Operational Information (UAL)


Aircraft Schedule Changes Drive Revisions to Some April LOFs

March 24, 2014 - AFA Article

Mar 24 - Revisions to the April aircraft schedule drive some changes in April Lines of Flying at all domestic domiciles.

United Airlines Pull Out of Canada-Outsources Canadian Operations!

February 21, 2014 - Media Article

Feb 21 - United Airlines is pulling out of Canada and will outsource its Canadian operations effective May 1, 2014. 

United Airlines Layoffs Unacceptable

February 20, 2014 - AFA Article

Feb 20 - The layoffs and contracting out announced by United Airlines at airports across Canada today are unacceptable and need to be reversed, Unifor National President Jerry Dias says.

United Airlines Sees Nationwide Reservation System Problems

February 18, 2014 - Media Article

Feb 18 - United Airlines passengers suffered delays Tuesday morning as the airline dealt with seemingly nationwide computer problems with its reservation system.

Passengers Complain of United Airlines Computer Glitch

February 18, 2014 - Media Article

Feb 18 - United Airlines customers complain about computer issues which are causing delays and boarding problems.

United Implements NRPS Travel

February 17, 2014 - AFA Article

Feb 17 - NRPS Travel has been authorized for BOS, DCA/IAD, JFK and ORD

Editorial Board Roundtable: United Airline's bombshell

February 3, 2014 - Media Article

Feb 3 - United Airlines officials said Monday that there is nothing the city of Cleveland could have done --or can do, at this point -- to persuade United to keep its hub in Cleveland.

United Implements NRPS for JFK, IAD, DCA/IAD and BOS

January 21, 2014 - AFA Article

Jan 21 - United is implementing NRPS travel today through January 22 for JFK, DCA and BOS.

Crossover Proposal

November 26, 2013 - MEC President Letter

Nov 26 - The United Master Executive Council has met in Special Session and reviewed another crossover proposal from management.  A complete copy of the proposal is available on our website and is different than the 2012 Cross Over Hiring Agreement. 

Gate to Gate PED Use

November 8, 2013 - AFA Article

Nov 8 - Late Wednesday afternoon, the company announced the expanded use of Portable Electronic Devices (PED) from takeoff through landing or gate-to-gate.

Dear AFA: November 08, 2013

November 8, 2013 - Dear AFA

2014 Benefits Correction Period Begins November 18, Domicile Population Issues, Gate to Gate PED Use, Vacation Phase 1 Bids – Posted No Later Than November 12, AFA MEC Grievance Training, AFA EAP/Professional Standards Training, 2013 Uniform Points Set to Expire, JNC Update

Dear AFA: November 05, 2013

November 5, 2013 - Dear AFA

Phase 1 Vacation Bids Close November 7, We Mourn Together, United 737-900 (73B) Enters Scheduled Passenger Service, Aer Lingus Cabin Crew Mulling Strike Over Outsourcing, Airbus Tells Airlines "Stop Stuffing The Cabins"

United Flight 103

October 29, 2013 - AFA Article

Oct 29 - We have learned that United plans to operate the 787 aircraft in the market from London to Houston with Flight Attendants from the s-CO subsidiary effective on December 21, 2013.

Check-in and Aircraft Boarding Times Review

October 17, 2013 - AFA Article

Oct 17 - We continue to receive reports that Flight Attendants and other work groups are confused on check-in times, Flight Attendant boarding and passenger boarding.

Dear AFA: October 01, 2013

October 1, 2013 - Dear AFA

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Government Shutdown, Reserve Letter Trade Process, United 73B Enters Service, California Class Action Settlement Update, Celebrating Founder’s Day

Purser Recurrent Training

September 20, 2013 - AFA Article

Sept 20 - Purser Recurrent Training started earlier this year and, after a hiatus for the summer months, has resumed at locations around the system in September and will continue into the month of October.

Gate Reader Test in LAX

August 22, 2013 - AFA Article

Aug 22 - Recently United announced in their Inflight Services Weekly (August 14, 2013), they will begin testing, changes to the verification process for FAA minimum crew requirement onboard beginning this week in LAX.

United Airlines Puts 787s In Schedule For May 31

April 9, 2013 - Media Article

Apr 9 - United Airlines has put its grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner back into its flight schedules beginning May 31.

Minimum Layover in Canada

February 19, 2013 - AFA Article

Feb 19 - Minimum Layover in Canada

East Coast Storm Update #2

February 8, 2013 - AFA Article

Feb 8 - United plans to suspend flights into the NY Metropolitan Region beginning 3pm today.

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