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APFA/US Airways Bridge Term Sheet Highlights – April 20, 2012

  • Early Out APFA's proposal accepted
  • No Furloughs
  • Wage Increases: 2.5% on effective date.  1.5% annually over next 5 years.
  • Retirement: Pension plan frozen. Replaced with a 401(k) contribution.
  • Current employees will receive automatic 401(k) contributions for 5 years, with no match requirement.  Contribution levels as follows:
  • 9.9% age 50 +
  • 6.75% age 40 – 50
  • 5.5% age 39 – below
  • At the conclusion of the 5 year period, all FAs would receive a 3% contribution with up to a 5.5% match.
  • Active Health Benefits: Better than AA’s proposed plan
  • *Retiree Health Benefits: Implementation of Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA)
  • Bidding: Preferential Bidding System (PBS) with our input
  • Reserve:
  • Incorporate earlier Reserve assignment notification
  • Add AM/PM Ready Reserve shifts.
  • Allow Reserve pick-up on days off to be paid on top of guarantee.
  • Current reserve rotation will be maintained.
  • Sequence Pay Protection:  APFA proposal
  • Schedule Maximum:
  • Minimum of seventy (70) credit hours and a maximum of ninety (90) credit hours per bid period.
  • Flex in the maximum line value by an annual amount of twenty (20) hours, but in no case more than five (5) hours during any given month.
  • Incentive Pay/Per Diem: Incentive pay eliminated.  Per diem rates increased to:
  • Domestic: $2.00
  • International: $2.20
  • International Override:
  • $3.00 per hour for each international leg. Override for deadhead, trip and duty rigs and trips “not flown” consistent with CBA
  • Combined Domestic & International Operation
  • Current Duty Rigs Preserved
  • Expedited Negotiations for New Contract:  Negotiations for a market based contract will take place immediately following a single-carrier certification.  If an agreement cannot be reached within 60 days of the certification the matter will be submitted to final binding arbitration.
  • Maintain all other provisions in our current Contract including:
  • Vacation accrual and pay
  • Current PVDs
  • Sick hour use and current sick policy
  • Current Hotel language
  • ATC/ Code 59
  • Galley pay

* – pending further discussion with US Airways management

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APFA Headquarters
1004 West Euless Boulevard
Euless, Texas 76040

M-F: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Call APFA

Contract & Scheduling Desk
M-F: 7:00AM - 7:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Chat APFA

After-Hours Live Chat
M-F: 3:00PM - 11:00 PM (CT)
Sat-Sun: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)

APFA Events

Currently, no scheduled events...

APFA Headquarters
1004 West Euless Boulevard
Euless, Texas 76040

M-F: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Call APFA

Contract & Scheduling Desk
M-F: 7:00AM - 7:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Chat APFA

After-Hours Live Chat
M-F: 3:00PM - 11:00 PM (CT)
Sat-Sun: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)

APFA Events

Currently, no scheduled events...

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