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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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3.09.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – April 2021 Allocations

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 April 2021 Allocations DCA: 19,294 flying hours  (+246 month-over-month) IAD: 1,615 flying hours  (+160) BWI: 1,965 flying hours  (+316) 22,874 Total Flying Hours (DCA, IAD, BWI) ( +722 overall )   Final Notes for the DCA Base: 59 – 737 MAX Sequences NIPD RONS No ODAN flying No red eye flying  …

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1.06.21 – APFA DCA Base Brief – February 2021 Allocations

Wednesday, January 6, 2021 February 2021 Allocations DCA: 14,020 flying hours ( +1697) IAD: 784 flying hours ( -725) BWI: 1,675 flying hours (-11) 16,479 Total Flying Hours (DCA,IAD,BWI) (+ 961 over all) 1 ODAN Sequences for the February Bid Month   The reduced hours in IAD have been addressed with the Company. I was…

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12.30.20 – A Year End Message from DCA Professional Standards

Wednesday, December 30, 2020 Dear DCA Flight Attendants, As we say goodbye to 2020, a lot of us may be thinking, “Good Riddance!” From the ongoing devastation associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the negative economic impact on the entire airline industry, and our fellow Sisters and Brothers’ involuntary furlough, it certainly has been a bumpy…

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12.07.20 – APFA DCA Base Brief – January 2021 Allocations

Monday, December 7, 2020 January 2021 Allocations DCA: 12,323 flying hours (+189) IAD: 1,509 flying hours (+297) BWI: 1,686 flying hours (+337) 15,518 Total Flying Hours (DCA,IAD,BWI) (+823) Zero ODAN Sequences for the January Bid Month   In Solidarity, John Pennel APFA DCA Base President jpennel@apfa.org

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11.06.20 – APFA DCA Base Brief – December Allocations

Friday, November 6, 2020 December Allocations DCA: 12,134 flying hours (+1267 Hours) IAD: 1,212 flying hours ( -274 Hours) BWI: 1,349 flying hours (-98 Hours) 14,695 Hours Total Flying Hours (DCA,IAD,BWI) (+895 Hours) Six ODAN Sequences for the December Bid Month   In Solidarity, John Pennel APFA DCA Base President jpennel@apfa.org

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10.10.20 – APFA DCA Base Brief – November Allocations

Saturday, October 10, 2020 November Allocations DCA: 10,867 flying hours (+436 Hours) BWI: 1,447 flying hours (-144 Hours) IAD: 1,485 flying hours (-35 Hours) 13,799 Hours Total Flying Hours (DCA, BWI, IAD) (+257 Hours Overall) One 4-Day Sequence for November which accounts for 0.1% of the overall flying. Three ODAN Sequences for November which account for 0.3% of…

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7.24.20 – APFA Virtual VEOP & Retirement Town Hall – CLT/DCA/PHL

Friday, July 24, 2020 CLT, DCA & PHL Date: Tuesday, July 28 Time: 14:00 – 15:00 ET Click this link to join the event APFA is hosting a Virtual Town Hall for CLT, DCA & PHL Tuesday from 1400-1500 ET to answer your questions about retirement and the Voluntary Early Out Program (VEOP). For those unable to attend, this…

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4.17.20 – DCA Retirement Seminar Cancelled

Friday, April 17, 2020 Retirement Seminar Cancelled DCA Flight Attendants, Due to COVID-19 and social distancing, we have cancelled the April 29th Retirement Seminar. The seminar will be rescheduled to a date later this summer. If you would like to view the retirement information provided at the seminar, you can find the Retirement Handbook – “The Good…

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04.06.20 – “Together”

Monday, April 6, 2020   In Solidarity, Dianne M. Britton DCA Professional Standards Chair EAP/CIRT Base Council Representative EAP (817) 540-0108  Ex.8701 DCA PS/EAP Team Contacts Dianne Britton DCA Professional Standards/EAP Chair 724-544-6979 dianbrtt4@aol.com Claudia Frye DCA Professional Standards/EAP Rep 571-480-2858 liberty9553@aol.com Gaby Jimenez DCA Professional Standards/EAP Rep 201-838-3179 gj.dca.ps@gmail.com Charlotte Lewis DCA Professional Standards/EAP…

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3.12.20 – DCA Retirement Seminar – April

Thursday, March 12, 2020 Retirement Seminar, April 29th Back by Popular Demand – APFA Retirement Seminar APFA National Retirement Chair, Kim Tuck and Retirement Specialist Patrick Hancock will visit DCA to present updated, strategic information for your upcoming retirement. As always this information is very valuable for anyone in the work force either retiring soon or…

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1.20.20 – DCA Town Hall Meeting

Monday, January 20, 2020 DCA Town Hall Meeting January 29, 2020 11:30 am – 1:30 pm Washington Reagan National Airport Center Pier in the “Hub Gathering Room“ (Next to Flight Service ) Join local DCA Flight Service Base Management and DCA APFA for a joint “get together“ with discussions of all things DCA! We have…

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10.23.19 – DCA Base Brief

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 DFW CIRT Training  Hello DCA Flight Attendants, Happy Fall! It has been said “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old but on building the new.”  Easier said than done, right? Flight Attendants are a resilient group adapting to constant change that often…

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9.06.19 – DCA Base Brief – Friday, September 6, 2019

Friday, September 6, 2019 KCM Changes Effective Today The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is adding a new requirement at KCM access points regarding identification.  Under this new requirement, crew members who are not in uniform will still be able to use KCM access points, but will be required to show a third form of ID.…

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7.09.19 – DCA Base Brief – Negotiations Road Show – July 17th

Tuesday, July 9, 2019   The APFA Negotiations Committee also with Lori Bassani, National President will be in Washington D.C. presenting their roadshow concerning the current contract talks between American Airlines and APFA. The roadshow is open to all Flight Attendants in good standing! We urge you to come out, ask questions, share your thoughts and…

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6.29.19 – APFA DCA Professional Standards and Employee Assistance Program

Saturday, June 29, 2019   Hello DCA Flight Attendants, For those of you that missed the earlier DCA communication, I would like to reintroduce the peer to peer services and resources provided for DCA-Based Flight Attendants. First, we would like to welcome aboard the newest members of the DCA Professional Standards/Employee Assistance Team! Charlotte Lewis…

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6.10.19 – DCA Base Brief

Monday, June 10th, 2019 APFA Retirement Seminar – June 19th , 11:00 to 3:00  Hub Gathering Room Center pier (next to flight service) Reagan National Airport  APFA Retirement specialists Kim Tuck & Patrick Hancock will be in DCA to provide you with pertinent information to get you prepared for retirement. Whether you are ready to…

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5.03.19 – DCA Base Brief

Friday, May 3, 2019   As we begin our journey as one combined crew base and as one unified team, With much excitement I would like to introduce our elected,  duly elected and appointed base council representatives! Thank you to all representatives for raising interest in assisting our Flight Attendants! Included are their positions /roles…

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4.08.19 – DCA Base Brief

Monday, April 8, 2019   May DCA APFA Base Meeting We are fast approaching the combining of DCA and UDC crew bases starting May 2,2019. As a result of this merge we would like to hold our first combined union base meeting for ALL DCA based Flight Attendants. This gathering will be a meet and…

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5.01.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Upcoming APFA JSIC Base Visits

    Upcoming APFA JSIC Base Visits Starting this month and continuing through June, The APFA JSIC will be conducting base visits throughout the system to discuss the following topics:   Crew Portal Electronic Trade Board (ETB) Trip Trade System (TTS) Reserve Open Time Assignment/Award (ROTA) JCBA Reserve Rotation Rescheduling and Pay Protection Changes to…

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4.18.18 – (LUS) – May 2018 PBS Bid Award Summary

May 2018 PBS Bid Award Summary – LUS The May 2018 PBS Bid is available for viewing in the Crew Portal via the PBS Award tab. Any Flight Attendant who has a question about his/her award or believes he/she may have received a mis-award should notify the Flight Attendant Bidding Resource Center (FABRC) at (800) 327-0117 Option 5 Below, you will…

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12.18.17 – (LUS) – January 2018 PBS Bid Award Summary

  January 2018 PBS Bid Award Summary – LUS The January 2018 PBS Bid is available for viewing in the Crew Portal via the PBS Award tab. Any Flight Attendant who has a question about his/her award or believes he/she may have received a mis-award should notify the Flight Attendant Bidding Resource Center (FABRC) at (800) 327-0117 Option 5 Below,…

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