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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

Airline Quality Rating 2014 Report

April 8, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 8 - This year's (2013) Airline Quality Rating (AQR) report, by researches at Purdue University and Wichita State University was developed and first announced in 1991 as an objective method for assessing airline quality on combined multiple performance criteria.  This years report reflects the scores for the 2013 calendar year.

Registering Same Gender Spouse: Process Change

April 8, 2014 - AFA Article

April 8 - The process to register your same gender spouse has change.  The new process replaces the information published in January of this year.

AFA Disapproved Hotels and Transportation Vendors lock icon

April 7, 2014 - Report

Apr 7 - AFA Disapproved Hotels and Transportation Vendors

The Airlines Get Worse, and Traveler Complaints Fall

April 7, 2014 - Media Article

Apr 7 - Fewer flights arrived on time and airlines mishandled more luggage last year, and yet customer complaints declined, according to operational data compiled by aviation researchers.

Purser Recurrent Preference Month Re-Bidding Opens April 9, 2014 at 0700 CDT

April 7, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 7 - Preference month bidding for annual purser recurrent qualification training will be re-bid at all domiciles. 

Dear AFA: April 04, 2014

April 4, 2014 - Dear AFA

AFA Remains Committed to our 685,MEC Communication Training,Airline Industry: The Price of Greed

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Drama As Underwater Search For "Black Boxes" Begins

April 4, 2014 - Media Article

Apr 4 - Crews searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet launched a targeted underwater hunt on Friday for the plane's black boxes along a stretch of remote ocean, with just days left before the devices' batteries are expected to run out.

Negotiations Update (April 4, 2014)

April 4, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 4 - The JNC had planned to negotiate with United management next week in New Orleans.

Politicians Violated VW Workers' Rights

April 3, 2014 - AFA Article

Apr 3 - What happened in Chattanooga is starting to become much clearer, thanks to some excellent investigative journalism by Phil Williams of WTVF-TV in Nashville. And what happened could have far-reaching implications beyond Chattanooga.

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