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About Council 26

Representing United Airlines Flight Attendants based at HKG. Local CWA #29026

737-900 Max Grounded (Mar 14, 2019)

Council 26 - HKG Meeting Information

Meeting Date: 03/18/2019
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Location: TBA
Agenda:

This meeting is being held prior to the AFA-CWA Board of Directors Budget meeting Scheduled on March 20, 2019 in Denver, in accordance with Article III.D.2.a of the AFA-CWA Constitution and Bylaws.This BOD meeting is a one day  meeting where our leadership is tasked with approving the annual AFA budget.

Agenda for our local meeting:

Local Business
Advanced BOD items
Open Discussion  

Council Office

  •  011-852-2377-3162
  •  011-852-2109-1217
  •  CWA Local #29026
  • AFA Council 26
    Level 20, Infinitus Plaza
    199 Des Voeux Road Central
    Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
    (map and directions)

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Kimberly Johnson

Kimberly Johnson

LEC President
Robert Lutsch

Robert Lutsch

LEC Vice President
Sheela Pragasam

Sheela Pragasam

LEC Secretary
Ruby Arcalas

Ruby Arcalas

Council Representative
Mei Char

Mei Char

Council Representative

737-900 Max Grounded (Mar 14, 2019)

Flight Attendant Union Statement on U.S. Grounding of 737 MAX 

Washington, D.C. (March 13, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) President Sara Nelson released the following statement after the U.S. grounding of the 737 MAX fleet:

“It is good news that the 737 MAX will now get the focus it needs to address the concerns of undetermined safety issues. We must focus on the needed fix, rather than the uncertainty of flight. 

“Lives must come first always. But a brand is at stake as well. And that brand is not just Boeing. It's America. What America means in international aviation and by extension in the larger world more generally—that we set the standard for safety, competence, and honesty in governance of aviation.  

“We must be leaders in safety always. We thank all who spoke up. Aviation workers will always stand up for safety. We have that ability and right through our union. It's important to recognize the critical role unions play in raising issues, demanding the best of ourselves, of management , and government.”

 

Statement from the FAA on Ethiopian Airlines

The FAA is ordering the temporary grounding of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft (PDF)operated by U.S. airlines or in U.S. territory. The agency made this decision as a result of the data gathering process and new evidence collected at the site and analyzed today. This evidence, together with newly refined satellite data available to FAA this morning, led to this decision.

The grounding will remain in effect pending further investigation, including examination of information from the aircraft’s flight data recorders and cockpit voice recorders. An FAA team is in Ethiopia assisting the NTSB as parties to the investigation of the Flight 302 accident. The agency will continue to investigate. 

 

 

47th Annual Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting March 20th Denver, CO.

 

 Our 47th Annual Board of Directors (BOD) meeting will be held March 20th, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. This is a one-day budget only meeting where our leadership is tasked with approving the annual AFA budget.

 

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