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December 18, 2018E-Lines: December 18, 2018United Announces Sale of ExpressJet from SkyWest Inc.,Direct Deposit of First Pay Check of New Year ...e-lines-december-18-2018
December 18, 2018Local Meetings and Winter Regular MEC Meeting: January 15 – 17, 2019The Winter Regular Meeting of the United Master Executive Council (MEC) will take place January 15 –...local-meetings-and-winter-regular-mec-meeting-january-15-17-2019
December 18, 2018Language Qualified Flight Attendant Trades and Pick-up ClarificationWe have received a number of questions from Language Qualified (LQ) Flight Attendants who are assign...language-qualified-flight-attendant-trades-and-pick-up-clarification
December 18, 2018Absence Certificate Requirement for Christmas Holiday Sick CallsAs previously communicated on December 1, 2018, Flight Attendants who place themselves on sick leave...absence-certificate-requirement-for-christmas-holiday-sick-calls
December 18, 2018Holiday Bonus Point Attendance Program - December 13 - January 7, 2019As with past holidays and consistent with the agreement between AFA and the company, management has ...holiday-bonus-point-attendance-program-december-13-january-7-2019
December 18, 2018Flight Attendant Engagement Event Awards Now Available in CCSPreference Month awards for management’s planned Engagement Events are now visible on CCS. Flight At...flight-attendant-engagement-event-awards-now-available-in-ccs
December 18, 2018Move-Up Protected Day Contract ViolationDue to a miscommunication between Crew Scheduling and FAST team representatives, some December Move-...move-up-protected-day-contract-violation
December 18, 2018Resumption of Dues Check off (DCO) for 2018 Annual PayersAs many of you will recall, 2017 was the last year where Union dues were able to be treated as a ded...resumption-of-dues-check-off-dco-for-2018-annual-payers
December 18, 2018Staffing Reductions and the Avoidance of Scope ViolationsOn December 13th, 2018 United Flight Attendants stood together around the globe to protest the propo...staffing-reductions-and-the-avoidance-of-scope-violations
December 18, 2018Direct Deposit of First Pay Check of New Year is January 2, 2019Consistent with the provisions of Section 3.BB.1., direct deposit funds for January 1st will be...direct-deposit-of-first-pay-check-of-new-year-is-january-2-2019
December 18, 2018United Announces Sale of ExpressJet from SkyWest, Inc.United announced today the sale of ExpressJet from SkyWest, Inc. to ManaAir, LLC, in which United wi...united-announces-sale-of-expressjet-from-skywest-inc
December 14, 2018MEC President's letter, December 14, 2018Dear Flying Partners, Yesterday, Flight Attendants across the world showed up in unprecedented ...mec-presidents-letter-december-14-2018
December 14, 2018MEC President's Letter- United Flight Attendants Standing Together UNITED!Dear Flying Partners, Yesterday, Flight Attendants across the world showed up in unprecedented ...mec-presidents-letter-december-14-2018
December 14, 2018E-Lines: December 14, 2018United Flight Attendants Standing Together UNITED!,January 2018 Special COLA’s Awards,Paycheck Harmo...e-lines-december-14-2018
December 14, 2018December Holiday PayChristmas Day- December 25th- USA, FRA, HKG, LHR and Emperor’s Birthday- December 23rd- NRTdecember-holiday-pay
December 14, 2018Link Safety AlertThe company communicated that a newly issued sled was damaged due to the use of a non-approved adapt...link-safety-alert
December 14, 2018United Announces SFO International ExpansionOn Wednesday, December 12, 2018- United announced a significant expansion of International flying at...united-announces-sfo-international-expansion
December 14, 2018Engagement EventsAs a reminder, bidding for the Engagement Event Preference Month and the International Purser Recurr...engagement-events
December 14, 2018New Check-In Process January 1, 2019 (Goodbye Positive Check-In)Standing together with one voice while backing up and validating United AFA advocacy regarding the c...new-check-in-process-january-1-2019-goodbye-positive-check-in
December 14, 2018AFA-CWA New Hire Buddy ProgramOver the first one hundred eighty (180) days you will be on the line flying, you are considered appr...afa-cwa-new-hire-buddy-program
December 14, 2018Welcome New Hire Class 1813!This past Wednesday, December 12, 2018, we welcomed the 73 graduating Members of class 1813 to the l...welcome-new-hire-class-1813
December 14, 2018System Scheduling Reports – DSL Report, January, 2018Central Schedule Committee’s most recent (DSL) report detailing their activities in the develop...system-scheduling-reports-dsl-report-january-2018
December 14, 2018Transfers Awarded- Action RequiredThe company reported in the December 12, 2018 Inflight Services Weekly that as a result from growth ...transfers-awarded-action-required
December 14, 2018Commuter Policy- Clarification on Flight Listing When Commuting by AirFlight Attendants have been requesting clarification on Section 28 – Commuter Program.  As...commuter-policy-clarification-on-flight-listing-when-commuting-by-air
December 14, 2018Paycheck Harmonization for pmCAL & pmCMI Effective Dec. 14, 2018 PaycheckAs we have previously communicated, there will be a significant change that will affect when pmCAL a...paycheck-harmonization-for-pmcal-pmcmi-effective-dec-14-2018-paycheck
December 14, 2018January 2018 Special Company Offered Leaves of Absence (COLA’s) AwardsSpecial COLA awards for the January 2019 schedule month were posted yesterday, December 13, 2018. Fl...january-2018-special-company-offered-leaves-of-absence-colas-awards
December 11, 2018E-Lines: December 11, 2018December 13 - 2018 System-Wide Day of Action #EnoughCuts,CBD Oil Clarification – A Hazard to Continu...e-lines-december-11-2018
December 11, 2018New Version of eRes Launches Thursday, December 13, 2018On December 13, the previous version of eRES will be discontinued, and after that only the new eRES ...new-version-of-eres-launches-thursday-december-13-2018
December 11, 201840% Discount on Select Tumi ProductsFlight Attendants are encouraged to take advantage of the 2 day 40% off discount available from Tumi...40-discount-on-select-tumi-products
December 11, 2018Reserve Christmas Wish List DelayWe understand the December 2018 Bid Package Cover Letters contain information on the Reserve Christm...reserve-christmas-wish-list-delay
December 11, 2018JCBA Duty Rig Verses Trip Rig and Partial Pairing Pick-upsAs provided for by the language in Section 6 of our JCBA, Ratio-in-Guarantee (RIG) offers protection...jcba-duty-rig-verses-trip-rig-and-partial-pairing-pick-ups
December 11, 2018Flight Attendant Instant Vacation Trades with Open Time Now AvailableInstant Open Time Vacation trading opened on December 7, 2018 at 8:00 AM (LDT).  If you wi...flight-attendant-instant-vacation-trades-with-open-time-now-available
December 11, 2018Attention to Safety this Holiday SeasonWith the holiday travel season well underway, it’s important that we ensure safety and security are ...attention-to-safety-this-holiday-season
December 11, 2018December Contractual HolidaysSection 2.Q. of our JCBA stipulates that Flight Attendants receive additional pay for assignments on...december-contractual-holidays
December 11, 2018CBD Oil Clarification – A Hazard to Continued EmploymentLast week’s communication advising Flight Attendants of the hazards of using CBD oils has apparently...cbd-oil-clarification-a-hazard-to-continued-employment
December 11, 2018December 13, 2018 System-Wide Day of Action #EnoughCutsThis Thursday, December 13, United Flight Attendants around the world will stand together in solidar...december-13-2018-system-wide-day-of-action-enoughcuts
December 8, 2018Reserve Christmas Wish List DelayWe understand the December 2018 Bid Package Cover Letters contain information on the Reserve Chris...reserve-christmas-wish-list-delay
December 8, 2018GUL-Group Universal Life Automatic Enrollment Returning from LOAAFA has negotiated this protection for Members to make sure Flight Attendants who return to work a...gul-group-universal-life-automatic-enrollment-returning-from-loa
December 8, 2018Sun setting of Previous employeeRES VersionOn December 13, the previous version of eRES will be discontinued, and after that only the new eRES ...sun-setting-of-previous-employeeres-version
December 8, 2018Approved Holiday Adornment & Uniform RemindersDuring the month of December to celebrate the holiday season, Flight Attendants may wear one holid...approved-holiday-adornment-uniform-reminders
December 8, 2018Reserve Contact Following Legal RestReserves continue to report confusion as to when Crew Scheduling may contact them following legal re...reserve-contact-following-legal-rest
December 8, 2018Pay Related IssuesConfusion continues over the harmonized payroll process. To clarify -pay-related-issues
December 8, 2018Required Training/ Meetings Review & Engagement Event FAQReview the attached FAQ regarding the upcoming Engagement Event and International Purser Recurrent T...required-training-meetings-review-engagement-event-faq
December 8, 2018Crews Traveling to Paris – Use Caution and Avoid Protest AreasSince November 17th, there have been ongoing “Yellow Vest” protests in Paris and they are anticipa...crews-traveling-to-paris-use-caution-and-avoid-protest-areas
December 8, 2018CBD Oil – A Hazard to Continued EmploymentAs a Flight Attendant, if you test positive for marijuana (THC), regardless of whether it is state...cbd-oil-a-hazard-to-continued-employment
December 8, 2018Transfer Awards – Action RequiredOn Wednesday, December 5, 2018, base transfers were awarded as follows with an effective date of J...transfer-awards-action-required
December 8, 2018Welcome New Hire Class 1812This past Wednesday, December 05, 2018, we welcomed the 66 graduating Members of class 1812 to the l...welcome-new-hire-class-1812
December 8, 2018Flight Attendant Instant Vacation Trades with Open Time Now AvailableInstant vacation trades opened this morning, December 7, 2018 at 8:00 AM (LDT), if you wish to tra...flight-attendant-instant-vacation-trades-with-open-time-now-available
December 8, 2018Vacation Fly Through & Vacation Open Time Trades by SeniorityIn the December 4, 2018 Scheduling Alert, management informed us that Vacation Open Time Trades by...vacation-fly-through-vacation-open-time-trades-by-seniority
December 8, 2018December 13, 2018 System-Wide Day of Action #EnoughCutsOn Thursday December 13, United Flight Attendants around the world will stand together in Unity, w...december-13-2018-system-wide-day-of-action-enoughcuts
December 5, 2018Pass Travel Enrollment Opened TodayEligible employees may update their enrolled friend, spouse or domestic partner and regular buddy ...pass-travel-enrollment-opened-today
December 5, 2018New W-2 Vendor - Action Needed for Paperless OptionUnited management has recently announced their selection of ADP as the new vendor for access to ou...new-w-2-vendor-action-needed-for-paperless-option
December 5, 20182019 Engagement Event Bidding Now OpenPreference [Month] bidding for the 2019 Engagement Events are now open and will comport with the fol...2019-engagement-event-bidding-now-open
December 5, 2018De-Stress Your Holidays with Tips from your AFA EAP/Professional StandardsThe holidays can be fun, but they also can be a source of great stress for different people, for dif...de-stress-your-holidays-with-tips-from-your-afa-eapprofessional-standards
December 5, 2018Holiday Bonus Point Incentive ProgramAs with past holidays, the company will implement the Holiday Bonus Point program during the upcomin...holiday-bonus-point-incentive-program
December 5, 2018Absence Certificate Requirement for Christmas Holiday Sick CallsAs provided for in Section 13.C.4. of the JCBA, management has advised AFA that an Absen...absence-certificate-requirement-for-christmas-holiday-sick-calls
December 5, 2018Central Schedule Committee (CSC) Reports – December 2018Central Schedule Committee most recent reports detailing their activities in the development of th...central-schedule-committee-csc-reports-december-2018
December 5, 2018All Vacation Fly Through and Vacation Trades will be temporarily suspendedAll Vacation Fly Through and Vacation Trades between Flight Attendants will be temporarily suspend...all-vacation-fly-through-and-vacation-trades-will-be-temporarily-suspended
December 4, 2018E-Lines: December 07, 2018December 13 - 2018 System-Wide Day of Action Schedule of Events,All Vacation Fly Through and Vacat...e-lines-december-05-2018
December 3, 2018December 13, 2018 System-Wide Day of Action - Schedule of EventsOn December 13th we will stand together in a System-wide Day of Action objecting to management’...december-13-2018-system-wide-day-of-action-schedule-of-events
December 3, 2018Special AFA E-Lines - Officer MessageDear Flying Partners: We need you – the power of our Union. Our contract is the product of collectiv...special-afa-e-lines-officer-message
December 1, 2018United Announces Inauguration of DEN to FRA Service – May 2, 2019United announced on Thursday the inauguration of year-round service between DEN and FRA (Frankfurt, ...united-announces-inauguration-of-den-to-fra-service-may-2-2019
December 1, 2018ANC Station Reopens following 7.2 magnitude Earthquake – All Layover Crews SafeA strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.2 rocked the Anchorage area at 8:29 a.m. Alask...anc-station-reopens-following-72-magnitude-earthquake-all-layover-crews-safe
December 1, 2018United Announces Joint Business Agreement with Copa & Avianca AirlinesUnited announced today it has reached agreement with Star Alliance partners Copa and Avianca, includ...united-announces-joint-business-agreement-with-copa-avianca-airlines
December 1, 2018Link Refresh of Apple iPhone 8 PlusThe company recently published additional bases where Flight Attendants may exchange their current L...link-refresh-of-apple-iphone-8-plus
December 1, 20182019 Pass Travel Election Enrollment Opens December 4 through December 29Eligible employees may update their enrolled friend, spouse or domestic partner and regular buddy el...2019-pass-travel-election-enrollment-opens-december-4-through-december-29
December 1, 20182019 Engagement Event Bidding Opens December 1, 2018Preference [Month] bidding for the 2019 Engagement Events opens tomorrow, December 1st and will...2019-engagement-event-bidding-opens-december-1-2018
December 1, 20182Hot2Cold in Air TravelNow that winter weather has officially begun Flight Attendants have been reporting extremely cold ai...2hot2cold-in-air-travel
December 1, 2018Senior Opting ClarificationWe continue to receive questions concerning the circumstances under which a Reserve can be senior op...senior-opting-clarification
December 1, 2018Deadheading Crew Boarding and Carry-on Luggage PolicyThere continues to be confusion at various airport station locations as to the standards to be appli...deadheading-crew-boarding-and-carry-on-luggage-policy
December 1, 2018Keeping it Professional – Seek Union Assistance FirstIt disappoints us to report that we are learning there has been an increase in the number of Flight ...keeping-it-professional-seek-union-assistance-first
December 1, 2018Employee Assistance/Professional Standards Program (EAP) Training ConcludesThis week, 38 dedicated volunteer Members from around the system attended the annual EAP and Profess...employee-assistanceprofessional-standards-program-eap-training-concludes
December 1, 2018Welcome New Hire Class 1811This past Wednesday, November 28, we welcomed the 71 graduating Members of class 1811 to the line. O...welcome-new-hire-class-1811
December 1, 2018Flight Attendant Instant Vacation Trades with Open Time Opens December 5Now that the seniority based phase of vacation trading has concluded, the remaining vacation allocat...flight-attendant-instant-vacation-trades-with-open-time-opens-december-5
December 1, 2018Continuing to Listen - There’s More to the StoryThe November 28th Edition of Inflight Services Weekly contains a Scheduling Update that address...continuing-to-listen-theres-more-to-the-story
November 30, 2018E-Lines: November 30, 2018Continuing to Listen- There’s More to the Story,Flight Attendant Instant Vacation Trades with Open T...e-lines-november-30-2018
November 28, 2018Continuing to Listen – There's More to the StoryThe November 28th Edition of Inflight Services Weekly contains a Scheduling Update that addresses ...continuing-to-listen-theres-more-to-the-story
November 28, 2018MEC Central Schedule Committee DSL ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee DSL Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-dsl-report
November 27, 2018White Flag Day Declared at ORD for November 27, 2018As of 22:16 CT on November 26, 2018, management has declared White Flag day in ORD for trips origina...white-flag-day-declared-at-ord-for-november-27-2018
November 27, 2018E-Lines: November 27, 2018Flight Attendants Go RED Plan System-Wide DAY of ACTION December 13,Seniority Based Vacation Trades ...e-lines-november-27-2018
November 27, 2018CINTAS Uniform Points – Final Days for 2018 Points OrdersAs a reminder, consistent with the terms of the JCBA, the balance of any uniform points do not roll ...cintas-uniform-points-final-days-for-2018-points-orders
November 27, 2018Reserve Move-up Line Process Begins November 30 – December 4, 2018The Company will build Reserve Move-Up Lines from the 1st through 5th day of the bid month (not the ...reserve-move-up-line-process-begins-november-30-december-4-2018
November 27, 2018Out-of-Base Parking HarmonizationAs previously communicated in a One United email sent on October 16, 2018, effective December 1...out-of-base-parking-harmonization
November 27, 2018Contact Crew Scheduling when Trading Positions On-boardFlight Attendants should make every effort to inform crew scheduling when trading premium ...contact-crew-scheduling-when-trading-positions-on-board
November 27, 2018Vacation Advance Notice and Operational Fly Through ReviewAlthough previously published on November 6, 2018, we continue to receive questions on our Contractu...vacation-advance-notice-and-operational-fly-through-review
November 27, 2018Keep Your Contract Close during Weather IrregularitiesOur Contract includes reassignment parameters which allow the airline to respond to operational irre...keep-your-contract-close-during-weather-irregularities
November 27, 2018Commuter Policy ReviewWe understand that weather events have the potential to affect those commuting to work and even when...commuter-policy-review
November 27, 2018Seniority Based Vacation Trades Close November 30thOpen Time [Vacation] Trades by seniority are now open. Trade requests may be submitted through Novem...seniority-based-vacation-trades-close-november-30th
November 27, 2018Flight Attendants Go RED Plan System-Wide DAY of ACTION for December 13On December 13th we will stand together in a System-wide Day of Action objecting to management’...flight-attendants-go-red-plan-system-wide-day-of-action-for-december-13
November 25, 2018November 26, 2018 White Flag Day in ORDAs of 13:00 CT on November 25, 2018, management has declared White Flag day in ORD for trips origina...november-26-white-flag-day-in-ord
November 23, 2018The Cause Foundation®- Candy Cane AccessoriesAs the Christmas Holiday season approached, we have a number of opportunities to support United Flig...the-cause-foundation-candy-cane-accessories
November 23, 2018Common Metal Support Team Extended SupportApparently recognizing the ongoing challenges related to the transition to a common scheduling platf...common-metal-support-team-extended-support
November 23, 2018Reserve Move-up Lines and Sacred Days with VacationWe have received a number of questions on how sacred days, that is, days immediately prior to and fo...reserve-move-up-lines-and-sacred-days-with-vacation
November 23, 2018Reminder – January 2019 Special COLA – Bids Close Monday, November 26Special COLAs for the January 2019 Schedule month are available for bid based on the following timel...reminder-january-2019-special-cola-bids-close-monday-november-26
November 23, 2018Vacation Seniority Trading Begins Saturday, November 24Second Round Vacation awards have been posted on CCS. The Contractual bidding process is now complet...vacation-seniority-trading-begins-saturday-november-24
November 23, 2018Drinking Alcoholic Beverages While DeadheadingOur Contract in Section 3.I.11 – Deadhead provides that Flight Attendants may drink alcoholic bevera...drinking-alcoholic-beverages-while-deadheading
November 23, 2018Preference Month Bidding for 2019 Engagement EventsEarlier this month we received a communication from Senior Vice President, John Slater, inviting us ...preference-month-bidding-for-2019-engagement-events
November 23, 2018Welcome Class 1810!This past Wednesday, November 21, we welcomed the 71 graduating Members of class 1810 to the line. O...welcome-class-1810
November 23, 2018System-wide Day of Action - December 13, 2018On December 13th we will stand together in a System-wide Day of Action objecting to management’...system-wide-day-of-action-december-13-2018
November 22, 2018E-Lines: November 22, 2018A Thanksgiving greeting of appreciation to our AFA United familye-lines-november-22-2018
November 22, 2018A Thanksgiving greeting of appreciation to our AFA United familyA Thanksgiving greeting of appreciation to our AFA United family, Here we are, the holiday seas...a-thanksgiving-greeting-of-appreciation-to-our-afa-united-family
November 22, 2018E-Lines: November 23, 2018System-wide Day of Action December 13 - 2018,Welcome New Hire Class 1810,Preference Month Bidding fo...e-lines-november-23-2018
November 20, 2018December 13, 2018 - System-Wide Day of ActionWe need you – the power of our Union. The new cuts to staffing and service in a time of massiv...december-13-2018-system-wide-day-of-action
November 20, 2018E-Lines: November 20, 2018December 13 - 2018 – System-wide Day of Action, Working Crew Members & Thanksgiving Holiday...e-lines-november-20-2018
November 20, 2018Amazon Smile for the Holidays – Support AFA Disaster Relief FundThis Christmas, when shopping for gifts online at Amazon.com, we ask you to consider making your p...amazon-smile-for-the-holidays-support-afa-disaster-relief-fund
November 20, 2018Paycheck Harmonization for pmCAL & pmCMI Effective Dec. 14, 2018 PaycheckAs was previously reported, there will be a significant change that will affect when pmCAL and pmC...paycheck-harmonization-for-pmcal-pmcmi-effective-dec-14-2018-paycheck
November 20, 2018Clarification of Reserve Reassignments while at the Home DomicileOur article in last Friday’s E-lines addressing the reassignment provisions while Flight Attenda...clarification-of-reserve-reassignments-while-at-the-home-domicile
November 20, 2018January 2019 Special COLA Bid Deadline, Monday November 26, 2018As a reminder, Flight Attendants who are interested in being considered for the award of the Janua...january-2019-special-cola-bid-deadline-monday-november-26-2018
November 20, 2018Transfer Awards – Action RequiredYesterday, there were a significant number of transfers awarded with a report date of December 29,...transfer-awards-action-required
November 20, 2018Guest Registration Required in BeijingAs the holiday season approaches and as a reminder from the hotel staff at our layover hotels in B...guest-registration-required-in-beijing
November 20, 2018Reminder - Flight Segments on Thanksgiving Day Qualify for Holiday PayOur Joint Contract Bargaining Agreement (JCBA) provides for additional pay for Flight Attendants o...reminder-flight-segments-on-thanksgiving-day-qualify-for-holiday-pay
November 20, 2018Vacation Modifications – Open [Vacation] Time Trades by Seniority:The first available vacation trade option will be a single round of seniority-based Open Time Trades...vacation-modifications-open-vacation-time-trades-by-seniority
November 20, 20182019 Round Two Vacation Awards Posted in CCSThe Second Round 2019 Vacation awards are now available in CCS.  With the completion of the 201...2019-round-two-vacation-awards-posted-in-ccs
November 20, 2018Working Crew Members & Thanksgiving Holiday Buddy Pass TravelersAs a reminder, during the Thanksgiving holiday, United Flight Attendants and mainline pilots who a...working-crew-members-thanksgiving-holiday-buddy-pass-travelers
November 16, 2018November 16, 2018 - White Flag Day - BOS, IAD, ORD, IAH, DEN and EWRAs of 8:40am CT on November 16, 2018, management has declared White Flag days in BOS, IAD, ORD, IAH,...november-16-2018-white-flag-day-bos-iad-ord-iah-den-and-ewr
November 16, 2018E-Lines: November 16, 2018Flight Attendant Staffing Reductions - #Enough,Walk the Picket Line in Solidarity with American Airl...e-lines-november-16-2018
November 16, 2018Irregularities, Call Wait Times & Self HelpWhile we understand that weather irregularities are inherent in our line of work, when a forecaste...irregularities-call-wait-times-self-help
November 16, 2018Replacement Link DevicesPlans and testing are underway for the replacement of our Link devices and sleds. The plan ...replacement-link-devices
November 16, 2018Premature Satellite Base AnnouncementFollowing an information exchange meeting with a group of Flight Attendants, social media was bu...premature-satellite-base-announcement
November 16, 2018Reserve Availability Screen has been UpdatedOn November 14 at 1830 CT, the Reserve Availability Screen in CCS was updated to reflect a RSV a...reserve-availability-screen-has-been-updated
November 16, 2018Vacation Slides (Sliding Awarded Vacation Periods)There are a number of types of Vacation Slides that provide for the movement (slide) of awarded va...vacation-slides-sliding-awarded-vacation-periods
November 16, 2018Seniority Trading Vacations Begins November 24 - It’s Time to Review!Second Round Vacation bidding closed this morning. Awards will be posted on CCS no later than Nove...seniority-trading-vacations-begins-november-24-its-time-to-review
November 16, 2018System Scheduling Reports – DSL Report, December, 2018Central Schedule Committee’s most recent (DSL) report detailing their activities in the development ...system-scheduling-reports-dsl-report-december-2018
November 16, 2018Out-of-Base Parking Deadline, November 30, 2018The company has recently announced its plan to harmonize the parking policy consistent with the re...out-of-base-parking-deadline-november-30-2018
November 16, 2018Additional Reciprocal Cabin Seat Agreements – PenAir & Silver AirwayWorking in partnership with representatives from Inflight Services and Corporate Travel, we contin...additional-reciprocal-cabin-seat-agreements-penair-silver-airway
November 16, 2018Upcoming Changes to Positive Check-in RequirementsSection 7.U. of our Contract provides the company with the ability to establish a positive check-i...upcoming-changes-to-positive-check-in-requirements
November 16, 2018Flight Attendant & Passenger Boarding TimesYour MEC Safety, Health and Security Committee reminds Flight Attendants that if you find the time...flight-attendant-passenger-boarding-times
November 16, 2018Avoid Passenger Staging in the Jet BridgeWe continue to receive reports from the field that some stations continue to attempt to stage...avoid-passenger-staging-in-the-jet-bridge
November 16, 2018Reassignments at the Home DomicileThere are a number of circumstances which can cause us to lose all or part of our pairing, with ...reassignments-at-the-home-domicile
November 16, 2018U.S. Thanksgiving Day HolidayOur Contract stipulates that Flight Attendants receive additional pay for flight assignments flo...us-thanksgiving-day-holiday
November 16, 2018January 2019 Special COLAs AvailableLast week the company announced the availability of a Special COLA for the January 2019 schedule...january-2019-special-colas-available
November 16, 2018Filter Masks Available for Wildfire DestinationsDue to strong winds and wildfire smoke, the air quality levels in some area of the west coast regi...filter-masks-available-for-wildfire-destinations
November 16, 2018Welcome Class 1809!On Wednesday, November 14, 2018 we welcomed the 73 graduating Members of class 1809 to the line. O...welcome-class-1809
November 16, 2018Our Official AFA pin is REDLast week, the United Master Executive Council acted to make the official AFA pin ‘red’ to signify...our-official-afa-pin-is-red
November 16, 2018Walk the Picket Line in Solidarity with American Airlines Flight AttendantsFlight Attendants at American are angry with management decisions – from failure to fully address ...walk-the-picket-line-in-solidarity-with-american-airlines-flight-attendants
November 16, 2018Flight Attendant Staffing Reductions - #EnoughYour MEC Officers continue to hear from many of you asking what you can do to support the collecti...flight-attendant-staffing-reductions-enough
November 14, 2018BidPlus AFA CreditsAs a reminder, AFA and BidPlus have worked out an arrangement to provide each Member with two (2) ...bidplus-afa-credits
November 14, 2018December Bids Now Open - Bid Packets Available in CCSDecember bid packets are now available electronically in CCS. Paper copies will be available in th...december-bids-now-open-bid-packets-available-in-ccs
November 14, 2018Verifying Pay for your Vacation Fly-throughFlight Attendants utilizing the vacation fly through option have been inquiring as to where they c...verifying-pay-for-your-vacation-fly-through
November 14, 2018Secondary (Round Two) Vacation Bids Close this Friday, November 16. 2018Secondary (Round Two) Vacation bidding closes on November 16, at 0800 (HDT).  Flight A...secondary-round-two-vacation-bids-close-this-friday-november-16-2018
November 14, 2018Our Official AFA pin is REDOur Official AFA pin is REDLast week, the United Master Executive Council acted to make the official...our-official-afa-pin-is-red
November 13, 2018E-Lines: November 13, 2018Secondary (Round Two) Vacation Bids Close Friday - November 16 - 2018,Verifying your Pay for Vacatio...e-lines-november-13-2018
November 13, 2018Congratulations UNITE HERE Local 30 Members!Congratulations to UNITE HERE! Local 30 Members from the Westin Gaslamp, San Diego for ratificat...congratulations-unite-here-local-30-members
November 13, 2018Upcoming Link and Sled ExchangeA system-wide Link hardware refresh is planned to begin mid to late November and will run through ...upcoming-link-and-sled-exchange
November 13, 2018Fidelity Notice for 401(k) Investment DesignationFlight Attendants participating in the Fidelity 401K investment plan who do not designate a specif...fidelity-notice-for-401k-investment-designation
November 13, 2018New Hire Training Flights – Wear your AFA Pin!In a recent publication of Inflight Service Weekly, (ISW) the company outlined the procedures for ...new-hire-training-flights-wear-your-afa-pin
November 13, 2018Layover Minimum Rest – Legal RestFlight Attendants have been requesting the details of the layover minimum rest provision provide...layover-minimum-rest-legal-rest
November 13, 2018Rapid Re-accrual of Sick LeaveA Flight Attendant who has used more than 255 hours of sick leave for a single injury, illness or ...rapid-re-accrual-of-sick-leave
November 13, 2018Clarifying Deadhead DeviationRecently, there appears to be some confusion on how the Contract provisions for deadhead deviation...clarifying-deadhead-deviation
November 9, 2018E-Lines: November 09, 2018Special COLA for January 2019 Available,United Express Flight Attendants Authorize a Strike,Computer...e-lines-november-09-2018
November 9, 2018Seasonal Flu Shots Available at CVS Pharmacies – Directions to obtain voucherFlu season is here and now is the perfect time to protect yourself against the possibility...seasonal-flu-shots-available-at-cvs-pharmacies-directions-to-obtain-voucher
November 9, 2018The Cause Foundation®- Various Fundraising EventsMission Statement: The CAUSE Foundation® was established in 1994 by Flight Attendants for Flight Att...the-cause-foundation-various-fundraising-events
November 9, 2018Veterans Day - Sunday, November 11 (Observed November 12, 2018)Each year on November 11, we remember and honor all who have served and sacrificed for our country i...veterans-day-sunday-november-11-observed-november-12-2018
November 9, 2018Care for New Uniform ItemsAs we are approaching the end of the year, many of us are purchasing new uniform items prior to the ...care-for-new-uniform-items
November 9, 2018Vacation Bidding (Round 2)Secondary (Round Two) Vacation bidding is now open. Flight Attendants will have until November 16, 0...vacation-bidding-round-2
November 9, 2018United Union Coalition Opposes Proposed Increase Tax Rate on Jet Fuel in NJThis week, AFA-CWA, ALPA, IBT, IAM and PAFCA) joined together to express our collective opposition t...united-union-coalition-opposes-proposed-increase-tax-rate-on-jet-fuel-in-nj
November 9, 2018Labor Union 101The entire labor movement is premised on one simple idea: In a labor union, the whole is more t...labor-union-101
November 9, 2018United Reports October 2018 Operational PerformanceUnited today reported October 2018 operational results citing a 7.5% increase in consolidated traffi...united-reports-october-2018-operational-performance
November 9, 2018CBT – Bonus Bucks, UNAM and UAL Photography & Videography Policy ChangeEarlier this year, United management required all Flight Attendants complete a computer based traini...cbt-bonus-bucks-unam-and-ual-photography-videography-policy-change
November 9, 2018United Express Flight Attendants Authorize a StrikeWith a 99% strike vote, Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants have locked arms sending a powerful message ...united-express-flight-attendants-authorize-a-strike
November 9, 2018Special COLA for January 2019 AvailableInflight Scheduling has advised us there may be opportunities to make Special COLAs available for th...special-cola-for-january-2019-available
November 6, 2018United, Last Hold Out on Staffing and Service Reductions for Long-Haul Flights, Falls to Delta and American LevelsThe Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines...united-last-hold-out-on-staffing-and-service-reductions-for-long-haul-flights-falls-to-delta-and-american-levels
November 6, 2018E-Lines: November 06, 2018AFA Fights Airline Staffing Cuts,Secondary (Round Two) Vacation Bids Open November 8 – 16 -2018,Seco...e-lines-november-06-2018
November 6, 2018Helpful TipsQuick method for finding Contract info:Download the PDF version of the JCBA to the PDF rea...helpful-tips
November 6, 2018Pay Register Timing ClarificationEffective November 7, 2018 at 8:00PM CST, your final October Pay Register will be available in CCS.&...pay-register-timing-clarification
November 6, 2018Seasonal Flu Shots Available at CVS PharmaciesFlu season is here and NOW is the perfect time to protect yourself against the possibility...seasonal-flu-shots-available-at-cvs-pharmacies
November 6, 2018Out-of-Base Parking HarmonizationThe company has recently announced plans to harmonize the parking policy consistent with the require...out-of-base-parking-harmonization
November 6, 2018Co. Retirement Plan CARP Beneficiary Requirement – Domestic Partner AffidavitAs a reminder for those who are eligible for benefits under the Continental Airlines Retirement Plan...co-retirement-plan-carp-beneficiary-requirement-domestic-partner-affidavit
November 6, 2018Keep Layover Hotel Information ConfidentialYour MEC Hotel & Transportation and MEC Safety Health & Security Committees would like to re...keep-layover-hotel-information-confidential
November 6, 2018Christmas Holiday Absence Certificate for Sick Calls & Holiday Bonus PointAs required by the language in Section 13.C.4. of our JCBA, management has advised AFA of their inte...christmas-holiday-absence-certificate-for-sick-calls-holiday-bonus-point
November 6, 2018United Airlines – First North American Airline to Welcome the 787-10 to FleetAs of yesterday, United took delivery of our first 787-10 and became the only airline in the world t...united-airlines-first-north-american-airline-to-welcome-the-787-10-to-fleet
November 6, 2018Bonus Point Credit Fourth of July Holiday & Transition to Common Metal IncentiveAs a reminder, the one point credit for the combined period for the July 4th holiday season and...bonus-point-credit-fourth-of-july-holiday-transition-to-common-metal-incentive
November 6, 2018Reserves Returning from Sick Leave (Section 8.F.4.)In this article, we clarify the assignment procedures specific to Flight Attendants who are on Reser...reserves-returning-from-sick-leave-section-8f4
November 6, 2018Vacation Fly Through – Advance Notice & Operational Fly throughGiven the recent move to a common scheduling platform, effective October 1st there was a new Va...vacation-fly-through-advance-notice-operational-fly-through
November 6, 2018Second Round Vacation Allocations Now AvailableVacation allocation tables located in CCS, by domicile, have been updated as of today and now displa...second-round-vacation-allocations-now-available
November 6, 2018Secondary (Round Two) Vacation Bids Open November 8 – 16, 2018Secondary (Round Two) Vacation bidding will open on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Flight Attendants wi...secondary-round-two-vacation-bids-open-november-8-16-2018
November 6, 2018AFA Fights Airline Staffing CutsUnited on Monday announced it will reduce service by pre-plating meals on the ground and eliminate a...afa-fights-airline-staffing-cuts
November 6, 2018MEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF ReportMEC Central Schedule Committee SWLOF Reportmec-central-schedule-committee-swlof-report
November 5, 2018Great Job! Now Here's Your PunishmentBy now most, if not all of us, have read John Slater’s recent communication regarding the cha...great-job-now-heres-your-punishment
November 2, 2018E-Lines: November 02, 2018Airbus Aircraft – Unique Features,Fall Back One Hour! Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday -Nov. 4 for ...e-lines-november-02-2018
November 2, 2018Revision #26 is Now in EffectFlight Attendants are reminded that e-FAOM Revision #26, eFAAB, and the Safety Checklist are no...revision-26-is-now-in-effect
November 2, 2018LINK Alert! Do Not Update Operating System to iOS 12An unanticipated issue has been identified with the iOS 12 operating system update on the Link that ...link-alert-do-not-update-operating-system-to-ios-12
November 2, 2018Midterm Elections – Vote!The midterm elections on November 6, 2018 will determine what we can achieve for working families an...midterm-elections-vote
November 2, 2018Pairing Crew Meal IndicatorPreviously and as a result of reports from Flight Attendants, AFA reported to the company instances ...pairing-crew-meal-indicator
November 2, 2018Reminder pmCAL & pmCMI Paycheck HarmonizationAs was reported mid-September, and again in Tuesday’s E-lines publication, there will be a...reminder-pmcal-pmcmi-paycheck-harmonization
November 2, 2018No Bid versus an Insufficient Vacation Bid AwardFlight Attendants who did not submit a vacation bid in the first round of bidding, will be considere...no-bid-versus-an-insufficient-vacation-bid-award
November 2, 20182019 First Round Vacation Awards Available in CCS as of November 2, 2018First round 2019 Vacation Awards have been completed and are available for viewing in CSS. &nbs...2019-first-round-vacation-awards-available-in-ccs-as-of-november-2-2018
November 2, 2018JCBA Implementation Tracker on One UnitedThe implementation tracker on One United has been updated to clearly identify all implemented Sectio...jcba-implementation-tracker-on-one-united
November 2, 2018“Understanding Our Pay”- Part 2Last week a special edition of our “Understanding our Pay” education series we defined whe...understanding-our-pay-part-2
November 2, 2018Pay ReminderYour November 1, 2018 paycheck, representing your October Flight Advance, is now available on Flying...pay-reminder
November 2, 2018Fall Back One Hour! Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday, Nov. 4 for U.S. & CanadaOn Sunday, November 4 at 2:00 AM, clocks in the United States and Canada are turned backward one hou...fall-back-one-hour-daylight-savings-time-ends-sunday-nov-4-for-us-canada
November 2, 2018Airbus Aircraft – Unique FeaturesAs more of our Members who have not previously flown on the Airbus fleet begin to interact with the ...airbus-aircraft-unique-features
October 30, 2018E-Lines: October 30, 2018New Hotel & Transportation Reporting System,pmCAL & pmCMI Paycheck Harmonization,Updated Tri...e-lines-october-30-2018
October 30, 2018Happy HalloweenThe United Master Executive Council extends best wishes for a happy and safe Halloween! happy-halloween
October 30, 2018Reserve - One UnitedReserve GuideReserve Guide SupplementUpdates include: Additional details about Move-up line lis...reserve-one-united
October 30, 2018Flight Attendant Contact During Delays/CancellationsIn recent days Flight Attendants have been inquiring as to the notification process for delayed or c...flight-attendant-contact-during-delayscancellations
October 30, 2018Reminder - Flight Segments on Thanksgiving Day Qualify for Holiday PayOur Joint Contract Bargaining Agreement (JCBA) provides for additional pay for Flight Attendants on ...reminder-flight-segments-on-thanksgiving-day-qualify-for-holiday-pay
October 30, 2018Out-of-Base Parking HarmonizationIn recent days the company announced plans to harmonize the parking policy consistent with the requi...out-of-base-parking-harmonization
October 30, 2018First Round Vacation Bids Close by 0800 LDT tomorrow Wednesday, October 31, 2018The first round of vacation bidding is now open and Flight Attendants are encouraged to submit their...first-round-vacation-bids-close-by-0800-ldt-tomorrow-wednesday-october-31-2018
October 30, 2018Fall Back One Hour! Daylight Savings Time Ends Sunday, Nov. 4 for U.S. & CanadaOn Sunday, November 4 at 2:00 AM, clocks in the United States and Canada are turned backward one hou...fall-back-one-hour-daylight-savings-time-ends-sunday-nov-4-for-us-canada
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