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January 23, 2021United Voluntary Separation to Leave (VSL) ProgramJan 23 - United announced a new program, they refer to as a Voluntary Separation to Leave (VSL)...united-voluntary-separation-to-leave-vsl-program
January 22, 2021Let’s Talk About IVF vs IVFMPJan 22 - First, we should clarify what we mean when we ask for your view about the Union negoti...lets-talk-about-ivf-vs-ivfmp
January 22, 2021Healthy Airport Ordinance Expands Subsidized Medical Coverage at SFOJan 22 - Flight Attendants based in SFO, who have benefits that cover just themselves (“you only” co...healthy-airport-ordinance-expands-subsidized-medical-coverage-at-sfo
January 22, 2021E-Lines: January 22, 2021AFA Membership Survey, Let’s Talk About IVF vs IVFMP, CBT Obligations, Mask Compliance on Airlines N...e-lines-january-22-2021
January 21, 2021KLM To Halt Intercontinental FlightsJan 20 - Dutch airline KLM will halt all intercontinental flights and some of its European serv...klm-to-halt-intercontinental-flights
January 20, 2021Special Edition: E-Lines: January 20, 2021United AFA Membership Surveyspecial-edition-e-lines-january-20-2021
January 20, 2021United AFA Membership SurveyUnited AFA Membership Surveyunited-afa-membership-survey
January 19, 2021E-Lines: January 19, 2021Let's Talk about our Government, Join AFA & Senator Chuck Schumer on Friday to Talk #WorkersFirs...e-lines-january-19-2021
January 19, 2021Let's Talk About our GovernmentJan 19 - Our industry has been hit particularly hard and we are grateful for the support we’ve ...lets-talk-about-our-government
January 15, 2021Let's Talk About our ContractJan 15 - Section 18 of our Contract addresses Reduction in Personnel.  You may not know th...lets-talk-about-our-contract
January 15, 2021E-Lines: January 15, 2021Let’s Talk about our Contract, Unruly Passenger Strategy, Returning Furlough Flight Attendant CQ/RQ ...e-lines-january-15-2021
January 13, 2021FAA Adopts Stricter Unruly Passenger Policy"We applaud FAA Administrator Dickson for taking this clear stand for our safety and security. This ...faa-adopts-stricter-unruly-passenger-policy
January 12, 2021E-Lines: January 12, 2021Let's Talk About our Careers, February Schedule Bidding Reminder, Escalation in Instances of Unruly ...e-lines-january-12-2021
January 12, 2021Let's Talk About our CareersJan 12 - Over the past few years at our airline we’ve seen considerable change. Depending on yo...lets-talk-about-our-careers
January 9, 2021MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportThe System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the February 2021 flying assigned at each base/satelli...mec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
January 8, 2021Let's Talk About the IndustryJan 8 - Last year, all of the “big four” airlines, including United, were challenged first by t...lets-talk-about-the-industry
January 8, 2021E-Lines: January 08, 2021Let's Talk about the Industry, Keep it Safe and De-Escalate, Compassion - Kindness and Tolerance, Em...e-lines-january-08-2021
January 6, 2021Flight Safety During Political ViolenceToday a violent pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol and forced lawmakers to evacuate to undisclos...flight-safety-during-political-violence
January 5, 2021E-Lines: January 05, 2021Let's Talk about Scott Kirby, Update on COVID-19 Vaccination, White Flag Pay Irregularities, Return ...e-lines-january-05-2021
January 5, 2021Let's Talk About Scott KirbyJan 5 - We started a conversation last week about what may happen on April 1. As we continue ou...lets-talk-about-scott-kirby
January 1, 2021E-Lines: January 1, 2021MEC President New Year Messagee-lines-december-31-2020
December 31, 2020E-Lines: December 31, 2020PSP Extension Ends IVFMP & Furlough Mitigation Partnership Programse-lines-december-31-2020
December 29, 2020E-Lines: December 29, 2020Let's Talk About April 1, PSP May Impact Unemployment Benefits, White/Purple Flag Pay, Availability ...e-lines-december-29-2020
December 29, 2020Let's Talk About April 1Jan 29 - As we celebrate the return to work of our flying partners who were placed on furlough ...lets-talk-about-april-1
December 27, 2020#ExtendPSP signed into LawThe emergency #ReliefNow and government funding bill has been signed into law, including a four mont...extendpsp-signed-into-law
December 27, 2020Special E-Lines: December 27, 2020President Trump Signs Emergency Relief & Government Funding Bill after Delay, AFA Payroll Suppor...e-lines-december-28-2020
December 24, 2020Update on Payroll Support ProgramWe remain optimistic that the legislation will move forward but, given the proximity to the Christma...update-on-payroll-support-program
December 24, 2020E-Lines: December 25, 2020MEC Officer Holiday Messagee-lines-december-25-2020
December 24, 2020MEC Officer Holiday MessageMEC Officer Holiday Messagemec-officer-holiday-message
December 23, 2020MEC Officer Letter - Payroll SupportYesterday was not only a good day, it was a great day!  Tens of millions of Americans are goi...mec-officer-letter-payroll-support
December 22, 2020MEC Officer Letter - Payroll SupportYesterday was not only a good day, it was a great day!  Tens of millions of Americans are going...mec-officer-letter-payroll-support
December 22, 2020E-Lines: December 22, 2020MEC Officer Letter Payroll Support, Availability of Funds from First Paycheck in the New Year Januar...e-lines-december-22-2020
December 21, 2020Special E-Lines: December 21, 2020We have a Payroll Support Program Extension!special-e-lines-december-21-2020
December 21, 2020We have a Payroll Support Program Extension!Today, Congress passed legislation that the President is expected to sign and that provides much n...we-have-a-payroll-support-program-extension
December 18, 2020E-Lines: December 18, 2020Keep Calling Congress to #ExtendPSP, GUL Coverage After Special COLA Reminder, Reserve Christmas Wis...e-lines-december-18-2020
December 17, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-swlof-report
December 15, 2020E-Lines: December 15, 2020Urgent Attention Needed:  Closer than Ever - Tell Congress to pass #ReliefNow, COVID-19 Va...e-lines-december-15-2020
December 11, 2020E-Lines: December 11, 2020GUM Surplus January Transfer Report Date Delayed Availability of Funds from First Paycheck in the Ne...e-lines-december-11-2020
December 11, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportThe System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the January 2021 flying assigned at each base/satelli...mec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
December 7, 2020Save Aviation Jobs, Extend PSPA bipartisan Emergency Relief Bill (not stimulus), which includes our Payroll Support Program, is ...save-aviation-jobs-extend-psp
December 4, 2020E-Lines: December 04, 2020No Activity Line Bidding for January, Holiday Absence Certificate, Update Link Protection Program - ...e-lines-december-05-2020
December 1, 2020Reserve Christmas Wish List – Open December 1st, 2020Reserve Christmas Wish List (CWL) is a Reserve assignment procedure that is provided for in Section ...reserve-christmas-wish-list-open-december-1st-2020
December 1, 2020E-Lines: December 01, 2020Update on Interline Pass Travel for IVFMP Participants,Holiday Absence Certificate Requirement and B...e-lines-december-01-2020
November 27, 2020MEC President, Ken Diaz - Thanksgiving MessageLadies and Gentlemen:Thanksgiving is an annual national holiday observed in the United States during...mec-president-ken-diaz-thanksgiving-message
November 25, 2020November 27, 2020 - White Flag at DEN and EWRNovember 27, 2020 has been declared a white flag day at DEN and EWR as of 2040 CST on 11/25/2020.november-27-2020-white-flag-at-den-and-ewr
November 25, 2020E-Lines: November 25, 2020AFA MEC President, Ken Diaz - President's Messagee-lines-november-25-2020
November 25, 2020AFA MEC President Ken Diaz - Thanksgiving MessageLadies and Gentlemen:Thanksgiving is an annual national holiday observed in the United States during...afa-mec-president-ken-diaz-thanksgiving-message
November 24, 2020Dependent Care and Health Care Flexible Spending AccountsGiven the number of different status possibilities as a result of the recent Reduction in Force, we ...dependent-care-and-health-care-flexible-spending-accounts
November 24, 2020Deadline for Enrollment for Link Protection ProgramWe are in the final days to enroll in the full year Link Protection Plan.  If you are inte...deadline-for-enrollment-for-link-protection-program
November 24, 2020MEC Meeting ConcludesThe United Master Executive Council conducted our virtual Fall 2020 Regular Meeting this week on Nov...mec-meeting-concludes
November 24, 2020The Return of the 737 MAXThis past Wednesday, United communicated to Flight Attendants that they plan to return the 737 MAX t...the-return-of-the-737-max
November 24, 2020United Doubles-Down on Third-Party Application PolicyUnited recently issued an Inflight Scheduling Alert notifying Flight Attendants of the corporate dec...united-doubles-down-on-third-party-application-policy
November 24, 2020Requests for 2021 Vacation Fly Through & Trades Between Flight AttendantsRequests for Vacation Fly Through for 2021 vacations may be placed on file starting December 1st.&nb...requests-for-2021-vacation-fly-through-trades-between-flight-attendants
November 24, 2020Second Round Awards & Vacation Trades by SeniorityThe Second Round Vacation Awards were published earlier this week.  The next step in the p...second-round-awards-vacation-trades-by-seniority
November 24, 2020E-Lines: November 24, 2020Vacation – Seniority Trades and Advanced December Fly Through,Pass Travel Privileges, Thanksgiving D...e-lines-november-24-2020
November 23, 2020November 23, 2020 - White Flag at DEN, EWR, IAD, ORD & SFOWhite flag has been declared effective as of 2:30pm on 11/22 for November 23, 2020 at EWR, DEN, IAD,...november-23-2020-white-flag-at-den-ewr-iad-ord-sfo
November 23, 2020November 24, 2020 - White Flag at DEN, EWR, IAD, IAH, ORD & SFOWhite flag has been declared as of 1:00 PM on 11/23/2020 at DEN, EWR, IAD, IAH, ORD & SFO.november-24-2020-white-flag-at-den-ewr-iad-iah-ord-sfo
November 22, 2020Whiteflag Declared for Nov 22, 2020 at EWR, IAD, ORD & DEN as of 1430 CT 11/21/2020November 22, 2020 is a designated White Flag Day effective 1430 CST on 11/21/2020 at EWR, ORD, IAD a...whiteflag-declared-for-nov-22-2020-at-ewr-iad-ord-den-as-of-1430-11212020
November 20, 2020White Flag Day declared Nov 21, 2020 as of 0200 CST EWR, IAD, DEN & ORDNovember 21, 2020  is a designated White Flag Day effective 0200 CST at EWR, ORD, IAD and DEN.
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November 20, 2020E-Lines: November 20, 2020Second Round Awards & Vacation Trades by Seniority,Requests for 2021 Vacation Fly Through & ...e-lines-november-20-2020
November 18, 2020Flight 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 ...flight-attendant-union-statement-on-the-boeing-737-max-return-to-service
November 17, 2020E-Lines: November 17, 2020GUM Surplus Process Proceeds – Special COLAs Awarded,Deadline for Enrollment in Link Protection Plan...e-lines-november-17-2020
November 14, 2020Our Number 1 Priority: Extend PSP Our number one priority is extending the Payroll Support Program. Chairman DeFazio’s office an...our-number-1-priority-extend-psp
November 14, 2020Georgia Senatorial Seats Headed to a Runoff ElectionGeorgia is the only state in the country that had two senate seats on the ballot. Now, these senator...georgia-senatorial-seats-headed-to-a-runoff-election
November 14, 2020Virtual Meeting of the Master Executive CouncilA meeting of the United Master Executive Council will be conducted on Thursday, November 19 and Frid...virtual-meeting-of-the-master-executive-council
November 14, 2020Second Round Vacation Bid Period Closes November 16Second Vacation Bids opened on November 8 and will close this Monday November 16, at 0800 HDT. second-round-vacation-bid-period-closes-november-16
November 14, 2020Reserve Review: Reserve “Short-Calls”Given the unprecedented reduction in force caused by the ongoing effects of COVID-19 on our industry...reserve-review-reserve-short-calls
November 14, 2020NAL Schedules Awarded Today for All Locations except LHR & GUMToday, NAL schedules were awarded for all domicile locations with the exception of GUM and LHR. ...nal-schedules-awarded-today-for-all-locations-except-lhr-gum
November 14, 2020GUM Surplus Triggers System-Wide Transfer November 25With the unfortunate announcement of management’s intent to surplus 75 Flight Attendants from GUM, t...gum-surplus-triggers-system-wide-transfer-november-25
November 13, 2020E-Lines: November 13, 2020GUM Surplus Triggers System-Wide Transfer November 25,NAL Schedules Awarded Today for All Locations ...e-lines-november-13-2020
November 12, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-swlof-report
November 11, 2020Honoring our Veterans- Wednesday, November 11Veterans Day is important to many of us and is a time to pay our respects to those who have served.honoring-our-veterans-wednesday-november-11
November 11, 2020Special Virtual Meeting of the AFA BOD.There will be a Special Virtual Meeting of the AFA Board of Directors on November 18, 2020, to discu...special-virtual-meeting-of-the-afa-bod
November 11, 2020No Activity Line (NAL) Bidding Closes November 13As we reported last Friday, Flight Attendants at all bases and satellites where there are IVFMP...no-activity-line-nal-bidding-closes-november-13
November 11, 2020United Adds Additional Flying in Response to Increased Travel DemandUnited Airlines announced yesterday that the week of November 23 will be the busiest we’ve had since...united-adds-additional-flying-in-response-to-increased-travel-demand
November 11, 2020Georgia Senatorial Seats Headed to a Runoff Election.Georgia is the only state in the country that had two senate seats on the ballot. Now, the...georgia-senatorial-seats-headed-to-a-runoff-election
November 11, 2020COVID-19 Precautions: Taking Care of YourselfAs cases of COVID-19 continue to surge across the country, we want to take the opportunity to remind...covid-19-precautions-taking-care-of-yourself
November 11, 2020Second Round Vacation Bid Period OpenSecond Round Vacation Bids opened on November 8 and will close on November 16, at 0800 HDT.second-round-vacation-bid-period-open
November 11, 2020Annual Enrollment Correction Period & Spousal Coverage CostsMany Flight Attendants choose to default their insurance to the same coverage from one year to the n...annual-enrollment-correction-period-spousal-coverage-costs
November 11, 2020Vacation Bidding When TransferringWe have received questions regarding Flight Attendants who are currently bidding for vacation in one...vacation-bidding-when-transferring
November 11, 2020United Management to Surplus 75 GUM Flight AttendantsYesterday United management made an announcement that will dramatically impact our Flight Attendant ...united-management-to-surplus-75-gum-flight-attendants
November 10, 2020E-Lines: November 10, 2020We are Professionals: Dependability During a Global Pandemic,United Management to Surplus 75 GUM Fli...e-lines-november-10-2020
November 10, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportThe System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the December 2020 flying assigned at each base/satelli...mec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
November 9, 2020Guam Surplus AnnouncementToday United management made an announcement that will dramatically impact our Flight Attendant comm...guam-surplus-announcement
November 7, 2020We Are Professionals: Dependability During a Global PandemicWe get it, John, or we wouldn’t still be working here today after all these years.
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November 6, 2020Impact of Bidding into NAL Schedules on Benefit PremiumsAnticipating questions some of us may have regarding how premiums for benefits will be handled for t...impact-of-bidding-into-nal-schedules-on-benefit-premiums
November 6, 2020No Activity Line (NAL) Schedule Bidding Available for DecemberBecause the company will not be offering Special COLAs at other than GUM and LHR, Flight Attendants ...no-activity-line-nal-schedule-bidding-available-for-december
November 6, 2020December Schedule Month Special COLAs Cancelled only at EWRManagement has announced, due to higher than anticipated demand, Special COLAs will be awarded only ...december-schedule-month-special-colas-cancelled-only-at-ewr
November 6, 2020Multi-segment Deadhead versus Double DeadheadRecent discussions between Flight Attendants and representatives from some of our Local Councilssugg...multi-segment-deadhead-versus-double-deadhead
November 6, 2020Reserves Are “Free-From-Contact” Once AssignedAs provided in Sections 8.D.11, 8.E.2. and 8.F.1. of our Contract, once a Reserve has been given an ...reserves-are-free-from-contact-once-assigned
November 6, 2020Today’s RealityToday was the day, by 4:00PM CT, many of our flying partners from FRA, HKG and NRT had to decide to ...todays-reality
November 6, 2020E-Lines: November 06, 2020Today’s Reality,Reserves Are “Free-From-Contact” Once Assigned,Multi-segment Deadhead versus Double ...e-lines-november-06-2020
November 5, 2020December Schedule Month Special COLAs Cancelled only at EWROnly at EWR, the company will cancel all awarded Special COLAs for the month of December consisten...december-schedule-month-special-colas-cancelled-only-at-ewr
November 5, 2020White Flag Declared for Friday, November 6, 2020 at EWRWhite flag has been declared at EWR for Friday, November 6, 2020.
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November 4, 2020International Base Closure Letter of Agreement (FRA, HKG & NRT)On Friday John Slater sent a communication to Flight Attendants reviewing the agreement the Union an...international-base-closure-letter-of-agreement-fra-hkg-nrt
November 4, 2020Reserve Scheduling TimelineIf awarded or assigned a Reserve line for the December bid month, there are various deadlines that m...reserve-scheduling-timeline
November 4, 2020First Round Vacation Award PostedFirst Round Vacation bidding awards were posted today.first-round-vacation-award-posted
November 4, 2020Link Devices While on Voluntary FurloughWe offer a quick reminder to those on Voluntary Furlough that the company has asked you to keep your...link-devices-while-on-voluntary-furlough
November 4, 2020Restoration of Benefit Premium Payroll Deductions - Returning from Special COLAsAs those of us who have taken a series of Special COLAs over the past several months are aware, the ...restoration-of-benefit-premium-payroll-deductions-returning-from-special-colas
November 4, 2020Furlough Mitigation Partnerships – Temporary DissolutionWe’re hearing there may be some questions about what happens to a Partnership when one person in a F...furlough-mitigation-partnerships-temporary-dissolution
November 3, 2020Election Day! Every Vote Counts.Today is Election Day and the last day to vote in the 2020 Election!election-day-every-vote-counts
November 3, 2020E-Lines: November 04, 2020Furlough Mitigation Partnerships – Temporary Dissolution,Restoration of Benefit Premium Payroll Dedu...e-lines-november-04-2020
October 30, 2020E-Lines: October 30, 2020COVID-19 Safety Strategy,NAL Vacation Bidding/Trading Strategy,One Year Seniority Furlough Pay Addit...e-lines-october-30-2020
October 30, 2020Presidential Election and Hotel SafetyOur MEC Safety, Health and Security Committee has been in communication with United’s Corporate Secu...presidential-election-and-hotel-safety
October 30, 2020E-175 Aircraft Seat Configuration ChangesUnited Express carriers will be reconfiguring all E-175 aircraft to a maximum capacity of 70 seats a...e-175-aircraft-seat-configuration-changes
October 30, 2020Daylight Savings – Fall Back!Remember to “fall back” this Sunday, November 1st.  On Sunday, at 0200, we turn our clocks back...daylight-savings-fall-back-this-sunday
October 30, 2020Annual Benefits Enrollment Closes TonightBenefits enrollment for 2021 is closing tonight. If you have not made your selections, we encourage ...annual-benefits-enrollment-closes-tonight
October 30, 2020Third Trimester CBT – Due Tonight!The Third Trimester CBT is due by 2359 Central Standard Time tonight. Log into TakeOff Lea...third-trimester-cbt-due-tonight
October 30, 2020Ready to Vote?Election Day is November 3. Through Early or Absentee Voting, millions of Americans have already cas...ready-to-vote
October 30, 2020Vacation Bidding Closes TomorrowFirst round vacation bidding closes tomorrow, October 31 at 0800 HDT.  vacation-bidding-closes-tomorrow
October 30, 2020Vacation Bidding & Involuntary FurloughFlight Attendants who have been placed on involuntary furlough should be aware they do not need to b...vacation-bidding-involuntary-furlough
October 30, 2020One Year Seniority Pay AdditionUnited payroll has identified an issue for those Flight Attendants having one year of service and wh...one-year-seniority-pay-addition
October 30, 2020NAL Vacation Bidding/Trading StrategyFlight Attendants who are bidding or being assigned to NAL schedules may want to consider certain va...nal-vacation-biddingtrading-strategy
October 30, 2020COVID-19 Safety StrategyThis week we will address some ways to stay safe during the Covid-19 pandemic.  This is th...covid-19-safety-strategy
October 29, 2020Daylight Savings – Fall Back this SundayThis Sunday, November 1, at 0200, we turn our clocks backward one hour from Daylight Savings time to...daylight-savings-fall-back-this-sunday
October 29, 2020Third Trimester CBT – Required to Maintain FAA QualificationsThe Third Trimester CBT is now available for completion and is required to be completed by, October ...third-trimester-cbt-required-to-maintain-faa-qualifications
October 29, 2020Ready to Vote?Election Day is November 3. Through Early or Absentee Voting, millions of Americans have already cas...ready-to-vote
October 29, 2020Reserve Standby Pre-Board Assignments and 35-in-7 RemindersIn previous editions of E-Lines we discussed Pre-Board and 35-in-7. reserve-standby-pre-board-assignments-and-35-in-7-reminders
October 29, 2020Contractual Furlough Payments – Pay Advices Visible as of Wednesday, 10.28.2020As provided for in Section 18.H.2. of our Contract, those Flight Attendants who were placed on Invol...contractual-furlough-payments-pay-advices-visible-as-of-wednesday-10282020
October 29, 2020Third Party Apps - Important changes coming in early 2021Over the course of time since implementation of our JCBA, United management has dedicated resources ...third-party-apps-important-changes-coming-in-early-2021
October 29, 2020Vacation Buy Back ExplainedWe have received questions from many of you asking for an explanation as to why Vacation Buy Back sh...vacation-buy-back-explained
October 29, 2020Annual Benefits Enrollment Open Now – October 30thBenefits enrollment for 2021 is now open. Flight Attendants can make their benefit elections now thr...annual-benefits-enrollment-open-now-october-30th
October 28, 2020Furlough Pay Addition for those having One Year SeniorityFor those Flight Attendants having one year of service who have a two week furlough pay entitlemen...furlough-pay-addition-for-those-having-one-year-seniority
October 27, 2020Standby Pre-Board AssignmentsWhen a Standby is assigned to pre-board, the expectation should always be that the Flight Attendant ...standby-pre-board-assignments
October 27, 2020E-Lines: October 27, 2020Annual Benefits Enrollment Open Now – October 30th,Vacation Buy Back Explained,Third Party Apps - Im...e-lines-october-27-2020
October 24, 2020AFA Disaster Relief FundWe know that disasters can change lives forever.  While we can’t stop destructive events from h...afa-disaster-relief-fund
October 24, 2020Annual Benefits Enrollment for Active Employees Open Now – 30thActive employee Benefits enrollment for 2021 is now open. Flight Attendants, including those in the ...annual-benefits-enrollment-for-active-employees-open-now-30th
October 24, 2020Transitioning to Reserve in November – Checklist.For those Flight Attendants transitioning to Reserve status for the November bid month, we have upda...transitioning-to-reserve-in-november-checklist
October 24, 2020Third Trimester CBT – Required to Maintain FAA QualificationsThe Third Trimester CBT is now available for completion and is required to be completed by, October ...third-trimester-cbt-required-to-maintain-faa-qualifications
October 24, 20202021 Pass Travel Enrollment set to Open in NovemberThis year the 2021 pass travel enrollment will open a bit early in an effort to give everyone time t...2021-pass-travel-enrollment-set-to-open-in-november
October 24, 2020Reminder - Link Election Coverage Opens October 22, 2020Make your election from October 22 through November 30 by going to Link/Sled Recovery...reminder-link-election-coverage-opens-october-22-2020
October 24, 2020Efforts on Payroll Support Program ContinueFlight Attendants in the Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Denver, and Houston turned out for #ReliefNow ev...efforts-on-payroll-support-program-continue
October 24, 2020Vacation Reduction While on Occupational LeaveNow that Vacation Accrual Letters have been published, we are beginning to receive questions from Fl...vacation-reduction-while-on-occupational-leave
October 24, 2020Vacation Bidding Now OpenAs we discussed in our last E-Lines, Vacation bidding opened today, October 23rd and will ...vacation-bidding-now-open
October 24, 2020Your 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...your-vote-is-your-voice-make-it-heard
October 24, 2020Link App IOR Work AroundDue to a recent error message when filing an Irregular Operations report (IOR) while using your Link...link-app-ior-work-around
October 24, 2020Reciprocal Cabin Jumpseat Agreements ExpandedLast spring, we announced that we had achieved reciprocal cabin jumpseat agreements, effective June ...reciprocal-cabin-jumpseat-agreements-expanded
October 23, 2020Vacation Bidding Re-display Issue CorrectedThe automation issue affecting re-displayed Vacation bids has been fixed.  If you submitted vac...vacation-bidding-re-display-issue-corrected
October 23, 2020T-Mobile/Sprint Telecommunication IssueUpdate:  As of 4:00PM today, we have an update that indicates this may now include those with...t-mobilesprint-telecommunication-issue
October 23, 2020E-Lines: October 23, 2020Reciprocal Cabin Jumpseat Agreements Expanded,Link App IOR Workaround,Your Voice is Your Vote: Make ...e-lines-october-23-2020
October 22, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-swlof-report
October 22, 2020MEC Fall Virtual Regular Meeting RescheduledAs we reported last week the virtual Fall Meeting of the Master Executive Council was postponed.&nbs...mec-fall-virtual-regular-meeting-rescheduled
October 22, 20202021 Pass Travel Enrollment set to Open in NovemberThis year, the 2021 pass travel enrollment will open a bit early in an effort to expand the window d...2021-pass-travel-enrollment-set-to-open-in-november
October 22, 2020Annual Benefits Enrollment Opens October 19th – 30thBenefits enrollment for 2021 is now open. Flight Attendants can make their selections now through Oc...annual-benefits-enrollment-opens-october-19th-30th
October 22, 2020Vacation Bidding– The Next Steps of Choose, Bid, Trade.Our allocation of days will be viewable in CCS, organized by base, on October 23rd.  Once ...vacation-bidding-the-next-steps-of-choose-bid-trade
October 22, 2020Your 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...your-vote-is-your-voice-make-it-heard
October 22, 2020Involuntary Furlough Mitigation Program (IVFMP) – Pay Longevity InformationAs provided for under the terms of the Involuntary Furlough Mitigation Program (IVFMP) Letter of Agr...involuntary-furlough-mitigation-program-ivfmp-pay-longevity-information
October 22, 2020Benefits Issues ClarifiedOver the course of the past several days, there have been a number of questions about communications...benefits-issues-clarified
October 21, 2020Call, Tweet, Repeat: #ReliefNow Negotiations ContinueNegotiations between Speaker Pelosi and Secretary Mnuchin on a COVID-19 Relief Bill continue. The Sp...call-tweet-repeat-reliefnow-negotiations-continue
October 20, 2020E-Lines: October 20, 2020Payroll Support Program Efforts Continue!,Benefits Issues Clarified,Involuntary Furlough Mitigation ...e-lines-october-20-2020
October 19, 2020BREAKING NEWS - CALL to ACTION!We need urgent action the next 48 hours! Speaker Pelosi has set a deadline. Real people need relief ...breaking-news-call-to-action
October 17, 2020Your 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...your-vote-is-your-voice-make-it-heard
October 17, 2020Updated Crew Bunk Policy – Effective October 15, 2020The company, in coordination with the AFA, as well as the Cleveland Clinic, have updated the crew re...updated-crew-bunk-policy-effective-october-15-2020
October 17, 2020Vacation Election Period Closed - Next up, First Round Vacation BiddingThe twenty (20) day period during which Flight Attendants are provided the opportunity to elect Vaca...vacation-election-period-closed-next-up-first-round-vacation-bidding
October 17, 2020Involuntary Furlough Mitigation Program (IVFMP) & Benefits DeductionsFor those of us who are participants in the IVFMP, we are aware there are a number of questions/issu...involuntary-furlough-mitigation-program-ivfmp-benefits-deductions
October 17, 2020Wellness Credit for Medical Benefits While on Furlough StatusA number of questions have been asked as it pertains to the Wellness Credit ($48) for Medical Benefi...wellness-credit-for-medical-benefits-while-on-furlough-status
October 17, 2020Transfers Effective for December Awarded October 14, 2020A total of 166 transfers were awarded on October 14, 2020 and are effective for the December 2020 sc...transfers-effective-for-december-awarded-october-14-2020
October 17, 2020Employees Affected by Involuntary Furlough to Travel based on Company SeniorityIn response to the advocacy of the Unionsemployees-affected-by-involuntary-furlough-to-travel-based-on-company-seniority
October 17, 2020Company Clarifies Reductions to Vacation Accrual While on Special COLAVacation Letters for Flight Attendants were available as of September 25, 2020 and since that time, ...company-clarifies-reductions-to-vacation-accrual-while-on-special-cola
October 17, 2020Process to be used in Return of Company Property via DHL Hits a SnagFor those Flight Attendants based in the three international bases of FRA, NRT and HKG who are affec...process-to-be-used-in-return-of-company-property-via-dhl-hits-a-snag
October 17, 2020United Develops an Internal Link Protection Plan – Elections begin October 22United is officially discontinuing its relationship with Safeware® and is introduction a new interna...united-develops-an-internal-link-protection-plan-elections-begin-october-22
October 17, 2020Third Trimester CBT – Required to Maintain FAA QualificationsThe Third Trimester CBT is now available for completion and is required to be completed by, October ...third-trimester-cbt-required-to-maintain-faa-qualifications
October 17, 2020Third-Quarter Financial Results & Positioning United for our post-COVID FutureEarlier this week, in addition to announcing third quarter operating results, management publicly ou...third-quarter-financial-results-positioning-united-for-our-post-covid-future
October 17, 2020United MEC Acts to Postpone Virtual Fall 2020 Regular MEC MeetingOver the past several weeks, we have reported on the efforts of the United Master Executive Council ...united-mec-acts-to-postpone-virtual-fall-2020-regular-mec-meeting
October 17, 2020Everyday Counts: Take Action to #ExtendPSP Now!We recognize that our requests to Take Action may be seen as being repetitive in nature.everyday-counts-take-action-to-extendpsp-now
October 16, 2020Return to Availability List following completion of a Standby (OSB) AssignmentOver the course of the past several weeks, we have received questions from Local Reserve Committees ...return-to-availability-list-following-completion-of-a-standby-osb-assignment
October 16, 2020E-Lines: October 16, 2020Everyday Counts: Take Action to #ExtendPSP Now!, United Master Executive Council Acts to Postpone Vi...e-lines-october-16-2020
October 14, 2020Transfers effective for December Awarded October 14, 2020A total of 166 transfers were awarded on October 14, 2020 and are effective for the December 2020 sc...transfers-effective-for-december-awarded-october-14-2020
October 13, 2020E-Lines: October 13, 2020CALL NOW ! - Save Aviation Jobs; Congress Must Pass a Payroll Support Program Extension,COBRA Covera...e-lines-october-13-2020
October 13, 2020Earnings Live is Thursday October 15, 2020Thursday, October 15 at 1:30 p.m. CT, United will host a virtual Earnings Live call to discuss third...earnings-live-is-thursday-october-15-2020
October 13, 2020Annual Benefits Enrollment Opens October 19th – 30thNow is the time to compare your benefit options and view pricing for all the 2021 options. Visit Fly...annual-benefits-enrollment-opens-october-19th-30th
October 13, 2020EWR-LGA Shuttle Service – New Provider.Effective September 30, 2020,  EWR - LGA Shuttle Service will now be serviced by ...ewr-lga-shuttle-service-new-provider
October 13, 2020Make you 2021 Vacation Elections by October 15, 2020The Vacation Election period closes Thursday, October 15th, 2020. If you choose to participate in th...make-you-2021-vacation-elections-by-october-15-2020
October 13, 2020Fall 2020 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council via ZOOM™As we reported earlier this month, the Members of the United Master Executive Council planned t...fall-2020-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council-via-zoom
October 13, 2020NAL Schedules Awarded at DEN, EWR and HNLThe award of NAL Schedules was processed by Crew Schedule Planning today. NAL schedules were awarded...nal-schedules-awarded-at-den-ewr-and-hnl
October 13, 2020COBRA Coverage while on Involuntary FurloughIt’s been a full 12 days since October 1st when the Involuntary Furlough started. cobra-coverage-while-on-involuntary-furlough
October 11, 2020MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportThe System Scheduling (DSL) meeting to review the November 2020 flying assigned at each base/satelli...mec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
October 9, 2020E-Lines: October 09, 2020Save Aviation Jobs; Congress Must Pass a Payroll Support Program Extension,Fall 2020 Regular Meeting...e-lines-october-09-2020
October 9, 2020Save Aviation Jobs; Congress Must Pass a Payroll Support Program ExtensionOver 100,000 aviation workers woke up without work on October 1, 2020: 45,000 were furloughed and te...save-aviation-jobs-congress-must-pass-a-payroll-support-program-extension
October 9, 2020Rapid COVID-19 Testing for CrewmembersAFA, in partnership with Flight Operations, and Corporate Safety have collaborated in order to imple...rapid-covid-19-testing-for-crewmembers
October 9, 2020View Passport/Visa Requirements and Travel Warnings within CCS PairingsThe opportunities presented by the Contractual ability to pick up flying out of base has presented n...view-passportvisa-requirements-and-travel-warnings-within-ccs-pairings
October 9, 2020Fall 2020 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council Re-scheduledAs we reported earlier this month, the Members of the United Master Executive Council planned to con...fall-2020-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council-re-scheduled
October 8, 2020Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program FADAPThanks to the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), all Flight Attendants governed by the Federal ...flight-attendant-drug-and-alcohol-program-fadap
October 8, 2020Time is Running Out! - Register to Vote! – It’s your RightYour right and privilege to vote are not automatic, you must register to vote, and you must ensure y...time-is-running-out-register-to-vote-its-your-right
October 8, 2020Out of Base (OOB) Pick-ups are Not Eligible for TradingAs outlined in Chapter 10 of the Trip Trades and Adjustment guide, Flight Attendants may pick u...out-of-base-oob-pick-ups-are-not-eligible-for-trading
October 8, 2020Vacation Elections Close October 15 – Make your Selections Today!The Vacation Election period opened at 0800 Home Domicile Time (HDT) on September 25 and will remain...vacation-elections-close-october-15-make-your-selections-today
October 6, 2020Deadline for Returning Company Issued Items Extended to October 30, 2020Inflight services have extended the deadline for returning company issued items until October 30, 20...deadline-for-returning-company-issued-items-extended-to-october-30-2020
October 6, 2020Trump Kills Millions of Jobs, Abandons Essential WorkersAssociation of Flight Attendants-CWA International President Sara Nelson released the following stat...trump-kills-millions-of-jobs-abandons-essential-workers
October 6, 2020E-Lines: October 06, 2020Trump Kills Millions of Jobs, Abandons Essential Workers, Our Fight is Not Over!A Message from Your ...e-lines-october-06-2020
October 3, 2020Group Universal Life (GUL) Reminder for Those Returning from Special COLAsAs provided for in Section 29.G.1.c. of our Contract, the voluntary Group Universal Life (GUL) will ...group-universal-life-gul-reminder-for-those-returning-from-special-colas
October 3, 2020Third (3rd) Trimester CBT Due by October 30thThe Third Trimester CBT is available and is required to be completed by, October 30, 2020 -&nbs...third-3rd-trimester-cbt-due-by-october-30th
October 3, 2020Bulletin #26 is Now in EffectInflight Safety Bulletin is now in effect. We remind you to open and review all changed content.bulletin-26-is-now-in-effect
October 3, 2020Reminder – Oct. 1 - Important Benefits Changes While on Special COLAEffective October 1, 2020, all Flight Attendants on Special COLA will automatically be moved to dire...reminder-oct-1-important-benefits-changes-while-on-special-cola
October 3, 2020Vacation ElectionsThe Vacation Election period opened at 0800 Home Domicile Time (HDT) on September 25 and will remain...vacation-elections
October 3, 2020National Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Get Your PINK ON!The month of October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To date, breast cancer remains the m...national-breast-cancer-awareness-month-get-your-pink-on
October 3, 2020Link Apps Outage Expected on October 3, 2020, 01:45 AM – 3:30 AM CTFor scheduled server maintenance, the login function for the Manuals and CCS Apps will be temporaril...link-apps-outage-expected-on-october-3-2020-0145-am-330-am-ct
October 3, 2020Pass Travel Seniority for those on Involuntary Furlough StatusToday being the first day many of our members are on involuntary furlough status, we are starting to...pass-travel-seniority-for-those-on-involuntary-furlough-status
October 3, 2020CARES Act Extension – Payroll Support Program Video UpdateAs yet another week draws to a close in Washington without Congress enacting the CARES Act Payroll S...cares-act-extension-payroll-support-program-video-update
October 2, 2020E-Lines: October 03, 2020CARES Act Extension - Payroll Support Program Video Update,Pass Travel Seniority for those on Involu...e-lines-october-03-2020
October 1, 2020Take Action to Save Our JobsInaction is not an option and there is growing support for a full relief bill. Everyone “supports us...take-action-to-save-our-jobs
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