Aug 30 - Until further notice, as a result of an incorrect safety video being loaded on all 737-900 aircraft, a live safety demonstration is required.
Labor Day Message,Summer Regular United MEC Meeting Concluded,Aflac Supplement Insurance Open Enrollment Beginning
September 1,Layover Safety,Crew Rest Clarification,September 11th Remembrance Events
Aug 29 - Labor Day is the celebration of a promise fulfilled. For
generations, the promise of good jobs, fair treatment and wages, and a seat at
the bargaining table has sustained the economic security of America's vital
Aug 26 - After more than two years of direct talks with Southwest Airlines, the
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) this
week announced they filed for mediation with the National Mediation
Board (NMB), which is the federal agency that oversees Contract
negotiations in the airline industry.
Aug 26 - Tuesday, September 23, 2014, AFA-CWA International will be hosting a
reception for our Members, executive board, allied organizations, White
House and Congressional representatives and the greater DC community in
Aug 26 - For over 65 years, Flight Attendants have been fighting for women's
rights in the workplace. Today, August 26, 2014, we celebrate Women’s
Day One of Master Executive Council Meeting,Women’s Equality Day,Sunday Earthquake in SFO Area,Special Screening of The Rugby Player Documentary
IAM Files for Mediation for Southwest
Airlines Passenger and Reservations Agents
Aug 26 - Delta Air Lines Inc. plans to hire 1,800 flight attendants as the Atlanta-based carrier expands its flight schedule.
Aug 24 - The percentage of seats filled on passenger planes—known as the load factor—continues to climb, making the likelihood of sitting next to an empty seat almost nil.
Aug 23 - Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano burst forth with a small eruption
Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, scientists said,
prompting the country to close airspace over the area.
Aug 22 - Top fliers of the
airline will now be treated to meals like chicken and mozzarella on a
tomato focaccia roll and turkey and Swiss cheese on a cranberry
baguette. Currently, meals are only served on flights of 900 miles or
more — trips that usually last close to two hours.
Aug 22 -
69 years ago today the Airline Stewardess Association was formed and
paved the way for the democratic process we have today within the
Association of Flight Attendants-CWA.
Aug 22 - United has published a Pilot Bulletin to take effect immediately. The
bulletin, which addresses the new, harmonized procedures for pilots to
follow within all three subseries.
Aug 22 - The 2014 Midterm Elections are scheduled for Tuesday November 4, 2014 and before you are able to vote you are required to be registered to vote.
Happy Birthday AFA,Flight Attendant Jumpseat Notification to Pilots,Master Executive Council Meeting Next Week,AFA-CWA Local Government Affairs Host Voter Registration Drives,Alliant Payroll Deductions,Industry Update: United Reaches an Agreement with Maintenance Instructors
Aug 21 - Airlines are keeping an eye on possible volcanic activity in Iceland, after a previous eruption there in 2010 caused massive flight disruptions.
Aug 20 - AFA Members, Toni Diamond and Warren Schiffer, became founders of the
extraordinary benefit, "Wings Over Wall Street" when Toni was diagnosed
with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's
Aug 20 - The "ALS Ice Bucket Challenge" has ignited a social media craze with both raising money and awareness for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
Long Wait Times for Crew
Scheduling and Crew Accommodations,United
MEC Safety Health and Security Committee Training,United
AFA Summer MEC Meeting - August 26-28,
Representing U.S. Flight Attendants Call on DOT: #DenyNAI,Follow
Us on Twitter
Aug 19 - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the International
Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), and the Transport
Workers Union (TWU) called on the Department of Transportation (DOT) to
reject an application for a foreign air carrier permit submitted by
Norwegian Air International (NAI).