Posts Tagged ‘DCA Base Brief’

1.04.22 – APFA DCA Base Brief – February 2022 Allocations

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 February 2022 Allocations For February’s allocation update, we would like to take some time to let you know that your base leadership does identify the reality and the consequences of our undesirable DCA trip construction, flexibility, and quality of life. We have been vocal with management about change for many months,…

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12.24.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – A Holiday Message

Friday, December 24, 2021 – Christmas Eve A Holiday Message It is time to close out a very stressful and challenging year. I want to thank each one of you for your commitment and professionalism as you faced many challenges and a year full of adversity, from COVID-19, mask compliance, passenger misconduct, reschedules, and contract…

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12.09.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – Thursday, December 9, 2021

Thursday, December 9, 2021 DCA Base Brief Welcome to DCA! It’s great to see new faces and much needed reinforcements. We all remember what it was like during our first trips on the line, so let’s make our peers from New Hire Classes 2021-04, 2021-03, 2021-02, and 2021-01 feel at home. Negotiations Survey Closing Soon!…

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12.04.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – January 2022 Allocations

Saturday, December 4, 2021 January 2022 Allocations When PBS processing begins, if additional Lineholders are needed, those with Reserve status will be changed to Lineholder status in the following order: Tentative Flight Attendants who were involuntarily moved to Reserve status. Reserve Flight Attendants who toggled to Pref LH in the LRD who were unable to hold…

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11.13.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – PBS Training Event Starting Soon

Saturday, November 13, 2021 PBS Training Event Starting Soon APFA DCA is hosting a PBS training event for DCA Flight Attendants. This two-hour session will provide you an opportunity to refresh on PBS bidding and important concepts. This event will be hosted utilizing Microsoft® Teams. Follow the instructions below to join! Saturday, November 13, 2021 11am – 1pm…

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11.06.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – PBS Training Event: Saturday, November 13

Saturday, November 6, 2021 PBS Training Event Once again, APFA DCA will be hosting a PBS training event for DCA Flight Attendants. This two-hour session will provide you an opportunity to refresh on PBS bidding and important concepts. This event will be hosted utilizing Microsoft® Teams. Follow the instructions below to join! Saturday, November 13,…

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10.11.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – PBS Training Event: Tomorrow, October 12th

Monday, October 11, 2021 PBS Training Event Tomorrow, APFA DCA will be hosting a PBS training event for DCA Flight Attendants. This two-hour session will provide you an opportunity to refresh on PBS bidding and important concepts. This event will be hosted utilizing Microsoft® Teams. Follow the instructions below to join! Tuesday, October 12, 2021 11am – 1pm…

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10.06.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – November 2021 Allocations

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 November 2021 Allocations When PBS processing begins, if additional Lineholders are needed, those with Reserve status will be changed to Lineholder status in the following order: Tentative Flight Attendants who were involuntarily moved to Reserve status. Reserve Flight Attendants who toggled to Pref LH in the LRD who were unable to hold…

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10.02.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – PBS Training Event: Tuesday, October 12

Saturday, October 2, 2021 PBS Training Event Once again, APFA DCA will be hosting a PBS training event for DCA Flight Attendants. This two-hour session will provide you an opportunity to refresh on PBS bidding and important concepts. This event will be hosted utilizing Microsoft® Teams. Follow the instructions below to join! Tuesday, October 12, 2021 11am –…

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9.14.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – PBS Training Event Will Begin in One Hour

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 PBS Training Event Today! Today, we are hosting a PBS training event for DCA Flight Attendants. This two-hour session will provide you an opportunity to refresh on PBS bidding and important concepts. This event will be hosted utilizing Microsoft® Teams. Follow the instructions below to join! Today, Tuesday, September 14: 1-3 pm (EDT) Click…

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9.10.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief: September 10th, 2021

Friday, September 10, 2021 What is TRAUMA? “Trauma can happen after you experience an event or events that hurt you physically or emotionally.” “Trauma can have lasting effect on your mental, physical, and emotional health.” As we approach the 20th Anniversary of 9/11, we honor those that perished. Let us continue to lean on one another.…

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9.07.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – October 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, September 7, 2021 October 2021 Allocations When PBS processing begins, if additional Lineholders are needed, those with Reserve status will be changed to Lineholder status in the following order: Tentative Flight Attendants who were involuntarily moved to Reserve status. Reserve Flight Attendants who toggled to Pref LH in the LRD who were unable to hold…

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8.27.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief: Professional Standards/ EAP

Friday, August 27, 2021 “Inner peace begins the moment you choose not to allow another person or event to control your emotions.”  ~P. Chodron As Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) fines for unruly passengers tops $1 million for the first time, it’s no wonder we are seeing a significant increase in Peer-to-Peer or customer stressors and conflicts. Here…

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8.14.21 – APFA DCA Hotel Base Brief – Know Before You Stay

Saturday, August 14, 2021 Know Before You Stay Welcome to the first edition of the APFA DCA Hotel Base Brief titled “Have You Stayed With Us Before?” We will be posting a quarterly base brief with information regarding hotels on our bid sheet, transportation issues and basic contract information regarding hotels. We have all been in that…

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8.08.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – PBS Training Event

Sunday, August 8, 2021 PBS Training Event We will be hosting a PBS training event for DCA Flight Attendants. These two-hour sessions on August 10 and 14 will provide you an opportunity to refresh on PBS bidding and important concepts. These events will be hosted utilizing Microsoft® Teams. Follow the instructions below to join! Tuesday,…

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8.04.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – September 2021 Allocations

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 September 2021 Allocations When PBS processing begins, if additional Lineholders are needed, those with Reserve status will be changed to Lineholder status in the following order: Tentative Flight Attendants who were involuntarily moved to Reserve status. Reserve Flight Attendants who toggled to Pref LH in the LRD who were unable to hold…

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7.28.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief: Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 DCA Flight Attendants, We recently met with the Managing Director of Base Operations Frank Morales, Regional Director Sam Maher, and DCA Base Manager Gail Mosko. We appreciated the opportunity to relay your concerns face to face. 45 minutes goes by quickly when there is such a long list of Flight Attendant…

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7.06.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – August 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, July 6, 2021 August 2021 Allocations When PBS processing begins, if additional Lineholders are needed, those with Reserve status will be changed to Lineholder status in the following order: Tentative Flight Attendants who were involuntarily moved to Reserve status. Reserve Flight Attendants who toggled to Pref LH in the LRD who were unable to hold…

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6.07.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – July 2021 Allocations

Monday, June 7, 2021 July 2021 Allocations When PBS processing begins, if additional Lineholders are needed, those with Reserve status will be changed to Lineholder status in the following order: Tentative Flight Attendants who were involuntarily moved to Reserve status. Reserve Flight Attendants who toggled to Pref LH in the LRD who were unable to hold…

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5.14.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief: Professional Standards

Friday, May 14, 2021 We’ve Got Your Back “Delta Air Lines passenger hit Flight Attendant after Mask Dispute faces $27,500 fine.”  (2/26/21) “JetBlue Airlines passenger Yelled, Slammed Overhead Bins, Shouted Profanities at Cabin Crew, fined $9,000.”  (4/27/21) “Southwest Airlines returns to gate to forcibly remove passenger for yelling Racial Slurs at Flight Attendant.”  (10/2/20) “American…

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5.03.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – June 2021 Allocations

Monday, May 3, 2021 June 2021 Allocations When PBS processing begins, if additional Lineholders are needed, those with Reserve status will be changed to Lineholder status in the following order: Tentative Flight Attendants who were involuntarily moved to Reserve status. Reserve Flight Attendants who toggled to Pref LH in the LRD who were unable to hold…

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4.19.21 – In Memory of Kevin Parker

Monday, April 19, 2021 In Memory of Kevin Parker With much sadness and disbelief, we announce that DCA Flight Attendant Kevin Parker passed away last week. Our hearts and prayers go out to his wife, DCA Flight Attendant Myrna Lowe Parker, and his family, friends, and coworkers. A viewing will be held Friday, April 30,…

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4.11.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – May 2021 Allocations

Sunday, April 11, 2021 May 2021 Allocations Please Note: All remaining 57 recalled DCA Flight Attendants have not yet been cleared as of today for the May bid month. They are not included in the LRD. However, should these Flight Attendants be cleared prior to PBS closing, they will be placed on Reserve. If your…

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4.01.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief: April 1, 2021

Thursday, April 1, 2021 APFA DCA Base Leadership and Base Council Representatives Effective April 1, 2021 through March 31, 2023 APFA DCA Base President John A. Pennel jpennel@apfa.org 724-513-0131 APFA DCA Base Vice President Dianne M. Britton dbritton@apfa.org 724-544-6979 The DCA base not only has a great group of resilient Flights Attendants, but also has a list…

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3.27.21 – 737 MAX Flying for BOS, DCA, & LGA

Saturday, March 27, 2021 BOS/DCA/LGA Base Brief: 737 MAX Flying Beginning with the April 2021 bid month, the 737 MAX will be reintroduced in BOS, DCA, & LGA. Some Flight Attendants have expressed apprehension about the MAX return, so we wanted to ensure you have access to all of the latest information. Yesterday, American conducted a…

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3.19.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief: March 19, 2021

Friday, March 19, 2021 APFA Annual Convention 737 MAX Reminders: Action Needed Scheduling and Reserve Reminders April 2021 DCA Manning Updates   Annual Convention Last week, the APFA Annual Convention was held at the Westin Hotel- Las Colinas, Texas. The Board of Directors flew in on Sunday, March 7th, conducted APFA business on March 8th…

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3.15.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief: A Message of Gratitude

Monday, March 15, 2021 Hello DCA, Base election results are out, and I would like to thank Patrick McKiernan, Manuel Chuidian, and Larry Holcombe, who ran for office to represent the membership in a leadership role. These dedicated individuals have the willingness, strength, and commitment to serve their peers. I applaud and appreciate them and welcome…

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