Our United MEC Safety, Health & Security Committee monitors and participates in accident/incident investigations; participates in monthly safety meetings with the company; participates in congressional hearings dealing with Flight Attendant safety and health issues; participates in designing cabin interiors of new and reconfigured aircraft; coordinates with United's Initial and Continuing Qualification (CQ) training programs to ensure consistency with FAA and AFA-CWA objectives; and maintains an MEC Safety, Health & Security database.
This report is sent to your Local Council.
This report is sent to AFA, United, and the FAA. About ISAP
This report is sent to United. Check the box to copy-in AFA.
The FAA has advised United Airlines management that beginning on October 1st and continuing through the fourth quarter, onsite inspections of our carry-on baggage process will be conducted.
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), is proud to applaud the life-saving action of the crew of British Airways flight 2276.
As we remember the events on that tragic day in September, fourteen years ago, we are reminded of the many Heroes, all first responders, who were taken away from us. They will always be our Heroes, and will forever bring an extraordinary meaning to the 11th day of September.
As we stated in Friday’s AFA E-Lines due to the continued conflicting challenges of the ISAP program, we have developed a survey to ensure the ISAP program is meeting the needs of Flight Attendants. We have had an overwhelming response and ask that if you have not already done so, please take a moment and fill out our Safety Reporting System Questionnaire available on our website.
AFA United Master Executive Council Safety, Health and Security Committee continue to address issues plaguing our once robust and healthy ISAP program.
The past two days our flying partners from JFK, ORD, DEN, SFO, LAX, HNL, FRA, DCA and BOS successfully completed two days of our AFA United MEC Safety, Health and Security annual training.
On July 29th the United published an Inflight Safety Alert in reference to Jetbridge Door Access for Flight Attendants and highlighted the recent change to the Flight Attendant Operations Manual (FAOM).
This week the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) implemented new security directives regarding security screening.
TSA Security Screening Requirements,Voluntary Return for pre-merger United 2014 Bridge/Crossover Participants,2015 Summer United MEC Meeting
With the busy summer travel season well underway it’s important that we ensure safety and security is prioritized. During especially hectic travel periods we have more competition for our attention, and we should remain focused, as always on our number one responsibility is safety.
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