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28 Feb

32 Years On – What Was Learned From United 811’s Explosive Decompression

(Simple Flying by Sumit Singh)
Yesterday marked 32 years since a United Airlines Boeing 747 lost a cargo door shortly after departing, resulting in nine pass[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 28, 2021

27 Feb

House Passes Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid Relief Package -(CNN)

(CNN)The House of Representatives voted early Saturday morning to approve President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package, a major step toward enacting the first legislative priority of the[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 27, 2021

26 Feb

20-Year Anniversary of E-Lines – AFA Electronic Communications

This month, February 2021, is the 20th year anniversary of E-Lines. Let us reflect on the history of our Union’s most recognizable communication.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 26, 2021

26 Feb

Black History Month – Kamala Harris

On January 20, 2021, we witnessed history being made as Kamala Harris was sworn into office and became the first woman, the first Black American, and the first person of South Asia[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 26, 2021

26 Feb

COVID-19 Vaccine CBT - Part of Second Trimester CBT

The COVID-19 CBT contents will be part of the Second Trimester CBT and should be completed as part of that CBT and not as a standalone CBT. If, however, you have completed the standalon[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 26, 2021

26 Feb

ISAP: Protecting Members First – Emphasizing Safety

One of the key components of the ISAP (Inflight Safety Action Report) is its focus on improving safety while simultaneously protecting reporters from punitive discipline by maintaining the c[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 26, 2021

26 Feb

VSL: A New Beginning and Wishing our Friends Farewell

This month, approximately 1,600 of our flying partners have elected to participate in the Voluntary Leave Separation (VSL) program and, as a result, will step into the next chapter of their lives. As [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 26, 2021

26 Feb

Make an Impact: PSP Photos

We want Congress to understand why an extension of the Payroll Support Program (PSP) is so vitally important to each of us, our airline, and our success.  Please send us your photo!  An[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 26, 2021

24 Feb

Practice Solidarity, Not Division

Feb 24 - This week, some Members are engaging, both on social media and in person on flights, in criticism or questioning, as to why more senior Flight Attendants did not retire [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 24, 2021

24 Feb

Furlough Mitigation Partnership Awards

Feb 24 - Furlough Mitigation Partnerships (FMP) were awarded this afternoon for all bases today.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 24, 2021

24 Feb

Voluntary Furloughs Awarded – Furlough Mitigations Partnerships

The Furlough Mitigation Partnership bids closed February 24 at 12 PM CT, and will be awarded by 1700 PM CT. Partnership awards are limited to Flight Attendants that fall at or above the resultant Involuntary Furlough cut off.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 24, 2021

24 Feb

Disaster Relief for Texas Residents

If you are a Flight Attendant living in any of the affected counties and have suffered significant damages and/or relocation as a result of the disaster, get help from the AFA-CWA Disaster Relief Fund.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 24, 2021

24 Feb

Fleet Update - Boeing 777

United has opted to take a proactive step and will voluntarily be removing 24 of the 777-200 aircraft with the Pratt and Whitney engines from service. Flight crews originally scheduled to work on the [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 24, 2021

24 Feb

Contract: Don’t Leave Home Without It

Rather than lugging around our paper contract we can easily download it to our smart phones and/or tablets for speedy access and portability. By downloading a copy of our current Contract, Flight Attendants have their contractual rights not only within reach at all times, but easily searchable.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 24, 2021

22 Feb

Contractual Voluntary Furlough Bidding - Closed

Bidding for Voluntary Furlough has closed and the contractual voluntary furlough award commencing April 1, 2021 has been completed in compliance with Section 18.A. of our Contract. 
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 22, 2021

21 Feb

United Airlines Removing 24 Boeing 777s From Service After Denver Incident

United Airlines is removing all of its Boeing 777 planes currently in service that are powered by Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines after the Federal Aviation Administration called for stepp[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 21, 2021

20 Feb

PSP Extension: Contact Congress Now!

If we know anything about Congressional legislation, it’s that, until it’s signed, it’s not law.  While the consensus is that most lawmakers are generally supportive on providing a PSP extension through September 2021, it’s far from a done deal.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 20, 2021

20 Feb

Vacation Trades with Voluntary Separation Leave (VSL) Participants Not Permitted

We’ve received a number of questions about the inability to enter into Flight Attendant to Flight Attendant vacation trades with those who have elected to participate in the VSL program.  As has [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 20, 2021

20 Feb

New CDC International Arrival Requirement

United published a Scheduling Alert indicting procedures to follow to comply with CDC directives when entering the United States from another country. Some requirements and procedures have been updated.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 20, 2021

20 Feb

International Travel Requirements: Canada

International travel continues to be a moving target. Countries around the world continue to make frequent changes leaving many Members scrambling to keep up with the current customs requirements.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 20, 2021

20 Feb

Monthly Schedules and the Role of the Local Council Schedule Committee

Each month, your Local Council Schedule Committee faces a challenging task of submitting recommendations which ultimately become the schedules published in the bid package. The process begins with a r[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 20, 2021

20 Feb

Black History Month – Honoring A. Philip Randolph

During Black History Month, we have been focusing on past and present leaders in the movement to protect and expand the rights of African Americans and working families. As we continue to highlight an[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 20, 2021

20 Feb

United Flight 328 Incident - AFA Statement

Feb 20 - This afternoon, United flight 328, en-route to HNL from DEN, experienced an incident and returned safely to the field.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 20, 2021

17 Feb

Inclement Weather Reminders

System wide members are dealing with the direct impact of severe winter weather. From ice storms and snow in Texas, to polar vortex in the Midwest and nor’easters on the east coast, it’s a mess out th[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 17, 2021

17 Feb

Cancellations and Reassignments

Section 7.Q. (Loss of Flight Time) covers irregularities when your pairing cancels ahead of time and procedures differ depending on how much notice is given.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 17, 2021

17 Feb

2020 W-2 Form

If you signed up to receive your United Airlines 2020 W-2 (and/or 499R-2/W-2 PR) electronically through ADP, forms are now available for you to download.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 17, 2021

17 Feb

Vacation Fly Through and Reserve Guarantee

As a reminder, our Contract provides us with the ability to exercise an option to fly through an awarded vacation period.  When flying through a Vacation Period, in addition to being paid for the trips flown during the vacation period you are paid the value of the vacation period itself.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 17, 2021

17 Feb

Reserve Timeline Calendar for March 2021

If awarded or assigned a Reserve schedule for the March bid month, there are various scheduling request deadlines and processes that occur during the period between bid awards and through the first week of the new month.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 17, 2021

17 Feb

United Updates Employee Mask Policy to Comply with Federal Law

Following further clarification from the TSA regarding airline employees, United has updated the employee mask policy in the Working Together Guidelines to reflect that you must wear a [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 17, 2021

17 Feb

Joe Beirne Foundation CWA Scholarships

The Joe Beirne Foundation awards sixteen partial scholarships of $4,000 for 2021-2022 school year. Winners will be selected in a lottery drawing, are also eligible to receive a second-year scholarship of the same amount contingent upon satisfactory academic accomplishment
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 17, 2021

16 Feb

March Primary Bid Award Timeline

In a CCS priority message the company informed us that line awards for the March bid month will be published in accordance with the JCBA by 0800 on February 18, 2021. However, due to the close of [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 16, 2021

16 Feb

Voluntary Separtation Leave Deadline

The deadline for the Voluntary Separation Leave is tonight February 16, 2021 at 11:59 PM CT.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 16, 2021

15 Feb

Winter Weather and our Contractual Protections

Winter storms are impacting United’s operations in our system today and are expected to do so through the balance of the week. Our Contract contemplates the nature of the industry in which we work and provides United with clear parameters for order during these types of situations. 
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 15, 2021

13 Feb

PSP Extension

We are asking everyone to get onboard with securing a Payroll Support Program (PSP) extension from Congress.  This is not anything new that we are asking you to do, but we do need to step up our game and make a bigger impact.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 13, 2021

13 Feb

Make an Impact: PSP

We encourage as many as possible to participate in this effort to help in successfully accomplishing a PSP extension outcome that benefits us all.  Please email your photo and testimonial to&nbs[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 13, 2021

13 Feb

737 MAX Returns to Service

Our AFA Safety, Health and Security committee will continue to monitor and address our concerns as they come up regarding the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 13, 2021

13 Feb

Training Requirements for SCOLA

With the enactment of the PSP extension and Flight Attendants returned to the line in February, United offered SCOLA for February and March to reduce staffing. As a part of that, Training Scheduling u[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 13, 2021

13 Feb

Per Diem Reports

Per Diem Statements Per diem reports are available via My Info on the Flying Together Website.  Contact the Payroll Care Center if you are unable to access your personalized Per Diem report thru Help Hub.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 13, 2021

13 Feb

Medical Tax Form 1095

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) US law requires us to be adequately insured during the year. Form 1095 Medical Tax form is required to complete and file your taxes, as the form provides proof that you had medical coverage. If you did not carry medical coverage, you could face tax penalties.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 13, 2021

13 Feb

Holiday Bonus Point Reflected in Work History Record

Flight Attendants who met the criteria to receive the Holiday Bonus Point can now view that entry recording the extra point in their Work History Record in CCS.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 13, 2021

13 Feb

Healthy Airport Ordinance Update

United plans to continue to provide the option to enroll in this free coverage by enrolling in the Kaiser Northern California Option B medical plan for 2021
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 13, 2021

13 Feb

Black History Month – Honoring the World’s First Black Flight Attendant

The Association of Flight Attendants, in honor of Black History month, pays special tribute to the World’s First Black Flight Attendant, Léopoldine Douala-Bell Smith.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 13, 2021

13 Feb

PSP Is The #WorkersFirst Plan for Today and Tomorrow

Feb 13 - We won’t bury the lead—everything is on track in the legislative process to again secure all of the protections of the Payroll Support (PSP) program April 1, 2021-September 30, 2021
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 13, 2021

12 Feb

Make an Impact: PSP

We have a mission.  It will require our collective commitment and each of us is being asked to do our part to #ExtendPSP through September 2021.  As we all know, nothing accomplish[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 12, 2021

12 Feb

COVID Vaccine Information for Flight Attendants

Aviation is critical for vaccine distribution, and the people on the frontlines of aviation need priority vaccination. AFA has called on the federal government to set up vaccination clinics [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 12, 2021

09 Feb

Our Mission – A PSP Extension

We have a mission.  It’s singularly focused and it will require our collective commitment.  Our goal - to #ExtendPSP through September 30, 2021. As we learned from the lessons of l[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 09, 2021

09 Feb

Union Plus – Free College & Degree Completion Programs

The Union Plus Free College Program provides Union Members with college classes at little to no cost to the member. Spring semester enrollment is now open with classes starting March 29. This is an excellent opportunity for Flight Attendants to pursue higher level education.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 09, 2021

09 Feb

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

While the release of the COVID-19 Vaccine is a ray of hope, the slow wheels of the bureaucracy in some states has left many Flight Attendants scrambling for an appointment.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 09, 2021

09 Feb

Solidarity - Amazon Workers Unionize

Monday February 7, the National Labor Relations Board mailed ballots to 5,805 Amazon workers at the Amazon Alabama facility. The outcome of the vote will determine if the workers want the Retail, Whol[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 09, 2021

09 Feb

ISAP vs. IOR

The two forms of reporting we utilize are ISAP (Inflight Safety Action Report) and IOR (Irregular Operations Report).  Flight Attendants are encouraged to review the ISAP Inflight Action Saf[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 09, 2021

09 Feb

EAP/Professional Standards First

Together, our dedicated group of EAP/Professional Standards peer professionals ask each of us to help spread the word; Contact your Professional Standards Committee first. Working and resolving our issues between ourselves, we can be our best.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 09, 2021

09 Feb

Perils of Social Media

Flight Attendants frequently take to social media channels in an effort to find out vital and sometimes time sensitive information about company issues. Regrettably, information shared via social medi[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 09, 2021

08 Feb

Black History Month – Former Chicago Teacher's Union President Karen Lewis

Our hearts are heavy today as we join our brothers and sisters from the Chicago Teacher's Union and share in their loss as we learn of the passing of former Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) President Karen Lewis on February 8, 2021.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 08, 2021

06 Feb

MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report

The System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the March 2021 flying assigned at each base/satellite was held on Saturday, February 6th, 2021. CSC received both the International and Domestic DSLs on Friday February 5th, 2021 for our review.
  • Report
  • Feb 06, 2021

06 Feb

#ExtendPSP Is on Track - Call Congress

We are on a very solid path to #ExtendPSP through September 30, 2021. But as we learned too many times last year, it’s not over until it’s law. We have to keep up our calls and letters to Congress!
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 06, 2021

06 Feb

Group Universal Life Insurance from Securian

Flight Attendants who do not want to be enrolled in this coverage, that is who wish to decline coverage, must take affirmative action by contacting Securian at (866) 887-1043 during the hours of 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM CT to decline coverage within forty-five (45) days of their return to service. 
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 06, 2021

06 Feb

AFA Voluntary Benefits (CAIC or Allstate) – Coverage Continuation with VSL

Contact information regarding your ability to continue some of the AFA Voluntary Supplemental Benefits during your pre-separation or once you've actually separated from the company.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 06, 2021

06 Feb

Travel Requirement Update: Hawaii

On February 2 United Safety Alert announced changes to crewmember protocol when traveling to Hawaii. 
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 06, 2021

06 Feb

PSP Pay While on SPCOLA

For any month a Flight Attendant is in SPCOLA, they are not eligible for this pay.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 06, 2021

06 Feb

AFA Celebrates Black History Month - Bessie Coleman (1892 - 1926)

AFA Celebrates Black History Month - Bessie Coleman (1892 - 1926)
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 06, 2021

04 Feb

SEA Satellite Base Closure

Feb 4 - As you’ve likely heard by now, United has made the decision to close the Seattle satellite base. We stand with the 140 Flight Attendants who are now subject to disruption as a result of this closure. 
  • MEC President Letter
  • Feb 04, 2021

04 Feb

SEA Satellite Base Closure Announced

Feb 4 - United today announced their intention to close the SEA satellite base effective with the May 2021 schedule month.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 04, 2021

04 Feb

Airlines, Labor Unions push for a third round of Federal Aid

Airlines, labor unions push for a third round of federal aid with travel demand still depressed
CNBC - Leslie Josephs
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 04, 2021

03 Feb

TAKE ACTION: Urgent Need to Extend Aviation Jobs Program

The best path forward for us to avoid any Involuntary Furlough is to pursue a Payroll Support Program (PSP) extension.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 03, 2021

03 Feb

AFA Celebrates Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance originating in the United States, where it is also known as African American History Month and AFA is proud to celebrate Black History Month.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 03, 2021

03 Feb

COVID-19 Test Requirements for US Entry

On January 26, the United States government implemented new COVID-19 protocols for entry into the United States.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 03, 2021

03 Feb

Mask Compliance on Airlines Now Federal Mandate

President Biden issued an Executive Order on Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel on January 21, 2021. This was welcome news, as AFA has been advocating for an aviation mask mandate since April 2020.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 03, 2021

03 Feb

AFA Membership Survey Results

Over the course of the past few weeks, we have received your feedback from survey results and communications with your Local Council leadership as to the next steps to be taken because of the recently announced reduction in force.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 03, 2021

03 Feb

United Announces Furlough

United announced an additional reduction in force that has the potential to impact 12,000 Flight Attendants. Flight Attendants with a system seniority number of 11,393 and junior, having a seniority date of September 2, 1998 or junior, are subject to Involuntary Furlough.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 03, 2021

01 Feb

United Airlines Launches New Travel-Ready Center

FEB 1 - United Airlines launched a new digital solution that allows travelers to review COVID-19 entry requirements, find local testing options and upload any required records for domestic and international travel.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 01, 2021

01 Feb

United Airlines Warns Thousands of Employees That Their Jobs Are Again At Risk

Feb 1  - United Airlines said the jobs of roughly 14,000 employees are at risk when federal aid expires this spring.
  • AFA Article
  • Feb 01, 2021

29 Jan

MEC Officer Furlough Response Announcement

Jan 29 - John Slater today has announced that WARN letters will be sent out to begin the process of reducing the Flight Attendant population effective April 1, 2021.  W[...]
  • MEC President Letter
  • Jan 29, 2021

29 Jan

TAKE ACTION: Urgent Need to Extend Aviation Jobs Program

Jan 29 - As the U.S. and countries around the world ramp up vaccine production and distribution, the end of the pandemic is in sight. But unless Congress acts, recovery will be t[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 29, 2021

28 Jan

AFA Survey PIN Recovery Option

Jan 28 - We’ve heard from many of you that mail delivery in some areas might be slower than expected and this has affected the delivery of your AFA Membership Survey instructions. If you have [...]

  • AFA Article
  • Jan 28, 2021

26 Jan

Essential Worker Vaccine Letter

Jan 26 - Your crew badge should be sufficient identification to qualify as a 1b flight crew/essential worker.  For those without their badge, United has provided a letter that identifies you as an essential worker.
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 26, 2021

23 Jan

United Voluntary Separation to Leave (VSL) Program

Jan 23 - United announced a new program, they refer to as a Voluntary Separation to Leave (VSL) Program. This is a corporate wide program that supplements any entitlements under [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 23, 2021

22 Jan

Let’s Talk About IVF vs IVFMP

Jan 22 - First, we should clarify what we mean when we ask for your view about the Union negotiating an involuntary furlough mitigation program.  It does not necessarily mean we go[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 22, 2021

22 Jan

Healthy Airport Ordinance Expands Subsidized Medical Coverage at SFO

Jan 22 - Flight Attendants based in SFO, who have benefits that cover just themselves (“you only” coverage) will be offered free subsidized medical coverage – required under the Healthy Airport Ordinance.

  • AFA Article
  • Jan 22, 2021

21 Jan

KLM To Halt Intercontinental Flights

Jan 20 - Dutch airline KLM will halt all intercontinental flights and some of its European services from Friday this week. The move is part of the government’s requirement that a[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 21, 2021

19 Jan

Let's Talk About our Government

Jan 19 - Our industry has been hit particularly hard and we are grateful for the support we’ve received thus far through the PSP. However, this crisis and that work are not yet done. It’s not rea[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 19, 2021

15 Jan

Let's Talk About our Contract

Jan 15 - Section 18 of our Contract addresses Reduction in Personnel.  You may not know the section of the Contract, but by now you’re more familiar than you’d like to be with the process.&n[...]
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 15, 2021

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

12 Jan

Let's Talk About our Careers

Jan 12 - Over the past few years at our airline we’ve seen considerable change. Depending on your perspective, some of the change was received positively while others of it haven’t been received [...]
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 12, 2021

09 Jan

MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Report

The System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the February 2021 flying assigned at each base/satellite was held on Wednesday, January 6, 2021. CSC received both the International and Domestic DSLs on Tuesday January 5, 2021 for our review.
  • Report
  • Jan 09, 2021

08 Jan

Let's Talk About the Industry

Jan 8 - Last year, all of the “big four” airlines, including United, were challenged first by the impact of diminishing revenue and then the virtual collapse of travel demand as the pandemic took over the world
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 08, 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

05 Jan

Let's Talk About Scott Kirby

Jan 5 - We started a conversation last week about what may happen on April 1. As we continue our expanding conversation, today we’ll focus on United’s CEO, and understanding Scott Kirby.
  • AFA Article
  • Jan 05, 2021

29 Dec

Let's Talk About April 1

Jan 29 - As we celebrate the return to work of our flying partners who were placed on furlough status as well as those in the IVFMP, we continue to be amazed at United leadership’s immediate and consistent description of this recall as a “temporary” reprieve.
  • AFA Article
  • Dec 29, 2020

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

16 Nov

System Reserve Meeting Report – October 2020

The System Reserve Meeting with United Airlines was held on October 14, 2020 via Microsoft Teams™
  • Report
  • Nov 16, 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