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Representing United Airlines Flight Attendants based at IAH. Local CWA #26042

Local 42 - May 2019 Schedule Update (Apr 10, 2019)

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Elizabeth Hibbard

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Beth Fortner-Rodgers

Beth Fortner-Rodgers

LEC Secretary
William Sanders

William Sanders

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Local 42 - May 2019 Schedule Update (Apr 10, 2019)

AFA Council 42 May 2019 Schedule Update 

The May Flight Attendant schedule month is a 30-day month, beginning Thursday, May 2nd, and ending Friday, May 31st.  Domestic line averages are similar compared to April and slightly higher in the International package.


Line averages are between 79:41--84:14 hours among crew complements. An increase in all-nighter/red eye turns and increased frequency of high time turns, allowing the committee to build more consistent day of week turn lines. 


Line averages are between 78:27-85:31 hours among the crew complements.

IAH is assigned 4 positions daily on the late LHR flight.


Line Holder Numbers for May:

                                                                Change from April

International Positions            677                  +16

Domestic Positions                1209                 - 14

Total Positions                        1886               + 02


International Position Breakdown:       Change from April

International Purser                   81                no change

Line holders                             430                + 27

German language                      30                + 02

Japanese language                    26                - 02

Portuguese language                 42                - 02

Spanish language INTL              68­­­­­                - 09

Total International Positions       677              +16


Domestic Position Breakdown:

Line holders                                1171          - 08

Spanish language DOM                 38          - 06

Total Domestic Positions            1209          - 14


Reserve Lines for May:

May was a little more challenging than usual for building lines. There are four dates of Backstage and two holidays, Mother's Day and Memorial Day, to build around. Attempting to build as many clean lines as possible for Reserves while accommodating the company's requests for adequate coverage was slightly more difficult. We did have requests for more 6-day availability stretches to help when bidding around vacation so, you may see more than usual. 


Your AFA local schedule committee appreciates feedback and is happy to answer any questions you may have regarding line construction. Feedback/inquiries can be sent to cwise@unitedafa.org. A complete system-wide scheduling report is available from the Central Schedule Committee (CSC) on the unitedafa.org website.

Below are your AFA Council 42 schedule committee members.

Cory Wise (chairperson)         Kim Hudak

Dawn Moragne                       Bettina Jordan

Craig Chilton (reserve)            Gina Knowles (reserve)

Candace Mills (reserve)


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