Nine years ago today, US Airways Flight 1549 made an emergency landing on the Hudson River after bird strikes completely shut down both engines. Due the heroic actions of the entire crew on that cold January morning, 150 passengers were evacuated from the A320 with no fatalities. Last year at the APFA Annual Convention, APFA…Read More
Negotiations HotLine – February 22, 2001 This is APFA President John Ward with the negotiations portion of the HotLine for Thursday, February 22; day 844 of contract negotiations. The time is approximately 4:00 p.m. Central Standard time. The strike authorization ballot count has now been certified by the National Ballot Committee and I am pleased…Read More
This is Alexis Boilini, member of your APFA Negotiating Team and IOR Flight Attendant with a special HotLine for Thursday, December 7, 2000. Following a lengthy conference call with the APFA Board of Directors, President John Ward, late yesterday, sent a letter to the National Mediation Board requesting official release from mediation with American Airlines.…Read More
This is Jeff Bott, APFA Vice President, with a Special APFA Hotline Update for Tuesday, November 28, 2000. In light of the recent AIRBUS A300 accident in Miami, the APFA has heard Flight Attendants’ concerns about the safety of the A300 cabin doors. The aircraft experienced a pressurization abnormality that is being investigated by the…Read More
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