Posts Tagged ‘Communications Department’

11.12.21 – APFA PBS Virtual Training Town Hall Recording and Slideshow

Friday, November 12, 2021 APFA PBS Virtual Training Town Hall Recording and Slideshow On Wednesday, November 10th, the APFA Contract & Scheduling Department hosted a PBS Refresher Townhall. Thank you to all who watched. We hope you found the information timely and helpful. Topics covered: Target Credit Range Holiday/Half-month Logic Generic and Specific Bidding Coverage…

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8.13.21 – APFA Retirement Virtual Town Hall Recording

Friday, August 13, 2021 APFA Retirement Virtual Town Hall Recording Yesterday, APFA hosted a Virtual Town Hall to answer your questions regarding retirement from American Airlines. Below, you will find the recorded Virtual Town Hall from yesterday. You may also find recent APFA Town Halls at APFA.org > Departments > Communications Department > APFA Town…

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8.08.21 – 9/11 Memorial & Museum- National Aviation Week

Sunday, August 8, 2021 9/11 Memorial & Museum- National Aviation Week On the morning of September 11, 2001, flight crew members aboard Flights 11, 175, 77 and 93 went above and beyond their official duties and responded in selfless and courageous ways during one of the most trying times in American History. The bravery shown…

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7.27.21 – APFA EVLOA Cancellation Town Hall Recording

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 APFA EVLOA Cancellation Town Hall Recording Today, APFA hosted a Virtual Town Hall to answer your questions regarding EVLOA Cancellations. Below, you will find the recorded Virtual Town Hall from earlier today. You may also find the recent APFA Town Halls at APFA.org > Departments > Communications Department > APFA Town…

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7.04.21 – Recognizing Independence Day/APFA Headquarters Closed Tomorrow

Sunday, July 4, 2021 Recognizing Independence Day The Fourth of July has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941. On July 2, 1776, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence. Two days later, delegates from the thirteen American colonies secured their independence from Great Britain and adopted the Declaration of Independence.…

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6.09.21 – 9/11 20th Anniversary Media Request

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9/11 20th Anniversary Media Request As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, APFA, AFA-CWA, APA, and ALPA have begun preparations to honor and remember the victims as well as the first responders of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Be on the lookout for more communications throughout the summer as 9/11…

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3.06.21 – 35 Years Later: Remembering the TWA Flight Attendant Strike

Saturday, March 6, 2021 35 Years Later: Remembering the Beginning of the TWA Flight Attendant Strike At 11:59pm on March 6, 1986, almost 6,000 Flight Attendants at Trans World Airlines, then represented by the Independent Federation of Flight Attendants (IFFA), initiated a strike against the airline, with upwards of 98% member participation. The strike was a result of the…

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9.03.20 – #ReliefNow Events in Dallas and Philadelphia

Thursday, September 3, 2020 #ReliefNow Events in Dallas and Philadelphia Yesterday, APFA Flight Attendants, AFA-CWA Flight Attendants, and members of the TWU, IAM, and Tarrant County Central Labor Council held three successful rallies at key Senate offices in Dallas and Philadelphia. The rallies were in support of a clean extension of the Payroll Support Program…

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8.27.20 – APFA Involuntary Furlough Virtual Town Hall Recordings

Thursday, August 27, 2020 APFA Involuntary Furlough Virtual Town Hall Recordings Today, APFA hosted two Involuntary Furlough Virtual Town Halls to answer your questions regarding the recent announcement by the Company of the 8,099 Flight Attendant furloughs which are scheduled to begin on October 3, 2020. Below, you will find both the recorded East Coast…

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7.31.20 – APFA Telephone & Virtual Town Hall Recordings

Friday, July 31, 2020 APFA Telephone & Virtual Town Hall Recordings Last week, APFA hosted a series of Telephone and base-specific Virtual Town Halls to answer your questions regarding the Extended Voluntary Leave of Absence (EVLOA) & Voluntary Early Out Program (VEOP) options that were recently offered to the membership. These town halls were recorded…

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7.28.20 – APFA Telephone Town Hall Recording

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 APFA Telephone Town Hall Recording Last week, APFA hosted a special Telephone Town Hall to answer your questions regarding the Extended Voluntary Leave of Absence (EVLOA) & Voluntary Early Out Program (VEOP) options that were recently offered to the membership. This forum was recorded for those who were unable to listen…

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7.04.20 – Recognizing the Fourth of July

Saturday, July 4, 2020 Recognizing the Fourth of July Today, we recognize the Fourth of July holiday, the day the thirteen American colonies secured their independence from Great Britain. We celebrate our independence and honor our brave servicewomen and men across the country and around the world. We also recognize that we must continue to…

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5.15.20 – Ellen Church: An Industry Pioneer

Friday, May 15, 2020 Ellen Church: An Industry Pioneer Ninety years ago, Ellen Church, the first stewardess, took to the skies. Church was a trained nurse and pilot from Iowa. Initially, Church contacted Boeing Air Transport (a predecessor of United Airlines) to apply for a pilot position. After being told that the pilot position was…

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3.27.20 – Contacting a Rep on Duty

Friday, March 27, 2020 Contacting a Contract Scheduling Rep Due to technical issues with our phone system restricting access to our voicemail inbox, response to voicemails are being delayed. This is a nationwide issue with Mitel and they are working on it now. With the overwhelming number of voicemails that were left, we continue to…

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3.25.20 – APR VLOA Open

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 VLOAs for the Month of April Ballots have been opened for ALL Flight Attendants wishing to take a VLOA for the April bid month. You can find the ballot on the flight service website under Crew Resources, Manning, then Voluntary Leave of Absence. Balloting is open NOW and will close 30MAR…

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3.20.20 – Reserve VLOA Open For April

Friday, March 20, 2020 VLOA for Reserve Open For April American has reopened the VLOAs for reserve Flight Attendants in the APR bid month. You can submit your ballot starting now and balloting will close on March 27 at 1000 CT. Go to the Flight Service page on JetNet to submit your ballot.

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3.19.20 – TODAY – Telephone Town Hall – 11:00 CST

Thursday, March 19, 2020 Today at 1100CT Date Thursday, Mar 19 Time 11:00 – 12:00 CST Web Registration Click Here Phone Number 1-855-840-6970 APFA is hosting a special Telephone Town Hall to answer your questions about the recent XVLOA options that were offered to the membership. We invite all members to attend this Town Hall…

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3.19.20 – Telephone Town Hall – March 19 at 11:00 CST

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Date Thursday, Mar 19 Time 11:00 – 12:00 CST Web Registration Click Here Phone Number 1-855-840-6970 APFA is hosting a special Telephone Town Hall to answer your questions about the recent XVLOA options that were offered to the membership. We invite all members to attend this Town Hall to get information…

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1.29.20 – Coronavirus Update

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Coronavirus Update “With the continued spread of the Coronavirus, I believe our Flight Attendants everywhere should be free to take any precaution necessary to safeguard their health. Nothing is more important than the health and safety of our crew members and passengers. I have asked American to closely monitor the situation and do…

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1.28.20 – APA Informational Picketing Event – DFW – Jan 29th

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 APA Informational Picketing Tomorrow, January 29th The Allied Pilots Association (APA) will conduct informational picketing tomorrow, January 29th from 1300 to 1500 at DFW’s Terminal  D. The unity rally at Texas Live in Arlington will follow later that evening. If you’re not scheduled to fly tomorrow, or your schedule will take you through DFW, we…

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12.23.19 – Paid Vacation? Thank a Union

Monday, December 23, 2019 Enjoy a Paid Vacation? Thank a Union In the 1930’s, the Labor Department organized a committee to look into why there wasn’t a federally mandated policy, especially when 30 countries were then offering some policy protecting the right of paid vacations. Unfortunately no legislation was made at that time. When unions expanded in the…

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11.14.19 – Media Open House & Telephone Town Hall

Thursday, November 14, 2019 Happenings at Headquarters Media Open House Several members of the press were invited to Headquarters this morning for a Media Open House. APFA National President Lori Bassani fielded questions from WFAA, Ch 8, Dallas Morning News, Dallas Business Journal, Bloomberg, Associated Press, KRLD among others.   Interviews and discussions were held on a…

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11.12.19 – Reminder: Retirement Telephone Town Hall Thursday at 12:00 CST

Tuesday, November 12, 2019   Date  Thursday, Nov 14 Time  12:00 – 13:00 CST Web Registration  Click Here Phone Number  1-855-840-6970 APFA is hosting a special Telephone Town Hall to answer your questions about retirement. We invite all members regardless of age or seniority to join, as it’s never too early to start planning for your…

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11.01.19 – Chicago Teachers Union Reaches Agreement

Friday, November 1, 2019 Strike Ends With a Five Year Deal! Chicago’s Mayor, Lori Lightfoot said she “learned a lot” from the strike and is pleased they were able to achieve a five year deal. Although the strike has ended, the Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Davis Gates, is “deeply disappointed in our mayor” as it wasn’t…

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10.17.19 – Retirement Telephone Town Hall – November 14 at 12:00 CST

Thursday, October 17, 2019   Date  Thursday, Nov 14 Time  12:00 – 13:00 CST Web Registration  Click Here Phone Number  1-855-840-6970 APFA is hosting a special Telephone Town Hall to answer your questions about retirement. We invite all members regardless of age or seniority to join, as it’s never too early to start planning for your…

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10.01.19 – Telephone Town Hall – October 10 at 12:00 CDT

Tuesday, October 1, 2019   Date  Thursday, October 10 Time  12:00 – 13:00 CDT Web Registration  Click Here Phone Number  1-855-840-6970   APFA National Officers, the Negotiating Committee, the Joint Scheduling Implementation Committee (JSIC), and the National Department Chairs & Specialists will be hosting a Telephone Town Hall on Thursday, October 10th at 12:00-1:00 pm CDT to…

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