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April 4, 2020E-Lines: April 04, 2020Operational Impact of COVID-19 Drives Additional Reductions to Flyinge-lines-april-04-2020
April 4, 2020Operational Impact of COVID-19 Drives Additional Reductions to FlyingWe are the front line employees of our company.  Each day, we step onstage and demonstrate the ...operational-impact-of-covid-19-drives-additional-reductions-to-flying
April 3, 2020Flight Attendants Tell Treasury: Payroll Grants Are for the WorkersWASHINGTON, D.C. (April 1, 2020) — Unions representing 100,000 Flight Attendants across the U....flight-attendants-tell-treasury-payroll-grants-are-for-the-workers
April 2, 2020AFA Opposition to Kirby’s Suggestion to Reduce FAA Minimum StaffingLet’s be clear, FAA minimums were fought for and achieved long ago.  They are in place for a ...afa-opposition-to-kirbys-suggestion-to-reduce-faa-minimum-staffing
April 1, 2020Trip Trade Activity Impact to Guarantee and 71-Hour Minimum (Section 4.C.)Now that the April line awards have been published, there are a number of questions regarding pay an...trip-trade-activity-impact-to-guarantee-and-71-hour-minimum-section-4c
April 1, 2020Timeline for Completing Adjustments to Minimum - Three Separate ProcessesDuring the course of a normal schedule month, there are a number of processes that occur as a result...timeline-for-completing-adjustments-to-minimum-three-separate-processes
April 1, 2020Call to Action: You Can’t Leverage People!The grants in the relief package provide paychecks for workers, not bailouts for airlines.These gran...call-to-action-you-cant-leverage-people
April 1, 2020May Schedule Development ProcessInformation about the May 2020 schedule development process has recently been the subject of much co...may-schedule-development-process
April 1, 2020Flight Attendants Tell Treasury Payroll Grants Are for the WorkersWASHINGTON, D.C. (April 1, 2020) — Unions representing 100,000 Flight Attendants across the U.S. avi...flight-attendants-tell-treasury-payroll-grants-are-for-the-workers
April 1, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
March 31, 2020Flight Attendant Contract and Coordination between Union and Company Mitigates Impact of Schedule ReductionsThe Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) President Sara Nelson, representing 50,000 F...flight-attendant-contract-and-coordination-between-union-and-company-mitigates-impact-of-schedule-reductions
March 31, 2020AFA Calls for Halt to All Leisure TravelWASHINGTON, D.C. (March 31, 2020) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) to...afa-calls-for-halt-to-all-leisure-travel
March 31, 2020E-Lines: March 31, 2020May Schedule Development Process, Call to Action: You Can’t Leverage People!,Timeline for Completing...e-lines-march-31-2020
March 31, 2020Important Voting Information from your MEC Government Affairs CommitteeThe COVID-19 pandemic has touched every part of our daily lives. Monitoring the crisis changes by th...important-voting-information-from-your-mec-government-affairs-committee
March 31, 2020Reserve Reference Information:For many of us, finding ourselves back on Reserve after a number of years, in a new system can be an...reserve-reference-information
March 31, 2020Unemployment Claims while on Special COLA Require Your Local CWA #Flight Attendants interested in applying for unemployment benefits are encouraged to visit the offic...unemployment-claims-while-on-special-cola-require-your-local-cwa
March 31, 2020Onboard Resources: COVID-19Flight Attendants continue to operate on the frontlines of the COVID-19 outbreak. As essential worke...onboard-resources-covid-19
March 31, 2020Flight Attendant Layover Accommodations for COVID-19 FAQAs we continue to navigate the challenges with which we are presented as a result of the COVID-19 pa...flight-attendant-layover-accommodations-for-covid-19-faq
March 31, 2020Update: United Offers Enhanced Voluntary Separation PackageStarting Thursday, March 26, and through April 10, 2020, any employee in the U.S., Guam or Puerto Ri...update-united-offers-enhanced-voluntary-separation-package
March 31, 2020United Announces Five-Month Special COLA starting in MayWith the continuing changes to the domestic and international flight schedules, Inflight Scheduling ...united-announces-five-month-special-cola-starting-in-may
March 31, 2020Need Information? Visit the COVID-19 page www.unitedafa.orgThe new COVID-19 News & Resources page on our UnitedAFA website is dedicated...need-information-visit-the-covid-19-page-wwwunitedafaorg
March 31, 2020Wings of Sobriety – Telephonic MeetingsMeetings are open to all Flight Attendants who are exploring their need or seeking recovery from sub...wings-of-sobriety-telephonic-meetings
March 31, 2020Points Applied for Sick Absences Related to COVID-19During the COVID-19 pandemic, Flight Attendants who had points applied for sick absences, (non-occup...points-applied-for-sick-absences-related-to-covid-19
March 30, 2020White Flag Declaration at DEN and IAD for March 31, 2020As of 6:30PM on March 30, 2020, Tuesday, March, 31, 2020 has been designated White Flag Day at DEN a...white-flag-declaration-at-den-and-iad-for-march-31-2020
March 29, 2020E-Lines: March 29, 2020AFA Special E-Lines - March 29 - 2020e-lines-march-29-2020
March 29, 2020Special E-Lines, March 29, 2020Ladies and Gentlemen:We are all facing extraordinary industry challenges. These extraordinary t...special-e-lines-march-29-2020
March 29, 2020Special E-Lines, March 29, 2020Ladies and Gentlemen: We are all facing extraordinary industry challenges. These extraordinary ...special-e-lines-march-29-2020
March 28, 2020AFA Employee Assistance/Professional Standards is here to helpThe coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought us a stream of challenges and uncertainty like we’ve...afa-employee-assistanceprofessional-standards-is-here-to-help
March 28, 2020Restoring Reserve Days of Availability to RSV Lines with 16 Days Off for AprilThe company’s systemwide Reserve parameters for April established that all Reserve schedules wo...restoring-reserve-days-of-availability-to-rsv-lines-with-16-days-off-for-april
March 28, 2020Reminder for Temporary Measures Regarding Trip Cancellation NotificationsThe recent revision to the airline schedule is resulting in the cancellation of many of our trip pai...reminder-for-temporary-measures-regarding-trip-cancellation-notifications
March 28, 2020United Offers Enhanced Voluntary Separation PackageThe coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought United Airlines, any by our association, each of us ...united-offers-enhanced-voluntary-separation-package
March 28, 2020Interaction of Guarantee and 71-Hour Minimum (Section 4.C.)Now that the April line awards have been published there numerous questions remain regarding pay and...interaction-of-guarantee-and-71-hour-minimum-section-4c
March 28, 2020April Bidding and Trading Process Award TimelinePrimary line awards will be visible in CCS today, March 27 by 1700 Local Time with primary awards lo...april-bidding-and-trading-process-award-timeline
March 28, 2020United Announces Five-Month Special COLA starting in MayWith the continuing changes to the domestic and international flight schedules, Inflight Scheduling ...united-announces-five-month-special-cola-starting-in-may
March 27, 2020South African Airways Suspends all Commercial OperationsThe business rescue practitioners in charge of troubled South African Airways (SAA) have announced a...south-african-airways-suspends-all-commercial-operations
March 27, 2020El AI Suspends all Commercial FlightsEl Al airlines will suspend all commercial flights starting Thursday night until April 4. In a state...el-ai-suspends-all-commercial-flights
March 27, 2020Jobs Saved But More to DoMoments ago, the House of Representatives voted by voice to pass the CARES Act. This is historic bot...jobs-saved-but-more-to-do
March 27, 2020Flight Attendant Layover Accommodations for COVID-19 FAQAs we continue to navigate the challenges with which we are presented as a result of the COVID-19 pa...flight-attendant-layover-accommodations-for-covid-19-faq
March 27, 2020E-Lines: March 27, 2020April Bidding and Trading Process Award Timeline, Interaction of Guarantee and 71-Hour Minimum (Sect...e-lines-march-27-2020
March 27, 2020Trimester 2 CQ 2020 CBT Requirement Due by April 29The second trimester CBT requirement launched, March 1, 2020 at midnight CT and must be completed by...trimester-2-cq-2020-cbt-requirement-due-by-april-29
March 27, 2020Details from the IRS on July 15 Tax DeadlineIn response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance filling in...details-from-the-irs-on-july-15-tax-deadline
March 27, 2020Reference Information to Available Financial Resources and AssistanceFlight Attendants interested in obtaining information regarding financial resources and assistance c...reference-information-to-available-financial-resources-and-assistance
March 27, 2020Reviewing your Pay RegisterWith the upcoming April bid month Flight Attendants are prepared for historically low line values du...reviewing-your-pay-register
March 27, 2020Limited Access to U.S. Passport AgenciesFlight Attendants in need of a new passport and who have not already applied, or who have alrea...limited-access-to-us-passport-agencies
March 27, 2020Flight Attendant COVID-19 Exposure ReportingIf you learn that you have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus, cal...flight-attendant-covid-19-exposure-reporting
March 27, 2020AFA Statement on CARES Act PassageWASHINGTON, D.C. (March 27, 2020) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) Pr...afa-statement-on-cares-act-passage
March 26, 2020United Offers Enhanced Voluntary Separation PackageStarting Thursday, March 26, and through April 10, 2020, any employee in the U.S., Guam or Puerto Ri...united-offers-enhanced-voluntary-separation-package
March 26, 2020URGENT: Tell Congress to Vote YES on H.R. 748We built a relief package that is centered on Flight Attendants and other aviation workers. The Sena...urgent-tell-congress-to-vote-yes-on-hr-748
March 26, 2020Labor’s Plan Puts Workers First with Jobs and PaychecksThe Coronavirus pandemic shut down nearly our entire economy overnight.labors-plan-puts-workers-first-with-jobs-and-paychecks
March 26, 2020URGENT: Tell Congress to Vote YES on H.R. 748We built a relief package that is centered on Flight Attendants and other aviation workers. The Sena...urgent-tell-congress-to-vote-yes-on-hr-748
March 25, 2020Flight Attendants Win Relief for Workers, Not CorporationsThe Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) President Sara Nelson released the following...flight-attendants-win-relief-for-workers-not-corporations
March 25, 2020New Details from the IRS on July 15 Tax DeadlineIn response to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Internal Revenue Service has issued guidance filling in...new-details-from-the-irs-on-july-15-tax-deadline
March 25, 2020Reference Information to Available Financial Resources and AssistanceFinancial Resource Guide: The guide outlines financial and retirement-based resources available to o...reference-information-to-available-financial-resources-and-assistance
March 25, 2020Fidelity Live Web Workshop DetailsUnited has worked with Fidelity to develop a live web workshop to provide employees with some sugges...fidelity-live-web-workshop-details
March 25, 2020Alaska Airlines Slashes Flight Schedules by 70% for Coming MonthsAlaska Airlines plans to reduce its flight schedule for April and May by approximately 70%, it said ...alaska-airlines-slashes-flight-schedules-by-70-for-coming-months
March 24, 2020Ryanair will not operate flights in April or MayDUBLIN (Reuters) - Ryanair on Tuesday said it does not expect to operate flights in April or May and...ryanair-will-not-operate-flights-in-april-or-may
March 24, 2020E-Lines: March 24, 2020April Schedule Bids Now Open,Understanding the Interaction between Guarantee and Minimum with Vacati...e-lines-march-24-2020
March 24, 2020United Payroll Communication Encourages Sign-up for Direct DepositFor those of us who have elected to continue to receive our Pay via a physical check, United Payroll...united-payroll-communication-encourages-sign-up-for-direct-deposit
March 24, 2020Protecting Probationary Flight Attendants – Recall in Lieu of SeparationWhile we are working hard to protect all Members, we have reached agreement for protections and bene...protecting-probationary-flight-attendants-recall-in-lieu-of-separation
March 24, 2020Submitting Requests for COLAs with April Start DatesIn the event you missed the original bid window for the April COLA offerings, be aware that Flight A...submitting-requests-for-colas-with-april-start-dates
March 24, 2020Unemployment Claims while on Special COLA – Contact the Department of LaborAs a result of the reduction of flying due to the COVID-19 virus the company has awarded 7,119 speci...unemployment-claims-while-on-special-cola-contact-the-department-of-labor
March 24, 2020CQ Training Suspended Through the End of April at All Training LocationsLast week United announced temporary suspension of CQ Training, through the end of April, at all Inf...cq-training-suspended-through-the-end-of-april-at-all-training-locations
March 24, 2020NEW COVID-19 News & Resources Page on www.unitedafa.orgWe have created a COVID-19 News & Resources page on our UnitedAFA website de...new-covid-19-news-resources-page-on-wwwunitedafaorg
March 24, 2020Crew Actions Following COVID-19 ExposureIf you learn that you have come in contact with someone who has tested positive for coronavirus, cal...crew-actions-following-covid-19-exposure
March 24, 2020Flight Attendants: Essential WorkersAs the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation rapidly changes, some state and local governments are taking...flight-attendants-essential-workers
March 24, 2020Temporary Measures for Trip Cancellation NotificationsThe recent revision to the airline schedule is resulting in the cancellation of many of our trip pai...temporary-measures-for-trip-cancellation-notifications
March 24, 2020Interaction of Guarantee and 71-Hour Minimum (Section 4.C.)Now that the April lines have been published for us to see, there are numerous questions about pay a...interaction-of-guarantee-and-71-hour-minimum-section-4c
March 24, 2020Restoring Reserve Days of Availability to RVS Lines with 16 Days Off for AprilSystemwide, the company’s Reserve parameters for April established that all Reserve schedules would ...restoring-reserve-days-of-availability-to-rvs-lines-with-16-days-off-for-april
March 24, 2020Vacation Relief Line (VRL) ProcessThe VRL process will be compressed, and the typical 36-hour bidding window is not possible to includ...vacation-relief-line-vrl-process
March 24, 2020Understanding the Interaction between Guarantee and Minimum with VacationGiven the unique circumstances this month where the company and AFA were jointly committed to keepin...understanding-the-interaction-between-guarantee-and-minimum-with-vacation
March 24, 2020April Schedule Bids Now OpenApril Bid Packets are available in CCS and Primary bidding is now open. The following information re...april-schedule-bids-now-open
March 23, 2020Parked Delta Planes Shut Down Runway at AtlantaAs Delta finds places to park 600 of its grounded aircraft, a Twitter user posted the following...parked-delta-planes-shut-down-runway-at-atlanta
March 23, 2020Hawaiian Airlines Begins Suspending Long Haul Flights to and From HawaiiHawaiian Airlines will begin suspending long-haul flights to and from Hawai?i, effective Thursday, M...hawaiian-airlines-begins-suspending-long-haul-flights-to-and-from-hawaii
March 23, 2020In Pictures - Airports Begin to Resemble Aircraft GraveyardsWith airlines around the world grounding as much as 90% of their fleets, airports are reaching capac...in-pictures-airports-begin-to-resemble-aircraft-graveyards
March 23, 2020World's Major Airlines Found Jets, Idle Thousands of StaffWe’re tracking the latest on the coronavirus outbreak and the global response. Sign up here&nbs...worlds-major-airlines-found-jets-idle-thousands-of-staff
March 23, 2020Air Transat to Lay Off 70% of its Workforce Amid Coronavirus PandemicMontreal-based leisure airline Air Transat announced Monday morning that it is temporarily laying of...air-transat-to-lay-off-70-of-its-workforce-amid-coronavirus-pandemic
March 23, 2020URGENT: Keep Calling Congress Today for Our JobsWe built a relief package that is centered on Flight Attendants and other workers. The Senate Democr...urgent-keep-calling-congress-today-for-our-jobs
March 22, 2020Flight Attendants Urge No Vote on Senate GOP "Leave All Workers Behind" StimulusWASHINGTON (March 22, 2020 at 3:00pm ET) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (...flight-attendants-urge-no-vote-on-senate-gop-leave-all-workers-behind-stimulus
March 22, 2020Hawaiian Airlines 'trying desperately' to avoid furloughing workersHONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - With the slump in air travel, Hawaiian Airlines is in the same bo...hawaiian-airlines-trying-desperately-to-avoid-furloughing-workers
March 22, 2020April Schedules and Advance Vacation Fly ThroughThe ability to elect an Advance Vacation Fly Through is available until 10:00A HDT, tomorrow March 2...april-schedules-and-advance-vacation-fly-through
March 22, 2020URGENT: Call to Save Our JobsLawmakers have been negotiating a relief package over the weekend for airlines and industries affect...urgent-call-to-save-our-jobs
March 22, 2020Interaction of Guarantee and 71-Hour Minimum (Section 4.C.)As we are all undoubtably aware, the planned schedule reductions during the month of April are havin...interaction-of-guarantee-and-71-hour-minimum-section-4c
March 22, 2020Emirates Group suspending passenger flights and cutting staff salariesEmirates Group is temporarily suspending most passenger flights — maintaining just its cargo operati...emirates-group-suspending-passenger-flights-and-cutting-staff-salaries
March 22, 2020LOA Provides over 600 Probationary Flight Attendants Recall RightsWhile we are working hard to protect all Members, we have reached agreement for protections and bene...loa-provides-over-600-probationary-flight-attendants-recall-rights
March 22, 2020Airline Industry Offer to Avoid Layoffs for Five Months is RebuffedThe chance for thousands of airline employees to keep their jobs through the summer may be dimming.airline-industry-offer-to-avoid-layoffs-for-five-months-is-rebuffed
March 22, 2020Sara Nelson - A People First Rescue PlanThe coronavirus is a financial catastrophe for aviation, dwarfing the economic effects of the Great ...sara-nelson-a-people-first-rescue-plan
March 22, 2020Singapore Air Slashes 96% of Capacity as Virus Saps DemandSingapore Airlines Ltd. is cutting 96% of its capacity through the end of April, joining carrie...singapore-air-slashes-96-of-capacity-as-virus-saps-demand
March 21, 2020Managing your Anxiety Around CoronavirusCoronavirus (COVID-19) is a new risk, not a familiar one. Its status as a new health problem with wh...managing-your-anxiety-around-coronavirus
March 21, 2020KCM Checkpoints Changes Possible Due COVID-19Due to the rapid changes caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Transportation Security Adm...kcm-checkpoints-changes-possible-due-covid-19
March 21, 2020Letter of Agreement Provides Additional Sick Leave & Discipline ProtectionsWe have reached a Letter of Agreement that provides sick leave and discipline protections for all Fl...letter-of-agreement-provides-additional-sick-leave-discipline-protections
March 21, 2020Continue to Submit Requests for COLAs with April Start DatesFlight Attendants may continue to submit requests for one-, two- and six-month COLAs with April star...continue-to-submit-requests-for-colas-with-april-start-dates
March 21, 2020Updated April Bidding TimelineNetwork Planning has made the necessary modifications to the aircraft schedule in response to the im...updated-april-bidding-timeline
March 21, 2020Airline Schedule Reductions Impact Crew Scheduling and Crew PayAs we’ve said repeatedly the last several days, these are extraordinary times. The impact of the COV...airline-schedule-reductions-impact-crew-scheduling-and-crew-pay
March 21, 2020Tell Congress: Put Aviation Workers FirstThe coronavirus pandemic is decimating our aviation industry. It is a public health crisis and it is...tell-congress-put-aviation-workers-first
March 21, 20201,200 Airport Workers in N.Y.C. Area Abruptly Laid Off With NO SeveranceAmid the spreading pandemic, thousands of employees of businesses in the airports around New York Ci...1200-airport-workers-in-nyc-area-abruptly-laid-off-with-no-severance
March 21, 2020Pacific Coastal Airlines Suspends OperationsRICHMOND—Pacific Coastal Airlines (PCA) will be suspending operations as of Tuesday, March 24, due t...pacific-coastal-airlines-suspends-operations
March 21, 2020Air Malta Suspends All Commercial FlightsMaltese national flag carrier, Air Malta has decided to suspend all flights following the Maltese go...air-malta-suspends-all-commercial-flights
March 21, 2020Thai Lion Air Suspending OperationsThai Lion Air is preparing to suspend operations from March 25, saying it has been battered by the i...thai-lion-air-suspending-operations
March 21, 2020Flight Attendants Say McConnell Airline Bailout Means Deep Job CutsWASHINGTON (March 21, 2020) — As lawmakers are hammering out stimulus bills, the Association o...flight-attendants-say-mcconnell-airline-bailout-means-deep-job-cuts
March 20, 2020Air Canada to Lay off over 5K Flight AttendantsThe union representing Air Canada‘s flight attendants says more than 5,000 members will be temp...air-canada-to-lay-off-over-5k-flight-attendants
March 20, 2020Special COLA awards publishedAs of this morning, Flight Attendants can see their award status on the Special COLA CCS Request Scr...special-cola-awards-published
March 20, 2020Delta to Emerge as 'smaller' Airline from Coronavirus CrisisThis post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compen...delta-to-emerge-as-smaller-airline-from-coronavirus-crisis
March 20, 2020Panama's Copa Airlines Cancels all Flights as Coronavirus Crisis SpreadsPanama’s Copa Airlines (CPA.N) on Friday said it will suspend all operations from March 22 until Apr...panamas-cops-airlines-cancels-all-flights-as-coronavirus-crisis-spreads
March 20, 2020United Airlines Continues Draw Down of International ScheduleCHICAGO, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- United continues to aggressively manage the impact...united-airlines-continues-draw-down-of-international-schedule
March 20, 2020A Message From Oscar Munoz, Scott Kirby and Labor LeadershipCHICAGO, March 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Oscar Munoz, Chief Executive Officer, J....a-message-from-oscar-munoz-scott-kirby-and-labor-leadership
March 20, 2020United Slashes International Flying to Just 15 Long-Haul RoutesUnited Airlines has upped its coronavirus crisis capacity cuts to 60% in April, the largest yet...united-slashes-international-flying-to-just-15-long-haul-routes
March 20, 202053 Airlines are Suspending or Severely Reducing FlightsNumerous airlines are temporarily suspending or drastically reducing their operations as the travel ...53-airlines-are-suspending-or-severely-reducing-flights
March 20, 2020United Warns of Possible Job Cuts if Government Doesn't Act QuicklyUnited Airlines on Friday warned it could cut jobs if the U.S. government doesn’t provide aid b...united-warns-of-possible-job-cuts-if-government-doesnt-act-quickly
March 20, 2020CQ Training Suspended Through the End of April at All Training LocationsBeginning Sunday, March 22, 2020, United will temporarily suspend CQ Training through the end of Apr...cq-training-suspended-through-the-end-of-april-at-all-training-locations
March 20, 2020E-Lines: March 20, 2020Tell Congress: Put Aviation Workers First,CQ Training Suspended Through the End of April at All Trai...e-lines-march-20-2020
March 19, 2020Delta to Ground half it's Fleet as it Winds Down Majority of it's OperationDelta Air Lines will ground more than 600 aircraft in its latest round of cuts that will see th...delta-to-ground-half-its-fleet-as-it-winds-down-majority-of-its-operation
March 19, 2020Lufthansa Cuts 95% of it's FlightsThree of the world’s leading airlines laid bare the devastation the coronavirus is inflict...lufthansa-cuts-95-of-its-flights
March 19, 2020Sunwing Airlines to Halt Operations after March 23Holiday carrier Sunwing Airlines is temporarily halting operations, becoming the first Canadian airl...sunwing-airlines-to-halt-operations-after-march-23
March 19, 2020Updated April Bidding TimelineNetwork Planning has made the necessary modifications to the aircraft schedule in response to the im...updated-april-bidding-timeline
March 19, 2020E-Lines: March 19, 2020AFA E-Lines- CALL TO ACTIONe-lines-march-19-2020
March 19, 2020AFA E-Lines - CALL TO ACTION!Ladies and Gentlemen:United Airlines is planning for a worst-case scenario. Revenue is plunging...afa-e-lines-call-to-action
March 19, 2020United MEC President Ken Diaz Addresses AFA Membership March 19, 2020Our AFA United MEC President, Ken Diaz addressed the Membership March 19, 2020 regarding the effects...united-mec-president-ken-diaz-addresses-afa-membership-march-19-2020
March 19, 2020Compass Airlines is second US Carrier to shut down amid coronavirus crisisThis post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compen...compass-airlines-is-second-us-carrier-to-shut-down-amid-coronavirus-crisis
March 19, 2020Airline, Airport, and Union Coalition Calls for Urgent Action to Protect U.S. Aviation EmployeesWASHINGTON (March 19, 2020) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, representing 50,000 Fl...airline-airport-and-union-coalition-calls-for-urgent-action-to-protect-us-aviation-employees
March 18, 2020Toronto's Porter Airlines Temporarily Suspends Flights, Lays off StaffToronto’s Porter Airlines announced Wednesday it will be suspending all flights beginning Friday ami...torontos-porter-airlines-temporarily-suspends-flights-lays-off-staff
March 18, 2020United Slashes International Flying to Just 15 Long-Haul RoutesUnited Airlines has upped its coronavirus crisis capacity cuts to 60% in April, the largest yet...united-slashes-international-flying-to-just-15-long-haul-routes
March 18, 202027 Airlines are Suspending or Severely Reducing FlightsNumerous airlines are temporarily suspending or drastically reducing their operations as the travel ...27-airlines-are-suspending-or-severely-reducing-flights
March 18, 2020Coronavirus Has Cash-Rich Airlines ScramblingTop U.S. airlines like American Airlines (NASDAQ:AAL) and United Airlines (...coronavirus-has-cash-rich-airlines-scrambling
March 18, 2020Trans States Airlines to fold in AprilTrans States Airlines, which announced last month that it would be shuttering at the end of the year...trans-states-airlines-to-fold-in-april
March 18, 2020Special COLA Bid Period Extended to March 19, 2020- 8:00am CTPlease be advised the date by which requests for any of the April 2020 Special COLAs has been extend...special-cola-bid-period-extended
March 18, 2020Flight Attendant Contract and Coordination between Union and Company Mitigates Impact of Schedule ReductionsThe Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) President Sara Nelson, representing 50,000 F...flight-attendant-contract-and-coordination-between-union-and-company-mitigates-impact-of-schedule-reductions
March 18, 2020COVID-19: Air Transit to gradually suspend flights, temporarily layoff staffMONTREAL -- Transat A.T. Inc. announced Wednesday it plans to "gradually suspend" Air Transat flight...covid-19-air-transit-to-gradually-suspend-flights-temporarily-layoff-staff
March 17, 2020E-Lines: March 17, 2020Update on Financial Implications from COVID-19e-lines-march-17-2020
March 17, 2020Update on Financial Implications from COVID-19Ladies and Gentlemen:  Our lives are changing in ways that were unimaginable just a week a...update-on-financial-implications-from-covid-19
March 17, 2020The company just released the following Important Updates on Pass Travel SupportIf you’re using our pass travel benefits, please be mindful that entry restrictions continue to chan...the-company-just-released-the-following-important-updates-on-pass-travel-support
March 17, 2020United Revised Route InformationUnited Revised Route Informationunited-revised-route-information
March 17, 2020KCM Checkpoints Changes Possible Due COVID-19Due to the rapid changes caused by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Transportation Security Adm...kcm-checkpoints-changes-possible-due-covid-19
March 16, 2020MEC President, Ken Diaz will be addressing the Membership at 2:30pm CT TodayOur United AFA MEC President, Ken Diaz, will be addressing the Membership at 2:30pm CT today via Fac...mec-president-will-be-addressing-the-membership-later-today-via-fb-live
March 16, 2020MEC President, Ken Diaz Addresses Membership - March 16, 2020Our AFA United MEC President, Ken Diaz addressed the Membership today regarding the effects of the c...mec-president-ken-diaz-addresses-membership-march-16-2020
March 16, 2020Crew Pay Adjusts to COVID-19As the impact of the COVID-19 virus proliferates, other areas of our company are beginning to feel t...crew-pay-adjusts-to-covid-19
March 16, 2020Managing your Anxiety Around CoronavirusCoronavirus (COVID-19) is a new risk, not a familiar one. Its status as a new health problem wi...managing-your-anxiety-around-coronavirus
March 15, 2020Hand Sanitizer ExceptionThe TSA understands that the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) as at the forefront of those who are traveling.&...hand-sanitizer-exception
March 15, 2020April Schedule Development UpdatesGiven the rapid changes impacting United’s global schedule as a result of the coronavirus outbreak (...april-schedule-development-updates
March 15, 2020As Flying Changes, Uncertainty IncreasesAs we move closer to the start of the April schedule month and in the absence of a defined schedule ...as-flying-changes-uncertainty-increases
March 14, 2020E-Lines: March 14, 2020Supporting Each Other in an Industry Undergoing Changee-lines-march-14-2020
March 14, 2020AFA-MEC Officers' MessageLife is changing around us, quickly. Much of it feels as if it is beyond our control. In fact, in te...afa-mec-officers-message
March 14, 2020AFA-MEC Officers' Message - March 14, 2020Life is changing around us, quickly. Much of it feels as if it is beyond our control. In fact, in te...aa-mec-officers-message
March 13, 2020Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants to Picket at Honolulu Airport on Friday on Heels of AFA International President’s VisitHONOLULU  – On Friday, March 13th, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants, represented by th...hawaiian-airlines-flight-attendants-to-picket-at-honolulu-airport-on-friday-on-heels-of-afa-international-presidents-visit
March 13, 2020Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants to Picket at Honolulu Airport on Friday on Heels of AFA International President’s VisitHONOLULU  – On Friday, March 13th, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants, represented by th...hawaiian-airlines-flight-attendants-to-picket-at-honolulu-airport-on-friday-on-heels-of-afa-international-presidents-visit
March 12, 2020Flight Attendants Denounce Travel Ban and Call on Congress to Protect U.S. AviationThe Association of Flight Attendants-CWA President Sara Nelson released the following statement on P...flight-attendants-denounce-travel-ban-and-call-on-congress-to-protect-us-aviation
March 11, 2020Flight Attendants Denounce Travel Ban and Call on Congress to Protect U.S. AviationWASHINGTON (March 11, 2020) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA President Sara Nelson r...flight-attendants-denounce-travel-ban-and-call-on-congress-to-protect-us-aviation
March 11, 2020Unemployment Claims for Special COLAs during COVID-19 VirusAs we know, United is offering one-, two- and six month Special COLAs starting in April and a one mo...unemployment-claims-for-special-colas-during-covid-19-virus
March 11, 2020U.S. President Suspends Travel from Europe, except the UK, for Thirty DaysAs many of us tuned into our television sets to watch President Trump deliver an address to the nati...us-president-suspends-travel-from-europe-except-the-uk-for-thirty-days
March 10, 2020Flight Attendant Union Reaches Tentative Agreement With Horizon AirSEATTLE (March 9, 2020) - Horizon Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight At...flight-attendant-union-reaches-tentative-agreement-with-horizon-air
March 10, 2020E-Lines: March 11, 2020Revised Bidding Timeline for April Schedule Month, Reminder March 15 - Deadline - April & May Sp...e-lines-march-11-2020
March 9, 2020Flight Attendant Union Reaches Tentative Agreement With Horizon AirSEATTLE (March 9, 2020) - Horizon Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight At...flight-attendant-union-reaches-tentative-agreement-with-horizon-air
March 8, 2020CAUSE Foundation Trip DropThe CAUSE Foundation® is pleased to announce for the second year in a row they will be offering 5 lu...cause-foundation-trip-drop
March 8, 2020Reserve Trip TradesFlexibility is a foundational component of our Agreement. The ability for Flight Attendants (both Li...reserve-trip-trades
March 8, 2020Releasing Sick Trips Prior 8 hoursIn accordance with Section 13.B. of our Contract, once a Flight Attendant has notified the company t...releasing-sick-trips-prior-8-hours
March 8, 2020Spring 2020 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive CouncilApril 29 – May 1, 2020, your Local Council Leaders will attend the Spring 2020 Regular Meeting of th...spring-2020-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council
March 8, 2020Hotel & Transportation Committee ReportOur MEC Hotel & Transportation Committee published their monthly report in which  they...hotel-transportation-committee-report
March 8, 2020Grievance TrainingThis week, the United Master Executive Council (MEC) Grievance Committee conducted their annual Grie...grievance-training
March 8, 2020Improving Your Financial WellnessIn recent months, the United MEC through our MEC Benefits Committee has been introduced to a unique,...improving-your-financial-wellness
March 8, 2020Fidelity Web WorkshopPlanning for your future financial security helps to ensure you can move confidently into a secure f...fidelity-web-workshop
March 8, 2020Update on April & May COLA OfferingsThe recent changes to flying due to the delayed return to service of the 737 MAX until September 4, ...update-on-april-may-cola-offerings
March 8, 2020MEC President’s Letter Clarifies Contractual COLA OfferingsOn March 4th, 2020 our MEC President, Ken Diaz, wrote to the Membership to provide additional c...mec-presidents-letter-clarifies-contractual-cola-offerings
March 8, 2020Daylight Saving Time - Spring Ahead this Sunday, March 8, 2020 at 2:00 AMOn Sunday March 8, 2020 we will “Spring Ahead” as we make the transition to U.S. Daylight Savings Ti...daylight-saving-time-spring-ahead-this-sunday-march-8-2020-at-200-am
March 6, 2020E-Lines: March 06, 2020Daylight Savings Time - Spring Ahead this Sunday - March 8 - 2020 at 2:00 AM,Negotiations Survey Clo...e-lines-march-06-2020
March 5, 2020Flight Attendant Contract and Coordination between Union and Company Mitigates Impact of Schedule ReductionsThe Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) President Sara Nelson, representing 50,000 F...flight-attendant-contract-and-coordination-between-union-and-company-mitigates-impact-of-schedule-reductions
March 4, 2020Scholarship OpportunitiesThe AFA Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial assistance to dependents of our activ...scholarship-opportunities
March 4, 2020Daylight Saving Time - Spring Forward this Sunday, March 8, 2020On Sunday March 8, 2020 we will “Spring Ahead” as we make the transition to U.S. Daylight Savings Ti...daylight-saving-time-spring-forward-this-sunday-march-8-2020
March 4, 2020Review Your Electronic Work HistoryWe encourage all Members to take the time to review their electronic work history which is available...review-your-electronic-work-history
March 4, 2020Hotel & Transportation Issues – Avoid United VoicesWhen issues occur with our contractually required hotel & transportation issues, our MEC Hotel &...hotel-transportation-issues-avoid-united-voices
March 4, 2020Aircraft Equipment Substitution/Changes- “What position do I work?”Recent events resulting in the reduction/suspension of service to/from cities in Asia has resulted i...aircraft-equipment-substitutionchanges-what-position-do-i-work
March 4, 2020Reassignment Rules - A Visual OverviewAs we all know, flight schedules can fall apart; and while frustrating, reassignments are part of ou...reassignment-rules-a-visual-overview
March 4, 2020NEW! - Second Trimester CQ 2020 CBT Requirement Now AvailableThe company announced on November 6, 2019 that the CQ program would be changing for the 20...new-second-trimester-cq-2020-cbt-requirement-now-available
March 4, 2020Contract 2021 Listening Tour – Three stops on the Final Leg of the JourneyToday our Negotiating Committee completed their 20th stop in Ft. Lauderdale on the AFA Negotiations ...contract-2021-listening-tour-three-stops-on-the-final-leg-of-the-journey
March 4, 2020April Special COLAs Available (One- & Two-Month Options)Flight Attendants who are interested in time-off opportunities are encouraged to read the April...april-special-colas-available-one-two-month-options
March 4, 2020Coordination between Union and Company Mitigates Impact of Schedule Reductions“United Airlines is taking a responsible approach to address the impact of COVID-19 on air travel. W...flight-attendant-contract-and-coordination-between-union-and-comp
March 4, 2020 

Special E-Lines, March 4, 2020

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March 4, 2020Special E-Lines, March 4, 2020Today there have been a number of communications from the company regarding changes to the April air...special-e-lines-march-4-2020
March 3, 2020MEC Hotel & Transportation Committee ReportMEC Hotel & Transportation Reportmec-hotel-transportation-report
March 3, 2020Flight Attendants Press for Occupational Actions to Combat COVID-19Washington, D.C. (March 3, 2020) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) is ...flight-attendants-press-for-occupational-actions-to-combat-covid-19
March 3, 2020E-Lines: March 03, 2020Take the Negotiations Survey - Deadline March 6 -2020 at 4:00 PM CT,April Special COLAs Available (O...e-lines-march-03-2020
March 1, 2020Line Operations Safety Audit LOSALine Operations Safety Audits are confidential observations allowing United to identify and mitigate...line-operations-safety-audit-losa
February 29, 2020Voluntary Supplemental Insurance - Open Enrollment is OngoingFlight Attendants the option to enroll in or make changes to their Voluntary Supplemental Insur...voluntary-supplemental-insurance-open-enrollment-is-ongoing
February 29, 2020Subscribe to Contract 2021 Negotiations NewsAll news and updates pertaining to Contract 2021 Negotiations will be delivered via the Negotia...subscribe-to-contract-2021-negotiations-news
February 29, 2020Contract 2021 Listening Tour: Final WeekNext week our Negotiating Committee will be visiting the final four locations on the Contract 2021 L...contract-2021-listening-tour-final-week
February 29, 2020Global Impact of CoronavirusEarly this morning, citing the spread of coronavirus through additional confirmed cases, as reported...global-impact-of-coronavirus
February 29, 2020MEC 6-19 – Sustained – An UpdateAs was reported in the October 29, 2019 edition of E-lines, MEC 6-19 was filed on May 24, 2019 when ...mec-6-19-sustained-an-update
February 28, 2020E-Lines: March 01, 2020MEC 6-19 – Sustained – An Update,Global Impact of Coronavirus,Negotiations Survey Closes March 6 - 2...e-lines-march-01-2020
February 28, 2020Global Impact of the CoronavirusEarly this morning, citing the spread of coronavirus through additional confirmed cases, as report...global-impact-of-the-coronavirus
February 27, 2020Association of Flight Attendants-CWA President, AFA Hawaiian Leaders and Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants Thursday on Contract NegotiationsHONOLULU – On Thursday, February 27th, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) Presiden...association-of-flight-attendants-cwa-president-afa-hawaiian-leaders-and-hawaiian-airlines-flight-attendants-thursday-on-contract-negotiations
February 26, 2020Government Affairs Activist TrainingOn February 20-22, 2020, our United MEC Government Affairs Committee representatives joined Governme...government-affairs-activist-training
February 26, 2020Travel RestrictionsThe Coronavirus outbreak has caused many countries to enhance screening measures for passengers and ...travel-restrictions
February 26, 2020Contract 2021 Listening TourFive opportunities remain to attend the Contract 2021 Listening Tour. contract-2021-listening-tour
February 26, 2020Rapid Re-Accrual of Sick LeaveWhen faced with a serious illness, injury, or maternity absence where more than 255 hours of sick le...rapid-re-accrual-of-sick-leave
February 26, 2020Vacation Relief Line Bidding: Clarifying the One United PublicationFebruary 11, 2020 a One United communication was distributed addressing details about the negotiated...vacation-relief-line-bidding-clarifying-the-one-united-publication
February 26, 2020Flu Shots – It’s not too late.Cold and Flu season continues to affect us all and this year’s flu season has been particularly chal...flu-shots-its-not-too-late
February 26, 2020Understanding Your PayFlight Attendants have the opportunity to review their pay using the displays available via CCS.&nbs...understanding-your-pay
February 26, 2020Operational Fly Through System Defect Now FixedLineholder Flight Attendants were previously required to call Crew Scheduling in the event they elec...operational-fly-through-system-defect-now-fixed
February 26, 2020Voluntary Supplemental Benefits Open EnrollmentAs we know, Open Enrollment for AFA Voluntary Supplemental Benefits is in full swing having opened t...voluntary-supplemental-benefits-open-enrollment
February 26, 2020April Special COLAs AvailableInflight Scheduling has determined that there will be an opportunity to award one- and two-month Spe...april-special-colas-available
February 26, 2020737 MAX Return to Service Set for September 4, 2020United has announced that the 737 MAX will return to service on September 4, 2020737-max-return-to-service-set-for-september-4-2020
February 26, 2020MEC Hotel & Transportation Committee ReportThe most recent report from our MEC Hotel & Transportation Committee detailing the wor...mec-hotel-transportation-committee-report
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