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Summer Travel and Unaccompanied Minors – A Review of Procedures

Date: August 10, 2018
Type: AFA Article

MEC Safety, Health and Security Committee

On August 7, 2018 United released a communication concerning summer travel reiterating our commitment to the care of unaccompanied minors entrusted to us during the busy travel season. 

The Safety Alert, intended as a review of well-taught procedures, contains the process Flight Attendants should adhere to when unaccompanied minors (UMNRs) are scheduled for transport onboard any of the our flights.Applying the concepts of Communicate, Accommodate, Remind and Escort, - C.A.R.E., the communication highlights the proper procedures for securing and handing off the UMNRs to other custodial employees or family members.  As a reminder, don’t forget to complete the Take Off E-Learning lesson prior to September 2, 2018.If you have additional questions, please contact your Local Council Office.

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