Posts Tagged ‘CLT’

10.05.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – November 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 November 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly calls with the company concerning the trips for November and the improvements are continuing but we still have some major issues before our trips fully return to the pre-covid trip construction model. Our numbers break down with an active…

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9.22.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – September 22, 2021

Wednesday, September 22, 2021 CLT Flight Attendants: Here are a few reminders on several subjects and answers to a few of the common questions you have been sending our way. PBS Mis-awards Questions on Scheduling Systems Issues (i.e. TTS run) or Pay Discrepancies If you think you have a mis-award, follow these steps to help…

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9.05.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – October 2021 Allocations

Sunday, September 5, 2021 October 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, The company had some mixed news this week for what the future of our system will look like, and what we can expect our trips to look like. The good news was the planned return of the domestic network with the addition of wide-body…

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8.11.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – August 11, 2021

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 Forced Double-Ups Crew Scheduling should not be “tagging” LINEHOLDERS into additional flying at the end of a sequence. APFA has made it clear that we view this as a forced double-up, and the JCBA does not permit this. Keep in mind this only applies to LINEHOLDERS. Reserves may be rescheduled to additional flying…

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8.05.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – September 2021 Allocations

Thursday, August 5, 2021 September 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We continue to address the trip construction model the Company has adopted for several months during our monthly allocations calls. We have argued for shorter duty days and longer rest, cutting the sit/connection times, the five-leg days, the long duty days followed by…

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7.30.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – July 30, 2021

Friday, July 30, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, With the operation in meltdown across the system, there are many reschedules happening. We want to make you aware of two very different situations. Re-scheduled Duty Max vs. Operational Duty Max This example is in reference to the chart in JCBA Section 11.F. Example: You are working…

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7.19.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – July 19, 2021

Monday, July 19, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We thought we’d take some time and talk about safety. We have recently seen a drastic spike in assaults on Flight Attendants, which we cannot tolerate in our work environment. This summer has been challenging enough with a brutal trip construction model, scheduling and staffing issues,…

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7.19.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – July 19, 2021

Monday, July 19, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We thought we’d take some time and talk about safety. We have recently seen a drastic spike in assaults on Flight Attendants, which we cannot tolerate in our work environment. This summer has been challenging enough with a brutal trip construction model, scheduling and staffing issues,…

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7.06.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – August 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 August 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly allocations call with the Company over the weekend to discuss the trips for August. We have seen the peak of summer flying in July, and August will begin the fall reductions. There are two schedule reductions slated for the…

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6.20.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – June 20, 2021

Sunday, June 20, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Back by Popular Demand – Reserve Class Hosted by Charles Starks co-hosted by Scott Hazlewood and Frank Cagle We will be hosting a virtual Reserve class via ZOOM on June 26th from 12 noon to 4pm. This is a comprehensive class that will cover everything reserve.…

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6.06.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – July 2021 Allocations

Sunday, June 6, 2021 July 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly allocations call with the Company to discuss the trips for July. There were very little changes to the actual trip construction and things look very much the same as they do in June. Our man hours slightly increased from 113,184…

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5.13.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – May 13, 2021

Thursday, May 13, 2021 From Your Safety Reports Here are some totals from the CERs Reports submitted for Charlotte in one month: Fume/Odor events reported – 1   Aircraft type- 320    Flight Attendants taken to Hospital- 3 Passengers ill on aircraft – 79                Possible Covid – 19 Passenger Misconduct on Aircraft – 298 Mask related – 201 Intoxication –…

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5.07.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Employee Parking

Friday, May 7, 2021 Employee Parking Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Two years ago, we took on several issues we had with the employee lot 2 (formerly lot 4). We measured, photographed, researched city codes, attended meetings, documented, voiced our concerns and wrote letters to the Airport officials, AA management and any governing body we…

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5.04.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – June 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, May 4, 2021 June 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly call with the company to discuss the trips for June. We had an increase in time, but the distribution of trips and the basic construction of the trips remains the same. The most disappointing news was the reserve number…

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4.25.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Sunday, April 25, 2021

Sunday, April 25, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We wanted to make sure you were aware that the 737 MAX aircraft were built into trips for Charlotte in May. Some Flight Attendants have had apprehension over working this aircraft since its return to service. American has held Town Halls for the other bases to discuss…

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4.09.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – May 2021 Allocations

Friday, April 9, 2021 May 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our calls with the Company this week concerning the schedule for May. Two months ago, the Company had told us there would be increases to the system in the next few months, and they would not be granting the new leaves.…

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3.10.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – April 2021 Allocations

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 April 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly call with the Company this week to discuss the trips and staffing for April. We saw an increase in the amount of flight hours in March by almost 20% and there is another increase in April of almost 6%.…

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2.13.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Updates and Reminders

Saturday, February 13, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Here are some updates and reminders for the remainder of the month. PBS bidding opens on the 14th and closes on the 18th. There are revised timelinesdue to a delay in the LRD tool opening. Any payouts of vacation during the footprint of a Paid Voluntary…

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2.08.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – March 2021 Allocations

Monday, February 8, 2021 March 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly allocations call this week to discuss the trips for March. There was some good news for a change. Our head count is increasing by 279 with the return of the first group of our furloughed colleagues. Our total headcount…

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1.30.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Annual Vacation Bidding

Saturday, January 30, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Each year, the Company creates the annual vacation matrix outlining the distribution of vacation days allotted based on the number of Flight Attendants. JCBA Section 8 – Vacation guides the parameters used for accrual, pay, bidding, awards, trades, and vacation buyback. The Contract states that the Company shall…

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1.19.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, With this week’s Presidential inauguration, the Company and the Federal Government have taken extra security precautions throughout the week. Some of the safety measures that we can expect are: Alcohol will not be served in any class of service between January 16th through the 21st for…

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1.06.21 – APFA CLT Base Brief – February 2021 Allocations

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 February 2021 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly call this week to discuss the trips for February. Keep in mind the recall of our furloughed Flight Attendants does not take effect until March. We still have the same staffing levels with only 12 people returning from leaves…

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12.03.20 – Reserve Rotation Exception for RDU and STL Base Closures

Thursday, December 3, 2020 Reserve Rotation Exception for RDU and STL Base Closures Due to the unique circumstances with RDU and STL transitioning to satellite bases, APFA signed a Letter of Agreement for a one-time exception allowing RDU Flight Attendants who transfer to CLT and STL Flight Attendants who transfer to DFW for the February 2021 bid…

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11.18.20 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Things are changing weekly, and we know information is key to adapting during this critical time. Many of the changes involve the safety of our members. Safety must be our primary concern. We must move forward with a culture of Safety First, not Business as Usual.…

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11.06.20 – APFA CLT Base Brief – December 2020 Allocations

Friday, November 6, 2020 December 2020 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly call with the Company concerning the trips for December this week and to say we were in shock would be an understatement. We all have seen the changes throughout this pandemic and the crisis in the airline industry. Continuous changes…

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10.23.20 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Friday, October 23, 2020

Friday, October 23, 2020 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, The times in which we live have become the most challenging for the airline industry in aviation history. This pandemic continues to impact all of us both in our professional careers and our personal lives. Many of our brothers and sisters have been furloughed, chosen to take early…

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10.02.20 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Friday, October 2, 2020

Friday, October 2, 2020 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We continue to push for a clean extension of the Payroll Support Program (PSP). No decision has been made this week on Capitol Hill. The Company is proceeding with its plans to furlough many of our friends and co-workers. This is a sad and unprecedented day…

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9.15.20 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Reserve Refresher Virtual Class

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Reserve Refresher Virtual Class On Friday, September 18th, from 11am until 3pm (EDT), APFA CLT Base Representatives will be hosting an interactive online Reserve Refresher Class via Zoom Video Conferencing. How do I sign up? Send your request via email to prclt@apfa.org or cltrep5@apfa.org. Include a good email, and we will…

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9.09.20 – APFA CLT Base Brief – October Allocations

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 October 2020 Allocations Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, We had our monthly trip allocations call with the Company yesterday, and the news was not good. While we wait to see if the Federal Government will extend the Payroll Support Program (PSP) under the Cares Act, the Company had to schedule October as…

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8.28.20 – APFA CLT Base Brief – Friday, August 28, 2020

Friday, August 28, 2020 Good Day CLT Flight Attendants, Tuesday, August 25, 2020, marked a dark day in the history of our airline. The Company announced that 8,099 of our Union Sisters and Brothers here at American Airlines would be involuntarily furloughed on October 3. We had over 25,000 active Flight Attendants on property before the…

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