Mar 7 - This past week, United management posted on the company’s website, a letter in response to our request for expedited arbitration of MEC 2-14.
Mar 7 - We need to defend the U.S. aviation industry and our jobs, and spread the word to friends and family.
Mar 7 - Don't forget, to change your clocks this Sunday.
Spring Forward - This Sunday, #NoCallsOnPlanes, “Gen Dec” Now Paperless, Annual Purser Recurrent Preference Month Bidding is Underway, International Women’s Day 2014, Stop the Threat to U.S. Airlines and U.S. Workers, The Rugby Player, MEC Grievance 2-14
Mar 7 - Your experiences and perceptions as Flight Attendants are invaluable. Please take a few moments to answer the survey's questions and encourage your fellow Flight Attendants to do the same.
Mar 6 - "The Rugby Player" features the life of Mark Bingham, an aggressive rugby player, University of California at California Berkeley alum, and a public relations founder who died aboard United Airlines Flight 93 but not before fighting the terrorists before his death.
Mar 6 - Yesterday, the Motley Fool published an eye-opening account of the mismanagement of United Airlines, and how the airline is lagging behind and falling short of its peers, as well as the U.S. aviation industry.
Mar 6 - Norwegian Air International (NAI) is spending an enormous amount of time with lawyers to try to gain regulatory clearance for a new operating model that would directly harm the U.S. airline industry and impact our jobs.
Mar 6 - With world's airlines eager to cut crew costs – is life as a flight attendant getting worse?
Mar 6 - United Airlines is throwing a group of Newark Airport cleaners under the plane.
Mar 5 - Last week, United Continental drastically revised its unit revenue guidance for the first quarter, blaming severe winter weather. United noted that by Feb. 27, it had already canceled more than 22,500 flights in 2014, nearly four times the number of flights canceled during the same period in 2013.
Excuses Galore at United Airlines,Norwegian Air International Seeking to Invade our Air Space
Mar 3 - Severe winter weather cost U.S. airline passengers $5.3 billion in expenses and missed workdays as carriers canceled and delayed trips in the worst period of flight disruption since Sept. 11.
Mar 3 - Most airline analysts have advised investors to look past United's weak Q1, arguing that the bad weather should be seen as a one-time occurrence with no long-term implications.
Mar 3 - Preference month bidding for annual purser recurrent qualification training is underway at all domiciles.
Mar 1 - Add the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) to the list of airline industry organizations in the U.S. who are not happy with Norwegian Air’s plan to start trans-Atlantic flights at deeply-discounted fares.
Feb 28 - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA said Friday that US Airways flight attendants approved an agreement on how it and American’s flight attendant union will bargain for a combined contract.
Feb 28 - The regional airline industry is being roiled by a pilot shortage that results from simple math: the cost to complete flight-training programs is high, and the entry-level pay at these carriers is low.
MEC President Letter: Furlough Mitigation,MEC Reserve Committee Training,Sick Leave Accrual- Pay Advice and FDMS Screens Not Updated,Hourly Rate of Pay and Vacation Pay Increases,Annual Purser Recurrent Preference Bid Month Bidding Is Underway,Yes We Have an App,Joint Negotiations Update
Feb 28 - We will continue our fight to seek a final and binding resolution through the System Board of Adjustment.