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June 21, 2019E-Lines: June 21, 2019Introducing Crew Scheduling Call Support Representatives,When Traveling on Revenue Tickets are we El...e-lines-june-21-2019
June 21, 2019AFA Testifies Before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Sub-CommitteeOn June 19, 2019, AFA testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Sub-Committee on ...afa-testifies-before-the-house-transportation-and-infrastructure-sub-committee
June 21, 2019Final Opportunity to Request Satellite Base TransferSatellite bases at MCO, PHX and SAN are slated to open for the September 2019 Flight Attendant ...final-opportunity-to-request-satellite-base-transfer
June 21, 2019Sick Leave Administration and CompensationSick Leave Compensation is an area of our JCBA that both Lineholder and Reserve Flight Attendants co...sick-leave-administration-and-compensation
June 21, 2019Remaining 2019 Pride EventsAFA-CWA supports all LGBTQ Flight Attendants and workers as we fight for protections on the job and ...remaining-2019-pride-events
June 21, 2019Did You Know - Dual Boarding Using Air Stairs at Aft Entry Doors – No SOP Existsnflight Safety, Airport Operations and AFA are currently in discussions to review the development of...did-you-know-dual-boarding-using-air-stairs-at-aft-entry-doors-no-sop-exists
June 21, 2019When Traveling on Revenue Tickets are we Eligible for the Commuter Program?Recently, and as summer passenger loads increase, those of us commuting to work by air have found it...when-traveling-on-revenue-tickets-are-we-eligible-for-the-commuter-program
June 21, 2019Introducing Crew Scheduling Call Support RepresentativesEffective Saturday, June 22, Inflight Crew Scheduling will roll out a pilot program that is intended...introducing-crew-scheduling-call-support-representatives
June 19, 2019Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019 - HR2208 and S1112Along with our Government Affairs Committees, we collectivelycelebrate our success this year when th...cabin-air-safety-act-of-2019-hr2208-and-s1112
June 19, 2019Satellite Base Transfer Request Deadline, Monday, June 24, 0800 (CST)Satellite bases at MCO, PHX and SAN are slated to open for the September 2019 Flight Attendant Sched...satellite-base-transfer-request-deadline-monday-june-24-0800-cst
June 19, 2019Contractual Holiday Pay – HKG & U. S. Domiciles for July, 2019Our Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA) requires that Flight Attendants receive additional ...contractual-holiday-pay-hkg-u-s-domiciles-for-july-2019
June 19, 2019Absence Certificate Required July 1 - July 7, 2019Flight Attendants who place themselves on sick leave during the period starting July 1, 2019 - ...absence-certificate-required-july-1-july-7-2019
June 19, 2019Personal Time Off (PTO) – Seniority Awards from an AllocationPersonal Time Off (PTO) among the contractually negotiated schedule flexibility options provided for...personal-time-off-pto-seniority-awards-from-an-allocation
June 19, 2019Irregularities Impacting Call Wait Times – A Review of Self-Help ProceduresThis past weekend, severe weather impacted operations across the system. As a result, there were som...irregularities-impacting-call-wait-times-a-review-of-self-help-procedures
June 18, 2019E-Lines: June 19, 2019Irregularities Impacting Call Wait Times - A Review of Self-Help Procedures,Personal Time Off (PTO) ...e-lines-june-19-2019
June 14, 2019E-Lines: June 14, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1922!,Absence Certificate Required for Absences July 1 – July 7,Transfer Awar...e-lines-june-14-2019
June 14, 2019Support United Flight Attendants via The CAUSE Foundation® using AmazonSmileThe CAUSE Foundation® is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization founded in 1994. They are funded...support-united-flight-attendants-via-the-cause-foundation-using-amazonsmile
June 14, 2019Father’s Day WishesThis Sunday, June 16th is Father’s Day. It’s a day we honor the Fathers, Grandfathers and Fathe...fathers-day-wishes
June 14, 2019United AFA LEC 101 Trainingast week, the Officers of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) conducted LEC 101 training for t...united-afa-lec-101-training
June 14, 2019UBid- Bid Packet Sorting & Bidding ProgramRecognizing there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to how Flight Attendants prefer lines of f...ubid-bid-packet-sorting-bidding-program
June 14, 2019Lineholder Pick-up OOB from Reserve Defect and Pay Claim EnhancementAFA and the company have identified a defect that occurs when a Reserve Flight Attendant has adverti...lineholder-pick-up-oob-from-reserve-defect-and-pay-claim-enhancement
June 14, 2019Transfer Awards- Accept or DeclineRecently, the company has awarded 144 Flight Attendant transfers to BOS, CLE, DEN, EWR, GU...transfer-awards-accept-or-decline
June 14, 2019Absence Certificate Required for Absences July 1 – July 7As provided for in Section 13.C.4. of the JCBA, management has advised AFA that ...absence-certificate-required-for-absences-july-1-july-7
June 14, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1922!On Thursday, June 13, 2019 we welcomed the 80 graduating Members of class 1922 to the line. Our newe...welcome-new-hire-class-1922
June 12, 2019Union Made for Father’s Day, June 16, 2019This Sunday, June 16, 2019 we collectively celebrate the day belonging to fathers.  On thi...union-made-for-fathers-day-june-16-2019
June 12, 2019Stand in Solidarity with United Catering Workers - Unite Here!In October 2018, the catering workers at United Airlines won their representational election. This w...stand-in-solidarity-with-united-catering-workers-unite-here
June 12, 2019MEC Reserve Committee ReportMEC Reserve Committee’s most recent report detailing Information about the recently enhanc...mec-reserve-committee-report
June 12, 2019Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Purple Ribbons Now AvailableAdditionally, all Flight Attendants are encouraged to participate in the month-long campaign to rais...alzheimers-brain-awareness-purple-ribbons-now-available
June 12, 2019AFA Pride PinsFrom June 1- June 30th, we will show our support in the fight for LGBT Equality by proudly disp...afa-pride-pins
June 12, 2019Quarterly Incentive ReminderAs we approach the end of the second quarter of the fiscal year, Flight Attendants should be on the ...quarterly-incentive-reminder
June 12, 2019July Schedule Month Contractual Holidays – Bid AccordinglyBid packets for the month of July will be released this week.  Flight Attendants are remin...july-schedule-month-contractual-holidays-bid-accordingly
June 12, 2019Central Schedule Committee ReportCentral Schedule Committee’s most recent report detailing their activities in the developm...central-schedule-committee-report
June 12, 2019Seat Belt Compliance Checks – It’s part of the job!On March 8 of this year, after receiving a number of inquiries and requests for clarificat...seat-belt-compliance-checks-its-part-of-the-job
June 12, 2019July 2019 COLA Awards Available in CCSAwards for the one-month Special COLA for July 2019 have been posted in CCS.july-2019-cola-awards-available-in-ccs
June 12, 2019Social Media – Not a Forum for the Conduct of Official Union BusinessSocial Media is part of our lives.  Some of us spend more time on various social media pla...social-media-not-a-forum-for-the-conduct-of-official-union-business
June 12, 2019CCS Outage Planned for June 13, 2019 - 1200 Midnight to 0400 A CSTThe company has planned CCS outage on June 13, 2019 from midnight through 0400 CST, subject to opera...ccs-outage-planned-for-june-13-2019-1200-midnight-to-0400-a-cst
June 11, 2019E-Lines: June 12, 2019Social Media – Not a Forum for the Conduct of Official Union Business,July 2019 COLA Awards Availabl...e-lines-june-12-2019
June 8, 2019Purple Ribbons Show Support for Families & Alzheimer’s Awareness MonthJune is Alzheimer’s & Brain Health Awareness month. Flight Attendants are encouraged to&nbs...purple-ribbons-show-support-for-families-alzheimers-awareness-month
June 8, 2019Act Now! Sign the Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement Now!Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10...act-now-sign-the-petition-our-rest-is-law-implement-now
June 8, 2019Clarification of Commencement of Duty – Scheduled & Actual Duty TimesSince the implementation of our JCBA October 1, 2018, many Flight Attendants have questioned if it i...clarification-of-commencement-of-duty-scheduled-actual-duty-times
June 8, 2019Ineligible for Next Schedule PairingThere are many circumstances which may cause us to arrive late from our existing pairing that causes...ineligible-for-next-schedule-pairing
June 8, 2019Lineholders May Release Sick Leave Pairings in Advance of 8hrs to DepartureMany Flight Attendants are surprised to learn that sick leave pairings from their monthly fligh...lineholders-may-release-sick-leave-pairings-in-advance-of-8hrs-to-departure
June 8, 2019Reschedule from Deadhead to Working StatusFlight Attendants continue to report confusion regarding the parameters that must be met in ord...reschedule-from-deadhead-to-working-status
June 8, 2019Aircraft Substitutions Requiring Fewer Flight AttendantsFrom time to time, we all experience a change or substitution of aircraft that requires a fewer...aircraft-substitutions-requiring-fewer-flight-attendants
June 8, 2019IAM NPP Rehabilitation Preferred Plan InformationA representative from the IAM will be on Guam during the period from June 14 – 16, 2019 to assist in...iam-npp-rehabilitation-preferred-plan-information
June 8, 2019Reserves Availability Report in CCSSince the enhancements to the Reserve Availability screen were made in CCS last month, we have recei...reserves-availability-report-in-ccs
June 8, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1921!On Thursday, June 6, 2019 we welcomed the 71 graduating Members of class 1921 to the line.welcome-new-hire-class-1921
June 7, 2019E-Lines: June 07, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1921!,Reserve Availability Report in CCS,IAM NPP Rehabilitation Preferred Pla...e-lines-june-07-2019
June 5, 2019Act Now ! -> Sign the Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement Now!Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10...act-now-sign-the-petition-our-rest-is-law-implement-now
June 5, 2019Reserve Trip Advertisements – Trading Days Off & PairingsPer the JCBA Reserve Flight Attendants have several options for scheduling flexibility. One of the n...reserve-trip-advertisements-trading-days-off-pairings
June 5, 2019Central Schedule Committee (CSC) Reports – June, 2019Central Schedule Committee most recent DSL report detailing their activities in the develo...central-schedule-committee-csc-reports-june-2019
June 5, 2019Report Pay Discrepancies to Hub HelpTaking a proactive approach to monitor your pay advice is the best way to ensure potential errors ca...report-pay-discrepancies-to-hub-help
June 5, 2019Boarding Time ClarificationAs we prepare for the busy summer travel season, weather and operation delays can place our workgrou...boarding-time-clarification
June 5, 201950 Hour Requirement Reminder for Special QualificationsAs a reminder, Special Qualification Flight Attendants who wish to trade with or pick up from open t...50-hour-requirement-reminder-for-special-qualifications
June 5, 2019Negotiated Schedule Flexibility OptionsScheduling flexibility is a key component of the JCBA. Flight Attendants have the ability to trade t...negotiated-schedule-flexibility-options
June 5, 2019Link Safeware Insurance Expires June 6, 2019 - Opt-In for 2019-20 CoverageThe deadline to declare Link insurance is fast approaching. The last day to enroll for Safeware LINK...link-safeware-insurance-expires-june-6-2019-opt-in-for-2019-20-coverage
June 5, 2019AFA Pride PinsJune is also Pride Month.  AFA is a strong voice against discrimination and we strongly su...afa-pride-pins
June 5, 2019Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Purple Ribbons Now AvailableJune is Alzheimer’s & Brain Health Awareness month. alzheimers-brain-awareness-purple-ribbons-now-available
June 5, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Reportcentral-schedule-committee-swlof
June 4, 2019E-Lines: June 04, 2019Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Purple Ribbons Now Available,AFA Pride Pins,Link Safeware Insuranc...e-lines-june-04-2019
June 1, 2019Questions on Satellite BasesThe period during which transfer requests to fill vacancies at the Satellite Bases in MCO, PHX and...questions-on-satellite-bases
June 1, 2019Welcome New Hire Classes 1919 and 1920!On Thursday, May 29, 2019 we welcomed the 53 graduating Members of class 1919 and class 1920 to th...welcome-new-hire-classes-1919-and-1920
June 1, 2019Mockery Does Not Build TrustOver the past few days we’ve heard the concerns of many of you regarding the recent events at Back...mockery-does-not-build-trust
May 31, 2019MEC Reserve Committee Report - May, 2019MEC Reserve Committee Report - May, 2019mec-reserve-committee-report-may-2019
May 31, 2019E-Lines: May 31, 2019Mockery Does Not Build Trust, Welcome New Hire Classes 1919 and 1920!, Questions on Satellite...e-lines-may-31-2019
May 31, 2019Central Schedule Committee (CSC) ReportsThe most recent SWLOF report detailing the activities of the Central Schedule Committee in the d...central-schedule-committee-csc-reports
May 31, 2019Picking Up Flying on Reserve Days Off - Following a Lineholder TripWe have recently clarified the process by which a Lineholder may pick up a trip on Reserve days off ...picking-up-flying-on-reserve-days-off-following-a-lineholder-trip
May 31, 2019787 Service Procedure Change Effective June 1, 2019In May, United announced effective June 1, 201, the service procedures on the  787-10 (78J) wil...787-service-procedure-change-effective-june-1-2019
May 31, 2019New Unaccompanied Minor Procedures (UMNR) Effective June 1, 2019In a continuing effort to enhance the safety and care of our young travelers and to meet all regulat...new-unaccompanied-minor-procedures-umnr-effective-june-1-2019
May 31, 2019June is Pride Month! – “ Let Your True Colors Fly”June is Pride Month! AFA-CWA supports all LGBTQ Flight Attendants and workers as we fight for protec...june-is-pride-month-let-your-true-colors-fly
May 30, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
May 29, 2019Reminder to Periodically Review Your Work History on CCSOur work performance and dependability are recorded and tracked in our Work History as provided for ...reminder-to-periodically-review-your-work-history-on-ccs
May 29, 2019Learning How Reserve Pool Coverage is Calculated Increases UnderstandingWe have previously communicated detailed information on the Bad Day/Worse Day process yet there re...learning-how-reserve-pool-coverage-is-calculated-increases-understanding
May 29, 2019Satellite Base Transfer Screens Now OpenThe transfer screens that will be used to process transfers to the Satellite bases which are sch...satellite-base-transfer-screens-now-open
May 29, 2019IAM NPP Update for Former CMI Flight Attendant ParticipantsOn April 26, 2019 the IAM National Pension Fund published a Notice of Critical Status to the ...iam-npp-update-for-former-cmi-flight-attendant-participants
May 29, 2019AFA Pride PinsAll Flight Attendants are encouraged to show support for our LGBT Members and to demonstrate our sol...afa-pride-pins
May 29, 2019Plan to Attend the EQUAL Pride Parades“Let your true Colors Fly” in JuneAFA has a long history of fighting to defeat discrimination, whenever and wherever it exists. ...plan-to-attend-the-equal-pride-paradeslet-your-true-colors-fly-in-june
May 29, 2019Confirming Your Eligibility for Filing Family Medical Leave (FML) CertificationThe best time to learn about the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is before you may need to use it.confirming-your-eligibility-for-filing-family-medical-leave-fml-certification
May 28, 2019E-Lines: May 28, 2019Confirming Your Eligibility for and Filing a Family Leave (FML) Certification,Plan to Attend the Pri...e-lines-may-28-2019
May 24, 2019E-Lines: May 24, 2019Final Opportunity to Take the AFA Census, Satellite Base Information, 737 MAX 9 Aircraft Out of...e-lines-may-24-2019
May 24, 2019July 2019 One Month Special COLAFollowing the announcement that the 737 MAX 9 aircraft will not appear in the July schedule, Infli...july-2019-one-month-special-cola
May 24, 2019Memorial Day – We Honor All Who ServedEach Memorial Day we pause to celebrate the lives of the Men and Women who have served in the Arme...memorial-day-we-honor-all-who-served
May 24, 2019Avianca PartnershipToday, United Airlines announced the possibility of offering Avianca a loan of up to $150 million,...avianca-partnership
May 24, 2019Act Now ! -> Sign the Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement Now!Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved ...act-now-sign-the-petition-our-rest-is-law-implement-now
May 24, 2019Line Holder Transition to Reserve StatusWith the recent line award there were many lineholder Flight Attendants that have been awarded a R...line-holder-transition-to-reserve-status
May 24, 2019FDA Requires Stronger Warnings for Certain Sleep MedicationsAt the end of April 2019 the FDA released stronger warnings for certain sleep medications. We encour...fda-requires-stronger-warnings-for-certain-sleep-medications
May 24, 2019Central Schedule Committee (CSC) Training Concludes this week in ChicagoThis week the United MEC Central Scheduling Committee (CSC) conducted their annual training in Chic...central-schedule-committee-csc-training-concludes-this-week-in-chicago
May 24, 2019Contractual Hotel Rooms During Sit Time and Irregular Operations Over 4HrsUnpredictable weather during the Spring and Summer months may create circumstances where shorter pe...contractual-hotel-rooms-during-sit-time-and-irregular-operations-over-4hrs
May 24, 2019Rapid Re-accrual of Sick Leavelight Attendants returning from a single injury, illness or maternity absence are reminded, as prov...rapid-re-accrual-of-sick-leave
May 24, 2019Welcome New Hire Classes 1917 and 1918On Thursday, May 23, 2019 we welcomed the 49 graduating Members of class 1917 and 56 graduating Me...welcome-new-hire-classes-1917-and-1918
May 24, 2019737 MAX 9 Aircraft Out of Service through July 2019As we all know, since the grounding of the 737 MAX 9 fleet, the company has been altering aircraft...737-max-9-aircraft-out-of-service-through-july-2019
May 24, 2019Satellite Base InformationUnited Inflight management announced the transfer pages to the three Satellite bases at Orlando, FL,...satellite-base-information
May 22, 2019Satellite Base InformationUnited Inflight management announced today the transfer pages to the three Satellite bases at Orland...satellite-base-information
May 21, 2019E-Lines: May 21, 2019ALS Month: Support Wings Over Wall Street, Enhanced Reserve Ava...e-lines-may-21-2019
May 21, 2019AFA Statement on Reports of TSA Directed to Divert Staff to BorderAFA released the following statement on Wednesday after reports that the Transportation Security Adm...afa-statement-on-reports-of-tsa-directed-to-divert-staff-to-border
May 21, 2019Link Safeware Insurance ReminderEnrollment for the 2019 - 2020 Safeware LINK insurance is now open and the selection process wil...link-safeware-insurance-reminder
May 21, 2019Reserve Compensation When Assigned into a Day OffUnpredictable weather during Spring and Summer can frequently result in irregular operations durin...reserve-compensation-when-assigned-into-a-day-off
May 21, 2019CQ CBT CompensationAs part of our yearly requalification training, Flight Attendants are required to complete Compu...cq-cbt-compensation
May 21, 2019Clarifying Deadheading Attire and Boarding PriorityWhen deadheading, it is important to be familiar with the language provided in Section 3.I.6 of our ...clarifying-deadheading-attire-and-boarding-priority
May 21, 2019File a Marginal Service Report for Enhanced Staffing on Narrow body DomesticIn last week’s edition of E-lines we published information regarding the enhanced staffing issues ta...file-a-marginal-service-report-for-enhanced-staffing-on-narrow-body-domestic
May 21, 2019When are Crew Meals Contractually Required?Flight Attendants continue to have questions regarding when Crew Meals are contractually required ...when-are-crew-meals-contractually-required
May 21, 2019Trainings or Meetings Scheduled on a Contractual HolidaySection 4.I.3. of our JCBA provides that Flight Attendants scheduled to attend any training or mee...trainings-or-meetings-scheduled-on-a-contractual-holiday
May 21, 2019Enhanced Reserve Availability Screen and Ready Reserve Co-Terminal PreferenceAs we reported in the March MEC Reserve Committee Report, representatives from both AFA and the co...enhanced-reserve-availability-screen-and-ready-reserve-co-terminal-preference
May 21, 2019ALS Month: Support Wings Over Wall StreetAFA Members, Toni Diamond and Warren Schiffer, became founders of the extraordinary benefit, "Wing...als-month-support-wings-over-wall-street
May 18, 2019U.S. Department of Transportation Grants Four Daily Flights to Tokyo HanedaEarlier this year United filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) s...us-department-of-transportation-grants-four-daily-flights-to-tokyo-haneda
May 18, 2019Flight Attendants Cautioned About Reliability of Third-Party AppsIMPORTANT: Flight Attendants are strongly encouraged to directly access CCS using a web browser ...flight-attendants-cautioned-about-reliability-of-third-party-apps
May 18, 2019Central Schedule Committee ReportCentral Schedule Committee’s most recent report detailing their activities in the development of the...central-schedule-committee-report
May 18, 2019May 31- Deadline to Take the AFA CensusFlight Attendants at all AFA carriers have until May 31, 2019 to take the AFA Census.may-31-deadline-to-take-the-afa-census
May 18, 2019Drawing Strength from our United Flight Attendant DNAOur group of more than 25,000 Flight Attendants at United is a melting pot of individuals from eve...drawing-strength-from-our-united-flight-attendant-dna
May 18, 2019Human Trafficking and the Busy Summer Travel Season – Remain Vigilant!Each year commercial airline travel is used by human traffickers for the purpose of transporting ...human-trafficking-and-the-busy-summer-travel-season-remain-vigilant
May 18, 2019Frontier Flight Attendants Ratify New ContractThe Flight Attendants at Frontier Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CW...frontier-flight-attendants-ratify-new-contract
May 18, 2019Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract with American Regional PSA AirlinesPSA Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and...flight-attendant-union-reaches-contract-with-american-regional-psa-airlines
May 18, 2019Ready Reserve Preferences"Last week, as was communicated via CCS, any Ready Reserve preferences that were entered ON or BEF...ready-reserve-preferences
May 18, 2019How are FARs and SOPs related?We’ve received a number of questions from Flight Attendants seeking to understand the difference b...how-are-fars-and-sops-related
May 18, 2019Welcome New Hire Classes 1915 and 1916On Thursday, May 16, 2019 we welcomed the 48 graduating Members of class 1915 and 54 graduating ...welcome-new-hire-classes-1915-and-1916
May 18, 2019ALS Month: Support Wings Over Wall StreetAFA Members, Toni Diamond and Warren Schiffer, became founders of the extraordinary benefit, "Wing...als-month-support-wings-over-wall-street
May 18, 2019Illicit Trip Brokering UpdateIn March of this year, your MEC Officers wrote to you to review the issues related to the illicit ...illicit-trip-brokering-update
May 17, 2019E-Lines: May 17, 2019Illicit Trip Brokering Update,ALS Month: Support Wings Over Wall Street, Welcome New Hire Class...e-lines-may-17-2019
May 15, 2019Final Reminder to Apply for the United Airlines Scholarship FundUnited Airlines Scholarship Fund. Details -> Flying Together - United Scholarship.final-reminder-to-apply-for-the-united-airlines-scholarship-fund
May 15, 2019Sign the Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement Now!Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10...sign-the-petition-our-rest-is-law-implement-now
May 15, 2019Uniform UpdateIn a recent company update on  Flying Together United announced that they were workin...uniform-update
May 15, 2019Unitedafa.org – More than a Mobile AppYour MEC Communications Committee is dedicated to the education of Flight Attendants and is actively...unitedafaorg-more-than-a-mobile-app
May 15, 2019Link Safeware Insurance Expires Next Month Opt-In for 2019-20 CoverageEnrollment for the 2019 - 2020 Safeware LINK insurance is now open and the selection process will re...link-safeware-insurance-expires-next-month-opt-in-for-2019-20-coverage
May 15, 2019Enhanced Staffing Issues on Narrow body Domestic FlightsWe continue to receive reports from Flight Attendants of the company’s action to assign working crew...enhanced-staffing-issues-on-narrow-body-domestic-flights
May 15, 2019Primary Line Bidding Screen EnhancementsWe are pleased to announce that we have made additional enhancements to the Inflight Bidding Sc...primary-line-bidding-screen-enhancements
May 15, 2019Additional CCS EnhancementsAdditional enhancements to the Electronic Bulletin Board, Reserve and Pay Register&nb...additional-ccs-enhancements
May 15, 2019Overdue Health & Welfare ChargesHealth and welfare benefits, such as healthcare premiums, are deducted from an employee’s paycheck e...overdue-health-welfare-charges
May 15, 2019Hot Topic - Satellite BasesWe’ve received a number of questions about the recently announced Satellite bases. hot-topic-satellite-bases
May 15, 2019Human Trafficking and the Busy Summer Travel Season – Remain Vigilant!Each year commercial airline travel is used by human traffickers for the purpose of transporting mil...human-trafficking-and-the-busy-summer-travel-season-remain-vigilant
May 14, 2019E-Lines: May 14, 2019Hot Topic - Satellite Bases,Additional CCS Enhancements – One United -May 9- 2019,Primary Line Biddi...e-lines-may-14-2019
May 11, 2019AFA Census: Take the Census Today!The AFA 2019 Census is a project that has been designed to better understand the demographic make-up...afa-census-take-the-census-today
May 11, 2019AFA Solidarity Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill for United Mine Workers PensionThe United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) provided critical political support that made it possible ...afa-solidarity-advocacy-day-on-capitol-hill-for-united-mine-workers-pension
May 11, 2019Mother’s Day, Sunday May 12, 2019On Sunday May 12, we celebrate our Mothers, Step-Mothers, Grandmothers all influential women in our ...mothers-day-sunday-may-12-2019
May 11, 2019Sign the Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement Now!Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10...sign-the-petition-our-rest-is-law-implement-now
May 11, 20192019 MEC Reserve Training Concludes in ChicagoThis week, the United Master Executive Council (MEC) Reserve Committee conducted their annual Reserv...2019-mec-reserve-training-concludes-in-chicago
May 11, 2019Reserves Picking Up White Flag PairingsWith the recent company declaration of White Flag in IAH, many reserves are asking if they are eligi...reserves-picking-up-white-flag-pairings
May 11, 2019June 1: 787-10 United Polaris Service to Mirror 777-200 & 787-9The company communicated in the May 8, 2019 Inflight Service Weekly that beginning June 1,...june-1-787-10-united-polaris-service-to-mirror-777-200-787-9
May 11, 2019Brazil- Two Electronic Devices LimitationAs has previously been reported some number of years ago, Brazil Customs & Immigration appears t...brazil-two-electronic-devices-limitation
May 11, 2019Welcome New Hire Classes 1913 and 1914!On Thursday, May 10, 2019 we welcomed the 29 graduating Members of class 1913 and 53 graduating Memb...welcome-new-hire-classes-1913-and-1914
May 11, 2019Satellite Base AnnouncementYesterday, AFA responded to the company’s official announcement regarding the opening of t...satellite-base-announcement
May 10, 2019E-Lines: May 11, 2019Satellite Base Announcement,Welcome New Hire Classes 1913 and 1914!,Brazil – Two Electronic Devices ...e-lines-may-11-2019
May 9, 2019Satellite Base Announcement In direct response to the events of our December 13, 2018 Day of Action, management announced ...satellite-base-announcement
May 8, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-swlof-report
May 8, 2019Mother’s Day, Sunday May 12th , 2019Sunday May 12th is Mother’s Day! This is a time of celebration in honor of Mom’s and the Mother fi...mothers-day-sunday-may-12th-2019
May 8, 2019Employment VerificationAs a reminder, United Airlines has streamlined the process of assisting Flight Attendants with Emp...employment-verification
May 8, 2019AFA Census: Take the Census Today!The AFA 2019 Census is a project that has been designed to better understand the demographic make-...afa-census-take-the-census-today
May 8, 2019Sign the Petition: Our 10-hour non-reducible Rest is the Law - Implement NowThanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved ...sign-the-petition-our-10-hour-non-reducible-rest-is-the-law-implement-now
May 8, 2019Update Ready Reserve Preferences Submitted On/Prior to April 24, 2019Due to a system update, Ready Reserve preferences entered on or before April 24, 2019, will no lon...update-ready-reserve-preferences-submitted-onprior-to-april-24-2019
May 8, 2019Summer Flying Starts This Month, Download 2Hot2ColdDuring the summer season, aircraft cabins, unless properly monitored can become too hot quickly.&n...summer-flying-starts-this-month-download-2hot2cold
May 8, 2019Avoidance of Passenger Staging on Jet Bridge Including Quick Turn FlightsThe Company and AFA have consistently communicated via safety communications to Flight Attendants,...avoidance-of-passenger-staging-on-jet-bridge-including-quick-turn-flights
May 8, 2019Flight Attendant to Flight Attendant - Partial & Mutual TradesSections 7.I. of our JCBA provides for partial and mutual trades between Flight Attendants.flight-attendant-to-flight-attendant-partial-mutual-trades
May 8, 2019777-200 and 787-9 B-Zone (Mid) Galley Pay Effective May 1, 2019As we have previously reported, beginning May 1st, 2019 and as a result of our ongoing advocacy, t...777-200-and-787-9-b-zone-mid-galley-pay-effective-may-1-2019
May 8, 2019Heartfelt Condolences to the Flight Crew, Families and Friends of Aeroflot 1492The United Master Executive Council joins the 50,000 Flight Attendants at twenty airlines that mak...heartfelt-condolences-to-the-flight-crew-families-and-friends-of-aeroflot-1492
May 7, 2019E-Lines: May 07, 2019Our Heartfelt Condolences to the Flight Crew - Families and Friends of Aeroflot 1492,777 B-Zone Gal...e-lines-may-07-2019
May 3, 2019E-Lines: May 03, 2019Petition: Our Rest is Law - Implement Now!, Welcome Class 1912!, AFA Census: Take the Census To...e-lines-may-03-2019
May 3, 2019Supplemental Insurance Contact Info & ResourcesFlight Attendants enrolled in Voluntary Supplemental Benefits can find resources and contact infor...supplemental-insurance-contact-info-resources
May 3, 2019Scheduling Crew Rest BreaksOne of the many responsibilities of the International Purser is ensuring that all Flight Attendnats ...scheduling-crew-rest-breaks
May 3, 2019Cart Safety – Always Avoid Blocking Jumpseats & Emergency EquipmentAs we enter the season of thunderstorms and increased clear air turbulence, a reminder on cart saf...cart-safety-always-avoid-blocking-jumpseats-emergency-equipment
May 3, 2019Flight Time Accrual versus Holding Pay – Which applies when?JCBA Section 2.P. of our JCBA defines actual and credited flight time:flight-time-accrual-versus-holding-pay-which-applies-when
May 3, 2019Can You Transport Legally Acquired Cannabis Across State Lines?The short answer, of course, is no.   With the legalization of cannabis in a growing numb...can-you-transport-legally-acquired-cannabis-across-state-lines
May 3, 2019Local Council Worksheets are Essential to a Successful Grievance ProcessThe importance of proper and thorough reporting through established contractual procedures cannot be...local-council-worksheets-are-essential-to-a-successful-grievance-process
May 3, 2019Review of Vacation AccrualAs we rapidly approach the start of the busy summer travel season, a timely reminder on how Sick &...review-of-vacation-accrual
May 3, 2019Direct Billing by Benefits Center When on Leave of Absence or Reduced ScheduleOver the past several months, there have been a number of opportunities for us to take time away f...direct-billing-by-benefits-center-when-on-leave-of-absence-or-reduced-schedule
May 3, 2019AFA Census: Take the Census Today!The AFA 2019 Census is a project to better understand the demographic make-up of our union, includ...afa-census-take-the-census-today
May 3, 2019Welcome Class 1912!On Friday, May 3, 2019 we welcomed the 63 graduating Members of class 1912 to the line. Our newe...welcome-class-1912
May 3, 2019Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement NowThanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10...petition-our-rest-is-law-implement-now
May 1, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
April 30, 2019E-Lines: April 30, 2019MEC 9-12 (Profit Sharing) Lawsuit to Vacate Arbitrator’s Award, AFA Census: Take the Census Today!,I...e-lines-april-30-2019
April 30, 2019SAVE THE DATE: Air Wisconsin Picketing at IAD on May 9thAFA Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants continue to fight for a fair contract. Plan to get on the picket...save-the-date-air-wisconsin-picketing-at-iad-on-may-9th
April 30, 2019Local Council Election BallotsElections for Local Council Officers and Council Representatives are now in the final stages in the ...local-council-election-ballots
April 30, 2019Duty Time Increases when Required to Clear CustomsWhen a Flight Attendant is required to clear customs at the beginning of her/his duty period, incl...duty-time-increases-when-required-to-clear-customs
April 30, 2019Occupational Injuries/Illnesses Impact on Attendance PointsFlight Attendants are once again reporting confusion regarding the impact that occupational Inju...occupational-injuriesillnesses-impact-on-attendance-points
April 30, 2019Making up Family Medical Leave (FML)Our JCBA, section 15.I.6 details the ability for a Lineholder Flight Attendant to pick up from o...making-up-family-medical-leave-fml
April 30, 2019Assignment of Crew Rest Periods & FacilitiesThe process by which Crew Rest is scheduled was implemented in July 2018. However, Flight Att...assignment-of-crew-rest-periods-facilities
April 30, 2019IAM NPP Fund Moves to Critical Status Effecting CMI Flight AttendantsAs part of the ongoing oversight of the IAM National Pension Fund, the actuary for the Fund cert...iam-npp-fund-moves-to-critical-status-effecting-cmi-flight-attendants
April 30, 2019AFA Census: Take the Census Today!The AFA 2019 Census is a project to better understand the demographic make-up of our union, includ...afa-census-take-the-census-today
April 30, 2019MEC 9-12 (Profit Sharing) Lawsuit to Vacate Arbitrator’s AwardAs previously reported, after receipt of the arbitration decision in MEC 9-12, AFA Legal and the...mec-9-12-profit-sharing-lawsuit-to-vacate-arbitrators-award
April 27, 2019IAM National Pension Fund – Notice of Critical Status dated April 26, 2019As part of the ongoing oversight of the IAM National Pension Fund, the actuary for the Fund certif...iam-national-pension-fund-notice-of-critical-status-dated-april-26-2019
April 26, 2019E-Lines: April 26, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 2011!, Missing Break (BRK) Days from Reserve Schedules in CCS Fixed, Flig...e-lines-april-26-2019
April 26, 2019Have You Taken the AFA Census?The recent release of the AFA Census sponsored by AFA-CWA International has caused confusion in re...have-you-taken-the-afa-census
April 26, 2019Scholarship Opportunities Final RemindersFlight Attendants and their families are reminded of the following scholarship opportunities.scholarship-opportunities-final-reminders
April 26, 20192019 FlightPAC Drive Generates 25% Contribution IncreaseOn April 1, 2019 the United AFA Government Affairs volunteers began their annual FlightPAC drive acr...2019-flightpac-drive-generates-25-contribution-increase
April 26, 2019New “Call-Back” Feature When Calling Crew SchedulingThe April 3, 2019 Edition of Inflight Services Weekly (ISW) announced the launch of an o...new-call-back-feature-when-calling-crew-scheduling
April 26, 2019Duty Time Domestic, International and Mixed PairingsWhile we have combined bases, we also have separate duty time maximums for domestic, international...duty-time-domestic-international-and-mixed-pairings
April 26, 2019Holding Time LimitationsThere are a number of circumstances under which Flight Attendants may be required to hold with pas...holding-time-limitations
April 26, 2019Clarification of Our Out Base Trade ProvisionRecently, Flight Attendants have requested clarification in regards to the Out of Base (OOB) trade...clarification-of-our-out-base-trade-provision
April 26, 2019Telephone Information on Master SchedulesOver the past several weeks there has been quite a bit of discussion regarding the unsolicited use...telephone-information-on-master-schedules
April 26, 2019Flight Attendant Responsibilities Concerning Cabin TidyingRecent discussions on the line indicate that there may be some confusion regarding Flight Attendan...flight-attendant-responsibilities-concerning-cabin-tidying
April 26, 2019Missing Break (BRK) Days from Reserve Schedules in CCS FixedEarlier this week we reported via E-lines that Break (BRK) days previously placed on the lines of ...missing-break-brk-days-from-reserve-schedules-in-ccs-fixed
April 26, 2019Welcome Class 1911!On Friday, April 26, 2019 we welcomed the 66 graduating Members of class 1911 to the line. Our new...welcome-class-1911
April 23, 2019E-Lines: April 23, 2019Programming Defects Fixed Related to Reserve Assignments – One United,United’s Office 365 Transition...e-lines-april-23-2019
April 23, 2019eFAOM Revision #28 - Effective May 1, 2019eFAOM Revision #28 is now available. Flight Attendants are reminded to sync all open documents and r...efaom-revision-28-effective-may-1-2019
April 23, 2019The Role of the MEC Hotel & Transportation CommitteeThe primary objective of the MEC Hotel & Transportation Committee is to oversee the selection of...the-role-of-the-mec-hotel-transportation-committee
April 23, 2019United Announces Additional Improvements to UMNR ProgramIn order to assist us in completing our responsibilities as safety professionals and to ensure a saf...united-announces-additional-improvements-to-umnr-program
April 23, 2019MEC Reserve Committee Report – April 2019MEC Reserve Committee’s most recent report, detailing the activities of the Reserve Commit...mec-reserve-committee-report-april-2019
April 23, 2019Report Scope Violations to Your Local and File a Marginal Service ReportWe continue to receive reports in the MEC office of ground personnel violating the scope of our ...report-scope-violations-to-your-local-and-file-a-marginal-service-report
April 23, 2019Day at a Time Vacation (DATV)As a reminder, Section 12.J. provides Flight Attendants with the opportunity to use Day at a Time (D...day-at-a-time-vacation-datv
April 23, 2019Out of Base Training (CQ) Pairing Pick-up ProvisionsLineholder Flight Attendants may pick up training/meeting date(s), including CQ, at locations other ...out-of-base-training-cq-pairing-pick-up-provisions
April 23, 2019Withdrawing Transactions with Open TimeOur contract provides Flight Attendants with the ability to pick-up trips from open time and place t...withdrawing-transactions-with-open-time
April 23, 2019Utilizing our Jetway Trade ProvisionA Flight Attendant may drop the last segment of a pairing to another Flight Attendant by calling sch...utilizing-our-jetway-trade-provision
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