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Positive Space Travel Program Due To Winter Storm for DCA and JFK Domiciles

March 4, 2015 - AFA Article

United management has implemented a NRPS (positive space) travel program for the DCA and JFK domiciles as a result of the a winter storm.  

United Airlines Expects To Use Its Cash Pile To Buy Aircraft This Year

March 4, 2015 - Media Article

United Airlines expects to dip into its cash pile to help fund the purchase of new aircraft this year and rely less on debt financing, reflecting the U.S. airline industry's dramatic financial turnaround, the carrier's Chief Financial Officer John Rainey said in an interview.

E-Lines: March 03, 2015

March 3, 2015 - Dear AFA

Fast Track for Trans-Pacific Partnership Day of Action in Washington D.C. (March 4) and Congressional Letters,AFA Seniority Integration Update,Don't forget to change your clocks this Sunday,International Women's Day 2015,When in Need Call AFA’s Employee Assistance Program

When in Need Call AFA’s Employee Assistance Program

March 3, 2015 - AFA Article

Support from a trained peer may prove helpful. AFA EAP assists Members, their families and partners deal with concerns on and off the job. No one ever needs to be alone in finding solutions to their problems.

AFA Seniority Integration Update

March 3, 2015 - AFA Article

Our merger seniority integration process has begun, according to the AFA-CWA Constitution and Bylaws, Policy Manual Section X. 

International Women's Day 2015

March 3, 2015 - AFA Article

Our Flight Attendant Union's history is closely intertwined with that of women's rights.

Don't forget to change your clocks this Sunday

March 3, 2015 - AFA Article

Daylight savings "Spring Forward" begins Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 0200 for the United States and Canada.

Flight Attendant Union Set to Urge Congress to Oppose Fast Track

March 3, 2015 - AFA Media Release

Members of The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) will assemble on Capitol Hill Wednesday in their continued effort to push Congress to oppose granting Fast Track Authority for secretly negotiated trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Complete the NEW E-Lines Verification – Without This Verification You Will NOT Receive Further E-Lines Emails

February 27, 2015 - AFA Article

The United AFA Communication Committee is in the final stages of upgrading the E-Lines newsletter system to a more reliable, faster and more economical server. In preparation for this upgrade we require all current subscribers to E-Lines to verify and update their information in order to receive the E-Lines Newsletter after the relocation has occurred.

Flight Attendant Website Calendar

February 27, 2015 - AFA Article

The United MEC website includes a Flight Attendant Calendar to assist in making life as a Flight Attendant a little less hectic.

What Does it Mean to be Reassigned?

February 27, 2015 - AFA Article

As we all know, during the operation, flight schedules can fall apart, and while frustrating, reassignments are part of our job. To protect our rights during reassignment, the company is obligated to follow the provisions outlined in our Contract.

30-Day ANP Available for April Schedule Month

February 27, 2015 - AFA Article

The company has announced they will be offering 30-Day ANP for the April 2015 (04/01/15 – 04/30/15) schedule month.  The number and locations to which 30-day ANP will be awarded have not yet been determined.

Dear AFA: February 27, 2015

February 27, 2015 - Dear AFA

Complete the NEW E-Lines Verification – Without This Verification You Will NOT Receive Further E-Lines Emails, What Does it Mean to be Reassigned?, Flight Attendant Website Calendar, 30-Day ANP Available for April Schedule Month, Joint Negotiations This Week

Joint Contract Negotiations Update

February 27, 2015 - AFA Article

Joint Contract Negotiations Update

Check Your Unimatic FDWH and RECORD Screens Regularly

February 27, 2015 - AFA Article

Just as you check your DSPLOF screens often, we encourage you to review your work history (FDWH/file number) and your points record (RECORD/file number) regularly.

U.S. Mall Threats: Situational Awareness

February 25, 2015 - AFA Article

This past weekend many media outlets reported on a video claimed to be produced by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab. 

Foul Smell, Burnt Pantyhose: Flight Attendants Remember Smoky Flights

February 24, 2015 - Media Article

If you think the air travel experience generally stinks now, consider what it was like before smoking was banned on domestic flights 25 years ago.

Flight Attendant Union Continues to Push for Better Air Quality

February 24, 2015 - AFA Media Release

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is pushing for improved air quality in aircraft cabins to protect both the crew and the passengers.

Follow-up Letter to Jeff Smisek, CEO of United Airlines

February 24, 2015 - Media Article

Dear Mr. Smisek, I have not yet heard from you regarding my letter of February 13, 2015, but your employees who have read it are coming forward to describe their deteriorating working conditions. 

Want Friendlier Flight Attendants? That'll Cost You

February 24, 2015 - Media Article

Whenever I speak to people about what I do for a living, most seem to assume the money is pretty good. I did, too, before I became a flight attendant.
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