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Hotlines – 2003

12.10.03 – (LAA) – National Officer WTS Notificaitons

This is Gay Floyd with the APFA National Ballot Committee. Today, December 10, 2003, the APFA National Ballot Committee retrieved the National Officer Willingness-to-Serve Notifications. The candidates for President are: Margaret “Peggy” Anthony, William “Bobby” Bulham, Steve Ellis, Tommie Hutto-Blake, Rock Salomon, and John Ward. The candidates for Vice President are: Ted Bedwell, Jr., Dixie…

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12.02.03 – (LAA) – APFA Welcomes Formerly Furloughed FAs

Today is Tuesday, December 2, 2003. This is Liz Geiss, DFW InfoRep Captain, with an APFA Hotline Update. The APFA would like to welcome back to the line 352 formerly furloughed Flight Attendants. Flight Attendants included in this recall return to active status today! The APFA Membership Department reminds returning Flight Attendants to update their…

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11.14.03 – (LAA) – Settlement Reached Presidential Grievances Filed Regarding AA Attendance Policy, Joint Scheduling Committee Reached Agreement on Scheduling Flexibilities, FAA Reauthorization Bill

Hello. Today is Friday, November 14, 2003. This is Liz Geiss, DFW InfoRep Captain, with the APFA Hotline. APFA Vice President Jeff Bott and American Airlines have reached a settlement on three Presidential Grievances filed regarding the American Airlines Attendance Policy. The Settlement and an overview of the agreement can be found on the opening…

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11.13.03 – (LAA) – Flight 587 2nd Anniversary

This is Jeff Bott, APFA Vice President, with an APFA Hotline Update for Thursday, November 13, 2003. Yesterday marked the second anniversary of the loss of our colleagues from Flight 587. Our thoughts are with their families today. To Barbara, Joe, Carol, William, Debbie, Michelle, Wilmer, Ed and Sten, we miss you terribly. On another…

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11.07.03 – (LAA) – Flight 587, Stock Options

Hello. This is George Price, APFA Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, November 7, 2003. The APFA would like to remember the crew and passengers who died on American Airlines Flight 587 on November 12, 2001. Please take a moment on Wednesday, to remember those lost in this tragic event. Flight Attendants eligible…

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10.31.03 – (LAA) – Benefits Enrollment Extended, Benefits Enrollment Extended, FAA Reauthorization Bill, Adecco Filed Office at AMR Headquarters will Close

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, October 31, 2003. American Airlines has informed the APFA that the 2004 Benefits Enrollment has been extended until Monday, November 3rd at 2359 Central Time, due to computer problems experienced with the enrollment system. A report published in the Dallas…

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10.30.03 – (LAA) – AA Announces that 2004 Benefits Enrollment Extended

Hello, this is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with an APFA Hotline Update for Thursday, October 30, 2003. American Airlines has informed the APFA that the 2004 Benefits Enrollment has been extended through November 2nd due to problems with the enrollment system. If problems persist, an additional extension to the enrollment period may be…

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10.27.03 – (LAA) – Hotel Key Card Safety

Hello. This is Liz Geiss, DFW InfoRep Captain, with a special hotline update for Monday, October 27th, 2003. It has been confirmed by, law enforcement reports, that card style hotel keys have been linked to identity theft. Therefore, effective immediately the APFA suggests that crewmembers checking out of their layover hotel should not return the…

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10.10.03 – (LAA) – AA Fall Management Converence, Letter of Agreement Resulting in Recall of 390 Flight Attendants, Refunds for Pre-Funding of Retiree Health

This is John Ward, APFA President, with a hotline message for Friday, October 10. American Airlines Managers were in Dallas this week for their Fall Management Conference. The Company announced via Jet Net and Jetwire that it had invited representatives from APFA, TWU and APA to attend. I declined the invitation due to the fact…

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10.09.03 – (LAA) – Letter of Agreement Signed Confirming that the Company will Recall 390 Flight Attendants, Overage Leaves, Letter of Agreement Signed Between the APFA and AA for 390 Furloughed FAs

This is John Ward, President of APFA, with a hotline message for Thursday, October 09. The APFA and the Company have signed off on a Letter of Agreement confirming that the Company will recall 390 flight attendants, effective December 2. This recall is made possible due to the projected increase in flying the Company expects…

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09.26.03 – (LAA) – Company Not Hiring Foreign National FAs, Foreign National Agreement, Overage Leaves of Absence Presidential Grievance, 2004 Benefits Enrollment, 777 Award Options

Hello. This is Liz Geiss, DFW InfoRep Captain, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, September 26th, 2003. Despite rumors to the contrary, the Company is not currently hiring Foreign National Flight Attendants. In addition, per the Foreign National Agreement, there is a cap on the total number of Foreign Nationals the Company may employ. In…

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09.19.03 – (LAA) – Reduced Layover Rest, Finalization of 777-Award Options, Changes to Language of the FAA Reauthorization Bill, Reissuance of Mandated ID Badges

Hello. This is Liz Geiss, DFW InfoRep Captain, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, September 19th, 2003. The Safety, Health and Scheduling Departments need to hear from you on the issue of reduced layover rest. In order to better address our members’ concerns, we need to collect additional information. The APFA has posted a reduced…

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09.18.03 – (LAA) – Hurriane Isabel

Special Hotline Update. This is Liz Geiss, DFW InfoRep Captain, with a special hotline update for Thursday, September 18th, 2003. If you have a cancellation due to Hurricane Isabel, please follow the MIC (misconnect, illegality, cancellation) provisions outlined in Article 9.P and I.9.P of the contract. In the event you lose the balance of your…

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9.12.03 – (LAA) – APFA, IBT, TWU Send Joint Statement Stating Opposition to Last Minute Changes to Language in the FAA Reauthorization Bill, Finalization of 777 Award Options

Hello. This is Liz Geiss, DFW InfoRep Captain, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, September 12th, 2003. On Wednesday September 10th, the APFA, along with AFA, IBT-Airline Division, and TWU, Local 556, sent out a joint statement to the press stating our opposition to the last minute changes to the language in the FAA Reauthorization…

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09.11.03 – (LAA) – 9/11 2 Year Anniversary

This is John Ward, APFA President, with a Special Hotline Message for Thursday, September 11, 2003. Today marks the two year annniversay of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. For us, September 11, 2001 will always be remembered as the day we lost thirteen of our finest aboard American flights 11…

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8.22.03 – (LAA) – Manning, Defining Layover Rest Period, HI3s

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, August 22, 2003. The APFA Scheduling Department has received continuous updates from crew schedule on the status of manning around the system. As of this recording, we are no longer at step 9 in the order of open time at…

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8.14.03 – (LAA) – Power Outage in Northeastern US

This is Joann Matley National Safety Coordinator, with an APFA Hotline Update for Thursday, August 14, 2003 The Northeastern United States has been affected by a power outage. All major airports in the New York area including LGA, JFK, EWR, Islip, and White Plains, as well as Detroit, Cleveland, and Toronto are either closed or…

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8.11.03 – (LAA) – AA Announces No Additional Furloughs in Fall, STL FAs Return to Crew Bases They Were Assigned, Order of Open time in STL, LAX, MIA, TWA-LLC Injunction Ruling

  Today is Monday, August 11, 2003. This is George Price, APFA Communications Coordinator with an APFA Hotline Update. The Company has notified the APFA that there will be no additional furloughs in the fall. The Company said that due to “attrition and some other factors,” the Company’s forecast did not suggest furloughs would be…

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