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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. 

Call to Action – Fight Fatigue

April 10, 2015 - AFA Article

Federal Regulations permit that Flight Attendant minimum rest can be reduced down to eight (8) hours. For pre-merger United Flight Attendants, our Contract provides that our block-to-block cannot be reduced below 9:45 without our concurrence.

E-Lines: April 10, 2015

April 10, 2015 - Dear AFA

NEW!! Lineholder Open Flying Trip Trading Preferencing, Language Qualified Flight Attendants and Filling Open Purser Positions, Settlement Agreement Resolves Issue of Moving Flight Attendants into Designated Language Position, Fight Flight Attendant Fatigue – Call to Action

France Air Traffic Controllers Strike

April 7, 2015 - AFA Article

Reports indicate Air traffic controllers from the SNCTA Union throughout France will stage a 48-hour strike beginning at 0500 Local Time on April 8, 2015. The strike is expected to cause delays and cancellations for both domestic and international flights. Up to 50 percent of flights between the United Kingdom and France is expected to be canceled. 

E-Lines: April 07, 2015

April 7, 2015 - Dear AFA

France Air Traffic Controllers Strike,AFA Scholarship Fund,Spring 2015 Regular Meeting of the United MEC and 43rd Annual AFA-CWA BOD (April 25 - 30, 2015)

MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report lock icon

April 4, 2015 - Report

MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report

Unimatic Programming Update for Mid-Sequence Drafting

April 3, 2015 - AFA Article

Effective April 6, 2015 there will be a change in Unimatic programming that will alter the way the Crew Scheduling notifies Payroll that drafting pay is applicable.   

Happy Spring and Easter

April 3, 2015 - AFA Article

As we anticipate the long awaited arrival of spring and the Easter holiday, for those of us that observe it, we recognize this weekend is a time of celebration. 

Trip Trading with Open Flying Preference

April 3, 2015 - AFA Article

The changes negotiated into Section 9.G.4.a. during the bargaining that led to our current 2012-2016 Contract will be implemented as of April 8, 2015. 

#PutOnYourPin for Solidarity: #SelfiesForSolidarity

April 3, 2015 - AFA Article

Our AFA pin ties us together as a group and reinforces our voices as Union Members. 

E-Lines: April 03, 2015

April 3, 2015 - Dear AFA

Trip Trading with Open Flying Preference,Unimatic Programming Update for Mid-Sequence Drafting,#PutOnYourPin for Solidarity: #SelfiesForSolidarity,Pass Travel – Buddy Registration,Local Council Meetings,Happy Spring and Easter

A Review on AFA-CWA Structure

April 1, 2015 - AFA Article

In the weeks ahead, the 43rd Annual AFA-CWA Board of Directors Meeting will be held in Las Vegas, NV.  As the Union’s highest governing body, Flight Attendant representatives from the eighteen (18) AFA airline carriers across the United States gather and work democratically to advance the interests and priorities of the more than 46,000 Flight Attendant Members.

Flight Attendant Union Calls Attention to Analysis of Gulf Carrier Take Over of Market Share through Government Subsidies

April 1, 2015 - AFA Media Release

As an outspoken and long-term advocate for workers' rights, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), a member of the Partnership for Open and Fair Skies, is highlighting a new analysis released by Georgetown University professor Dr. Rob Britton, titled, "Reconsidering the U.S.-UAE Aviation Relationship."
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