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13 Jan

FAA Adopts Stricter Unruly Passenger Policy

"We applaud FAA Administrator Dickson for taking this clear stand for our safety and security. This will help serve as a deterrent to unruly passengers who had been bucking the rules of aviation safet[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 13, 2021

06 Jan

Flight Safety During Political Violence

Today a violent pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol and forced lawmakers to evacuate to undisclosed locations while attempting to certify the electors confirmed by the states in the U.S. presidential election.
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 06, 2021

27 Dec

#ExtendPSP signed into Law

The emergency #ReliefNow and government funding bill has been signed into law, including a four month extension of our Payroll Support Program. This emergency relief is just the start. This means over[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Dec 27, 2020

24 Dec

Update on Payroll Support Program

We remain optimistic that the legislation will move forward but, given the proximity to the Christmas holiday, it’s unlikely to be immediate.  As the clock ticks bringing us closer to Christmas, [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Dec 24, 2020

23 Dec

MEC Officer Letter - Payroll Support

Yesterday was not only a good day, it was a great day!  Tens of millions of Americans are going to get desperately needed relief, in no small part, because of you. As a direct result of your [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Dec 23, 2020

22 Dec

MEC Officer Letter - Payroll Support

Yesterday was not only a good day, it was a great day!  Tens of millions of Americans are going to get desperately needed relief, in no small part, because of you.
  • MEC President Letter
  • Dec 22, 2020

21 Dec

We have a Payroll Support Program Extension!

Today, Congress passed legislation that the President is expected to sign and that provides much needed assistance and relief to many Americans and airline workers in particular, with an extension of the Payroll Support Program. 
  • AFA Article
  • Dec 21, 2020

17 Dec

MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report

MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report
  • Report
  • Dec 17, 2020

11 Dec

MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report

The System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the January 2021 flying assigned at each base/satellite was held on Sunday, December 6, 2020. CSC received both the International and Domestic DSLs on Saturday December 5, 2020 for our review.
  • Report
  • Dec 11, 2020

07 Dec

Save Aviation Jobs, Extend PSP

A bipartisan Emergency Relief Bill (not stimulus), which includes our Payroll Support Program, is gaining significant support on Capitol Hill. Compromise is within reach. We need to double down on[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Dec 07, 2020

01 Dec

Reserve Christmas Wish List – Open December 1st, 2020

Reserve Christmas Wish List (CWL) is a Reserve assignment procedure that is provided for in Section 8.H.8.c. of our Contract. At Christmas, for the three (3) days preceding and two (2) days following the holiday, 
  • AFA Article
  • Dec 01, 2020

27 Nov

MEC President, Ken Diaz - Thanksgiving Message

Ladies and Gentlemen:Thanksgiving is an annual national holiday observed in the United States during which we celebrate the blessings of the past year and take stock in all that for which we are grate[...]
  • MEC President Letter
  • Nov 27, 2020

25 Nov

AFA MEC President Ken Diaz - Thanksgiving Message

Ladies and Gentlemen:Thanksgiving is an annual national holiday observed in the United States during which we celebrate the blessings of the past year and take stock in all that for which we are grate[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 25, 2020

25 Nov

November 27, 2020 - White Flag at DEN and EWR

November 27, 2020 has been declared a white flag day at DEN and EWR as of 2040 CST on 11/25/2020.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 25, 2020

24 Nov

Second Round Awards & Vacation Trades by Seniority

The Second Round Vacation Awards were published earlier this week.  The next step in the process is Open Time Trades by Seniority: 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 24, 2020

24 Nov

Requests for 2021 Vacation Fly Through & Trades Between Flight Attendants

Requests for Vacation Fly Through for 2021 vacations may be placed on file starting December 1st. 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 24, 2020

24 Nov

United Doubles-Down on Third-Party Application Policy

United recently issued an Inflight Scheduling Alert notifying Flight Attendants of the corporate decision to eliminate all third-party applications.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 24, 2020

24 Nov

The Return of the 737 MAX

This past Wednesday, United communicated to Flight Attendants that they plan to return the 737 MAX to service in the first quarter of 2021. This follows on the certification of the MAX this week by the FAA, and United’s need to train pilots.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 24, 2020

24 Nov

MEC Meeting Concludes

The United Master Executive Council conducted our virtual Fall 2020 Regular Meeting this week on November 19 and 20, 2020. Meeting summaries are available on our website.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 24, 2020

24 Nov

Deadline for Enrollment for Link Protection Program

We are in the final days to enroll in the full year Link Protection Plan.  If you are interested in the full year protection, you must enroll by November 30, 2020. Please review additional information on our website.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 24, 2020

24 Nov

Dependent Care and Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts

Given the number of different status possibilities as a result of the recent Reduction in Force, we continue to receive questions on Health Care Flexible Spending Accounts (HCFSA) and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts (DCFSA) how contributions are processed and when they are discontinued.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 24, 2020

23 Nov

November 24, 2020 - White Flag at DEN, EWR, IAD, IAH, ORD & SFO

White flag has been declared as of 1:00 PM on 11/23/2020 at DEN, EWR, IAD, IAH, ORD & SFO.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 23, 2020

23 Nov

November 23, 2020 - White Flag at DEN, EWR, IAD, ORD & SFO

White flag has been declared effective as of 2:30pm on 11/22 for November 23, 2020 at EWR, DEN, IAD, ORD  & SFO.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 23, 2020

22 Nov

Whiteflag Declared for Nov 22, 2020 at EWR, IAD, ORD & DEN as of 1430 CT 11/21/2020

November 22, 2020 is a designated White Flag Day effective 1430 CST on 11/21/2020 at EWR, ORD, IAD and DEN.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 22, 2020

20 Nov

White Flag Day declared Nov 21, 2020 as of 0200 CST EWR, IAD, DEN & ORD

November 21, 2020  is a designated White Flag Day effective 0200 CST at EWR, ORD, IAD and DEN.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 20, 2020

18 Nov

Flight Attendant Union Statement on the Boeing 737 MAX Return to Service

“As aviation’s first responders and last line of defense, Flight Attendants understand that our jobs and our lives depend on this industry meeting the highest possible standards of safety and se[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 18, 2020

14 Nov

NAL Schedules Awarded Today for All Locations except LHR & GUM

Today, NAL schedules were awarded for all domicile locations with the exception of GUM and LHR.  You can check the status of your award by returning to the Bidding tab and selecting the No Activity Line (NAL) menu item.  
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 14, 2020

14 Nov

GUM Surplus Triggers System-Wide Transfer November 25

With the unfortunate announcement of management’s intent to surplus 75 Flight Attendants from GUM, there will be a system wide transfer on November 25.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 14, 2020

14 Nov

Reserve Review: Reserve “Short-Calls”

Given the unprecedented reduction in force caused by the ongoing effects of COVID-19 on our industry, it is not surprising there has been a noticeable change in both the Reserve demographics and dynamics across the system, subsequent to October 1, 2020. 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 14, 2020

14 Nov

Second Round Vacation Bid Period Closes November 16

Second Vacation Bids opened on November 8 and will close this Monday November 16, at 0800 HDT. 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 14, 2020

14 Nov

Virtual Meeting of the Master Executive Council

A meeting of the United Master Executive Council will be conducted on Thursday, November 19 and Friday, November 20, 2020; starting at 9:00am Central Time.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 14, 2020

14 Nov

Georgia Senatorial Seats Headed to a Runoff Election

Georgia is the only state in the country that had two senate seats on the ballot. Now, these senatorial seats are up for an historic runoff election on January 5, 2021. In Georgia, races go to a runoff when neither of the candidates wins the required majority of votes. 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 14, 2020

14 Nov

Our Number 1 Priority: Extend PSP

 Our number one priority is extending the Payroll Support Program. Chairman DeFazio’s office and Chairman Wicker’s office yesterday spoke at the Washington D.C. AeroClub to convey that extending PSP is a top priority. 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 14, 2020

12 Nov

MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report

MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report
  • Report
  • Nov 12, 2020

11 Nov

United Management to Surplus 75 GUM Flight Attendants

Yesterday United management made an announcement that will dramatically impact our Flight Attendant community and, in particular, our Members in Local Council 65 in Guam.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 11, 2020

11 Nov

Vacation Bidding When Transferring

We have received questions regarding Flight Attendants who are currently bidding for vacation in one base and will be transferring to a new base over the next several weeks. 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 11, 2020

11 Nov

Annual Enrollment Correction Period & Spousal Coverage Costs

Many Flight Attendants choose to default their insurance to the same coverage from one year to the next, without making any changes.  
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 11, 2020

11 Nov

Second Round Vacation Bid Period Open

Second Round Vacation Bids opened on November 8 and will close on November 16, at 0800 HDT.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 11, 2020

11 Nov

COVID-19 Precautions: Taking Care of Yourself

As cases of COVID-19 continue to surge across the country, we want to take the opportunity to remind ourselves of the guidance from the CDC and FAA that is contained in the FAA SAFO 20009: COVID-19: Updated Interim Occupational Health and Safety Guidance for Air Carriers and Crews.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 11, 2020

11 Nov

Georgia Senatorial Seats Headed to a Runoff Election.

Georgia is the only state in the country that had two senate seats on the ballot. Now, these senatorial seats are up for an historic runoff election on January 5, 2021. In Georgia, races go to a runoff when neither of the candidates wins the required majority of votes.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 11, 2020

11 Nov

United Adds Additional Flying in Response to Increased Travel Demand

United Airlines announced yesterday that the week of November 23 will be the busiest we’ve had since March of this year, as passengers book travel for the Thanksgiving holiday.  
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 11, 2020

11 Nov

No Activity Line (NAL) Bidding Closes November 13

As we reported last Friday, Flight Attendants at all bases and satellites where there are IVFMP participants at the base may elect to bid a No Activity Line (NAL) schedule.  
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 11, 2020

11 Nov

Special Virtual Meeting of the AFA BOD.

There will be a Special Virtual Meeting of the AFA Board of Directors on November 18, 2020, to discuss the status of the AFA Annual Budget.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 11, 2020

11 Nov

Honoring our Veterans- Wednesday, November 11

Veterans Day is important to many of us and is a time to pay our respects to those who have served.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 11, 2020

10 Nov

MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report

The System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the December 2020 flying assigned at each base/satellite was held on Thursday, November 5th, 2020. CSC received both the International and Domestic DSLs on Wednesday November 4th, 2020 for our review. 
  • Report
  • Nov 10, 2020

09 Nov

Guam Surplus Announcement

Today United management made an announcement that will dramatically impact our Flight Attendant community and, in particular, our Members in Local Council 65 in Guam.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 09, 2020

07 Nov

We Are Professionals: Dependability During a Global Pandemic

We get it, John, or we wouldn’t still be working here today after all these years.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 07, 2020

06 Nov

Today’s Reality

Today was the day, by 4:00PM CT, many of our flying partners from FRA, HKG and NRT had to decide to convert their October 1, 2020 separation to a retirement or resignation in order to maintain the ben[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 06, 2020

06 Nov

Reserves Are “Free-From-Contact” Once Assigned

As provided in Sections 8.D.11, 8.E.2. and 8.F.1. of our Contract, once a Reserve has been given an assignment, either during the 1930 Reserve Preferencing and Clean-up process or as a Ready Reserve within 15 hours of departure,
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 06, 2020

06 Nov

Multi-segment Deadhead versus Double Deadhead

Recent discussions between Flight Attendants and representatives from some of our Local Councilssuggest there is some confusion in the meaning of the term “double deadhead.” 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 06, 2020

06 Nov

December Schedule Month Special COLAs Cancelled only at EWR

Management has announced, due to higher than anticipated demand, Special COLAs will be awarded only in GUM and LHR for the December schedule month. 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 06, 2020

06 Nov

No Activity Line (NAL) Schedule Bidding Available for December

Because the company will not be offering Special COLAs at other than GUM and LHR, Flight Attendants at all bases and satellites where there are IVFMP participants at the base may elect to bid a No Activity Line (NAL) schedule.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 06, 2020

06 Nov

Impact of Bidding into NAL Schedules on Benefit Premiums

Anticipating questions some of us may have regarding how premiums for benefits will be handled for those who are bidding into NAL schedules, we are addressing the issue in advance. 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 06, 2020

05 Nov

White Flag Declared for Friday, November 6, 2020 at EWR

White flag has been declared at EWR for Friday, November 6, 2020.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 05, 2020

05 Nov

December Schedule Month Special COLAs Cancelled only at EWR

Only at EWR, the company will cancel all awarded Special COLAs for the month of December consistent with the provisions of Section 16.C.3. and 16.B.7 of our Contract.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 05, 2020

04 Nov

Furlough Mitigation Partnerships – Temporary Dissolution

We’re hearing there may be some questions about what happens to a Partnership when one person in a Furlough Mitigation Partnership takes a Special COLA or become temporarily inactive.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 04, 2020

04 Nov

Restoration of Benefit Premium Payroll Deductions - Returning from Special COLAs

As those of us who have taken a series of Special COLAs over the past several months are aware, the process of returning deductions for benefits payments to payroll deduction has been difficult, to say the least.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 04, 2020

04 Nov

Link Devices While on Voluntary Furlough

We offer a quick reminder to those on Voluntary Furlough that the company has asked you to keep your Link device instead of returning it as originally requested in the voluntary furlough award letter. 
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 04, 2020

04 Nov

First Round Vacation Award Posted

First Round Vacation bidding awards were posted today.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 04, 2020

04 Nov

Reserve Scheduling Timeline

If awarded or assigned a Reserve line for the December bid month, there are various deadlines that must be met as part of the schedule development timeline.
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 04, 2020

04 Nov

International Base Closure Letter of Agreement (FRA, HKG & NRT)

On Friday John Slater sent a communication to Flight Attendants reviewing the agreement the Union and the company had reached addressing ongoing concerns of the AFA Members at these closed international bases brought about because the CARES Act Payroll Support Program had not been enacted.  
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 04, 2020

03 Nov

Election Day! Every Vote Counts.

Today is Election Day and the last day to vote in the 2020 Election!
  • AFA Article
  • Nov 03, 2020

30 Oct

COVID-19 Safety Strategy

This week we will address some ways to stay safe during the Covid-19 pandemic.  This is the first of a two-part series: “keeping yourself safe” and “keeping us safe.”
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

30 Oct

NAL Vacation Bidding/Trading Strategy

Flight Attendants who are bidding or being assigned to NAL schedules may want to consider certain vacation bidding strategies on how to incorporate their 2021 accrued vacation to work towards meeting their vacation accrual 60/120-hour thresholds in order to earn full vacation credit in 2022.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

30 Oct

One Year Seniority Pay Addition

United payroll has identified an issue for those Flight Attendants having one year of service and who have a two-week furlough pay entitlement while on involuntary furlough. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

30 Oct

Vacation Bidding & Involuntary Furlough

Flight Attendants who have been placed on involuntary furlough should be aware they do not need to bid 2021 vacation periods.  As part of the involuntary furlough process, these Flight Attendants were paid for their 2021 vacation as part of their final paycheck.  
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

30 Oct

Vacation Bidding Closes Tomorrow

First round vacation bidding closes tomorrow, October 31 at 0800 HDT.  
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

30 Oct

Ready to Vote?

Election Day is November 3. Through Early or Absentee Voting, millions of Americans have already cast their vote. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

30 Oct

Third Trimester CBT – Due Tonight!

The Third Trimester CBT is due by 2359 Central Standard Time tonight. Log into TakeOff Learning and select Continuing Qualifications (CQ) 2020 Trimester 3. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

30 Oct

Annual Benefits Enrollment Closes Tonight

Benefits enrollment for 2021 is closing tonight. If you have not made your selections, we encourage you to do so before it closes. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

30 Oct

Daylight Savings – Fall Back!

Remember to “fall back” this Sunday, November 1st.  On Sunday, at 0200, we turn our clocks back one hour from Daylight Savings time to return to Standard time.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

30 Oct

E-175 Aircraft Seat Configuration Changes

United Express carriers will be reconfiguring all E-175 aircraft to a maximum capacity of 70 seats and it is expected this work will completed by the end of November.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

30 Oct

Presidential Election and Hotel Safety

Our MEC Safety, Health and Security Committee has been in communication with United’s Corporate Security Department as it pertains to potential concerns about protest activity as we approach the November 3, 2020 election day.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 30, 2020

29 Oct

Annual Benefits Enrollment Open Now – October 30th

Benefits enrollment for 2021 is now open. Flight Attendants can make their benefit elections now through October 30th, online, by visiting Flying Together. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 29, 2020

29 Oct

Vacation Buy Back Explained

We have received questions from many of you asking for an explanation as to why Vacation Buy Back shall not be utilized during a Flight Attendant furlough as set forth in Section 12.D.7. of the Contra[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 29, 2020

29 Oct

Third Party Apps - Important changes coming in early 2021

Over the course of time since implementation of our JCBA, United management has dedicated resources in the development of MobileCCS, UBid, and uChat all with the intent of meeting the needs of flight [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 29, 2020

29 Oct

Contractual Furlough Payments – Pay Advices Visible as of Wednesday, 10.28.2020

As provided for in Section 18.H.2. of our Contract, those Flight Attendants who were placed on Involuntary Furlough will be issued pay checks for furlough payments consistent with the schedule outlined in this Section of the Contract.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 29, 2020

29 Oct

Reserve Standby Pre-Board Assignments and 35-in-7 Reminders

In previous editions of E-Lines we discussed Pre-Board and 35-in-7. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 29, 2020

29 Oct

Ready to Vote?

Election Day is November 3. Through Early or Absentee Voting, millions of Americans have already cast their vote
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 29, 2020

29 Oct

Third Trimester CBT – Required to Maintain FAA Qualifications

The Third Trimester CBT is now available for completion and is required to be completed by, October 30, 2020 at 2359 Central Standard Time. Log into TakeOff Learning and select Continuing Qualifications (CQ) 2020 Trimester 3. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 29, 2020

29 Oct

Daylight Savings – Fall Back this Sunday

This Sunday, November 1, at 0200, we turn our clocks backward one hour from Daylight Savings time to return to Standard time. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 29, 2020

28 Oct

Furlough Pay Addition for those having One Year Seniority

For those Flight Attendants having one year of service who have a two week furlough pay entitlement, Payroll has identified there was an improper calculation that was made for this group of employees whereby their two week entitlement was split into two payments.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 28, 2020

27 Oct

Standby Pre-Board Assignments

When a Standby is assigned to pre-board, the expectation should always be that the Flight Attendant will be taking the flight, regardless of any verbal expectation that may have been set by the scheduler.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 27, 2020

24 Oct

Reciprocal Cabin Jumpseat Agreements Expanded

Last spring, we announced that we had achieved reciprocal cabin jumpseat agreements, effective June 1, 2020 with some United Express (UAX) Carriers. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

Link App IOR Work Around

Due to a recent error message when filing an Irregular Operations report (IOR) while using your Link. Flight Attendants should use the following work-around while this issue is being resolved:
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

Your Vote is Your Voice: Make it Heard!

On November 3, our country will place the process of democracy on the world stage. In several states, ballots for the General Election are already being cast in what is no doubt the most important election of our lifetimes.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

Vacation Bidding Now Open

As we discussed in our last E-Lines, Vacation bidding opened today, October 23rd and will close on October 31. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

Vacation Reduction While on Occupational Leave

Now that Vacation Accrual Letters have been published, we are beginning to receive questions from Flight Attendants who have had an occupational illness or injury and who were absent from the work place during the vacation accrual year from August 30, 2019 – August 29, 2020.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

Efforts on Payroll Support Program Continue

Flight Attendants in the Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Denver, and Houston turned out for #ReliefNow events over the last week.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

Reminder - Link Election Coverage Opens October 22, 2020

Make your election from October 22 through November 30 by going to Link/Sled Recovery Protection Plan – Standard Enrollment Period in Help Hub.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

2021 Pass Travel Enrollment set to Open in November

This year the 2021 pass travel enrollment will open a bit early in an effort to give everyone time to make their selections. Watch for additional information to be released next month. Enrollment will begin on November 16thand will close on December 18th at 11:59 PM, CT. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

Third Trimester CBT – Required to Maintain FAA Qualifications

The Third Trimester CBT is now available for completion and is required to be completed by, October 30, 2020 at 2359 Central Standard Time. Log into TakeOff Learning and select Continuing Qualifications (CQ) 2020 Trimester 3. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

Transitioning to Reserve in November – Checklist.

For those Flight Attendants transitioning to Reserve status for the November bid month, we have updated the following checklist of important items to review and accomplish, if necessary, prior to going back on Reserve.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

Annual Benefits Enrollment for Active Employees Open Now – 30th

Active employee Benefits enrollment for 2021 is now open. Flight Attendants, including those in the IVFMP, can make their selections now through October 30th online by visiting Flying Together. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

24 Oct

AFA Disaster Relief Fund

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 Article
  • Oct 24, 2020

23 Oct

T-Mobile/Sprint Telecommunication Issue

Update:  As of 4:00PM today, we have an update that indicates this may now include those with Sprint service as a result of the Sprint/T-Mobile merger.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 23, 2020

23 Oct

Vacation Bidding Re-display Issue Corrected

The automation issue affecting re-displayed Vacation bids has been fixed.  If you submitted vacation bids prior to 4:00PM on Friday, October 23, 2020, we recommend you review your bids to ensure your preferences are accurately captured.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 23, 2020

22 Oct

Benefits Issues Clarified

Over the course of the past several days, there have been a number of questions about communications from the UABC on Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts for Healthcare and Dependent care and COBRA. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 22, 2020

22 Oct

Involuntary Furlough Mitigation Program (IVFMP) – Pay Longevity Information

As provided for under the terms of the Involuntary Furlough Mitigation Program (IVFMP) Letter of Agreement, Flight Attendant participants in the program who are placed on involuntary furlough or who e[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 22, 2020

22 Oct

Your Vote is Your Voice: Make it Heard!

On November 3, our country will place the process of democracy on the world stage. In several states, ballots for the General Election are already being cast in what is no doubt the most important election of our lifetimes.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 22, 2020

22 Oct

Vacation Bidding– The Next Steps of Choose, Bid, Trade.

Our allocation of days will be viewable in CCS, organized by base, on October 23rd.  Once the first round of bidding opens on this day, we will be provided the opportunity to choose preferences regarding:
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 22, 2020

22 Oct

Annual Benefits Enrollment Opens October 19th – 30th

Benefits enrollment for 2021 is now open. Flight Attendants can make their selections now through October 30thonline by visiting Flying Together. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 22, 2020

22 Oct

2021 Pass Travel Enrollment set to Open in November

This year, the 2021 pass travel enrollment will open a bit early in an effort to expand the window during which we make selections. Watch for additional information to be released next month. Enrollme[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 22, 2020

22 Oct

MEC Fall Virtual Regular Meeting Rescheduled

As we reported last week the virtual Fall Meeting of the Master Executive Council was postponed.  The MEC has acted to reschedule the virtual meeting to take place November 19 - 20, 2020. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 22, 2020

22 Oct

MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report

MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report
  • Report
  • Oct 22, 2020

21 Oct

Call, Tweet, Repeat: #ReliefNow Negotiations Continue

Negotiations between Speaker Pelosi and Secretary Mnuchin on a COVID-19 Relief Bill continue. The Speaker clarified her Tuesday "deadline" yesterday as a point at which all items are on the table.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 21, 2020

19 Oct

BREAKING NEWS - CALL to ACTION!

We need urgent action the next 48 hours! Speaker Pelosi has set a deadline. Real people need relief today. We can't wait for an election or a new Congress. Get it done. #ReliefNow #ExtendPSP #EveryDayCounts
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 19, 2020

17 Oct

Everyday Counts: Take Action to #ExtendPSP Now!

We recognize that our requests to Take Action may be seen as being repetitive in nature.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

United MEC Acts to Postpone Virtual Fall 2020 Regular MEC Meeting

Over the past several weeks, we have reported on the efforts of the United Master Executive Council to schedule the first in-person meeting since January of this year.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

Third-Quarter Financial Results & Positioning United for our post-COVID Future

Earlier this week, in addition to announcing third quarter operating results, management publicly outlined future plans to rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic by delivering on its three-pillar strategy of building and maintaining liquidity, minimizing cash burn and variabilizing its cost structure.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

Third Trimester CBT – Required to Maintain FAA Qualifications

The Third Trimester CBT is now available for completion and is required to be completed by, October 30, 2020 at 2359 Central Standard Time. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

United Develops an Internal Link Protection Plan – Elections begin October 22

United is officially discontinuing its relationship with Safeware® and is introduction a new internal Link Protection plan to protect your Link device in the event of loss or stolen. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

Process to be used in Return of Company Property via DHL Hits a Snag

For those Flight Attendants based in the three international bases of FRA, NRT and HKG who are affected by the closure of their bases as well as domestic Flight Attendants residing in International cities who have been provided instructions to return company property via DHL
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

Company Clarifies Reductions to Vacation Accrual While on Special COLA

Vacation Letters for Flight Attendants were available as of September 25, 2020 and since that time, those who participated in the Special COLA offerings during the vacation accrual year have been questioning the vacation reduction they are seeing published in these letters.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

Transfers Effective for December Awarded October 14, 2020

A total of 166 transfers were awarded on October 14, 2020 and are effective for the December 2020 schedule month:
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

Wellness Credit for Medical Benefits While on Furlough Status

A number of questions have been asked as it pertains to the Wellness Credit ($48) for Medical Benefits that is applied for those who non-smokers are.  AFA has been advised of the following clarification
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

Involuntary Furlough Mitigation Program (IVFMP) & Benefits Deductions

For those of us who are participants in the IVFMP, we are aware there are a number of questions/issues with the status of Benefit (premium) deductions as well as FSA and Dependent Care deductions.  
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

Vacation Election Period Closed - Next up, First Round Vacation Bidding

The twenty (20) day period during which Flight Attendants are provided the opportunity to elect Vacation Buy Back, 401(k) deferral and FLEX closed on October 15, 2020.  
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

Updated Crew Bunk Policy – Effective October 15, 2020

The company, in coordination with the AFA, as well as the Cleveland Clinic, have updated the crew rest policy for aircraft equipped with crew bunk modules, effective October 15, 2020.   
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

17 Oct

Your Vote is Your Voice: Make it Heard!

On November 3, our country will place the process of democracy on the world stage. In several states, ballots for the General Election are already being cast in what is no doubt the most important election of our lifetimes.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 17, 2020

16 Oct

Return to Availability List following completion of a Standby (OSB) Assignment

Over the course of the past several weeks, we have received questions from Local Reserve Committees and Members questions about the circumstances under which a Reserve is to be placed back on the availability list on the same calendar day after having been released from Standby (OSB).
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 16, 2020

14 Oct

Transfers effective for December Awarded October 14, 2020

A total of 166 transfers were awarded on October 14, 2020 and are effective for the December 2020 schedule month
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 14, 2020

13 Oct

COBRA Coverage while on Involuntary Furlough

It’s been a full 12 days since October 1st when the Involuntary Furlough started. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 13, 2020

13 Oct

NAL Schedules Awarded at DEN, EWR and HNL

The award of NAL Schedules was processed by Crew Schedule Planning today. NAL schedules were awarded in those bases where the number of Special COLA requests exceeded the number of Special COLAs set by management. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 13, 2020

13 Oct

Fall 2020 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council via ZOOM™

As we reported earlier this month, the Members of the United Master Executive Council planned to conduct the first in-person Regular Meeting in Billing, Montana since January of this year.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 13, 2020

13 Oct

Make you 2021 Vacation Elections by October 15, 2020

The Vacation Election period closes Thursday, October 15th, 2020. If you choose to participate in the optional Vacation Election process, select the “Proceed to Vacation Election” button located in the bottom right corner of the accrual letter page.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 13, 2020

13 Oct

EWR-LGA Shuttle Service – New Provider.

Effective September 30, 2020,  EWR - LGA Shuttle Service will now be serviced by National Transportation, Inc. (NTI, NYC, Inc.) 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 13, 2020

13 Oct

Annual Benefits Enrollment Opens October 19th – 30th

Now is the time to compare your benefit options and view pricing for all the 2021 options. Visit Flying Together for all the options available for 2021. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 13, 2020

13 Oct

Earnings Live is Thursday October 15, 2020

Thursday, October 15 at 1:30 p.m. CT, United will host a virtual Earnings Live call to discuss third-quarter earnings, the state of the company and answer pre-submitted questions from employees. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 13, 2020

11 Oct

MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report

The System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the November 2020 flying assigned at each base/satellite was held on Monday October 5th, 2020. CSC received both the International and Domestic DSLs on Sunday October 4th, 2020 for our review.
  • Report
  • Oct 11, 2020

09 Oct

Fall 2020 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council Re-scheduled

As we reported earlier this month, the Members of the United Master Executive Council planned to conduct the first in-person Regular Meeting in Billing, Montana since January of this year. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 09, 2020

09 Oct

View Passport/Visa Requirements and Travel Warnings within CCS Pairings

The opportunities presented by the Contractual ability to pick up flying out of base has presented new challenges to Flight Attendants when ensuring they have the proper documentation to travel to a specific destination not normally flown from her/his home domicile.  
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 09, 2020

09 Oct

Rapid COVID-19 Testing for Crewmembers

AFA, in partnership with Flight Operations, and Corporate Safety have collaborated in order to implement Rapid COVID-19 testing for crewmembers in order to return to flying to certain international destinations.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 09, 2020

09 Oct

Save Aviation Jobs; Congress Must Pass a Payroll Support Program Extension

Over 100,000 aviation workers woke up without work on October 1, 2020: 45,000 were furloughed and tens of thousands more went on ‘unpaid leave’ when the Payroll Support Program expired.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 09, 2020

08 Oct

Vacation Elections Close October 15 – Make your Selections Today!

The Vacation Election period opened at 0800 Home Domicile Time (HDT) on September 25 and will remain open until October 15th in order to provide the full twenty (20) day period to make your elections.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 08, 2020

08 Oct

Out of Base (OOB) Pick-ups are Not Eligible for Trading

As outlined in Chapter 10 of the Trip Trades and Adjustment guide, Flight Attendants may pick up trips from open time or advertisements in bases other than their own, subject to the specified requirements of section 7.J of our JCBA provisions. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 08, 2020

08 Oct

Time is Running Out! - Register to Vote! – It’s your Right

Your right and privilege to vote are not automatic, you must register to vote, and you must ensure your registration record is up to date.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 08, 2020

08 Oct

Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program FADAP

Thanks to the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), all Flight Attendants governed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can get assistance in dealing with substance abuse should they need it. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 08, 2020

06 Oct

Trump Kills Millions of Jobs, Abandons Essential Workers

Association of Flight Attendants-CWA International President Sara Nelson released the following statement after President Trump blew up COVID relief negotiations
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 06, 2020

06 Oct

Deadline for Returning Company Issued Items Extended to October 30, 2020

Inflight services have extended the deadline for returning company issued items until October 30, 2020.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 06, 2020

03 Oct

CARES Act Extension – Payroll Support Program Video Update

As yet another week draws to a close in Washington without Congress enacting the CARES Act Payroll Support Program, we have gained tremendous bi-partisan support despite not having acted timely to stop the furloughs that started yesterday.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 03, 2020

03 Oct

Pass Travel Seniority for those on Involuntary Furlough Status

Today being the first day many of our members are on involuntary furlough status, we are starting to get some questions about Pass Travel Seniority that suggests there may be some confusion. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 03, 2020

03 Oct

Link Apps Outage Expected on October 3, 2020, 01:45 AM – 3:30 AM CT

For scheduled server maintenance, the login function for the Manuals and CCS Apps will be temporarily unavailable on October 3, 2020, from 1:45 AM – 3:30 AM CT. 
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 03, 2020

03 Oct

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Get Your PINK ON!

The month of October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To date, breast cancer remains the most common form of cancer among women living in the United States. VIDEO
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 03, 2020

03 Oct

Vacation Elections

The Vacation Election period opened at 0800 Home Domicile Time (HDT) on September 25 and will remain open until October 15t in order to provide the full twenty (20) day period to make elections .
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 03, 2020

03 Oct

Reminder – Oct. 1 - Important Benefits Changes While on Special COLA

Effective October 1, 2020, all Flight Attendants on Special COLA will automatically be moved to direct bill and pay. Your first billing statement will be generated as of October 10th and you will have 30 days from the billing statement date to make your payment.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 03, 2020

03 Oct

Bulletin #26 is Now in Effect

Inflight Safety Bulletin is now in effect. We remind you to open and review all changed content.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 03, 2020

03 Oct

Third (3rd) Trimester CBT Due by October 30th

The Third Trimester CBT is available and is required to be completed by, October 30, 2020 - 2359 Central Standard Time. Log into TakeOff Learning and select Continuing Qualifications (CQ) 2020 Trimester 3.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 03, 2020

03 Oct

Group Universal Life (GUL) Reminder for Those Returning from Special COLAs

As provided for in Section 29.G.1.c. of our Contract, the voluntary Group Universal Life (GUL) will be offered to Flight Attendants where the monthly salary for the purpose of this program is calculat[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 03, 2020

01 Oct

Take Action to Save Our Jobs

Inaction is not an option and there is growing support for a full relief bill. Everyone “supports us.” True support for the American worker comes in the form of a relief bill. We need every Flight Attendant, regardless of status, to commit to Take Action every day until October 1st.
  • AFA Article
  • Oct 01, 2020

30 Sep

International Purser Priority Period Waitlist Status Update

The two-year Priority Period which started on Day One of common metal ends tonight
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 30, 2020

30 Sep

November Special COLAs Available (One-Month Duration)

Inflight Scheduling will offer Special Company Offered Leaves of Absence (COLAs) for the November Flight Attendant bid month.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 30, 2020

30 Sep

Final Pay Checks for California Flight Attendants Subject to Invol Furlough

California and GUM Flight Attendants potentially subject to Involuntary furlough who are required by law to have their final paychecks on their last day worked
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 30, 2020

30 Sep

EWR - LGA Shuttle - New Transportation Provider

LGA Shuttle Service will now be serviced by National Transportation, Inc
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 30, 2020

26 Sep

Arbitrator Renders Decision in MEC 6-20 – International Base Closures

We have received a verbal award in MEC 6-20. The Union did not prevail in this case. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 26, 2020

26 Sep

Vacation Accrual Letters Available – Addressing Leave of Absence Reductions

As you may already have seen, Vacation Accrual Letters were made available yesterday in CCS. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 26, 2020

26 Sep

A Message from Our International Membership Services Department

During this past week, the database at the AFA Membership Services Department experienced a significant technical disruption While we are able to extract some member data, the problem limits our ability to access detailed information regarding your account. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 26, 2020

26 Sep

5 More Days - Take Action to Save Our Jobs

Inaction is not an option and there is growing support for a full relief bill. Everyone “supports us.” True support for the American worker comes in the form of a relief bill. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 26, 2020

26 Sep

October Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Ribbon Program - Get your Pink On!

Every October, in our ongoing collective effort to raise awareness of the importance of prevention, we pull together with other employees to show our collective support for Breast Cancer Awareness by wearing a pink ribbon behind your official AFA pin 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 26, 2020

26 Sep

November Special COLAs Available (One-Month Duration)

Inflight Scheduling will offer Special Company Offered Leaves of Absence (COLAs) for the November Flight Attendant bid month.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 26, 2020

26 Sep

Navigating Different World Views

Everyone has heard the advice to “not talk about politics or religion in the workplace”. In the current climate, the list of subjects that could trigger passionate debates and even nasty interchanges seems to be growing. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 26, 2020

26 Sep

Benefits While on Special COLA – Important Upcoming Changes, Effective Oct. 1

As a reminder effective October 1, 2020, Flight Attendants on Special COLA, we can maintain health and welfare benefits coverage at active employee contribution rates for the duration of the Special COLA. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 26, 2020

25 Sep

Free College for Union Members and their Families

Earn your degree for free online. The Free College Benefit helps union families continue their college education without piling on thousands of dollars in student debt.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 25, 2020

25 Sep

2021 Vacation Article SWLOF Report

2021 Vacation Article SWLOF Report
  • Report
  • Sep 25, 2020

25 Sep

25 Sep

Give to or Get Help from the AFA-CWA Disaster Relief Fund

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 Article
  • Sep 25, 2020

25 Sep

Third Trimester CBT – Consider Completing It Before Beginning any Time Away

The Third Trimester CBT is now available for completion and is required to be completed by, October 30, 2020 - 2359 Central Standard Time. Log into TakeOff Learning and select Continuing Qualifications (CQ) 2020 Trimester 3.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 25, 2020

25 Sep

Fall Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council - October 20 – 22

The Fall Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council will take place in Billings, Montana Tuesday, October 20 thru October 22 at the Northern Hotel. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 25, 2020

25 Sep

eFAOM Bulletin #26 Effective October 1

Make sure you are compliant; download, sync, and review eFAOM Bulletin #26 by October 1, 2020. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 25, 2020

24 Sep

November Special COLAs Available (One-Month Duration)

Inflight Scheduling will offer Special Company Offered Leaves of Absence (COLAs) for the November Flight Attendant bid month. Review the November 2020 Special COLA packet.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 24, 2020

24 Sep

Vacation Accrual Letters Available Friday, September 25, 2020

We are able to confirm that Vacation Accrual Letters have been prepared and are on track to be released no later than Friday, September 25, 2020.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 24, 2020

24 Sep

Register to Vote! – It’s your Right.

Your right and privilege to vote are not automatic, you must register to vote, and you must ensure your registration record is up to date.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 24, 2020

18 Sep

Transitioning to Reserve Status

For the October bid month, most locations will see Flight Attendants transitioning to Reserve status who may not have served Reserve for a while. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 18, 2020

18 Sep

Reserve Lines and Vacation – Maximizing Pay and/or Time Off

If you have been awarded a Reserve line for a month in which you have vacation, there are a number of flexible options available to make the most of your pay and/or time off. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 18, 2020

18 Sep

Vacation 2021 Bidding Process Begins with Vacation Accrual Letters

Within a matter of weeks, the Vacation 2021 process will begin with the issuance of 2021 Vacation Accrual Letters which will be available no later than September 25, 2020.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 18, 2020

18 Sep

October 1 eFAOM and Staffing Sheet Changes

As we shared in the July 1, 2020, Inflight Services Weekly, Flight Experience, AFA, and Inflight Safety and have been collaborating to address your feedback and to further clarify work responsibilities and equally distribute the workload.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 18, 2020

18 Sep

Avoid a 401(k) Loan Default & Its Tax Consequences

For those of us who have been on a longer-term Special Company Offered Leave of Absence (COLA) for some time and who also have an outstanding 401(k) loan, we want to ensure you are aware of some very important information to avoid the tax consequences of a 401(k)-loan default. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 18, 2020

18 Sep

Benefits While on Special COLA – Important Upcoming Changes, Effective 10/1/2020

While on Special COLA, we have the ability to maintain health and welfare benefits coverage at active employee contribution rates for the duration of the Special COLA. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 18, 2020

16 Sep

Third (3rd) Trimester CBT Due by October 30th

The Third Trimester CBT is available and is required to be completed by, October 30, 2020 - 2359 Central Standard Time. Log into TakeOff Learning and select Continuing Qualifications (CQ) 2020 Trimester 3.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

16 Sep

CQ/RQ Training Required for Flight Attendants While on Special COLA

Effective October 1, 2020, Flight Attendants on Special Company Offered Leave of Absence (COLA) are required to attend CQ/RQ training as indicated in the most recent Special COLA packet published by the company.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

16 Sep

90 Day Freeze for Link iOS Updates

There’s a temporary 90-day freeze in place that began on September 10, for all iOS updates.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

16 Sep

GUM Flight Attendant Scheduling and Operation Transitions to Headquarters

Effective September 16th at 1500 CHST (September 15th at midnight CT), Crew Scheduling and Operations will transition to Headquarters and the Network Operation Center (NOC).
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

16 Sep

October Special COLA Awards

Crew Schedule Planning, in response to projections of reduced passenger demand, anticipates awarding Special COLAs at all bases.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

16 Sep

Clarifying the Interaction of Special COLAs and NAL Schedules

There have been questions as to why No Activity Lines (NAL) were assigned to participants in the IVFMP program when there are still requests for Special COLAs that were not awarded. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

16 Sep

Updating your Personal Information on Flying Together

Before leaving on your next pairing, given all of the events, both natural and otherwise that are taking place in the communities we serve, take a few minutes to review the Emergency Contact information you have on file in company records. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

16 Sep

PDX and GEG Layovers – Responding to Hazardous Air Quality Index

The number and extent of the fires in the Pacific Northwest have contributed to the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the cities we serve to reach a level designated as “Hazardous”.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

16 Sep

Preliminary Benefits Open Enrollment Timelines

Human Resources and Labor Relations have noted that the Annual Open Enrollment process will have some minor changes this year. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

16 Sep

Cabin Jumpseat (CJA) Authority Reminders

As a reminder, Section 3.A. of our Contract provides Flight Attendants with access to the Cabin Jumpseat on all United Aircraft which cannot be denied due to an aircraft weight restriction.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

16 Sep

Restoring Reserve Availability Days to Reserve Lines having More Than 12 Days

While Section 8.I.1.j. provides the company with the ability to build Reserve schedules with up to sixteen (16) calendar days off in a schedule month, Section 8.I.1.l provides Reserve Flight Attendant[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 16, 2020

15 Sep

MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Report

The Line Review (SWLOF) meeting for October 2020 line recommendations was held remotely due to the ongoing challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as restrictions imposed by the governor[...]
  • Report
  • Sep 15, 2020

11 Sep

Remembering Our Heroes

Nineteen years after the unimaginably terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 many of us still feel the heart wrenching loss.We lost family, friends, flying partners.  We will never forget.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 11, 2020

10 Sep

MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report

The System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the October 2020 flying assigned at each base/satellite was held on Monday, September 7th, 2020. CSC received both the International and Domestic DSLs on Saturday September 5th, 2020 for our review.
  • Report
  • Sep 10, 2020

09 Sep

Save Our Jobs & Join #ReliefNow Actions

Nothing and we do mean nothing, is more important to our livelihoods and the success of our airline than the extension of the CARES Act.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 09, 2020

09 Sep

9/11 Commemorative Memorial Remembrance Pin

For the month of September AFA will be providing the commemorative 9/11 Memorial Remembrance pins available at each domicile location.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 09, 2020

09 Sep

In Honor and Remembrance of September 11

Each year, as the anniversary of September 11 approaches remembrance ceremonies are being planned in our hero’s honor at locations across our nation.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 09, 2020

09 Sep

Personal Strategies for Approaching the Anniversary of September 11th

As we approach the anniversary of September 11th, many of us will begin to plan how we’ll recognize this day. Anniversaries offer an opportunity to acknowledge our memories and experiences, to connect with others who share in them, and to pay tribute to our individual and collective journeys.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 09, 2020

09 Sep

International Purser Opt Out Extended

The company has extended the October monthly opt-out window to close on Thursday, Sep 10 at 0800 CT. To request for an opt-out, please visit CCS > Schedule > FSL Opt-Out Request. 
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 09, 2020

09 Sep

1-2-& 3-month Special COLAs - Deadline extended to Friday, September 11, 2020

Flight Attendants interested in 1-, 2- or 3-month Special COLAs should place bids on file now. The bid period has been extended until Friday, September 11, 2020.
  • AFA Article
  • Sep 09, 2020