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.
Avaition professionals submit reports to the ASRS when they are involved in, or observe, an incident or situation in which aviation safety may have been compromised. All submissions are voluntary and reports sent to the ASRS are held in strict confidence. Please provide your Local Council with copies of any reports that you submitted to ASRS by dropping those in your Local Council mailbox in the domicile. More about ASRS
This report is sent to United. Check the box to copy-in AFA.
AFA continues to work on a clear path forward with the FAA and United for an ISAP Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) renewal, however until then we continue to strongly encourage all Flight Attendants to submit safety concerns or events via NASA’s Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS)
Late in the day on Friday, gunman opened fire in a busy shopping mall in Munich killing eight people and sending other shoppers running to protect themselves.
Early Out participants who have been assigned an August 30, 2016 exit date may have CQ assignments and IDs that overlap beyond their assigned exit date addressed in the following manner.
The Transportation Security Administration, (TSA) has posted a notice dated July 13th regarding prohibited items and the transportation of firearms and ammunition.
Boarding is coordinated between the Flight Attendant in the purser position, the Captain and the Customer Service Representative (CSR).
We have received reports from Flight Attendants who are confused about the crew verification procedures after reading United’sInflight Service Weekly dated June 8, 2016. To clarify there are two procedures when you arrive at the gate that need to happen before you board an aircraft.
June 7, 2016 is the deadline to elect Safeware® coverage for your Link for the period June 8, 2016 - June 7, 2017.
AFA continues to work on a path forward with the FAA and United for a ISAP Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) renewal, however we continue to strongly encourage all Flight Attendants to submit safety concerns or events via NASA’s Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS).
June 7, 2016 is the deadline to elect Safeware coverage for your Link for the period June 8, 2016-June 7, 2017.
Effective immediately, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has implemented changes to the Known Crewmember (KCM) program that will affect crew members traveling to international destinations on personal travel.
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