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2.18.22 – APFA ORD Base Brief – Friday, February 18, 2022

Friday, February 18, 2022

APFA ORD Base Brief

The month is flying by; spring will soon be upon us! These last few weeks have been hectic. There has been a lot going on, we wanted to send out an email to ensure you are staying as informed as possible.

ODAN FLYING SURVEY

In the March 2022 Allocations Base Brief, we mentioned how the company has recently implemented a change regarding the number of ODANs for Chicago. Their decision was made citing the upcoming 10-Hour minimum rest rule and how they believe this will impact the ability to bid ODANs back-to-back.

To make sure we are capturing the ODAN desires of Chicago, we have created a very informal/brief survey asking questions specific to ODAN flying. This survey is optional.

If you fly ODANs or have ever flown an ODAN, please fill out this survey. Send this to your Chicago-based friends that also fly ODANs. This survey will remain open until February 28th at 1700 (CT). You can access the survey here:

ORD APFA ODAN Survey

Note: you will need to log into your APFA account in order to participate in this survey. For help with logging into the APFA website, please contact APFA Membership Department at (817) 540-0108 ext. 8153, or email membership@apfa.org.


RESERVE

February has already proven to be a hectic month for flying, especially on reserve. Be sure to be armed with your contract knowledge on the basics of reserve. If you are on Reserve in February or March, please be sure to review the recent APFA Hotline that discusses Calling Out of Time and other reserve reminders here.

APFA Contract & Scheduling Desk
Call or text 817-540-0108
Monday – Friday, 0700 – 1900 (CDT)

APFA Live Messaging
Monday – Friday: 1500 – 2300 (CDT)
Weekends and Holidays: 0900 – 1700 (CDT)
(Link may be found on homepage of APFA.org)


HOLIDAY INCENTIVE PAYMENTS

Recently, the company communicated an updated timeline regarding payments for the Holiday Incentive Payments. The special check at the end of February should include any sequences that could not be Red Flagged in December and January. The end of March will include any hours that are eligible for the Perfect Attendance payout. Read the most recent Company communication regarding incentive payments sent out February 11, 2022, on Jetnet.

If you have any questions regarding your Incentive Pay, please fill out a Direct Connect.


PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS 

APFA Professional Standards is a voluntary, confidential service offered to Flight Attendants. The goal of Professional Standards is to resolve conflicts and concerns with fellow employees without involving Management, and to prevent escalation to disciplinary action from Management.

If you have an issue that you would like to discuss with professional standards, please reach out to them first. More information may be found on the APFA website here.

Please be kind to one another! Stay safe.

In Solidarity,

Susan Wroble
APFA ORD Base President
(630) 802-2268

swroble@apfa.org

Dray Howard
APFA ORD Base Vice President
(630) 215-8410

dhoward@apfa.org

Justin Patterson
APFA ORD Base Council Representative
(509) 720-0067

jpatterson@apfa.org

1004 West Euless Boulevard
Euless, Texas 76040

Phone: (817) 540-0108
Fax: (817) 540-2077

 

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