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4.26.19 – APFA Press Release

Friday, April 26, 2019   APFA Sends Letter to FAA Calling to Implement Key Components of FAA Reauthorization Bill Euless, TX (April 26th) – The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) National President Lori Bassani sent a letter yesterday calling on Acting Administrator Dan Elwell to step up the pace of implementing key provisions of the…

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3.20.18 – (LAA/LUS) – FAA Issues SAFO on Smoke, Odor, Fumes In-Flight

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This week, the FAA released a Safety Alert for Operators (SAFO) on Smoke/Odor/Fume (SOF) events in flight. This is a step in the right direction and we are thankful the FAA is acknowledging and providing guidance on SOF. Over the past year, APFA has been collaborating with a recently established work group consisting of various…

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11.12.04 – (LAA) – AA Flight 587 Crash Anniversary, American Airlines’ Attendance Control Policy, Delta Pilots Ratify Concession Agreement, US Airways File Application to Regject the Bargaining Agreements Between CWA, the IAM, and FAs Represented by AFA

This is Michelle Nasca, JFK Base Chair, with a special Hotline message for Friday November 12, 2004. Today marks the third anniversary of the crash of American Airlines Flight 587 in Belle Harbor, NY. While three years seem like an eternity considering the length of time we’ve had to live without our friends and loved…

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6.09.04 – (LAA) – AA Will Announce Recall of 233 FAs, BOS to Port au Prince Round Trip Cancelled, FA Fatigue, Turbulence, FAA Conducting On-Board Observances, Information Picketing, FAA Fines AMR 2.5 Million Dollars

This is APFA President John Ward with a special hotline update. Today is Wednesday, June 9. APFA is pleased to announce some very good news report today and at a time when good news stories seem to be few and far between. The company will today announce the recall of 233 Flight Attendants, effective July…

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4.23.04 – (LAA) – FA Fatigue, Unemployment Insurance Benefits for Furloughed FAs, Lobbying in DC, Fatigue Survey

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, April 23, 2004. On Wednesday, many APFA members joined the APFA National Officers and various representatives in Washington, D.C. to lobby members of Congress on the issues of reduced layover rest, Flight Attendant fatigue, and Unemployment Insurance Benefits for furloughed…

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1.23.04 – (LAA) – Ballots for APFA National Officers Due, AMR Announces 4th Quarter and year End Financial Results, Chicago Congestion, Survey on Workplace Fatigue

Hello. Today is Friday, January 23, 2004. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline. Ballots for APFA National Officers are due by 0900 Central Time on January 29, 2004. The ballot count will take place at the Radisson Hotel in Irving, Texas. The hotel is located South of the DFW…

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5.31.02 – (LAA) – EC Votes to Appoint Susan Lantaz Interim STL Base Chair, Commercial Aviation Safety Team (CAST), Railway Labor Act, Contract Books Shipped

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with an APFA HotLine Update for Thursday, June 6, 2002. Today, the APFA Executive Committee voted unanimously to appoint Susan Lantz as the interim APFA Base Chair for St. Louis International and Greg Bertolini as the interim APFA Base Chair for St. Louis Domestic. Susan and…

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5.10.02 – (LAA) – Unity March at AMR Stockholders Meeting

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, May 10, 2002. On Wednesday, May 15th, the APFA will join AFA representing American Eagle Flight Attendants, APA representing American Airlines Pilots, ALPA representing American Eagle Pilots, and representatives of the Communications Workers of America in a Unity March at…

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1.01.02 – (LAA) – Flight 63 Incident

This is John Ward, President of APFA, with a hotline update for Tuesday, January 1, 2002. As we head into 2002, I want to assure you that safety remains at the top of APFA’s agenda. We will continue to press the FAA, DOT, and others until security measures strong enough to protect our crews are…

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12.28.01 – (LAA) – AA Flight 63, Shoe Bomber

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Friday, December 28, 2001. APFA President John Ward issued the following statement this week regarding American Airlines flight 63 – the Miami-bound flight that originated in Paris on Saturday, December 22 and was diverted to Boston after flight attendants discovered a man attempting…

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11.27.01 – (LAA) – Supplemental Medical Coverage, Open Replacement Flight Attendants, AA Lifted D-3 Travel Embargo, Flight 587 Crewmember Memorials

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Tuesday, November 27, 2001. On Friday, we informed you that the company has agreed to extend the deadline for electing Supplemental Medical Coverage through today, November 27. For those of you who wish to sign up for Supplemental Medical Coverage but did not…

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11.23.01 – (LAA) – Memorial Service Information for Crewmembers of Flight 587, FAA Airworthiness Directive, Merger and Acquisition Committee Met with AA Management

This is Leslie Mayo, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine for Tuesday, November 20, 2001. I will read up-to-date memorial service information for the flight attendants from flight 587 at the end of this HotLine. All of American’s A-300s have been inspected and no signs of fatigue or delamination were found. According to the…

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7.07.00 – (LAA) – Negotiations Update, Air Rage Press Release

July 07, 2000 Hello, this is Patrick Hancock, InfoRep Division Coordinator with Negotiations news for the week of July 7, 2000. Negotiations with American’s management took a holiday break this week, but it’s not like anyone noticed the change in the overall pace. Now that the soft issues have been signed off, the Company has…

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