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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, 2019Break [BRK] Days not Visible in CCSThis afternoon we began receiving reports from Flight Attendants and Local Councils that Break (BRK)...break-brk-days-not-visible-in-ccs
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
April 23, 2019United’s Office 365 Transition – Maintaining a SeparationUnited has recently announced the Transition from the Global webmail system to Office 365.  &nb...uniteds-office-365-transition-maintaining-a-separation
April 23, 2019Programming Defects Fixed Related to Reserve AssignmentsUnited IT Department has been working to fix various programming defects that have been impacting Re...programming-defects-fixed-related-to-reserve-assignments
April 20, 2019United’s Office 365 Transition – Maintaining a SeparationYou will now log in to https://outlook.office365.com/owa for webmail access. There are a ...uniteds-office-365-transition-maintaining-a-separation
April 20, 2019April 20, 2019 - WHITE FLAG DAY in EWR, IAD, DEN, IAH, ORDAs of 1:10 AM on April 20, 2019, WHITE FLAG DAY has been declared in EWR, IAD, DEN, IAH, ORD for pai...april-20-2019-white-flag-day-in-ewr-iad-den-iah-ord
April 19, 2019White Flag Day Declared at IAH for April 19, 2019Effective as of 05:35 Central time on April 19, 2019, White Flag has been declared at IAH for pairin...white-flag-day-declared-at-iah-for-april-19-2019
April 19, 2019E-Lines: April 19, 2019A Message from Ken Diaz - MEC President,Welcome Class 1910!,Spring Regular Scheduled MEC Meeting Con...e-lines-april-19-2019
April 19, 2019Have You Taken the AFA Census?The recent release of the AFA Census from AFA-CWA International has caused confusion in regard to th...have-you-taken-the-afa-census
April 19, 2019Reminder – Easter & Easter Monday Paid Holidays in Germany & the U.K.Flight Attendants based in the United Kingdom & Germany who fly on their designated Easter holid...reminder-easter-easter-monday-paid-holidays-in-germany-the-uk
April 19, 2019How does Deadhead Deviation Impact Holiday Pay?Section 3.I.. of our JCBA provides for deadheading as well as deviation from deadhead.  In...how-does-deadhead-deviation-impact-holiday-pay
April 19, 2019Break (BRK) Days and Resolving 1-in-7 Schedule ConflictsWith the award of May schedules that occurred earlier this week, we are taking this opportunity to r...break-brk-days-and-resolving-1-in-7-schedule-conflicts
April 19, 2019The CAUSE Foundation® “Trip Drop Raffle” WinnersThe CAUSE Foundation® recently held a "paid trip drop" raffle during the months of February and Marc...the-cause-foundation-trip-drop-raffle-winners
April 19, 2019Deadhead - Reschedule to WorkFlight Attendants continue to ask about the circumstances under which management is permitted to re-...deadhead-reschedule-to-work
April 19, 2019Marginal Service Reporting – Critical to the EffortSince United elected to match the reduced staffing levels of our competition at American and Delta, ...marginal-service-reporting-critical-to-the-effort
April 19, 2019COBUS – Flight Attendants Assigned to Company Business Assignments, not Flights.Questions and confusion continue regarding management directing COBUS Flight Attendants to perform b...cobus-flight-attendants-assigned-to-company-business-assignments-not-flights
April 19, 2019Newark to Delhi – Extended Suspension of Service AdvisoryOn April 17, 2019, management has advised, due to seasonal winds and the continued closure of Pakist...newark-to-delhi-extended-suspension-of-service-advisory
April 19, 2019Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council ConcludesThe Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) concluded on April 18, ...spring-2019-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council-concludes
April 19, 2019Welcome Class 1910!On Friday, April 19, 2019 we welcomed the 66 graduating Members of class 1910 to the line.welcome-class-1910
April 19, 2019A Message from our MEC PresidentTake a minute to read a message from Ken Diaz, United MEC President.a-message-from-our-mec-president
April 19, 2019A message from Ken Diaz - MEC PresidentThis week United Airlines released the first quarter (Q1) earnings report, beating Wall Street&rsquo...a-message-from-ken-diaz-mec-president
April 19, 2019Measles Outbreak – Protecting YourselfIf you have questions about the need for a measles vaccination, measles booster or if taking any o...measles-outbreak-protecting-yourself
April 19, 2019United’s Office 365 Transition – Maintaining a SeparationNew Webmail Sign-in You will now log in to https://outlook.office365.com/owa for webmail ...uniteds-office-365-transition-maintaining-a-separation
April 16, 2019E-Lines: April 16, 2019Day One of 2018 Spring AFA United MEC Meeting,Electing a Negotiations Committee,Travel While on Sick...e-lines-april-16-2019
April 16, 2019Have You Taken the AFA Census?The recent release of the AFA Census from AFA-CWA International has caused confusion in regard to th...have-you-taken-the-afa-census
April 16, 2019Update on Our Fight for 10In the midst of persistent attacks on working people and our unions from the White House, Congress, ...update-on-our-fight-for-10
April 16, 2019Social Media Reminder – Be Aware!As has been previously communicated, it is important for Flight Attendants to understand the impact ...social-media-reminder-be-aware
April 16, 2019Reserve ResourcesBy the end of this month of April, we will have welcomed over 800 new Flight Attendants to the line ...reserve-resources
April 16, 2019Central Schedule Committee ReportCentral Schedule Committee’s most recent reports detailing their activities in the develop...central-schedule-committee-report
April 16, 2019Travel While on Sick LeaveConsiderable confusion continues as it pertains to a Flight Attendant’s ability to travel while on s...travel-while-on-sick-leave
April 16, 2019Electing a Negotiations CommitteeIn advance of the upcoming Spring Master Executive Council meeting the Membership has raised questio...electing-a-negotiations-committee
April 16, 2019Day One of 2018 Spring AFA United MEC MeetingThe Spring Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) began in Chicago today. Your Local C...day-one-of-2018-spring-afa-united-mec-meeting
April 15, 2019MEC Reserve Meeting Report - April 6, 2019MEC Reserve Meeting Report - April 6, 2019mec-reserve-meeting-report-april-6-2019
April 12, 2019E-Lines: April 12, 2019Welcome Class 1909!,Final Reminder - Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Coun...e-lines-april-12-2019
April 12, 2019Huge Turnout in Chicago for AFA Air Wisconsin Flight AttendantsThank you to everyone who came out to ORD yesterday to support AFA Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants! ...huge-turnout-in-chicago-for-afa-air-wisconsin-flight-attendants
April 12, 2019FA's Cheer the Cabin Air Safety Act to Stop Toxic Fumes in the CabinThe Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) praised Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Represe...fas-cheer-the-cabin-air-safety-act-to-stop-toxic-fumes-in-the-cabin
April 12, 2019Personal Credit Card is Not Required to Check into Layover Hotel RoomsSection 5.B.4 establishes that Flight Attendants are not required to provide their personal credit c...personal-credit-card-is-not-required-to-check-into-layover-hotel-rooms
April 12, 2019Electronic Bulletin Board (EBB)The company continues to work to update and improve the functionality of CCS. The Company updated El...electronic-bulletin-board-ebb
April 12, 2019Professional Courtesy – Let’s Make Their Day!In recent months, there has been an increase in the number of Flight Attendants contacting AFA Profe...professional-courtesy-lets-make-their-day
April 12, 2019Random Drug and Alcohol Testing ProceduresThe Department of Transportation (DOT) federally mandated Drug and Alcohol Testing Program allows fo...random-drug-and-alcohol-testing-procedures
April 12, 2019The Role of the Negotiating CommitteeJCBA Section 32 provides for the ability to commence direct negotiations with management as ear...the-role-of-the-negotiating-committee
April 12, 2019Final Reminder - Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the United MECApril 16 - 17, 2019, your Local Council Leaders will attend the Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the U...final-reminder-spring-2019-regular-meeting-of-the-united-mec
April 12, 2019Welcome Class 1909!On Friday, April 12, 2019 we welcomed the 71 graduating Members of class 1909 to the line. Our newes...welcome-class-1909
April 9, 2019E-Lines: April 09, 2019Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council, Local Council Election Ballots,C...e-lines-april-09-2019
April 9, 2019April 11 at 1:00 PM CT in Chicago AFA Air Wisconsin Fight for a Fair Contractmagine living on a $15,000 salary in some of the most expensive cities in the country. april-11-at-100-pm-ct-in-chicago-afa-air-wisconsin-fight-for-a-fair-contract
April 9, 2019AFA Census: Take the Census Today!The AFA 2019 Census is a project to better understand the demographic make-up of our union, includin...afa-census-take-the-census-today
April 9, 2019Reports, Feedback Forms + Local Council = Ensuring Proper DocumentationWhen all United Flight Attendants use the available report forms & structure, our collective str...reports-feedback-forms-local-council-ensuring-proper-documentation
April 9, 2019Maternity Leave/ Parental Leave/ Adoption LeaveUnited Flight Attendants expecting or planning to have a child naturally or via adoption should be a...maternity-leave-parental-leave-adoption-leave
April 9, 2019What Time Does the Door Need to be Closed to Remain Legal?Subtract the scheduled block to block flight time + debrief time from your “illegal” time ...what-time-does-the-door-need-to-be-closed-to-remain-legal
April 9, 2019Calculating Maximum Duty Day (When do I go illegal?)Often a topic of confusion & discussion is determining our maximum actual duty day and the time ...calculating-maximum-duty-day-when-do-i-go-illegal
April 9, 2019Local Council Election BallotsElections for Local Council Officers and Council Representatives are now underway in the following l...local-council-election-ballots
April 9, 2019Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive CouncilApril 16 - 17, 2019, your Local Council Leaders will attend the Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the U...spring-2019-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council
April 6, 2019Government Affairs Committee Conducts FlightPAC Roadshows Across the SystemThis week our United MEC Government Affairs Committee Members joined other local Government Aff...government-affairs-committee-conducts-flightpac-roadshows-across-the-system
April 6, 2019Reciprocal Cabin Seats Agreements should not be Confused with offline ID90We continue to receive reports from Flight Attendants that some supervisors may be confusing the pro...reciprocal-cabin-seats-agreements-should-not-be-confused-with-offline-id90
April 6, 2019Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive CouncilApril 16 - 17, 2019, your Local Council Leaders will attend the Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the U...spring-2019-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council
April 6, 2019COMAT Personal Effects Shipping Increases to 750 LBSGiven the recent volume of transfer activity across the system, there have been some questions inten...comat-personal-effects-shipping-increases-to-750-lbs
April 6, 2019Deadhead Rescheduled to Work ClarificationEarlier this year AFA and United reached an agreement as part of the Implementation Dispute&nbs...deadhead-rescheduled-to-work-clarification
April 6, 2019Paid Mid-Galley Position Returns on 777-200 and 787-9 AircraftAs of January 1, 2019, the company made the decision to implement a reduction in staffing to meet th...paid-mid-galley-position-returns-on-777-200-and-787-9-aircraft
April 6, 2019Reminder – Easter Paid Holidays for the United Kingdom & GermanyOur Contract stipulates that Flight Attendants receive additional pay for flight assignments flown o...reminder-easter-paid-holidays-for-the-united-kingdom-germany
April 6, 2019Newark to Delhi – Two Week Suspension of Service AdvisoryManagement has advised, due to seasonal winds and the ongoing closure of Pakistani airspace, United ...newark-to-delhi-two-week-suspension-of-service-advisory
April 6, 2019Flight Attendant Corporate E-mail Transition to Office 365 Beginning Next WeekBecause all of us rely on our corporate e-mail accounts to receive information from our supervisors ...flight-attendant-corporate-e-mail-transition-to-office-365-beginning-next-week
April 6, 2019Flight Advance Recovery ProcessAs the final payroll process to be harmonized, this week Payroll sent an e-mail to all Flight Attend...flight-advance-recovery-process
April 6, 2019Welcome Class 1908!On Friday, April 5, 2019 we welcomed the 64 graduating Members of class 1908 to the line. Our newest...welcome-class-1908
April 6, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-swlof-report
April 5, 2019E-Lines: April 05, 2019Welcome Class 1908!,Twelve Additional Minutes of Pay,Flight Advance Recovery Process,Flight Attendan...e-lines-april-05-2019
April 5, 2019New Scholarships Opportunity and Application Deadline RemindersEarlier this week we reminded Flight Attendants and their families of several scholarship opportunit...new-scholarships-opportunity-and-application-deadline-reminders
April 3, 2019Save the Date – April 11, 2019 in ORD- AFA Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants Fight for a ContractJoin us on April 11, 2019 - We are asking all Flight Attendants, those on layover or sit as...save-the-date-april-11-2019-in-ord
April 3, 2019AFA Testifies Against NMB Proposed Rule to Streamline DecertificationWashington, D.C. (March 28, 2019) — Airline and railway workers’ ability to choose and maintain Unio...afa-testifies-against-nmb-proposed-rule-to-streamline-decertification
April 3, 2019Scholarship Opportunity Reminders - Application Deadlines ApproachingFlight Attendants and their families are remindedof the following scholarship opportunities. Detai...scholarship-opportunity-reminders-application-deadlines-approaching
April 3, 2019Government Affairs Committee Conducts FlightPAC Roadshows Across the SystemFollowing the publication of our educational series highlighting the role and functions of our Unite...government-affairs-committee-conducts-flightpac-roadshows-across-the-system
April 3, 2019Release from DutyRelease from duty occurs after a debrief period of fifteen (15) minutes after block-in of a flight...release-from-duty
April 3, 2019Equipment Substitutions & Filling Open Work PositionsWith the recent FAA-mandated grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX fleet, we are seeing an additional su...equipment-substitutions-filling-open-work-positions
April 3, 2019Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive CouncilApril 16 - 17, 2019, your Local Council Leaders will attend the Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the...spring-2019-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council
April 3, 2019Report Scope Claus Violations to Your Local CouncilDuring the last week Flight Attendants have once again reported several instances of ground staf...report-scope-claus-violations-to-your-local-council
April 3, 2019Inflight Discontinuing Certain Uniform Products in Anticipation of New UniformManagement has recently addressed rumors about Cintas “going away” and reductions in the inventory o...inflight-discontinuing-certain-uniform-products-in-anticipation-of-new-uniform
April 3, 2019Tracking Service Time Data & Marginal Service Conditions ReportsAdjusting to the changes in staffing over the last couple of weeks has presented challenges in meeti...tracking-service-time-data-marginal-service-conditions-reports
April 2, 2019E-Lines: April 02, 2019Tracking Service Time Data & Marginal Service Conditions Reports, Inflight Discontinuing Ce...e-lines-april-02-2019
March 29, 2019E-Lines: March 29, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1907!, Parking Carts - Jumpseats and Emergency Equipment Accessibility, ...e-lines-march-29-2019
March 29, 2019Save the Date – April 11 in Chicago AFA Air Wisconsin fight for Fair ContractImagine living on a $15,000 salary in some of the most expensive cities in the country.  Unfort...save-the-date-april-11-in-chicago-afa-air-wisconsin-fight-for-fair-contract
March 29, 2019CAUSE® Foundation Holds Paid Trip Drop Raffle – FINAL NOTICE!As previously communicated, The CAUSE® Foundation is holding a "paid trip drop" raffle during the mo...cause-foundation-holds-paid-trip-drop-raffle-final-notice
March 29, 2019May 2019 One Month Special COLACrew Schedule Planning has indicated there may be opportunities to award a One Month Special COLA fo...may-2019-one-month-special-cola
March 29, 2019A FlightPAC Contribution is an Investment in your FutureThis past week we published an educational series highlighting the role and functions of our Uni...a-flightpac-contributions-is-an-investment-in-your-future
March 29, 2019Layover Safety Awareness Essential in Preventing Sexual ViolenceAs we continue to welcome hundreds of new hire Flight Attendants this year into our Flight Attenda...layover-safety-awareness-essential-in-preventing-sexual-violence
March 29, 2019Where to Locate Contracted and Overflow Hotel InformationFlight Attendants interested in looking up which hotels are contracted for crew layovers in various ...where-to-locate-contracted-and-overflow-hotel-information
March 29, 2019Master Schedule History & eBB Trade HistoryRecent communication from management regarding illicit trip trades involving the brokering, buying...master-schedule-history-ebb-trade-history
March 29, 2019Short Crew PayShort crew pay is intended to provide working crewmembers with additional compensation when staffi...short-crew-pay
March 29, 2019Parking Carts - Jumpseats and Emergency Equipment AccessibilityDuring the last few weeks there has been quite a bit of discussion as to the proper procedures whe...parking-carts-jumpseats-and-emergency-equipment-accessibility
March 29, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1907!On Friday, March 29, 2019 we welcomed the 72 graduating Members of class 1907 to the line. Our n...welcome-new-hire-class-1907
March 28, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
March 27, 2019MEC Hotel and Transportation Committee ReportInspections, discussion of issues identified in March will be discussed during our regular April, 20...mec-hotel-and-transportation-committee-report
March 26, 2019E-Lines: March 26, 2019Senior Opting FAQs, Release to Reserve Move-up line following Notification of a Move-Up Line Aw...e-lines-march-26-2019
March 26, 2019CAUSE® Foundation Holds Paid Trip Drop Raffle – Last Chance to Enter!As previously communicated, The CAUSE Foundation is holding a "paid trip drop" raffle during the m...cause-foundation-holds-paid-trip-drop-raffle-last-chance-to-enter
March 26, 2019FlightPAC Contributions Ensure AFA is Known on Capitol HillLast week we began an educational series on the important role and various functions of our United...flightpac-contributions-ensure-afa-is-known-on-capitol-hill
March 26, 2019Company Provided Contractual Hotel RoomsOur Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement (JCBA) Section 5.B.1. outlines the requirement for Fligh...company-provided-contractual-hotel-rooms
March 26, 2019Occupational Injury/Illness – Impact on Attendance PointsIn the March 20, 2019 E-lines, we communicated on the importance of Immediate Reporting of OJI/ Illn...occupational-injuryillness-impact-on-attendance-points
March 26, 2019Release to Reserve Move-up line following Notification of a Move-Up Line AwardRecently we published an educational article on how Flight Attendants are notified they have been ...release-to-reserve-move-up-line-following-notification-of-a-move-up-line-award
March 26, 2019Senior Opting FAQsIn an E-Lines article dated February 19, 2019, we discussed the provisions of JCBA Section 7.O. – Se...senior-opting-faqs
March 23, 2019Special E-Lines: March 23, 2019MEC Officer Response to Illicit Trip Brokeringspecial-e-lines-march-23-2019
March 23, 2019MEC Officer Letter - March 23, 2019Ladies and Gentlemen: Over the past few months, we have been aware that many of you have voiced conc...mec-officer-letter-march-23-2019
March 22, 2019E-Lines: March 22, 201947th Annual Board of Directors Meeting Concludes in Denver, Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the Uni...e-lines-march-22-2019
March 22, 2019Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract Terms with Frontier AirlinesAfter a great deal of hard work and dedication, we are pleased to announce that our AFA colleagues...flight-attendant-union-reaches-contract-terms-with-frontier-airlines
March 22, 2019Our MEC Government Affairs Committee at WorkAs Flight Attendants, we work in a highly regulated environment. Decisions affecting our safe...our-mec-government-affairs-committee-at-work
March 22, 2019Domestic Minimum Legal Rest at Home and on LayoverSection 6.V.3. of our JCBA provides guidance as it pertains to our negotiated contractual domestic l...domestic-minimum-legal-rest-at-home-and-on-layover
March 22, 2019Safety Demonstration is Required for Diverted FlightsAs a result of recent weather and political incidents, the number of diversions of our regularly...safety-demonstration-is-required-for-diverted-flights
March 22, 2019What Medications Can I Take While Flying?This is a commonly asked question by Flight Attendants. As Safety Professionals, the question itse...what-medications-can-i-take-while-flying
March 22, 2019Talk About It, Don’t Write It Up – Call Professional Standards FirstAs we continue to work together to meet the service standards set by management as well as the exp...talk-about-it-dont-write-it-up-call-professional-standards-first
March 22, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1906!On Friday, March 22, 2019 we welcomed the 63 graduating Members of class 1906 to the line. Our new...welcome-new-hire-class-1906
March 22, 2019Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive CouncilApril 16 - 17, 2019, your Local Council Leaders will attend the Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the...spring-2019-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council
March 22, 201947th Annual Board of Directors Meeting Concluded in DenverOur 47th Annual Board of Directors (BOD) meeting, a one-day event providing the leadership of our Un...47th-annual-board-of-directors-meeting-concluded-in-denver
March 20, 2019Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program FADAPThanks to the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), all Flight Attendants governed by the Federa...flight-attendant-drug-and-alcohol-program-fadap
March 20, 2019Processing Compliments and ComplaintsWhen the Company receives a complimentary letter and the Flight Attendant who is the subject of th...processing-compliments-and-complaints
March 20, 2019Immediate Reporting of OJI Injury/IllnessFlight Attendants who become ill or injured while on duty are required to report your On-the-job i...immediate-reporting-of-oji-injuryillness
March 20, 2019Clarification of Process when Trading Positions On-board AircraftAlthough communicated in November of 2018, we continue to receive reports that suggest there is co...clarification-of-process-when-trading-positions-on-board-aircraft
March 20, 2019EOM Conflict Processing Automation now Reviews Vacation Pay Out and Fly ThroughAs a result of a change to the automation and introduction of a manual work around process in Febr...eom-conflict-processing-automation-now-reviews-vacation-pay-out-and-fly-through
March 20, 2019Pay Register InformationAs the JCBA continues to be implemented, two new automation items involving your pay have resulted...pay-register-information
March 20, 2019Delay or Cancellation Notification to Flight AttendantsSection 7.X. of our JCBA provides that if a delay or cancellation is known two (2) hours before sc...delay-or-cancellation-notification-to-flight-attendants
March 20, 2019White and Purple Flag Designated DaysThis past weekend following a number of days of severe weather, the company designated White Flag ...white-and-purple-flag-designated-days
March 20, 2019Upcoming 47th Annual Board of Directors Meeting Begins March 20th in DenverOur 47th Annual Board of Directors (BOD) meeting will be held March 20th, 2019 in Denver Colorado....upcoming-47th-annual-board-of-directors-meeting-begins-march-20th-in-denver
March 19, 2019E-Lines: March 19, 2019Upcoming 47th Annual Board of Directors Meeting Begins March 20th in Denver, White and Purple Flag ...e-lines-march-19-2019
March 15, 2019E-Lines: March 15, 2019Flight Attendant Union Statement on U.S. Grounding of 737 MAX,  Welcome New Hire Class 1905!...e-lines-march-15-2019
March 15, 2019Scholarship Opportunity RemindersFlight Attendants and their families are reminded of the following scholarship opportunities. Deta...scholarship-opportunity-reminders
March 15, 2019CAUSE® Foundation Holds Paid Trip Drop Raffle – It’s not too Late to Enter!As previously communicated, The CAUSE Foundation is holding a "paid trip drop" raffle during the mon...cause-foundation-holds-paid-trip-drop-raffle-its-not-too-late-to-enter
March 15, 2019MEC Reserve Committee Report – March, 2019MEC Reserve Committee’s most recent report, March, 2019 detailing the activities of t...mec-reserve-committee-report-march-2019
March 15, 2019Central Schedule Committee (CSC) Report – April 2019Central Schedule Committee’s most recent reports detailing their activities in the develop...central-schedule-committee-csc-report-april-2019
March 15, 2019Transfer Awards - Travel Time/ Settling Days to New BaseWith the large number of Flight Attendants accepting base transfers throughout the system, many Flig...transfer-awards-travel-time-settling-days-to-new-base
March 15, 2019Upcoming 47th Annual Board of Directors Meeting – March 20, 2019 in Denver, COOur 47th Annual Board of Directors (BOD) meeting will be held March 20th, 2019 in Denver Colorado....upcoming-47th-annual-board-of-directors-meeting-march-20-2019-in-denver-co
March 15, 2019Additional Vacation Fly Through ClarificationsAlthough there have already been several E-Lines articles published since October 1st  addr...additional-vacation-fly-through-clarifications
March 15, 2019Revised India Sequences Adding Germany Stops – Section 7.Q. AppliesAs we are aware, the company has been required to change the flight plan for the flights from Indi...revised-india-sequences-adding-germany-stops-section-7q-applies
March 15, 2019Commuter Program Offers Protections for Air and Surface CommutersWith the recent spring snow storm event that inundated the Denver area this week, many DEN based Loc...commuter-program-offers-protections-for-air-and-surface-commuters
March 15, 2019Staffing Reductions Create Additional Challenges in Meeting Competing PrioritiesWith recent staffing cuts, it goes without saying that we’re finding it difficult to juggle all of o...staffing-reductions-create-additional-challenges-in-meeting-competing-priorities
March 15, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1905!On Friday, March 15, 2019 we welcomed the 50 graduating Members of class 1905 to the line. Our new...welcome-new-hire-class-1905
March 15, 2019Flight Attendant Union Statement on U.S. Grounding of 737 MAXThe Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) President Sara Nelson released the following statem...flight-attendant-union-statement-on-us-grounding-of-737-max
March 13, 2019Flight Attendant Union Statement on U.S. Grounding of 737 MAXWashington, D.C. (March 13, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) President Sara Ne...flight-attendant-union-statement-on-us-grounding-of-737-max
March 12, 2019E-Lines: March 12, 2019ET302 Update, Easter is a Contractual Paid Holiday for Flight Attendants Based in UK and German...e-lines-march-12-2019
March 12, 2019Reciprocal Cabin Seat AgreementsReciprocal Cabin Seats are AFA negotiated seating agreements with other airlines that allow United F...reciprocal-cabin-seat-agreements
March 12, 2019COBUS Flight Attendants Performing Traditional Flight Attendant WorkThe issue of COBUS Flight Attendants working on Company Business assignments performing Flight Att...cobus-flight-attendants-performing-traditional-flight-attendant-work
March 12, 2019Talk About It, Don’t Write It Up – Call Professional Standards FirstThere has been an increase in the number of employees reporting personal conflicts with fellow emp...talk-about-it-dont-write-it-up-call-professional-standards-first
March 12, 2019Spring Break and Increased Unaccompanied Minor UMNR TravelMarch is the official kick-off of the spring break travel season and with that comes the challenge...spring-break-and-increased-unaccompanied-minor-umnr-travel
March 12, 2019Contractual Paid Holidays during Easter for FA's Based in UK & GermanyOur Contract stipulates that Flight Attendants receive additional pay for flight assignments flown...contractual-paid-holidays-during-easter-for-fas-based-in-uk-germany
March 12, 2019ET302 UpdateOver the course of the past few days, your MEC Officers have been closely monitoring the accident in...et302-update
March 12, 2019Flight Attendant Union Statement on Continued Uncertainty Around 737 MAXWashington, D.C. (March 12, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is calling on the...flight-attendant-union-statement-on-continued-uncertainty-around-737-max
March 12, 2019Positive Space Travel Program Implemented for DEN through Thursday, March 14thAs a result of significant weather events forecasted for Denver (DEN), a positive space travel progr...positive-space-travel-program-implemented-for-den
March 11, 2019Flight Attendant Statement on Ethiopian Airlines 302 and the 737 MAXWashington, DC (March 10, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) President Sara Nels...flight-attendant-statement-on-ethiopian-airlines-302-and-the-737-max
March 11, 2019Update on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302We all remain concerned about the families and loved ones of the passengers and crew of our Star A...update-on-ethiopian-airlines-flight-302
March 11, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-swlof-report
March 10, 2019Revisions to Flying Sequences between India and NewarkOver the course of the past few days, communication from the Local Council, perhaps inadvertently,...revisions-to-flying-sequences-between-india-and-newark
March 8, 2019E-Lines: March 08, 2019Daylight Saving Time - Spring Forward Sunday - March 10 - 2019,The Value of Turbulence Line Operatio...e-lines-march-08-2019
March 8, 2019Celebrating International Women’s DayMarch 8, 2019, today, is International Women’s Day.  This day in history can be traced t...celebrating-international-womens-day
March 8, 2019Seat Belt Compliance Checks – It’s part of the job!The use of seatbelts for cabin occupants two years and older is required on all aircraft during su...seat-belt-compliance-checks-its-part-of-the-job
March 8, 20192019 MEC Grievance Training Concludes in ChicagoThis week, the United Master Executive Council (MEC) Grievance Committee conducted their annual...2019-mec-grievance-training-concludes-in-chicago
March 8, 2019AFA-CWA – Our Union StructureOur AFA structure is successful because the Flight Attendant Membership based at each location ele...afa-cwa-our-union-structure
March 8, 2019Solidarity and Unity – the Keys to our Collective SuccessSolidarity and Unity are terms referred to often in a Union environment. In point of fact, the ter...solidarity-and-unity-the-keys-to-our-collective-success
March 8, 2019Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive CouncilApril 16 - 17, 2019, your Local Council Leaders will attend the Spring 2019 Regular Meeting of the...spring-2019-regular-meeting-of-the-united-master-executive-council
March 8, 201947th Annual Board of Directors (BOD) Meeting March 20th Denver, CO.Our 47th Annual Board of Directors (BOD) meeting will be held March 20th, 2019 in Denver, Colorado...47th-annual-board-of-directors-bod-meeting-march-20th-denver-co
March 8, 2019Taxes Withheld from Profit Sharing Deposits Made to Tax Deferred 401(k) AccountsWe have received a number of inquiries from Flight Attendants who elected to have their Profit-S...taxes-withheld-from-profit-sharing-deposits-made-to-tax-deferred-401k-accounts
March 8, 2019Special Qualification Pairings in Open Time (IP & LQ)There continues to be some confusion about whether or not Flight Attendants [who are not Intern...special-qualification-pairings-in-open-time-ip-lq
March 8, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1904!On Friday, March 8, 2019 we welcomed the 40 graduating Members of class 1904 to the line. Our newe...welcome-new-hire-class-1904
March 8, 2019The Value of Turbulence Line Operation Safety Audits – A Collaborative ApproachAny Flight Attendant injury that might result from turbulence that can be avoided has value; not o...the-value-of-turbulence-line-operation-safety-audits-a-collaborative-approach
March 8, 2019Daylight Saving Time - Spring Forward Sunday, March 10, 2019On Sunday March 10, 2019 we will “Spring Ahead” to the U.S. Daylight Savings Time at 2:00AM. It ...daylight-saving-time-spring-forward-sunday-march-10-2019
March 7, 2019MEC Reserve Meeting Report - March 2019MEC Reserve Meeting Report - march 2019mec-reserve-meeting-report-march-2019
March 5, 2019E-Lines: March 05, 2019Vacation Relief Line Award (VRL) During Scheduled Vacation Month,Incentive Pay – Paid Each Calendar ...e-lines-march-05-2019
March 5, 2019Daylight Saving Time - Spring Forward this Sunday, March 10, 2019On Sunday March 10, 2019 we will “Spring Ahead” to the U.S. Daylight Savings Time at 2:00AM. &n...daylight-saving-time-spring-forward-this-sunday-march-10-2019
March 5, 2019Retiree Pass Travel and JCBA 20 Year Passes InformationJCBA Sections 3,U and 29.J. provide for Flight Attendants participation in Company-wide Program...retiree-pass-travel-and-jcba-20-year-passes-information
March 5, 2019Language Training OpportunitiesSection 9.G. of our JCBA provides opportunities for Flight Attendants to not only be trained to spea...language-training-opportunities
March 5, 2019Training (CQ) and Meeting CompensationSection 11 of our JCBA provides for compensation when Flight Attendants attend training and meetings...training-cq-and-meeting-compensation
March 5, 2019Central Schedule Committee (CSC) Reports – April 2019The most recent DSL Review report detailing the activities of the Central Schedule Committee in the ...central-schedule-committee-csc-reports-march-2019
March 5, 2019Incentive Pay – Paid Each Calendar QuarterFlight Attendants will be paid an additional $5.00/hour (Incentive Pay Rates) for all block hours fl...incentive-pay-paid-each-calendar-quarter
March 5, 2019Vacation Relief Line Award (VRL) During Scheduled Vacation MonthThere have been a number of questions from Flight Attendants who have been awarded a Vacation Relief...vacation-relief-line-award-vrl-during-scheduled-vacation-month
March 1, 2019E-Lines: March 01, 2019Back to Basics - Common Metal Welcome Class 1903!, April 2019 One Month Special COLA, Distrib...e-lines-march-01-2019
March 1, 2019Reminder to Submit your Support for Tokyo to Haneda RouteUnited has applied to obtain six slot pairs at Haneda Airport in central Tokyo as part of the Depa...reminder-to-submit-your-support-for-tokyo-to-haneda-route
March 1, 2019Association of Flight Attendants Scholarship OpportunitiesThe Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Scholarship Fund is intended to provide financial assista...association-of-flight-attendants-scholarship-opportunities
March 1, 2019Reserve Move-Up Line NotificationsThere has been some recent confusion regarding the types of notification Flight Attendants will re...reserve-move-up-line-notifications
March 1, 2019Vacation Quarterly Accrual / Sick and Occupational Injury Bank Quarterly AccrualFlight Attendants accrue Vacation days and Sick and Occupational Injury Bank via the same quarterly ...vacation-quarterly-accrual-sick-and-occupational-injury-bank-quarterly-accrual
March 1, 2019Distribution of Profit Sharing Checks for International Bases – March 1, 2019Profit Sharing distribution for Flight Attendants at International domiciles was paid on the Ma...distribution-of-profit-sharing-checks-for-international-bases-march-1-2019
March 1, 2019April 2019 One Month Special COLAOpportunities to award a One Month Special COLA for the April 2019 bid month are being made availabl...april-2019-one-month-special-cola
March 1, 2019Welcome New Hire Class 1903!On Friday, March 1, 2019 we welcomed the 46 graduating Members of class 1903 to the line.welcome-new-hire-class-1903
March 1, 2019Back to Basics - Common Metal – Preparing for WorkWelcome to the first installment of Back to Basics! In the weeks ahead, we will be highlighting ou...back-to-basics-common-metal-preparing-for-work
February 28, 2019MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
February 28, 2019Satellite Base UpdateLadies and Gentlemen: As you have been told, your MEC Officers have been in conversations with manag...satellite-base-update
February 28, 2019Satellite Base UpdateLadies and Gentlemen: As you have been told, your MEC Officers have been in conversations with manag...satellite-base-update
February 26, 2019E-Lines: February 26, 2019We Share in the Loss of those on Atlas Air Flight,Rapid Re-accrual of Sick Leave Bank, Distribution ...e-lines-february-26-2019
February 26, 2019CAUSE® Foundation Holds Paid Trip Drop Raffle – It’s not too Late to Enter!As previously communicated, The CAUSE Foundation is holding a "paid trip drop" raffle during the mon...cause-foundation-holds-paid-trip-drop-raffle-its-not-too-late-to-enter
February 26, 2019New Tumi Add-a- Bag Strap Available for On-line OrdersTumi recently added a redesigned add-a-bag strap compatible with our company issued luggage. Instead...new-tumi-add-a-bag-strap-available-for-on-line-orders
February 26, 2019United to Haneda ServiceUnited has applied to secure new Haneda slot pairs as part of the Department of Transportation’s (DO...united-to-haneda-service
February 26, 2019Upcoming 47th Annual Board of Directors MeetingOur 47th Annual Board of Directors (BOD) meeting will be held March 20th, 2019 in Denver Colorado. T...upcoming-47th-annual-board-of-directors-meeting
February 26, 2019Reports and Feedback Forms – www.unitedafa.orgYour Union has a number of methods by which you are able to ask questions, seek additional informati...reports-and-feedback-forms-wwwunitedafaorg
February 26, 2019Additional Protective Breathing Equipment (PBE) Installed on Certain 767-300On February 23, 2019 the company began installing additional Protective Breathing Equipment (PBE) on...additional-protective-breathing-equipment-pbe-installed-on-certain-767-300
February 26, 2019Hotel Gainsharing ProvisionsSection 5.C.of our JCBA is a provision within our Collective Bargaining Agreement that provides Flig...hotel-gainsharing-provisions
February 26, 2019Passport Renewal Costs and Validity RecommendationsIncluded as part of the language of our 2016-2021 JCBA, all Flight Attendants are required to carry ...passport-renewal-costs-and-validity-recommendations
February 26, 2019Distribution of Profit Sharing Checks Begins Tomorrow for North America & GUM!Distribution of Profit Sharing information for Flight Attendants at North American & GUM domicil...distribution-of-profit-sharing-checks-begins-tomorrow-for-north-america-gum
February 26, 2019Rapid Re-accrual of Sick Leave BankFlight Attendants who have used more than 255 hours of sick leave for a single injury, ill...rapid-re-accrual-of-sick-leave-bank
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