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.
In yesterday’s United Inflight Service Weekly, United announced the Brazilian Government has reversed requirements for all Flight Attendants, on U.S. carriers, flying into Brazil to carry their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certificate with them.
Our Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA) contains provisions requiring the company to promptly notify AFA MEC Safety, Health and Security of accident/serious incident/hijacking involving Flight Attendants.
(UAL) Phase II Vacation Bids, (CAL) Vacation Trades, (CAL) Jobshares Available for January 2017, AFA Support in Critical Incidents, Understanding Holiday Pay, (CAL & CMI) Holiday Sick Call Reminder, Support United Flight Attendants This Holiday Season: The CAUSE Foundation, Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter @AFAUnitedMEC
United has issued a Link Alert authorizing Flight Attendants to update to the newest operating system. IOS 10.1.1.
United issued yesterday an Inflight Services Alert informing Flight Attendants that Apple has released a new operating system (iOS) update, iOS 10.1.
With fall and the busy holiday travel season soon approaching it’s important that we ensure safety and security is prioritized.
Everyday as aviation’s First Responders, it is important that we practice safety and security procedures. It’s critical that we enforce FAR’s that require specific actions on our part such as FAR 121.391(d), which states that during taxi, Flights Attendants must remain at their jumpseats "with safety belts and shoulder harnesses fastened during taxi unless performing safety-related duties."
This week our flying partners from BOS, CLE, DCA, EWR, IAH, LHR, ORD and SFO successfully completed two days of our AFA United MEC Safety, Health and Security annual training.
We continue to strongly encourage all Flight Attendants to submit safety concerns or events via NASA’s Aviation Safety Reporting System (ASRS)
United reports it has successfully completed the eFAOM validation period and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has certified the eFAOM as the primary safety manual for Flight Attendants at United Airlines. With this announcement and effective immediately, you are no longer required to carry your paper FAOM.
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