announced the fiscal results of their fourth quarter (Q4) and full year 2016 results. Revenue for Q4 was reported as $397 million, diluted earnings per share of $1.26, pre-tax earnings of $884 million and pre-tax margin of 9.8 percent. 

Congratulations and Welcome to our Union Family - Class 1622

January 18, 2017 - AFA Article

We congratulate the Flight Attendants from Class 1622 on completion of their 180 day probationary period with United Airlines.  You have now officially joined the world’s largest Union of Flight Attendants!

E-Lines: January 18, 2017

January 17, 2017 - Dear AFA

Congratulations and Welcome to our Union Family - Class 1622, United Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results, Profit Sharing Payments, Day One 2016 Fall United MEC Meeting, Bulletin #19 Effective February 1, Scholarship Program Deadlines, Do You Have What It Takes to be an AFA EAP Representative?

Flight Attendant Union Pledges to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Year-Round

January 17, 2017 - AFA Media Release

As our nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson said.

Further Clarification: One Month Special COLAs and Jobshares Offered for February

January 15, 2017 - AFA Article

We may have confused some pre-merger United Flight Attendants by the direction we provided in Friday’s AFA E-Lines and/or the correction we sent out yesterday. We apologize and hope this clarifies any confusion out there.

United Airlines to Retire Our Beloved Queen of the Skies - The Boeing 747

January 13, 2017 - AFA Article

The Boeing 747 is an aircraft of distinction, unique to the industry and part of our airline’s very identity.  Those of us who have spent any part of our career here at United know of the incomparable attributes of the Queen of the Skies whether working as Flight Attendants, Pilots, Ramp Service or Airport Operations personnel.

Profit Sharing - Section 4.N.4.

January 13, 2017 - AFA Article

As provided in Section 4.N.4. of our Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA), in the event United has more than $10 million in pre-tax earnings, the Flight Attendant Annual Profit Sharing Pool shall be based on two components.

U.S. Aviation Workers Sue Obama Administration to Reverse DOT’s Norwegian Air International Decision

January 13, 2017 - AFA Article

Organizations representing more than 100,000 aviation workers filed a petition yesterday, January 12, 2017 in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit as a first step in a drive to overturn the Obama administration’s decision to permit Norwegian Air International (NAI) to fly to and from the United States under a business plan that runs counter to U.S. Open Skies agreements and threatens U.S. jobs.

Update to Samsung Galaxy Note

January 13, 2017 - AFA Article

While the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 continues to be prohibited on U.S. aircraft, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) no longer require air carriers to make pre-boarding or onboard announcements regarding the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, effective January 10, 2017. 

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day

January 13, 2017 - AFA Article

Monday, January 16, 2017, we celebrate the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr. and reflect on our collective accomplishments as well as the work that needs to be done in advancing issues of equality for all.

One Month Special COLAs and Jobshares Offered for February

January 13, 2017 - AFA Article

In accordance with Section 15.B. of our JCBA additional jobshares and one month Special COLAs are being offered for the month of February. 

(CAL) Retro Pay for CQ CBT

January 13, 2017 - AFA Article

If you as a pre-merger CAL Flight Attendant, completed a Continuing Qualification (CQ) Computer Based Training (CBT) in September, October, and/or November bid month and received only one hour of pay, you will see an additional 40 minutes of pay in your mid-month January paycheck.

Section 4.B.1. - Incentive Pay

January 13, 2017 - AFA Article

Effective with the fourth quarter of 2016, Flight Attendants will be paid incentive pay on a calendar quarter bases.

Drug and Alcohol Testing Pay

January 13, 2017 - AFA Article

Section 4.F of our JCBA, outlines the contractual provision for Drug and Alcohol Testing compensation. Compensation for testing will be administered on a calendar month bases verses bid month.

United Will Announce Full-Year and Fourth-Quarter 2016 Financial Results

January 13, 2017 - AFA Article

United Continental Holdings, Inc. will post their full-year and fourth-quarter 2016 financial results on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 and will hold an investor conference call on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at 9:30am CST.
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