Posts Tagged ‘APFA Hotline’

9.01.21 – Update: Improving Allocations/ Forced Double-Ups

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Improving Allocations/ Forced Double-Ups It is no secret that the parameters that the company is using to build sequences are severely lacking. This is evidenced by the sheer number of FOS “repair” sequences being built at many of our crew bases, which, on many days, cause the company to burn through their…

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8.10.21 – APFA Virtual Retirement Town Hall Thursday, August 12

Tuesday, August 10, 2021 APFA will be hosting a Virtual Town Hall to answer your questions about retirement on Thursday, August 12 at 11:00 (CT). Topics will include: 401(k) ● 65-Point Plan ● COBRA ● Medicare Pensions ● Retiree Travel ● Social Security ● Vacation/Sick Payout Submit your questions today by clicking here. During the event,…

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8.04.21 – Unprecedented Flight Attendant Reschedules – What Is Happening?

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 The facts are undeniable: Management is failing their employees and customers with their inability to staff the airline adequately. As a result, Flight Attendants and other frontline workers are bearing the brunt of a hostile work environment, dealing with issues ranging from mask non-compliance to the passenger rage that accompanies hundreds…

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3.13.21 – Daylight Saving Time 2021: It’s Time to Spring Forward

Saturday, March 13, 2021 Daylight Saving Time 2021: It’s Time to Spring Forward Daylight Saving Time (DST) starts for most of the U.S. on Sunday, March 14, at 2:00 AM. Exceptions include Arizona (except for the Navajo Nation, which observes DST), Hawaii, and the overseas territories of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana…

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2.24.21 – Unemployment Benefits Update

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Unemployment Benefits Update APFA has a resource for Flight Attendants seeking more information about unemployment benefits located here. You will find pertinent information on the unemployment benefits process: How it works, eligibility, CARES Act, Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) benefits, severance pay, and how different types of leaves may affect your eligibility. The…

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2.23.21 – APFA VEOP & EVLOA-2 Virtual Town Hall Today, February 23rd

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Today: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 (CST) As a reminder, APFA is hosting a special Virtual Town Hall for Flight Attendants interested in the April 2021 Voluntary Early Out Program (VEOP) or Extended Voluntary Leave of Absence-2 (EVLOA-2). For those unable to attend, this event will be recorded…

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2.02.21 – Black History Month: A Recognition of Historical Achievements

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Black History Month: A Recognition of Historical Achievements Throughout the year, APFA strives to honor and celebrate America’s diversity. February is a time to celebrate the Black community’s contributions and an opportunity to pause and reflect on the accomplishments of Black Union Leaders and Activists. The origins of Black History Month…

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1.07.21 – Unemployment Benefits Update

Thursday, January 7, 2021 Unemployment Benefits Update APFA has a resource for Flight Attendants seeking more information about unemployment benefits located here. You will find pertinent information on the unemployment benefits process: How it works, eligibility, CARES Act, Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) benefits, severance pay, and how different types of leaves may affect your eligibility.…

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12.30.20 – APFA Virtual Town Hall – Recall from Furlough

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Time: 12:00 – 13:00 (CST) APFA is hosting a special Virtual Town Hall for Flight Attendants being recalled from furlough on Wednesday, January 13th from 12pm until 1pm (CST) to answer your questions. For those unable to attend, this event will be recorded and posted on…

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12.11.20 – Reserve PBS Bidding

Friday, December 11, 2020 Reserve PBS Bidding For bidding Reserve off days, you start by clicking on the Reserve Tab on the navigation bar. The large calendar on the left side will show the number of Reserves which are needed each day according to planning’s calculation. If you accidentally bid for Reserve days off while…

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11.09.20 – Mixing of Wide-body and Narrow-body Flying

Monday, November 9, 2020 Mixing of Wide-body and Narrow-body Flying Last week, APFA leadership participated in the regularly scheduled monthly staffing call with the Crew Planning department. This call allows your base and national leadership to give the Company feedback regarding Reserve numbers, PBS line averages, headcount, and more. Around this same time, APFA leadership…

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11.08.20 – APFA Celebrates Native American Heritage Month

APFA Celebrates Native American Heritage Month Throughout the year, APFA recognizes, celebrates, and pauses to honor the United States of America’s cultural diversity. For November, we celebrate the contributions and accomplishments of our nation’s indigenous peoples. In 1976, President Gerald Ford designated October 10-16, 1976, as “Native American Awareness Week.” In 1990, President George H.W. Bush designated…

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11.07.20 – Presidential Election Update

Saturday, November 7, 2020 Presidential Election Update APFA would like to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris as the 2020 Presidential election ushers in a new Administration. The entire country is now counting on them. While there will be lawsuits and recounts, we anticipate President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris will be…

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10.31.20 – Daylight Saving Time Ends Tomorrow Morning

Saturday, October 31, 2020 Daylight Saving Time Ends Tomorrow Morning It’s time to “Fall Back” this weekend. Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend when we revert to standard time at 2 a.m. on Sunday morning. In 1916, during World War I, Germany became the first country to implement Daylight Saving Time. Today, approximately 70 countries observe Daylight…

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10.22.20 – Reminder: APFA Fall Board of Directors Meeting Next Week

Thursday, October 22, 2020 APFA Fall Board of Directors Meeting The APFA Fall Board of Directors Meeting will be held October 26 – 28, 2020 at the NYLO Las Colinas. All members in good standing are welcome to attend the open portions of the meeting which are scheduled to begin on Tuesday, October 27th at 9:00am…

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10.17.20 – Unemployment Updates

Saturday, October 17, 2020 Unemployment Information This week, APFA hosted a group of Virtual Town Halls at APFA Headquarters. For those that were unable to attend virtually, video recordings of each session are now available at the bottom of the APFA Unemployment Resources page. General Unemployment Information APFA has prepared a video to cover general unemployment…

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10.09.20 – Sync Your Tablet Before Your Next Sequence

Friday, October 9, 2020 Sync Your Tablet Before Your Next Sequence Today, American experienced a software issue which affected Comply365 programming on the Flight Attendant tablet. While the issue was resolved relatively quickly, some flights experienced delays. As a result of the software issue, it will be necessary to sync your tablet before reporting for your next sequence to…

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10.03.20 – Unemployment Benefits Update

Saturday, October 3, 2020 Unemployment Benefits Update APFA has a resource for Flight Attendants seeking more information about unemployment benefits located here. You will find pertinent information on the unemployment benefits process: How it works, eligibility, CARES Act, Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) benefits, severance pay, and how different types of leaves may affect your eligibility.…

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10.02.20 – Furlough Pay and Medical Benefits

Friday, October 2, 2020 Furlough Pay and Medical Benefits Flight Attendants subject to involuntary furlough contractually receive severance pay based on the average number of hours flown in the 12 months prior to the effective date of the furlough found in JCBA 23.C.13. and their Occupational Seniority, as communicated in previous hotlines. The number of…

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9.22.20 – October Pay Protections

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 October Pay Protections APFA is pleased to announce that we were successful in securing additional pay protections above the current JCBA protections through a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with the Company for the October bid month. The pay protections for October will be the same as September, with your protected October guarantee based on…

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9.15.20 – APFA Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 APFA Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month Today marks the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month, honoring the culture, heritage, and many contributions Hispanic Americans have made to this country and the Labor movement. National Hispanic Heritage Week took shape as Congress passed, and President Lyndon B Johnson signed legislation in 1968. September 15th was…

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9.15.20 – Wings Foundation Payroll Deduction Option

Monday, September 15, 2020 Wings Foundation Payroll Deduction Option Currently, Flight Attendants on the ePays payroll system have the option to payroll deduct donations to the Wings Foundation. Effective tomorrow, ALL Flight Attendants will migrate to an entirely new payroll platform. It is important to note that previous payroll donations to the Wings Foundation through…

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9.14.20 – Unemployment Benefits Information

Monday, September 14, 2020 Unemployment Benefits Information APFA has a resource for Flight Attendants who are looking for more information about unemployment benefits. The APFA Unemployment Benefits Resource Page provides pertinent information on the unemployment benefits process; how it works, eligibility, CARES Act and Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) benefits, severance pay, and how different types…

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8.13.20 – September Pay Protections

Thursday, August 13, 2020 September Pay Protections Once again, APFA is pleased to announce that we were successful in securing additional pay protections above the current JCBA protections through a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with the Company for the September bid month. The pay protections for September will be the same as August, with your protected September guarantee…

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