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11.12.18 – In Our Hearts and Minds Forever – Remembering Flight 587

Monday, November 12, 2018   On this date, 17 years ago, we learned the tragic fate of AA Flight 587 that crashed in Queens, New York, killing everyone onboard the Airbus A300 including nine of AA’s finest crew members as well as five victims on the ground.  This unimaginable tragedy happened just two months after…

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11.12.17 – (LAA/LUS) – 16th Anniversary of AA Flight 587

AA Flight 587

On this date, 16 years ago, we learned the tragic fate of AA Flight 587 that crashed in Queens, New York, killing everyone onboard the Airbus A300 including nine of AA’s finest crew members as well as five victims on the ground. This unimaginable tragedy happened just two months after 9/11, leaving us shell shocked…

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11.12.14b (LAA/LUS) Remembering Our Colleagues – AA Flight 587

APFA Members Subscribe to the APFA Hotline Non-Members Subscribe to the APFA Hotline Press Subscribe to APFA’s Press Release Remembering Our Colleagues Today – November 12, 2014 November 12th is a difficult day for our membership. Thirteen years ago today, we lost nine of our colleagues aboard AA Flight 587 when it crashed in Belle…

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11.12.10 – (LAA) Negotiations Update, APFA on Wall Street, Meeting of the AA Unions, FAA in ORD, AIT Body Scanner Update, Carry-on Assist, In Memorium of Flight 587

This is APFA Communications Coordinator, Jeff Pharr, with the weekly hotline update for Friday, November 12, 2010. NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE We’ve received copies of hundreds of letters and e-mails sent to the National Mediation Board (NMB) asking them to allow the Railway Labor Act to move forward – stories of hardships and suffering as a result…

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11.12.04 – (LAA) – AA Flight 587 Crash Anniversary, American Airlines’ Attendance Control Policy, Delta Pilots Ratify Concession Agreement, US Airways File Application to Regject the Bargaining Agreements Between CWA, the IAM, and FAs Represented by AFA

This is Michelle Nasca, JFK Base Chair, with a special Hotline message for Friday November 12, 2004. Today marks the third anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in Belle Harbor, NY. While three years seem like an eternity considering the length of time we’ve had to live without our friends and loved…

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11.08.02 – (LAA) – 1 Year Anniversary of Flight 587 Crash, BOD Meetings, TX Workforce Commission Conducting Rapid Response Meetings at AA Learning Center

This is APFA President John Ward with a special APFA HotLine for Tuesday, November 12, 2002. Today marks the one-year anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 which killed 265 people including, seven JFK Flight Attendants and two New York based cockpit crewmembers. The APFA National Officers, along with many other APFA Representatives,…

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10.04.02 – (LAA) – System wide Overage Will Be Greater than Projected, Overage Leave and Partnership Flying Proffer for all Other Bases than STL and ISL

Hello. This is George Price, APFA Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, October 4, 2002. American has informed APFA that the system wide overage on November 1 will be greater than projected. For that reason, additional Overage Leaves and Partnership Flying will be offered at all bases. The Overage Leave and Partnership Flying…

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1.19.02 – (LAA) – Settlement Agreement Reached with AA Relating to Presidential Grievances on Reduction in Force, Partnership Flying, and Furlough of Probationary FAs

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, January 18, 2002. The Vice President’s Department is pleased to announce that a settlement agreement has been reached with American Airlines relating to the Presidential Grievances filed late last year on Article 16 – Reduction in Force; and Appendix F – Partnership…

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1.01.02 – (LAA) – Flight 63 Incident

This is John Ward, President of APFA, with a hotline update for Tuesday, January 1, 2002. As we head into 2002, I want to assure you that safety remains at the top of APFA’s agenda. We will continue to press the FAA, DOT, and others until security measures strong enough to protect our crews are…

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12.17.01 – (LAA) – TA Reached Between APFA and Company Concerning Seniority Integration of the TWA LLC Flight Attendants into American Airlines, Defense Approprations Bill

This is George Price, APFA InfoRep Coordinator, with a special Hotline Update. Today is Monday, December 17, 2001. Earlier today, a Tentative Agreement was reached between the APFA and the Company concerning the seniority integration of the TWA LLC flight attendants into American Airlines, and related matters. APFA President John Ward has called a teleconference…

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12.14.01 – (LAA) – Bond Amendment

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, December 14, 2001. Conferees from both the House and Senate Defense Appropriations Committees are meeting today and most probably throughout the weekend to reconcile differences between the two bills. For those of you who may not be familiar with the Bond amendment,…

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12.07.01 – (LAA) – FAA Security Directive, Contract Impementation Calendar, BOD Met in NYC to Discuss Acquisition of TWA, NMB Considering Whether to Declare AA and TWA a Single Carrier

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, December 7, 2001. Memorial Service details will be provided at the end of this HotLine. We previously reported on this HotLine that due to the FAA security directive, only crewmembers whose names appear on the NS for a specific flight may board…

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11.27.01 – (LAA) – Supplemental Medical Coverage, Open Replacement Flight Attendants, AA Lifted D-3 Travel Embargo, Flight 587 Crewmember Memorials

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Tuesday, November 27, 2001. On Friday, we informed you that the company has agreed to extend the deadline for electing Supplemental Medical Coverage through today, November 27. For those of you who wish to sign up for Supplemental Medical Coverage but did not…

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11.23.01 – (LAA) – Memorial Service Information for Crewmembers of Flight 587, FAA Airworthiness Directive, Merger and Acquisition Committee Met with AA Management

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Tuesday, November 20, 2001. I will read up-to-date memorial service information for the flight attendants from flight 587 at the end of this HotLine. All of American’s A-300s have been inspected and no signs of fatigue or delamination were found. According to the…

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11.18.01 – (LAA) – Memorial Services for Crewmembers of Flight 587, NTSB Investigation into Crash of Flight 587, Passage of the Aviation Security Bill, Payroll Help, AA Decides not to Furlough 200 Pilots

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator with an updated HotLine for Sunday, November 18, 2001. The following Memorial Services are planned for some of the crewmembers from flight 587. A Wake Service is planned for Deborah Fontakis on Monday and Tuesday, November 19 and 20 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and from 7:00…

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11.14.01 – (LAA) – Investigation into Crash of Flight 587

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine. Today is Wednesday, November 14, 2001. We would like to bring you up-to-date on the ongoing investigation of flight 587. The FAA is bringing in a specialist to inspect the A-300 tail as well as some of our Airbus fleet. This is consistent with…

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11.13.01 – (LAA) – Flight 587 Update

This is Jeff Bott, APFA Vice President and JFK Flight Attendant with the APFA HotLine. Today is November 13, 2001. APFA Representatives toured the accident site in New York, today. One of our APFA Go-Team members participated in the witness group, which is the group that interviews eyewitnesses to gather data, in cooperation with the…

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11.09.01 – (LAA) – Seattle Base Closure, Aviation Security Bill

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine. Today is Friday, November 9, 2001. The company announced today that they will close the Seattle base effective March 8, 2002. They also announced several flight cancellations effective January 8, 2002 – Seattle-Narita and Dallas-Osaka as well as Miami-Seattle as it feeds Seattle Narita.…

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