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7.31.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Saturday, July 31, 2021

Saturday, July 31, 2021 Flight Attendant Assaults Your safety is my number one priority. While it seems like incidents on board continue to increase, I want to assure you of my commitment not to stop until we have measures in place that deter anyone from feeling as if assaulting Flight Attendants is in any way…

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7.16.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – July 16, 2021

Friday, July 16, 2021 Assault on Flight Attendants We continue to receive CERS reports about the violence and aggression you are experiencing onboard the aircraft. We also are aware that some of these misconduct events are related to face mask noncompliance. We recognize that this is a traumatic situation for the crew members involved. The…

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7.02.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – July 2, 2021

Friday, July 2, 2021 Greg Hildreth I was so sorry to hear of Greg’s death, and on behalf of New York-LGA, I would like to extend my deepest condolences to Greg’s family & loved ones. When I began doing base work and interacted with reps throughout the system, Greg’s name always came up as an…

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6.06.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – June 6, 2021

Sunday, June 6, 2021 Customer Assaults on Flight Attendants I continue to read CERS reports where flight attendants are dealing with customers who refuse to comply with our instructions and basic safety requirements. These customers who verbally and physically abuse flight attendants should be held accountable. I want you to know that I will use…

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5.28.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – May 28, 2021

Friday, May 28, 2021 Memorial Day Weekend As we begin Memorial Day weekend, we would like to honor our nation’s heroes who courageously gave their lives while making the ultimate sacrifice protecting the freedoms we enjoy in the United States and around the world. To those Flight Attendants who are Veterans or have fallen family members, THANK…

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5.21.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – New York Courtesy Transportation

Friday, May 21, 2021 New York Courtesy Transportation For far too long, New York LGA Flight Attendants have had to contend with the possibility of losing courtesy transportation in a less safe environment. At the same time, we continue to be a tri-terminal base. Crime has risen, and we work through a pandemic with less…

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5.20.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Hardship of Loss of Pay

Thursday, May 20, 2021 Hardship of Loss of Pay I want each Flight Attendant at LGA to know that Penelope and I understand the hardship associated with cancellations, loss of pay, and the challenges of recouping the time from TTS/UBL.  I continue to receive your emails and hear your concerns loud and clear, specifically with our Tel Aviv (TLV) and…

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4.26.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief- Vaccine Status Disclosure to the Company

Monday, April 26, 2021 Vaccine Status Disclosure to the Company Earlier this month, the Company rolled out their vaccine incentive program, which provides $50 worth of Nonstop Thanks Points + an extra vacation day for the 2022-2023 vacation year. They left out one important clearer explanation. Reporting to the Company that you are already vaccinated also…

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4.23.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief- April 23, 2021

Friday, April 23, 2021 Employee Parking Lot P10 LGA Airport We returned to the employee parking lot on April 21st. I received feedback from Flight Attendants about the amount of time it takes to get to terminal B after leaving the employee lot. Here is where we are: We have two dedicated buses to Terminal…

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4.16.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief- JFK Employee Parking Lot 12

Friday, April 16, 2021 JFK Employee Parking Lot 12 Today I filed a Base Notice of Dispute (NOD) on the company’s repeated disregard for the safety of New York Flight Attendants with regard to our JFK employee parking lot 12. The safety of our flight attendants is paramount to me. This issue has been addressed…

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4.13.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Base Notices of Dispute Filed

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 APFA LGA Base Brief – Base Notices of Dispute Filed Yesterday, I filed four (4) Base Notices of Dispute (NODs) with the Company regarding critical issues that pertain to our safety & security while on duty anywhere around the world. 2021-LGA-7 Contact tracing is an essential part of how the Company…

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4.09.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief- April 9, 2021

Friday, April 9, 2021 New York – LGA: A New Direction First and foremost, it is my honor to serve as your LGA Base President. Penelope and I are fully committed to serving every one of you. Transitions are never easy, but the improvements are well worth it. While we explore what has not worked…

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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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3.24.21 – A Message of Thanks to Senator Schumer

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 APFA is grateful for the Payroll Support Program’s (PSP) job security and for the leaders in Congress who never gave up on extending it, not once, but twice. The PSP was never a “gimme,” and it did not happen solely because of our strong Union representation in Washington. Leaders of Congress…

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2.13.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Expanded Summer Flying for LGA

Saturday, February 13, 2021 Expanded Summer Flying for LGA Yesterday we received notice from Flight Service of an expansion of flying at JFK starting in May and June. For May: JFK-BOG-JFK (Bogota, Colombia) Daily service operating on the A319 JFK-CLO-JFK (Cali, Colombia) Daily service operating on the A319 JFK-MDE-JFK (Medellin, Colombia) Daily service operating on the…

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1.30.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Annual Vacation Bidding

Saturday, January 30, 2021 May 2021 – April 2022 Vacation Bidding Primary vacation bidding for 2021-2022 opens February 1st at 1200 (CST) and closes March 3rd at 1200 (CST). We are pleased that LGA Flight Service Management plans to offer Vacation Bidding classes over the next month. We are encouraging them to schedule classes at both…

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1.19.21 – Join Senator Chuck Schumer for a Q&A Session

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 APFA Members in New York! You Are Invited to Join Senator Chuck Schumer for a Q&A Session APFA is excited to co-host a Q&A session with Senator Chuck Schumer. Please join us on Friday, January 29th at 5 pm ET for a discussion with Senator Chuck Schumer, co-hosted with our Brothers and…

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1.15.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccines in New York

Friday, January 15, 2021 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccines in New York Effective January 11, 2021, the State of New York expanded the criteria for COVID-19 vaccination to include airline and airport employees. Both New York City and New York State have set up vaccination sites. Please visit their respective websites to schedule your appointment. If you…

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12.29.20 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Tuesday, December 29, 2020 Return of Furloughed Flight Attendants We are still glowing with the news of the recall of all furloughed Flight Attendants. For those of you anticipating a recall notice, be sure your contact information is current. The Company has created guides and other documents with important information for those returning. These resources…

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12.24.20 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Return of Furloughed Flight Attendants

Thursday, December 24, 2020 Return of Furloughed Flight Attendants We are thrilled the Company has announced the recall of all furloughed Flight Attendants. Our stated goal and hope from the first notice last summer of the need to furlough was that our furloughed members would return quickly. We recognize everyone that had a hand in…

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12.14.20 – LGA Base Brief – Monday, December 14, 2020

Monday, December 14, 2020 Greetings to the New York base! We are well into the December month and want to extend our warmest wishes to those who are celebrating this Holiday Season. To those of you currently observing Hanukkah, we say Chag Sameach! Reserve The months of December and January have increased our members who are…

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11.30.20 – LGA Base Brief – Monday, November 30, 2020

Monday, November 30, 2020 Greetings to All LGA Flight Attendants, Thank you for your dedication over the Thanksgiving weekend. With over 5.7 million fliers taking to the skies over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend our airplanes and crews were pushed to the limit in terms of space for social distancing and onerous sequences. In some cases…

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11.20.20 – LGA Base Brief – Friday, November 20, 2020

Friday, November 20, 2020 Greetings LGA Flight Attendants, We hope you have a good Thanksgiving week. For those of you who are traveling, fly safe. COVID-19 Specific Information For the latest information on COVID-19 information and announcements, use your Company-issued tablet and go to Comply 365 > My Publications > 01 IFM/PAs/COVID19 > COVID19 > Destination updates.…

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10.19.20 – LGA Base Brief – Monday, October 19, 2020

Monday, October 19, 2020 Greetings LGA Flight Attendants, We know these are extraordinary times. The impact of the pandemic continues to weigh on us all. We are grateful for your resilience in facing the challenges of pandemic flying every single day. Reserve Information  One aspect of the new reality that looms large is the prospect…

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8.25.20 – LGA Base Brief – Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 LGA Flight Attendants, As our summer season of flying draws to a close, we would like to express our gratitude and admiration for all you have been doing to support each other and our customers during these tumultuous last several months. We recognize it has not been an easy road. You…

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7.27.20 – APFA Virtual VEOP & Retirement Town Hall Today – BOS/LGA

Monday, July 27, 2020 BOS & LGA Date: Today, July 27 Time: 15:30 – 16:30 ET Click this link to join the event APFA is hosting a Virtual Town Hall for BOS & LGA today, from 1530-1630 ET to answer your questions about retirement and the Voluntary Early Out Program (VEOP). For those unable to attend, this event will…

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7.24.20 – APFA Virtual VEOP & Retirement Town Hall – BOS/LGA

Friday, July 24, 2020 BOS & LGA Date: Monday, July 27 Time: 15:30 – 16:30 ET Click this link to join the event APFA is hosting a Virtual Town Hall for BOS & LGA Monday from 1530-1630 ET to answer your questions about retirement and the Voluntary Early Out Program (VEOP). For those unable to attend, this event will…

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