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2.09.23 – APFA Virtual Membership Meeting Begins at 11:00am CT

The APFA Virtual Membership Meeting begins today at 11:00am CT.

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2.08.23 – APFA Virtual Membership Meeting: Tomorrow, February 9, 2023

APFA will be hosting a Virtual Membership Meeting tomorrow, February 9th, from 11:00am until 12:00pm (CT).

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2.08.23 – APFA Negotiations Town Hall – Thursday, February 23, 2023

Your APFA Negotiating Committee is hosting a virtual Negotiations Town Hall on Thursday, February 23rd, from 1 pm until 2 pm (CT). The Negotiating Committee will be discussing the status of negotiations.

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2.07.23 – Ballots Mailed for 2023 Base Representative Elections

Ballots for the 2023 Base Representative Elections were mailed to the membership today, February 7, 2023, to the following bases: CLT, DFW, LAX, MIA, ORD and PHL.

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2.04.23 – DFW Weather Event: A Message of Thanks

It was another challenging week as snow, sleet, and freezing rain impacted the DFW operation. As a result, Flight Attendants experienced sequence disruptions and long wait times to speak with crew tracking and the hotel/limo desk.

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2.04.23 – APFA Virtual Membership Meeting: Thursday, February 9, 2023

APFA will be hosting a Virtual Membership Meeting on Thursday, February 9th, from 11:00am until 12:00pm (CT).

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2.03.23 – National Heart Health Awareness Month

February is National Heart Health Awareness Month. American Heart Month raises awareness of the importance of a healthy heart and encourages healthy habits that help reduce the risk of heart disease. Just under half of all adults in America have hypertension (HBP)/high blood pressure.

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2.01.23 – March 2023 Bidding Timelines

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March bidding timeline including CQ bidding, vacation, TTS, etc.

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2.01.23 – February Recognitions

February is Black History Month, celebrating African American roles in our history and the achievements that continue to push our country to greatness.

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1.30.23 – Rescheduling Reminders: DFW Weather Event

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A winter weather event in the DFW area is expected to bring mixed precipitation, primarily freezing rain and sleet, through 0600 CST on Wednesday, February 1st.

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1.30.23 – Celebrating Black History Month: Join Your DEI Committee in Washington, D.C.

Join the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee as we celebrate Black History Month in Washington, D.C. We will be in the terminal from 11:20 am-1:20 pm and then The National Museum of African American History & Culture.

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1.30.23 – Primary Round of 2023-24 Vacation Bidding Now Open

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The Primary Round of Vacation Bidding opened today, January 30th at 1200 (CT). The Primary Round of Vacation Bidding will close on Wednesday, March 1st at 1200 (CT). Primary Round awards will be posted no later than Tuesday, March 7th at 1200 (CT).

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1.29.23 – 2023 APFA Annual Board of Directors Convention

The 2023 APFA Annual Board of Directors Convention will be held on March 14 – 17, 2023, at the Westin Las Colinas.

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1.27.23 – APFA Leadership on Capitol Hill- January 24, 2023

Julie, along with APFA Government Affairs Representatives Allie Malis and Lori Glattly, met with both the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Majority and Minority, as well as Senate Commerce Chair Maria Cantwell (D-WA).

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1.25.23 – APFA Negotiations Virtual Town Hall Recording- January 18, 2023

The January 18, 2023 Negotiations Virtual Town Hall recording is now available.

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1.23.23 – American Airlines Flight Attendant Negotiations Entering Critical Phase: Picketing Continues

APFA Press Release Monday, January 23, 2023 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paul Hartshorn, Jr. [email protected] American Airlines Flight Attendant Negotiations Entering Critical Phase: Picketing Continues (Euless, TX) —  On…

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1.23.23 – Reminder! Systemwide Picket January 24th!

Systemwide Picketing on Tuesday, January 24th, 2023 at 11:00 am-1:00 pm (local time). Read for your base information.

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1.21.23 – Changes to Departure Procedures

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The company recently released a communication along with the 1Q23 Web-Based Training (WBT) about changes to departure procedures. Effective April 3rd, 2023, Gate Agents will close the aircraft door.

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1.19.23 – Website Updates: New Live Polling Open, ‘On the Job’, and More!

Thursday, January 19, 2023 Website Updates, Live Polling, and Helpful Links The newly redesigned APFA website incorporates updates and changes to make the information you need easily accessible. To help…

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1.19.23 – American Airlines Flight Attendant Systemwide Picketing Event On Tuesday, January 24th

APFA Press Advisory Thursday, January 19, 2023 Media Contact: Paul Hartshorn, Jr. [email protected] Advisory: American Airlines Flight Attendant Systemwide Picketing Event on Tuesday, January 24th (Euless, TX) —  On Tuesday,…

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1.18.23 – 2023 Base Election Candidates & Duly Elected Representatives

Today, the APFA National Ballot Committee (NBC) retrieved the Willingness-To-Serves (WTS) for Base President, Base Vice President and Base Council Representatives. The NBC would like to thank all individuals who submitted a WTS for this year!

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1.18.23 – February 2023 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

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The February 2023 PBS Award Files will be available to view on the APFA website on or around Thursday, January 19.

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1.18.23 – Annual Vacation Buyback Awarded/Vacation Bidding Timelines

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The Annual Vacation Buyback for 2023-24 vacation is now awarded. You may view your award in AVBA on the Summary page via Crew Portal > Monthly Bids > Vacation > Annual > Summary.

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1.18.23 – January 2023 APFA Negotiations Town Hall Begins Shortly

The APFA virtual Negotiations Town Hall will be held today, January 18th, from 2 pm until 3 pm (CT).

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1.17.23 – CAT Member Negotiations Town Hall Begins Shortly

Tuesday, January 17, 2023 The Contract ACTION Team Member only town hall will take place today, at 1:00 pm CST. As a reminder, a  full membership town hall is scheduled for January 18th, at…

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1.17.23 – Reminder! Tomorrow: APFA Negotiations Town Hall

Your APFA Negotiating Committee is hosting a virtual Negotiations Town Hall tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18th, from 2 pm until 3 pm (CT). The Negotiating Committee will be discussing the status of negotiations.

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1.17.23 – Final Reminder: Willingness-To-Serve Notification for Base Representative Elections

Willingness-to-Serve notifications must be electronically submitted to APFA by tomorrow, January 18, 2023, at 1000 (CT). Paper submissions will not be accepted. Please follow all instructions on the form to correctly submit your WTS.

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1.17.23 – APFA EAP Peer Support Program

The APFA Employee Assistance, Professional Standards, and Critical Incident Response Team Program continues to evolve. We’d like to offer an update on the support and assistance available. A Peer Support Representative may be reached by calling the APFA EAP Helpline at (833) 214-2002, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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1.16.23 – Reminder! Tomorrow: CAT Member Negotiations Town Hall

Reminder! The Contract ACTION Team Member only town hall will take place tomorrow, January 17th, at 1:00 pm CST.

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1.16.23 – Celebrating the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Today, we celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a civil rights activist who promoted civil disobedience (nonviolence) methodology to effect change. Dr. King pointed out the inequalities of segregation while stopping short of calling for violent confrontation, allowing for a middle-of-the-road reformation of civil rights.

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1.13.23 – StayWell Rx

StayWell Rx is a prescription discount program through CVS Caremark. You, your spouse, and dependents covered by American Airlines health insurance plans are eligible to participate in this program.

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1.13.23 – 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 #1 and #2.

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1.12.23 – Keep the Pressure On! January 24th Systemwide Picket!

Keep the Pressure On! Systemwide Picketing – Tuesday, January 24th, 2023, 11:00 am-1:00 pm (local time)

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1.12.23 – 2023-24 Annual Vacation Buyback Closes Tomorrow

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The 2023-24 Annual Vacation Buyback process closes tomorrow, January 13th, at 1200 (CT). The awards will be posted no later than Wednesday, January 18th at 1200 (CT).

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1.11.23 – FAA Systems Causing Systemwide Delays

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This morning, the FAA Notice to Air Missions (NOTAM) system experienced an outage, resulting in a nationwide ground stop. This has caused delays and cancelations for departures and arrivals into and within the United States. As of 0800 CT, the FAA reports that the system is back on line and departures have resumed.

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4.11.24 – Call to Action! No More Stalled Negotiations!

Over 100,000 Flight Attendants are in drawn-out negotiations across the industry. But without a credible strike threat, airline management is perfectly happy to prolong negotiations for years.

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4.09.24 – Reduction in Staffing Arbitration Begins April 16th, 2024

Next week, the Reduction in Staffing Presidential Grievance Arbitration will be heard in New York. April 16th – 19th – 9:00 am

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4.07.24 – SMS and Webchat Outage

We are experiencing an outage with SMS and Webchat when trying to reach an APFA Representative. You may still reach a representative using the WhatsApp and iMessage platforms.

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4.05.24 – APFA Executive Committee Special Meeting Minutes

APFA held a Special Executive Committee Meeting on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at the Westin Irving Convention Center in Irving, TX, during the March 2024 APFA Board of Directors Meeting.

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4.04.24 – Issues with mobileCCI

This morning the company sent out a CCI message letting Flight Attendants know that there are currently issues accessing mobileCCI. How do I sign in for my trip if mobileCCI is not working for me?

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4.01.24 – May 2024 Bidding Timelines

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

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3.29.24 – First Look: A New CQ Drill Assessment

The 2024-2025 CQ program begins in April, and with it comes a new drill assessment called First Look. Your participation in First Look is completely voluntary.

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3.27.24 – APFA Virtual Retirement Seminar – Tuesday, April 23rd

Please join us on Tuesday, April 23, from 11 am until 1 pm (CT) for our virtual retirement seminar. Topics will include: 401(k), 65-Point Plan, COBRA, Medicare, Pensions, Retiree Travel, Social Security, Vacation/Sick Payout

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3.22.24 – 2024 Convention Recap Part II: Member-Driven Events, 2024 Labor Notes

Recap Part II: Members are Making the Difference!; 2024 Labor Notes Conference: APFA’s Expanding Involvement Within the Labor Movement; Ad Hoc Election to the Executive Committee.

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3.20.24 – 2024 Annual BOD Convention Recap Part I: Board Training, 28th Annual Awards Event

On Monday March 18th, 2024, your APFA Leadership participated in the annual board training outlined in the APFA Policy Manual Section 4.B.6. Alexia Kulwiec from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Workers conducted the training.

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3.19.24 – Negotiations Update #51: Mediated Negotiations Continue

Last week, in conjunction with our status conference with the National Mediation Board (NMB) in Washington, D.C., we held mediated negotiations with the Company on Tuesday, March 12, and Thursday, March 14.

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3.19.24 – 2024 APFA Annual Board of Directors Convention Final Agenda

This morning, APFA National President Julie Hedrick called to order the 2024 APFA Annual Board of Directors Convention at the Westin Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. The assembly approved the final agenda, which you may view here.

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3.19.24 – Update to iOS 17.4

An update to iOS 17.4 for Flight Attendant EFBs will be effective on March 21, 2024. Prior to your next sequence, please ensure you have installed the most recent versions of iOS and Comply365.

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3.18.24 – Coverage Needed (CN) Dates – April 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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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 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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