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5.20.24 – APFA DCA Base Brief – DCA Deserves Better – Tell Management NOW!

DCA Deserves Better – Tell Management NOW!

Monday, May 20, 2024

DCA Flight Attendants,

As your DCA Base President and fellow Flight Attendant, we stand together in the struggle for positive change. Representing DCA, BWI, and IAD, our workgroup currently faces forced hours in our schedules due to PBS constraints, short layovers with multiple legs per day, minimal soft credit, limited cadence and regularity with our sequences, no TTS and UBL flexibility, high percentages of reserves, and a deficiency and quality of trip options. We are the only base that does not have the option to fly IPD trips despite being required to qualify on wide-body aircraft.

For too long, we’ve witnessed the challenges and injustices that hinder our flexibility and work-life balance. But let me be clear: we are not powerless, and together, we will advocate for change!

In my role as your DCA Base President, along with DCA Base Vice President Dianne Britton, we have tirelessly fought for your rights, your well-being, and the dignity and respect you deserve. Now, we call on each of you to stand with us, for each other, and against the status quo. Use this link to email American Airlines management and express your frustration and tell them personally that enough is enough! The allocations and manpower planning departments and our local base management need to hear directly from you.

Together, we can confront management with our unwavering determination to make meaningful improvements for all Flight Attendants based at DCA. Collectively, we demand the respect, fairness, and support we deserve. We will not just make a difference; we WILL be the difference.

In Solidarity and Determination,

John Pennel
APFA DCA Base President

[email protected]

WHAT DO WE WANT? CONTRACT!
WHEN DO WE WANT IT? NOW!

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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
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APFA Events

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