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6.06.22 – APFA CLT Base Brief – July 2022 Staffing and Allocations

Monday, June 6, 2022 APFA CLT Base Brief – July 2022 Staffing and Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly call with the Company last week. Here is what you can expect for July: Active headcount: 2,646 Lineholders: 2,009 Reserves: 636 (24.1%) Expected Line Average: 81.9 hours The trips for July were almost a carbon…

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5.22.22 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Sunday, May 22, 2022

Sunday, May 22, 2022 From Your Safety Reports Each month we break down the safety events that are reported for Charlotte and look for areas that are of concern. Here are some of the safety stats from the last month. Fume/Odor Events: 7 (with a rash of them in the last 2 weeks that are…

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5.17.22 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We wanted to address some of the issues we have been seeing, and provide some insight on how to handle them. Early Boarding The Company and the Union came to a settlement last winter on Agents boarding the aircraft before the contractual boarding times. Unfortunately, the…

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5.07.22 – APFA CLT Base Brief – June 2022 Staffing and Allocations

Saturday, May 7, 2022 APFA CLT Base Brief – June 2022 Staffing and Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly call with the company this week and here is what you can expect for June. Active headcount – 2,524 Lineholders – 1,924 Reserves – 601 (23.8%) Expected Line Average – 85 hours The…

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4.06.22 – APFA CLT Base Brief – May 2022 Allocations

Wednesday, April 6, 2022 APFA CLT Base Brief – May 2022 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly call with the Company this past weekend to discuss the trips for May. I also attended a base-specific briefing where local Management discussed plans for Charlotte this summer. Some interesting changes are coming that…

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3.06.22 – APFA CLT Base Brief – April 2022 Allocations

Sunday, March 6, 2022 APFA CLT Base Brief – April 2022 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly call with the company last week to discuss the trips for April. Most of the basic trip construction issues remained flat, with no real improvements. The overall system did have some good news as April…

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2.08.22 – APFA CLT Base Brief – March 2022 Allocations

Tuesday, February 8, 2022 APFA CLT Base Brief Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, This past weekend was a tremendous strain on everyone. The winter storms that disrupted DFW and several East Coast bases proved the company does not have the resources or the systems needed to handle such emergencies. With our system interlinked where we…

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2.02.22 – APFA CLT Base Brief – 2022-2023 Vacation Bidding

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 2022-2023 Vacation Bidding Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Every year, the Company creates the annual vacation matrix outlining the distribution of vacation days for the next “vacation year.” The number of days allotted to the matrix and how they are distributed are outlined in JCBA Section 8 – Vacation. This section…

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1.04.22 – APFA CLT Base Brief – February 2022 Allocations

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly call with the company concerning trips for February. There were only some small changes to the way trips were constructed and the February trips look a lot like what we have been seeing for the last two months. Our active headcount is…

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12.16.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Thursday, December 16, 2021

Thursday, December 16, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, New Hires We have been welcoming New Hires into the Charlotte family every week and we will continue to see new faces for several weeks to come. Please extend a warm welcome to our latest additions when you cross paths with them. No matter how long…

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12.05.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – January 2022 Allocations

Sunday, December 5, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Welcome New Hire Classes 2021-1 and 2021-2! It has been over a year and a half since we have had new Flight Attendants join our ranks and we are happy to welcome the majority of the first new groups to Charlotte. For the past few weeks,…

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11.13.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – PBS Training Event Starting Soon

Saturday, November 13, 2021 PBS Training Event Starting Soon APFA DCA is hosting a PBS training event for DCA Flight Attendants. This two-hour session will provide you an opportunity to refresh on PBS bidding and important concepts. This event will be hosted utilizing Microsoft® Teams. Follow the instructions below to join! Saturday, November 13, 2021 11am – 1pm…

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11.04.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – December 2021 Allocations

Thursday, November 4, 2021 December 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Yesterday, we had our monthly call to discuss the trips for December. Here is how it breaks down. The Company is reducing our CLT flying hours by about 10,000 hours. We will see about a 15% reduction in trips as a result. They…

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10.15.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Friday, October 15, 2021

Friday, October 15, 2021 CLT Flight Attendants, Welcome Back In the last year and a half, many of our fellow Flight Attendants decided to take various leaves of absence to help preserve jobs for others. Next month, the majority of them will be coming back, with the rest following in December. To all the returning…

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10.05.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – November 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 November 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly calls with the company concerning the trips for November and the improvements are continuing but we still have some major issues before our trips fully return to the pre-covid trip construction model. Our numbers break down with an active…

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9.22.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – September 22, 2021

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 CLT Flight Attendants: Here are a few reminders on several subjects and answers to a few of the common questions you have been sending our way. PBS Mis-awards Questions on Scheduling Systems Issues (i.e. TTS run) or Pay Discrepancies If you think you have a mis-award, follow these steps to help…

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9.05.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – October 2021 Allocations

Sunday, September 5, 2021 October 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, The company had some mixed news this week for what the future of our system will look like, and what we can expect our trips to look like. The good news was the planned return of the domestic network with the addition of wide-body…

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8.11.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – August 11, 2021

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Forced Double-Ups Crew Scheduling should not be “tagging” LINEHOLDERS into additional flying at the end of a sequence. APFA has made it clear that we view this as a forced double-up, and the JCBA does not permit this. Keep in mind this only applies to LINEHOLDERS. Reserves may be rescheduled to additional flying…

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8.05.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – September 2021 Allocations

Thursday, August 5, 2021 September 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We continue to address the trip construction model the Company has adopted for several months during our monthly allocations calls. We have argued for shorter duty days and longer rest, cutting the sit/connection times, the five-leg days, the long duty days followed by…

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7.30.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – July 30, 2021

Friday, July 30, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, With the operation in meltdown across the system, there are many reschedules happening. We want to make you aware of two very different situations. Re-scheduled Duty Max vs. Operational Duty Max This example is in reference to the chart in JCBA Section 11.F. Example: You are working…

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7.19.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – July 19, 2021

Monday, July 19, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We thought we’d take some time and talk about safety. We have recently seen a drastic spike in assaults on Flight Attendants, which we cannot tolerate in our work environment. This summer has been challenging enough with a brutal trip construction model, scheduling and staffing issues,…

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7.19.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – July 19, 2021

Monday, July 19, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We thought we’d take some time and talk about safety. We have recently seen a drastic spike in assaults on Flight Attendants, which we cannot tolerate in our work environment. This summer has been challenging enough with a brutal trip construction model, scheduling and staffing issues,…

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7.06.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – August 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 August 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly allocations call with the Company over the weekend to discuss the trips for August. We have seen the peak of summer flying in July, and August will begin the fall reductions. There are two schedule reductions slated for the…

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6.20.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – June 20, 2021

Sunday, June 20, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Back by Popular Demand – Reserve Class Hosted by Charles Starks co-hosted by Scott Hazlewood and Frank Cagle We will be hosting a virtual Reserve class via ZOOM on June 26th from 12 noon to 4pm. This is a comprehensive class that will cover everything reserve.…

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6.06.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – July 2021 Allocations

Sunday, June 6, 2021 July 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly allocations call with the Company to discuss the trips for July. There were very little changes to the actual trip construction and things look very much the same as they do in June. Our man hours slightly increased from 113,184…

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5.13.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – May 13, 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021 From Your Safety Reports Here are some totals from the CERs Reports submitted for Charlotte in one month: Fume/Odor events reported – 1   Aircraft type- 320    Flight Attendants taken to Hospital- 3 Passengers ill on aircraft – 79                Possible Covid – 19 Passenger Misconduct on Aircraft – 298 Mask related – 201 Intoxication –…

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5.07.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Employee Parking

Friday, May 7, 2021 Employee Parking Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Two years ago, we took on several issues we had with the employee lot 2 (formerly lot 4). We measured, photographed, researched city codes, attended meetings, documented, voiced our concerns and wrote letters to the Airport officials, AA management and any governing body we…

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5.04.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – June 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 June 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly call with the company to discuss the trips for June. We had an increase in time, but the distribution of trips and the basic construction of the trips remains the same. The most disappointing news was the reserve number…

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4.25.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Sunday, April 25, 2021

Sunday, April 25, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We wanted to make sure you were aware that the 737 MAX aircraft were built into trips for Charlotte in May. Some Flight Attendants have had apprehension over working this aircraft since its return to service. American has held Town Halls for the other bases to discuss…

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4.09.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – May 2021 Allocations

Friday, April 9, 2021 May 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our calls with the Company this week concerning the schedule for May. Two months ago, the Company had told us there would be increases to the system in the next few months, and they would not be granting the new leaves.…

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