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2.27.24 – Duplicate Ballot Request Deadline Is Tomorrow For National Officer Runoff Elections

The last day to request a duplicate ballot package is tomorrow, Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 12:00 pm (CT). The APFA National Ballot Committee (NBC) does not advise members to wait till this deadline

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2.26.24 – Reminder: APFA Accepting Resumes For Administrative And National Department Chair Positions

APFA is accepting resumes for the following positions: National Balloting Committee (minimum of 4), National Budget Committee (minimum of 4), Regional Representatives (7), National Department Chairs

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2.26.24 – APFA Virtual Financial Planning Seminar- Thursday, March 7, 2024

Financial Planning Seminar on Thursday, March 7, from 11:00am – 1:00pm (CT). Are you ready to take charge of your financial journey? Are you just starting your career? Or are you a financial late bloomer?

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2.22.24 – Q4 2023 EC Final Agenda

Today, the 2023 Fourth Quarter meeting of the APFA Executive Committee was called to order. The assembly approved the agenda, which you may view by clicking here.

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2.22.24 – Make Your Vote Count! – Duplicate Ballot Deadline & FAQ’s

Ballots for the 2024 APFA National Officer Runoff Elections were mailed on Monday, February 5, 2024, to all APFA members. Act Now! If you have not received your original ballot, and you have not already requested a Duplicate Ballot package, now is the time!

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2.21.24 – Primary Round of 2024-25 Vacation Bidding Closes Next Week

The Primary Round of Vacation Bidding will close on Wednesday, February 28 at 1200 pm (CT). Primary Round awards will be posted no later than Tuesday, March 5 at 1200 pm (CT).

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2.21.24 – Members Of Congress And Elected Officials Support Flight Attendants

On February 13th, Flight Attendants across the industry stood together in historic solidarity. As Union members, we have each other’s backs. On the picket line last week, we were supported by elected officials

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2.19.24 – Duplicate Ballot Request: 2024 APFA National Officer Runoff Elections

Ballots for the 2024 APFA National Officer Runoff Elections were mailed on Monday, February 5, 2024, to all APFA members. If you have not received your ballot, you can request a duplicate ballot directly through the YesElections Support Desk

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2.18.24 – Coverage Needed (CN) Dates – March 2024

Coverage Needed (CN) is a term applied to any day in a bid month when not enough Flight Attendants bid in PBS to fly on that day.  PBS will award as many Flight Attendants as possible to be off on a particular day.

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2.18.24 – March 2024 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

Company PBS Bid Award Summary, APFA PBS Bid Award Summary by Base, PBS Award Files, PBS Mis-Award Process

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2.18.24 – Historic Show of Solidarity: Flight Attendant Worldwide Day of Action

Last Tuesday, Flight Attendants across unions and airlines stood shoulder to shoulder in the first-ever industry-wide Day of Action. Our message at American is clear: Management must bring significant wage increases that meet the needs of Flight Attendants.

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2.15.24 – Q4 2023 EC Tentative Agenda | 2024 APFA Annual Board Of Directors Convention

The regularly scheduled APFA Fourth Quarter 2023 Executive Committee Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at APFA Headquarters.

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2.15.24 – Reminder: 2/15/24 APFA Virtual Retirement Seminar Begins Soon!

APFA’s Virtual Retirement Seminar will be held today, from 11am to 1pm CT. Topics will include: 401(k), 65-Point Plan, COBRA, Medicare, Pensions, Retiree Travel, Social Security, Vacation/Sick Payout

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2.14.24 – Reminder: APFA Virtual Retirement Seminar – Thursday, February 15th

Please join us tomorrow, Thursday, February 15, from 11 am until 1 pm (CT) for our second virtual retirement seminar of 2024. Topics will include: 401(k), 65-Point Plan, COBRA, Medicare, Pensions, Retiree Travel, Social Security, Vacation/Sick Payout

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2.13.24 – Flight Attendants Take Historic Action Together For Fair Contracts Covering 100,000 Crewmembers

EULESS, Texas (February 13, 2024) – Today, thousands of Flight Attendants from American, Alaska, Air Wisconsin, United, Southwest and more, picketed outside more than 30 airports worldwide.

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2.12.24 – Ballots Currently Out For Delivery For 2024 National Officer Runoff Election

Ballots for the 2024 National Officer Elections were mailed to the membership last Monday, February 5, 2024, from our vendor in the New York area to the addresses on file with APFA.

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2.10.24 – Utilizing APFA EAP Professional Standards

During your sequence, if you are in a confrontation with a fellow Flight Attendant or Pilot that you cannot resolve, we strongly advise against directly contacting the company.

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2.10.24 – Celebrating Lunar New Year 2024

APFA would like to take a moment to recognize and celebrate Lunar New Year with those who observe. Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Chinese New Year, is steeped in ancient customs and rich symbolism

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2.10.24 – Negotiations Update #49 / Strike Preparation / Day of Action

This week in negotiations, we further narrowed the issues, focusing on Deadheading and certain issues in Scheduling. We agreed on some Deadheading provisions that will allow Flight Attendants to self-book alternative deadhead travel

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2.08.24 – Black History Month 2024: Honoring the Past

APFA honors the contributions of Black professionals in aviation by breaking down existing racial barriers. Commercial aviation started as a profession solely for white men in 1912. The profession evolved by 1936 to be a female-dominated field

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2.08.24 – APFA Virtual Retirement Seminar – Thursday, February 15th

Please join us on Thursday, February 15, from 11 am until 1 pm (CT) for our second virtual retirement seminar of 2024. We will send instructions on how to join the seminar in a hotline next week.

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2.08.24 – An Update from the Wings Foundation Board of Directors

Wings Foundation has been informed by American Airlines that onboard aluminum can recycling no longer generates enough proceeds to financially benefit the Wings Foundation. We know this news comes as a shock to the Flight Attendants of American Airlines

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2.06.24 – Worldwide Flight Attendant Day of Action: February 13, 2024

On Tuesday, February 13, 2024, Flight Attendants across the industry will picket in uniform at more than 30 worldwide airports to demand that management get serious about negotiating fair Flight Attendant contracts.

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2.05.24 – EAP Peer Committee Representative Recruitment Now Open

The APFA Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is looking for Flight Attendants to join the volunteer APFA EAP Peer Committee to provide support and assistance to Flight Attendants at each crew base.

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2.05.24 – Ballots Mailed for 2024 National Officer Run-Off Elections

Ballots for the 2024 National Officer Run-Off Elections were mailed to the membership today, February 5, 2024, to the addresses on file with APFA. Ballots must be received in the designated Post Office Box no later than Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at 10:00 am (CT).

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2.02.24 – Notification Of Willingness-To-Serve For Ad Hoc To The Executive Committee

The APFA National Ballot Committee (NBC) would like to inform all members that there is a Willingness-to-Serve (WTS) posted on the APFA website for the position of Ad Hoc Member to the Executive Committee, Place #5.

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2.01.24 – March 2024 Bidding Timelines

Bidding timeline including ETB, vacation, TTS, PBS, CQ, and more

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2.01.24 – Celebrating Black History Month 2024

Every year, APFA strives to honor and celebrate the diversity in America. February is Black History Month, a time to honor the achievements, contributions, and resilience of the Black community.

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1.31.24 – 2024 APFA National Officer Elections Debates

The 2024 APFA National Officers Elections debates were held earlier today at APFA Headquarters in Euless, Texas. In accordance with APFA Policy Manual Section 14.Q.

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1.29.24 – Primary Round of 2024-25 Vacation Bidding Now Open

The Primary Round of Vacation Bidding opened today, January 29 at 1200 pm (CT). The Primary Round of Vacation Bidding will close on Wednesday, February 28 at 1200 pm (CT).

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1.26.24 – 2024 APFA National Officer Elections Results

Today, January 26, 2024, the APFA National Ballot Committee certified the APFA National Officer Elections results. There will be a Run-Off Election for National President, National Vice President, National Secretary and National Treasurer positions.

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1.25.24 – Negotiations Update #48: NMB Status Conference

Last week, APFA National President Julie Hedrick submitted a letter to the National Mediation Board (NMB) stating that contract negotiations are at an impasse and Flight Attendants should be free to strike American Airlines.

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1.25.24 – New! APFA Notification System for Critical Incidents

American Airlines Inflight Management is responsible for providing the proper support Flight Attendants need when experiencing a critical incident while on duty, and communicating with APFA is an integral part of that responsibility.

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1.23.24 – APFA Accepting Resumes For Administrative And National Department Chair Positions

APFA is accepting resumes for the following positions: National Balloting Committee (minimum of 4), National Budget Committee (minimum of 4), Regional Representatives (7), National Department Chairs

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1.20.24 – 2024 APFA National Officer Elections Voter Eligibility Deadline Is Monday

For your vote to count, you must be a member in good standing (no more than 60 days in dues arrears) by this Monday, January 22, 2024, at 5:00 pm (CT).

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2.27.24 – Duplicate Ballot Request Deadline Is Tomorrow For National Officer Runoff Elections

The last day to request a duplicate ballot package is tomorrow, Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 12:00 pm (CT). The APFA National Ballot Committee (NBC) does not advise members to wait till this deadline

Continue Reading

2.26.24 – Reminder: APFA Accepting Resumes For Administrative And National Department Chair Positions

APFA is accepting resumes for the following positions: National Balloting Committee (minimum of 4), National Budget Committee (minimum of 4), Regional Representatives (7), National Department Chairs

Continue Reading

2.26.24 – APFA Virtual Financial Planning Seminar- Thursday, March 7, 2024

Financial Planning Seminar on Thursday, March 7, from 11:00am – 1:00pm (CT). Are you ready to take charge of your financial journey? Are you just starting your career? Or are you a financial late bloomer?

Continue Reading

2.22.24 – Q4 2023 EC Final Agenda

Today, the 2023 Fourth Quarter meeting of the APFA Executive Committee was called to order. The assembly approved the agenda, which you may view by clicking here.

Continue Reading

2.22.24 – Make Your Vote Count! – Duplicate Ballot Deadline & FAQ’s

Ballots for the 2024 APFA National Officer Runoff Elections were mailed on Monday, February 5, 2024, to all APFA members. Act Now! If you have not received your original ballot, and you have not already requested a Duplicate Ballot package, now is the time!

Continue Reading

2.21.24 – Primary Round of 2024-25 Vacation Bidding Closes Next Week

The Primary Round of Vacation Bidding will close on Wednesday, February 28 at 1200 pm (CT). Primary Round awards will be posted no later than Tuesday, March 5 at 1200 pm (CT).

Continue Reading

2.21.24 – Members Of Congress And Elected Officials Support Flight Attendants

On February 13th, Flight Attendants across the industry stood together in historic solidarity. As Union members, we have each other’s backs. On the picket line last week, we were supported by elected officials

Continue Reading

2.19.24 – Duplicate Ballot Request: 2024 APFA National Officer Runoff Elections

Ballots for the 2024 APFA National Officer Runoff Elections were mailed on Monday, February 5, 2024, to all APFA members. If you have not received your ballot, you can request a duplicate ballot directly through the YesElections Support Desk

Continue Reading

2.18.24 – Coverage Needed (CN) Dates – March 2024

Coverage Needed (CN) is a term applied to any day in a bid month when not enough Flight Attendants bid in PBS to fly on that day.  PBS will award as many Flight Attendants as possible to be off on a particular day.

Continue Reading

2.18.24 – March 2024 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

Company PBS Bid Award Summary, APFA PBS Bid Award Summary by Base, PBS Award Files, PBS Mis-Award Process

Continue Reading

2.18.24 – Historic Show of Solidarity: Flight Attendant Worldwide Day of Action

Last Tuesday, Flight Attendants across unions and airlines stood shoulder to shoulder in the first-ever industry-wide Day of Action. Our message at American is clear: Management must bring significant wage increases that meet the needs of Flight Attendants.

Continue Reading

2.15.24 – Q4 2023 EC Tentative Agenda | 2024 APFA Annual Board Of Directors Convention

The regularly scheduled APFA Fourth Quarter 2023 Executive Committee Meeting will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2024, at APFA Headquarters.

Continue Reading

2.15.24 – Reminder: 2/15/24 APFA Virtual Retirement Seminar Begins Soon!

APFA’s Virtual Retirement Seminar will be held today, from 11am to 1pm CT. Topics will include: 401(k), 65-Point Plan, COBRA, Medicare, Pensions, Retiree Travel, Social Security, Vacation/Sick Payout

Continue Reading

2.14.24 – Reminder: APFA Virtual Retirement Seminar – Thursday, February 15th

Please join us tomorrow, Thursday, February 15, from 11 am until 1 pm (CT) for our second virtual retirement seminar of 2024. Topics will include: 401(k), 65-Point Plan, COBRA, Medicare, Pensions, Retiree Travel, Social Security, Vacation/Sick Payout

Continue Reading

2.13.24 – Flight Attendants Take Historic Action Together For Fair Contracts Covering 100,000 Crewmembers

EULESS, Texas (February 13, 2024) – Today, thousands of Flight Attendants from American, Alaska, Air Wisconsin, United, Southwest and more, picketed outside more than 30 airports worldwide.

Continue Reading

APFA Headquarters
1004 West Euless Boulevard
Euless, Texas 76040

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

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

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

APFA Events

Financial Planning Seminar

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2024 BOD Convention

March 19 @ 9:00 am - March 21 @ 5:00 pm

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

Financial Planning Seminar

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2024 BOD Convention

March 19 @ 9:00 am - March 21 @ 5:00 pm

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

Financial Planning Seminar

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2024 BOD Convention

March 19 @ 9:00 am - March 21 @ 5:00 pm
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