Upcoming Changes to Positive Check-in Requirements
November 16, 2018
Section 7.U. of our Contract provides the company with the ability to establish a positive check-in process for Flight Attendants to check-in at the required [check-in] time for their pairing. Since October 1st, we’ve been telling management about the difficulties we’ve been experiencing in getting to the gate within ten (10) minutes after positive check-in. We are pleased to report that our collective effort of reporting these problems and the advocacy of your AFA leadership, management has announced they will be “nixing” the positive check-in requirement so we can head directly to the gate. This will be a welcome change that will not only support the overall corporate on-time goal but will also support safety briefings and the completion of cabin safety checks. This change is expected to take place early next year.