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December Contractual Holidays

Date: December 11, 2018

JCBA Section 2.Q and 4.I

Section 2.Q. of our JCBA stipulates that Flight Attendants receive additional pay for assignments on holidays designated for the country of their domicile. 

Christmas Day – December 25th

Emperor’s Birthday – December 23rd

United States, GUM, LHR, HKG, FRA



Flight Attendants are paid a maximum of five (5) holidays per year, including her/his birthday. When picking up trips out of base, holiday pay is associated with the holidays applicable for the country of the domicile in which the pairing is picked up.

 Holiday Pay is calculated and paid as outlined in Section 4.I of our JCBA.  More information, including examples of holiday pay calculations, are available on our MEC website at www.unitedafa.org

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