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2.08.2019 – Four Transportation Unions Voice Support for H.R. 1108

Friday, February 8, 2019   Four Transportation Unions Voice Support for H.R. 1108: “We Need to Make Sure Every FAA Employee Remains on the Job With Pay” WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 8, 2019) — Four unions representing a total of 73,000 workers at American Airlines voiced their support for H.R. 1108, the “Aviation Funding Stability Act…

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11.16.18 – APA Letter of Support

  Today we received a letter from Dan Carey, president of the Allied Pilots Association. We welcome the support of APA as we enter negotiations, and we stand in strong support of their efforts at the bargaining table as well. Below is the letter sent to APFA National President, Lori Bassani.

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10.24.18 – The Weekly Scoop

Yesterday APFA had the privilege of joining our brother and sister Unions, TWU, IAM, APA, and CWA at a Rally at DFW Airport. Our mission was to support the hundreds of TWU and IAM members who need a contract. In a brief speech to the crowd, APFA National President Lori Bassani said, “APFA is here…

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11.29.17 – (LAA/LUS) – Pilot Schedule Bidding System Failure

As you may have heard, the Allied Pilots Association (APA) recently notified its members as well as APFA that thousands (up to 15,500 in the 2nd half of December) of flights currently do not have pilots assigned to fly them during the upcoming critical holiday period due to a failure within the pilots’ schedule bidding…

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12.17.04 – (LAA) – AFA-CWA Candelight Vigil, Headquarters Becomes Smoke Free, Legislative Action Task Force, US Airways Reaches Tentatve Agreement

This is Cathy Lukensmeyer, APFA Treasurer. Today is Friday, December 17, and you’ve reached the APFA hotline. This week’s highlight was the AFA-CWA Candelight Vigil and Rally in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. All four APFA National Officers, members of the Executive Committee, many Base Chairs and Vice Chairs and Flight Attendants from across the system…

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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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4.08.04 – (LAA) – Grievances Scheduled to be Presented at the Quarterly System Boards, Test Flights on 737 Between Dallas and Los Angeles, Role of the Treasurer with Regards to Office Staff

This is APFA Treasurer Cathy Lukensmeyer with the APFA Hotline for Thursday, April 8, 2004. As your newly elected Treasurer I would like to give you a brief overview of the different activities and business each department has been involved with this past week. Vice-President Brett Durkin and the Division Representatives are finalizing the grievances…

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1.23.04 – (LAA) – Ballots for APFA National Officers Due, AMR Announces 4th Quarter and year End Financial Results, Chicago Congestion, Survey on Workplace Fatigue

Hello. Today is Friday, January 23, 2004. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline. Ballots for APFA National Officers are due by 0900 Central Time on January 29, 2004. The ballot count will take place at the Radisson Hotel in Irving, Texas. The hotel is located South of the DFW…

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12.13.02 – (LAA) – AA Request to Forgo 3% Raise, Overage Leave and Partnership Flying Proffer, WTS Notifications for Open Positions Being Accepted, APFA Agreed to Drop Reqs for Better Rest Accommodations

Hello. Today is Friday, December 13, 2002. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline. Last Friday night, AMR CEO Don Carty proposed that APFA “forgo” our scheduled January 1, 2003, 3% wage increase, and an increase in Purser pay due to go into effect in July 2003. The request is…

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11.15.02 – (LAA) – BOD Briefed by APFA Attorneys on Pending Litigation Status, Presdiential Grievance Filed Last Year on Behalf of Former JFK-based TWA-LLC FAs

Hello. Today is Friday, November 15, 2002. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator with the APFA HotLine. The APFA Board of Directors met for three days this week in Washington, D.C. The board was briefed by APFA attorneys on the status of pending litigation. APFA financial analyst made a presentation on the economic…

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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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10.11.02 – (LAA) – AA Provides APFA with the Results of the Overage Leave and Partnership Flying Proffer, Family and Medical Leave Arbitration to be Held

This is George Price, APFA Communications Coordinator, with an APFA HotLine Update for Wednesday evening October 16, 2002. Late this afternoon, American provided APFA with the results of the Overage Leave and Partnership Flying proffer that closed on October 14th. The company granted all Overage Leave and Partnership Flying requests in STL and ISL. In…

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8.02.02 – (LAA) – STL Scheduling Issues, APFA Enters into Agreement with MBNA to Offer APFA Affinity Visa Card, Self-Defense Classes, International Proffers

Hello. Today is Friday, August 02, 2002. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine. From the Scheduling Desk comes this information for our St Louis Flight Attendants. The APFA is aware reassignments and rescheduling occurred during the month of July and causing many of you to be over projected. If…

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7.26.02 – (LAA) – WTS for STL and ISL, FA Safety Manual Checks

Hello. Today is Friday, July 26, 2002. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine. Willingness-to-Serve Notifications were sent out on July 22nd to all STL and ISL Flight Attendants for the positions of APFA Base Chair, Vice Chair, and Operational Council Representatives. Willingness-to Serve Notifications were also sent out to…

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5.31.02 – (LAA) – EC Votes to Appoint Susan Lantaz Interim STL Base Chair, Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST), Railway Labor Act, Contract Books Shipped

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with an APFA HotLine Update for Thursday, June 6, 2002. Today, the APFA Executive Committee voted unanimously to appoint Susan Lantz as the interim APFA Base Chair for St. Louis International and Greg Bertolini as the interim APFA Base Chair for St. Louis Domestic. Susan and…

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5.17.02 – (LAA) – APFA 25th Anniversary, APFA, AFA, APFA, ALPA, and CWA Participate in Unity March at AA Learning Center, Article 31 Enforcement, Vacation Relief Bidding

This is John Ward, President of APFA, with a hotline message for Friday, May 17, 2002. APFA has reason to celebrate this week, and that’s certainly a good thing for once! Yesterday, May 16, marked APFA’s 25th anniversary as the union representing the American Airlines flight attendants. During the last 25 years, APFA has gone…

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5.10.02 – (LAA) – Unity March at AMR Stockholders Meeting

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, May 10, 2002. On Wednesday, May 15th, the APFA will join AFA representing American Eagle Flight Attendants, APA representing American Airlines Pilots, ALPA representing American Eagle Pilots, and representatives of the Communications Workers of America in a Unity March at…

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4.05.02 – (LAA) – Funeral Arrangements for Steve Sternig, 777 Atlantic Configurarion Aircraft Survey, JFK April Bid Awards Grievance, EC Meeting

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with an updated HotLine for Thursday, April 11, 2002. Funeral arrangements have been made for Steve Sternig who died yesterday at his home in New York after a brave fight with pancreatic cancer. The Service will be held on Sunday, April 14th at the Weatherhead Young Funeral Home…

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12.09.01 – (LAA) – MS Sen Kit Bond Succesfully Attached an Amendment Mandating third-party arbitration to Determine Seniority Integration Issues

Today is Sunday, December 9. This is George Price, Info Rep Coordinator, with an important APFA Hotline Update. Late Friday night, Missouri Senator Kit Bond successfully attached an amendment mandating third-party arbitration to determine the seniority integration issues stemming from American Airlines’ purchase of TWA, to a Defense Appropriations Bill which was approved by the…

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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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