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4.12.22 – APFA LGA Base Brief – NYC Security Incident- Brooklyn, NY

Tuesday, April 12, 2022 APFA LGA Base Brief – NYC Security Incident- Brooklyn, NY Currently, all NYC airports are or may be operating on higher levels of security. The MTA Subway systems from the city to the airport and all major MTA buses are running on schedule except for affected subway lines which may change…

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4.10.22 – APFA LGA Base Brief – EWR Base Meeting – April 11, 2022

Sunday, April 10, 2022 EWR Base Meeting – April 11, 2022 When: Monday, April 11, 2022 Location: EWR INTL Airport –Flight Service FA Operations Area Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET Questions for the Q&A may be sent to pking@apfa.org with the Subject “EWR Q&A”. You may also join the meeting virtually via Teams. How to…

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1.21.22 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Friday, January 21, 2022

Friday, January 21, 2022 APFA LGA Base Brief – Friday, January 21, 2022 Flight Attendant Assaults We as well as our government officials know that no individual should have to deal with an assault at their place of work or anywhere. We must not allow the large number of distracting factors, diminish our efforts to…

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12.28.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Virtual LGA Q&A Tomorrow, December 29th

Tuesday, December 28, 2021 Virtual LGA Q&A Tomorrow, December 29th Click here to join the Virtual LGA Town Hall How to Join the Virtual Town Hall via Cellphone or Tablet This is a Virtual Town Hall, there is no phone dial-in information for this forum. Download the Microsoft® Teams App by clicking one of the options below: <<<Apple…

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12.23.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Thursday, December 23, 2021

Thursday, December 23, 2021 A MESSAGE FROM YOUR APFA LGA BASE COUNCIL Although I understood the responsibilities before me, I did not expect the whirlwind of challenges upon commencing our term. The loss of too many of our NYC colleagues, repeated instances of flight attendants being physically assaulted, and the many challenges presented by two variants…

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12.17.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Friday, December 17, 2021

Friday, December 17, 2021 Flight Attendant Assaults We continue to get reports from Flight Attendants on the defiance by some customers who have no respect for the law, much less our profession. Your reports are our only way of knowing and documenting what seems to have become part of our career, and we must not…

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12.10.21 – Special APFA LGA Base Brief – Friday, December 10, 2021

Friday, December 10, 2021 Special APFA LGA Base Brief Since American returned services onboard to pre-pandemic levels, I have been hearing from flight attendants flying the 777-200 and 777-300 on international flights, as well as the A321T on our transcontinental flights. Our workload has changed, but our staffing kept short. Through my communication with local…

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11.24.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Wednesday, November 24, 2021 Flight Attendant Assaults Your CERS reports continue to be important tools for documenting assaults onboard our aircraft as well as while on duty. We don’t need to wait for another assault to discuss this topic. Enough flight attendants have been assaulted to remind us that we cannot stop until we get…

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10.29.21 – **SPECIAL** APFA LGA Base Brief – Friday, October 29, 2021

Friday October 29, 2021 Dear Colleagues, As most of you know, yet again one of our colleagues has been assaulted by a customer, a criminal. The words “federal” and “law” mean nothing to specific individuals who have been defiant and disrespectful of the law, our profession, and a long history of service. Flight Attendants worldwide…

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10.16.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Saturday, October 16, 2021

Saturday, October 16, 2021 FLIGHT ATTENDANT ASSAULTS Flight Attendants continue to regularly face resistance from customers regarding safety requirements. APFA has been engaged in doing all we can to ensure legislation is passed to protect crew members on board our aircraft. It is more important than ever that you file CERS reports and be as…

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10.01.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Returning from EVLOA

Friday, October 1, 2021 Returning from EVLOA As you all know, the Company canceled all EVLOA’s and sent out cancellation notices to those Flight Attendants who were not scheduled to return prior to November 1st, 2021. In that letter, the Company stated conditions required to be met prior to return from EVLOA. These conditions included…

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10.01.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Friday, October 1, 2021

Friday, October 1, 2021 Voluntary Early Out Option Flight Attendants Today, we say farewell to 55 New York-LGA Flight Attendants who opted in taking the Voluntary Early Out Option the Company offered as an early retirement during a very dire economic time the pandemic presented us one year ago. The phrase “paving the way” is old. Still,…

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9.17.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – September 17, 2021

Friday, September 17, 2021 20th Anniversary of 9/11 September 11th changed our industry forever. On this 20th Anniversary, Penelope and I had the privilege of attending three events to represent New York as a base and show our strong love and eternal remembrance of our heroes/colleagues that left us that day. I am so grateful…

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9.05.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – We Will Never Forget

Sunday, September 5, 2021 We Will Never Forget September 11, 2021, marks 20 years since our world changed. We lost our colleagues, but our hearts will eternally carry them and their act of heroism. On September 10th, at 4:30 PM, New York LGA flight attendants will have an opportunity to participate voluntarily in a wreath-laying…

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9.03.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – NYC State of Emergency

Friday, September 3, 2021 NYC State of Emergency As most of you know, NYC declared a state of emergency after Ida spawned catastrophic flooding that unfortunately cost lives. Whether you live locally or commute, it was a quick disastrous event right here where we live and work. If you experienced an attendance or performance infraction, you should…

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8.27.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – LGA In-Person/Virtual Base Meeting

Friday, August 27, 2021 APFA LGA Base Brief – LGA In-Person/Virtual Base Meeting Wednesday, September 1, 2021 JFK Airport – Terminal 8 Room 15-465 MD Conference Room 4th Floor, 2nd Door to the Left of the Elevators Session 1: 9am – 12pm Session 2: 1pm – 3pm Maximum capacity per in-person session: 20 Due to restrictions in…

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8.25.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – August 25th, 2021

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 A lot has happened and changed this week. By our very nature, Flight Attendants gravitate anywhere there is a need, be it for compassion, assistance, or to perform simple acts of humanity. I say this having over two decades amongst the most diverse people that genuinely define resilience. It is an honor to participate…

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8.22.21 – New York CRAF Assignment in Progress

Sunday, August 22, 2021 New York CRAF Assignment in Progress Crew Scheduling is currently in the process of contacting LGA-based Flight Attendants on the Civil Reserve Airfleet (CRAF) list for a CRAF sequence departing on the evening of August 23rd, 2021. Because of the short notice, there is not time for Flight Attendants to ballot…

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8.22.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Hurricane Henri Update

Sunday, August 22, 2021 APFA LGA Base Brief – Hurricane Henri Update Hurricane conditions continue to be unpredictable in NYC and surrounding areas. The company continues to monitor how this storm develops. The heaviest of rain and wind is expected to begin just before midday. The most important thing you can do is put your…

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8.20.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Friday, August 20, 2021

Friday, August 20, 2021 APFA Honors the life of former LGA Base Vice Chair, Phillip Clifton Phillip Clifton was a colleague, friend, and strong advocate who stepped up to serve the membership when called at a time of need. He had a well-known witty, humorous, and compassionate way that won over the hearts of all…

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8.06.21 – APFA LGA Base Brief – Friday, August 6, 2021

Friday, August 6, 2021 DO YOU THINK YOU HAVE A GRIEVANCE? DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND THE GRIEVANCE PROCESS When your contract is violated, as we’ve seen lately with all the illegal rescheduling, or when you disagree with a bad letter in your file or a missed trip you received, Section 30: The Dispute Resolution Process exists…

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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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