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.
Aviation 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.
We recently learned of changes to the placement of the Copy to AFA on the IOR Reporting Form.
On March 20, 2017, U.S. officials announced a ban on carrying most electronic equipment in carry-on luggage on direct U.S. bound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa.
Today, at approximately 2:40 PM London time, Metropolitan Police were called to an incident at Westminster Bridge. A driver had run into a crowd crashing the vehicle into the front gate of Parliament Square
The Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI) in Denver, Colorado is conducting a research study on the effects of Secondhand Smoke Exposure on Pre-ban Flight Attendants.
Update on Crew Meals, United Discontinues Inflight Duty-Free Sales, Awarding Cabin Jumpseat Authority (CJA), Check-in and Aircraft Boarding Times, Secondhand Smoke Exposure Research Study, OSHA Enforcement in Jeopardy, Rally for Rest Tuesday in Washington D.C., Trump Proposes Budget Cuts to Post 9/11 Security and Small Aviation Markets, Follow Us on Facebook and Twitter @AFAUnitedMEC
On Monday, March 6, our United Master Executive Council (MEC) Secretary -Treasurer Jeffrey W. Heisey, along with AFA International Safety, Health and Security OSHA Specialist, Dinkar Mokadam, spoke on behalf of AFA-CWA at a conference of the Paralyzed Veterans of America that is being held this week in Washington D.C.
We have received a number of phone calls regarding Flight Attendants having issues with the 2017 Continuing Qualification (CQ) Computer Based Training (CBT).
Super Bowl 51 is scheduled to kick off this weekend, February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Mega events like the Super Bowl, are magnets for human traffickers.
Inflight Services has authorized the installation of the latest operating system to your LINK, iOS version 10.2.1. To install this latest version, you will need to be connected to Wi-Fi.
The recent election of the 45th President of the United States has sparked controversy in many cities across the world. Large cities have been inundated with political demonstrations, equal rights marches and protests. Although the majority of these events have remained peaceful there have been instances where violence has erupted and innocent bystanders, security and police have been injured.
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