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18 May

AFA Disaster Relief - Massachusetts | Iowa | Texas

MAY 18 - We know that disasters can change lives forever. While we can’t stop destructive events from happening, we can, as a Union, assist our members with their recovery. AFA e[...]
  • AFA Article
  • May 18, 2024

16 May

Worldwide Flight Attendant DOA - Bidding Reminder!!

MAY 16 - Don’t forget to SAVE THE DATE! Primary schedule bidding for June closes soon. As you make your selections, don't forget to bid around our June 13th Worldwide Flight Attendant  Day of Action (DOA) and RSVP today!
  • AFA Article
  • May 16, 2024

16 May

AFA Applauds U.S. Congress for Backing Aviation Workers’ Right to Strike

MAY 16 - WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 14, 2024) —  The Flight Attendant Union, representing over 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines, applauds the 178 Members of Congress, led [...]
  • AFA Article
  • May 16, 2024

16 May

Upcoming 51st Annual AFA Board of Directors Meeting

MAY 16 - The United AFA MEC will attend the 51st Annual Board of Directors (BOD) meeting on May 20-22 in Atlanta, GA. The AFA Board of Directors represents our highest governing [...]
  • AFA Article
  • May 16, 2024

16 May

AFA Welcomes Class 2408!

MAY 16 - Every time a new Flight Attendant joins our career, they bring with them their unique talents and abilities, further strengthening our profession and our Union. On [...]
  • AFA Article
  • May 16, 2024

09 May

Safety Reminder - Update your Personal Information

MAY 9 - Having accurate contact information on file is crucial for your safety, as it allows the company to reach you, or your emergency contact, quickly regarding any safety con[...]
  • AFA Article
  • May 09, 2024

09 May

MEC Annual Reserve Committee Training

MAY 9 - This week, the United Master Executive Council (MEC) Reserve Committee conducted its annual Reserve Training in Chicago. Twenty-six of our flying partners from across the system attended the two-day training.
  • AFA Article
  • May 09, 2024

09 May

Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM)

MAY 9 - Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) is not just a month of celebration, but a dedicated time to recognize and honor the remarkable achievements and contributions o[...]
  • AFA Article
  • May 09, 2024

09 May

AFA Welcomes Class 2407!

MAY 9 - Every time a new Flight Attendant joins our career, they bring with them their unique talents and abilities, further strengthening our profession and our Union. On b[...]
  • AFA Article
  • May 09, 2024

03 May

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

MAY 3 - How can you protect and support your own mental well-being? Evaluate your mental well-being on a routine basis just like you are advised to do for your physical health. Y[...]
  • AFA Article
  • May 03, 2024

03 May

AFA Honors Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month

May is a special month for us as we honor and appreciate the contributions, vibrant culture, and inspiring history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. This year, the theme for AAPI Heritage Month 2024 is “Advancing Leaders Through Innovation.”
  • AFA Article
  • May 03, 2024

03 May

ALS Month: Support Wings Over Wall Street 2024

"Wings" brings together the spirit of our work in the skies, the financial contributions of Wall Street, and an event that has celebrity appeal to become a multi-million-dollar benefit. While Wings[...]
  • AFA Article
  • May 03, 2024

03 May

Solidarity Summer: Worldwide Flight Attendant Day of Action

MAY 3 - We’re kicking off this red hot Solidarity Summer with a Worldwide Flight Attendant Day of Action to demand our contracts. Airline executives have had no problem dolling out massive raises for themselves. We’re coming for our share of the profits we create.
  • AFA Article
  • May 03, 2024

03 May

AFA Welcomes Class 2406!

On behalf of United AFA, we would like to extend a warm welcome to the newest Members of our Flight Attendant family, Class 2406!
  • AFA Article
  • May 03, 2024

25 Apr

PTO Error in Awards for May

APR 25 - Yesterday, an error was discovered with the Personal Time Off (PTO) awards that impacted the first 15-day window of May’s awards. In total, eight bases across the system were affected and the error led to the award of more PTO than expected at the 15-day mark.
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 25, 2024

25 Apr

Piggybacking Arbitration Award

APR 25 - On April 23rd the System Board of Adjustment issued an award in our MEC “Piggybacking” Grievance (MEC 4-21). Your MEC filed this grievance over the company’s failure to [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 25, 2024

25 Apr

AFA Activist Alert!

APR 25 - Tell your Representatives in Congress to sign on to a letter that urges the National Mediation Board (NMB) to utilize all provisions of the Railway Labor Act, inclu[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 25, 2024

25 Apr

AFA Sponsored Voluntary Supplemental Benefits – Closes April 26, 2024

APR 25 - On site open enrollment for our AFA-sponsored Voluntary Supplemental Benefits will be available in our seven largest bases (DEN, EWR, IAD, IAH, LAX ORD & SFO) through April 26, 2024.
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 25, 2024

25 Apr

Spring CBT Reminder

APR 25 - The deadline for the quarterly Spring CBT is fast approaching. As a reminder, the deadline has been extended due to technical issues with the online modules in Takeoff Learning. All CBT’s are due on May 2, 2024, at 23:59 CT.
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 25, 2024

25 Apr

AFA Welcomes Class 2405!

APR 25 - Every time a new Flight Attendant joins our career, they bring with them their unique talents and abilities, further strengthening our profession and our Union. On behal[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 25, 2024

19 Apr

Lump Sum Interest Rates for CARP – July 1, 2024 – December 1, 2024

APR 19 - The new interest rates for the Continental Retirement Plan (CARP) are now available on Your Benefits Resources (YBR). Estimates run with a benefit commencement date[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 19, 2024

19 Apr

United Master Executive Council Spring Meeting Recap

APR 19 - On Thursday, the United Master Executive Council concluded the Spring Regular MEC Meeting in Chicago. This was an incredible opportunity to connect the leadership of our Union from across the system with Members.
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 19, 2024

19 Apr

AFA Welcomes Class 2404!

APR 19 - Every time a new Flight Attendant joins our career, they bring with them their unique talents and abilities, further strengthening our profession and our Union. On behal[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 19, 2024

12 Apr

Loud and Proud – Day of Action Success!

APR 12 - On Thursday, April 11th, we gathered in the thousands for our system-wide picketing event, delivering our message loud and clear. It is time for management to address our priorities in an Industry-Leading Contract that we have rightfully earned.
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 12, 2024

12 Apr

Welcome Class 2403

APR 12 - Every time a new Flight Attendant joins our career, they bring with them their unique talents and abilities, further strengthening our profession and our Union. On behal[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 12, 2024

11 Apr

United Flight Attendants Picket For Improved Wages

APR 11 - Today, United Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), demonstrated at 17 airports worldwide to demand United executives stop th[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 11, 2024

10 Apr

April 11, 2024 Day Of Action – Virtual Picketing

APR 10 - Thursday, April 11, Let’s Get Loud! Hit the picket line at an airport near you. RSVP now. If you’re scheduled to work or won’t be able to attend a picketing event i[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 10, 2024

05 Apr

MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report - April 2024

MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report - April 2024
  • Report
  • Apr 05, 2024

04 Apr

May 2024 Special COLA Opportunity

APR 4 - Inflight Scheduling has determined that there may be an opportunity to award one-month Special COLAs (Company Offered Leave of Absence) effective for the May 2024 bid mon[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 04, 2024

04 Apr

Arab American Heritage Month

APR 4 - Beginning in 2017, Arab American Heritage Month honored the history, culture, contributions, and achievements of the American Arab community. Formally recognized by the White House in 2021, April was designated as Arab American Heritage Month.
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 04, 2024

04 Apr

AFA Welcomes Class 2402

APR 4 - Every time a new Flight Attendant joins our career, they bring with them their unique talents and abilities, further strengthening our profession and our Union. On behalf[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Apr 04, 2024

28 Mar

AFA Sponsored Supplemental Benefits Open Enrollment

MAR 28 - Open enrollment for AFA-sponsored voluntary supplemental benefits is just around the corner, and we’ve got some important updates for this year’s program. We want to ens[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 28, 2024

28 Mar

Social Media Awareness

MAR 28 - As safety professionals, we are trained to think through situations with a discerning eye. In some instances, we need to be aware of the potential risks associated with [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 28, 2024

28 Mar

AFA and Vote411.org

MAR 28 - As we near the end of Women’s History Month, we have exciting news to share. After spending several years in development, we are pleased to announce that the AFA-CWA landing page at the League of Women Voters’ website is now up and running!
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 28, 2024

28 Mar

Welcome Class 2401!

MAR 28 - Every time a new Flight Attendant joins our career, they bring with them their unique talents and abilities, further strengthening our profession and our Union. On behal[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 28, 2024

21 Mar

RSVP for the April 11th DOA Now Open!

MAR 21 - On April 11, 2024, we will come together for our next Day of Action. Let’s Get LOUD! Commit to making your voice heard. RSVP today for your local event on our&[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 21, 2024

15 Mar

MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report - March 2024

MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report - March 2024
  • Report
  • Mar 15, 2024

14 Mar

Bidding Reminder: DOA!

MAR 14 - Don’t forget to SAVE THE DATE! Primary schedule bidding for the month of April is now open. As you make your selections don't forget to bid around our April 11th Day of [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 14, 2024

14 Mar

MEC Grievance Training

MAR 7 - Last week, the United MEC Grievance Committee hosted their annual training in Rosemont, IL. The two-day training was broken into an initial training session for advocates[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 14, 2024

14 Mar

MEC Spring 2024 Meeting

MAR 14 - We are pleased to announce that the Spring Regular Meeting of the Master Executive Council will be held in Chicago, IL. Beginning on Thursday, April 16, 2024, this three[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 14, 2024

14 Mar

Hustle Campaign - Phase Two

MAR 14 - On March 18, 2024, we will start the second phase of the Hustle Campaign. If you were previously contacted but did not respond to the original rollout of our Campaign, you may be receiving a text message from a fellow United AFA flying partner.
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 14, 2024

07 Mar

Spring Quarterly CBT Deadline Extended

MAR 7 - As a result of the recent technology issue with the Spring Quarterly CBT, the due date has been extended to May 2, 2024, at 2359CT. For those Flight Attendants that were [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 07, 2024

07 Mar

Contract Action Team

MAR 7 - With Negotiations in full swing, the time has come to escalate our fight for a Contract and build momentum among our entire workgroup to take our advocacy to the next lev[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 07, 2024

07 Mar

Save the Date! DOA April 11th

MAR 7 - Spring is bursting with color, and it’s time for the traveling public to see RED! We know our worth. Join us on April 11th for our next system-wide Day of Action. Togethe[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 07, 2024

07 Mar

Women's History Month

MAR 7 - This year, Women's History Month focuses on women who advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion. Supporting Members and driving our Union forward are dozens of women [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 07, 2024

07 Mar

Daylight Saving Time Reminder

MAR 7 - Don’t forget to set your clocks forward one hour on Sunday, March 10, 2024, at 0200 in observance of the change to daylight saving time in the United States. The only par[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 07, 2024

07 Mar

FAA Reauthorization Extension

MAR 7 - In the late evening of March 6, 2024, the Senate passed an FAA extension under unanimous consent. The bill mirrors the House version, HR 7454, which passed on February 29[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 07, 2024

05 Mar

New Flight Attendant Wings - Grievance Clarification

The grievance is currently pending at the System Board of Adjustment for hearing and ruling. Until a decision is rendered by the System Board of Adjustment, we comply with Company Policy.
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 05, 2024

05 Mar

Family Medical Leave - New Eligibility Process

Thanks to the work of Local Councils, supported by data driven from Member reports, the FML process discrepancies have been aligned. This is a positive result for Flight Attendants reducing the pot[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 05, 2024

04 Mar

AFA United MEC 2024 Spring Meeting

The regularly scheduled AFA United MEC Spring Meeting will be held in Chicago, April 16-18, 2024.
  • AFA Article
  • Mar 04, 2024

29 Feb

New Flight Attendant Wings Become a Required Uniform Item March 1

FEB 29 - The company has previously announced that effective March 1, the new combined wings/name bar is a required uniform piece. Since the new wings include our name, pursuant [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 29, 2024

29 Feb

Per Diem 2023 Reports Update

FEB 29 - As reported last week, the 2023 Per Diem and Monthly Flight Time Reports (MFTR), prepared for income tax reporting purposes, are now available on Flying Together. W[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 29, 2024

29 Feb

MEC Communications Training

FEB 29 - Tuesday, February 27th Local Council Leadership and volunteers arrived in Chicago to attend the annual Communications Training facilitated by the MEC Communications[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 29, 2024

29 Feb

MEC Membership Engagement Training

FEB 29 - This week, over 60 volunteers from across the system came together in Chicago for Membership Engagement training. The training focused on relationship building and promoting the importance of two-way communication in the foundation of our Union. 
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 29, 2024