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JFK - May 2014 Bid Award Error

April 18, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 18 - The original May 2014 bid awards for JFKSW that were published around Noon today, Friday, April 18, are incorrect.   All May Lines-of-Flying for JFK have been removed from Unimatic.   A new award has been completed and schedules have been released.

Aflac Enrollment Update

April 18, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 18 - As we've reported, open enrollment for Aflac/CAIC voluntary supplemental insurance plans, available to United Flight Attendants, will close next Friday, April 25, 2014.

Paperless Pay Advice Change

April 18, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 18 - Accompanying our pay advice over the past few weeks was a notice from United that those who receive pay through direct deposit will no longer receive a paper form of this advice beginning May 1.

Involuntary Furlough Payments Begin May 1

April 18, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 18 - The United Flight Attendants who were subject to United's Involuntary Furlough will receive their Contractual furlough payments (Section 21.H.) beginning May 1, 2014.  

Safety Reporting Systems Review

April 18, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 18 - United's reporting systems have changed over the past few months, and it's important to understand which report applies to which circumstances.

Dear AFA: April 18, 2014

April 18, 2014 - Dear AFA

Safety and Incident Reporting Systems Review, Aflac Enrollment Update, Involuntary Furlough Payments Begin May 1, Paperless Pay Advice Change, Purser Recurrent Bid Closes April 30, Spring United MEC Meeting and BOD

Merger Discord At American/US Airways

April 16, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 16 - It's a state of affairs we know all too well. Airline management makes lots of lofty proclamations and promises to gain approval for a merger, then promptly fails to deliver on them.

United Relocates Bid Package Information

April 16, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 16 - We've received reports from some Members who expressed frustration with United's recent move of the monthly bid information, without clearly communicating where to now find it.

Boston Marathon Tribute

April 15, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 15 - Boston honored Marathon survivors and first responders in a tribute, one year after the marathon bombings.

Dear AFA: April 15, 2014

April 15, 2014 - Dear AFA

United Relocates Bid Package Information, Aflac Enrollment Open Through April 25, Merger Discord At American/US Airways, Boston Marathon Tribute

MEC Hotel and Transportation Committee Report lock icon

April 15, 2014 - Report

Apr 15 - MEC Hotel and Transportation Committee Report

United Continental Holdings Inc. Can't Afford Any More Earnings Wipeouts

April 11, 2014 - Media Article

Apr 11 - Earnings season has barely begun, but investors in United Continental Holdings have already written off Q1 as a disaster for the world's second-largest airline.

Dear AFA: April 11, 2014

April 11, 2014 - Dear AFA

Keep Our Cabins Safe, Spring United MEC Meeting and Annual AFA BOD, NAI is a Huge Threat to Our Jobs

American Airlines Merger Left US Airways Workers Behind, Five Unions Say

April 11, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 11 - Four months after the completion of the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, all five of the US Airways unions said workers aren't yet seeing the benefits they expected.

Take Action For A Permanent Ban On Knives

April 11, 2014 - AFA Article

April 11 - Tell your Representative: “I am a Flight Attendant and a constituent. I’m calling to make sure knives stay out of the aircraft cabin once and for all. I urge my Representative to co-sponsor the newly introduced H.R. 4368: “Keep Knives Out of Our Skies Act” to place a permanent ban on knives in the passenger cabin. Thank you.”

Spirit Earns Biggest Share of Airline Complaints; United and American Follow

April 10, 2014 - Media Article

Apr 10 - United Airlines and American Airlines, the biggest carriers at Chicago O’Hare airport, are among the most complained about carriers in America over the past five years.

Unions Urge Investigation Of Norwegian Air International

April 9, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 9 - At a recent meeting of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, introduced a resolution calling for a full investigation of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) labor standards and business practices.

United Continental: Will the Market Always Be So Forgiving?

April 9, 2014 - Media Article

Apr 9 - United Continental (UAL) reported its March numbers after yesterday’s close–and they didn’t look so great to analysts who follow the company.

Flight Attendant Union And ITF Call For Thorough Investigation Of Norwegian Air International

April 9, 2014 - AFA Media Release

Apr 9 - At a recent meeting of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, introduced a resolution calling for a full investigation of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) labor standards and business practices.

Dear AFA: April 08, 2014

April 8, 2014 - Dear AFA

Airline Quality Rating 2013 Report, Purser Recurrent Re-Bid Opens April 9, Registering Same Gender Spouse: Process Change, Aflac Open Enrollment Open Through April 25, MEC Meeting and Advance Agenda Items

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