Posts Tagged ‘Special Hotline’

7.15.20 – **CLARIFICATION** – WARN Notification / Voluntary Early Out and Leave Options

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 American Airlines Sends Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Notifications July 2020 Voluntary Early Out Program (VEOP) Extended Voluntary Leaves of Absence (EVLOA)     ***CLARIFICATION*** Clarification is Highlighted in Yellow Below American Airlines Sends Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Notifications American has notified APFA of an anticipated overstaffing…

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7.15.20 – APFA Special Hotline – WARN Notification/Voluntary Early Out and Leave Options

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 American Airlines Sends Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Notifications July 2020 Voluntary Early Out Program (VEOP) Extended Voluntary Leaves of Absence (EVLOA)   American Airlines Sends Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) Notifications American has notified APFA of an anticipated overstaffing situation in the Flight Service department and…

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7.03.20 – Flight Attendant Unions Unite Against Concessions

Friday, July 3, 2020 Dear Flight Attendants and Aviation Leaders: Our aviation industry faces unprecedented challenges as the nation grapples with the COVID-19 crisis. Passenger demand is just now approximately 20% of what it was a year ago, at the same time the European Union announced its member states will not accept air travelers from…

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6.14.20 – Remembering the Heroes of TWA Flight 847

Sunday, June 14, 2020 Remembering the Heroes of TWA Flight 847 Thirty-five years ago, Trans World Airlines Flight 847 was hijacked after takeoff from Athens, Greece, with 139 passengers and eight crew members on board. The flight, scheduled to land at Rome, Italy, was diverted to Beirut, Lebanon, where nineteen passengers were released in exchange…

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6.02.20 – Standing Up to Racial Injustices: A Call to Action

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 Standing Up to Racial Injustices: A Call to Action On May 25th, we watched in disbelief, sadness, and anger as George Floyd was murdered by members of the Minneapolis Police Department. We must stand up in solidarity with the Black Community to denounce these acts of violence. Racism will not be…

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5.24.20 – A Memorial Day Tribute/APFA Headquarters Closed Tomorrow

Sunday, May 24, 2020 A Memorial Day Tribute APFA Headquarters Closed Tomorrow   A Memorial Day Tribute Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Those who lost their family member or friend in the Civil War would “decorate” the graves…

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4.29.20 – APFA Flight Attendants Praise Aviation Leaders

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 The following APFA Press Release was sent to the media earlier today. APFA Flight Attendants Praise Aviation Leaders for Promoting Mandatory Masks on Airplanes (Euless, TX) – Julie Hedrick, National President of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, praised bipartisan aviation leaders for their April 28th letter to Airlines For America promoting…

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4.13.20 – PVLOA’s Reopened/Non-Passenger Cargo Charters

Monday, April 13, 2020 Paid Voluntary Leaves of Absence (PVLOA) Reopened for May Letter of Agreement: Non-Passenger Cargo Charters   Paid Voluntary Leaves of Absence (PVLOA) Reopened for May The Company informed APFA that they would be offering additional PVLOA’s beginning in May, with a duration of 3, 6, 9, or 12 months. The form…

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4.08.20 – National Chair and Regional Representative Appointments

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 National Chair and Regional Representative Appointments Today, the Executive Committee held a special teleconference to confirm the appointments for the National Chair and Regional Representative positions. These positions are two-year terms commencing on May 1, 2020. Confirmed as reappointed National Chairs by President Julie Hedrick are: Cathy Sharp (DFW) for Health;…

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3.22.20 – Deadline Extended to 3/30 for VXLOA & VEOP

Sunday, March 22, 2020 Deadline Extended to 3/30 for VXLOA & VEOP The deadline to request the 6, 9 & 12 month VXLOAs or the VEOP option has been extended to March 30 at 2359 CST. To apply for the VXLOA or the VEOP click here and log in with your Jetnet login. You may read more…

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3.21.20 – March Cheat Sheet

Saturday, March 21, 2020 March Cheat Sheet We want to do all we can to keep you informed during this rapidly changing environment. Over the last week, we have sent out numerous communications to the membership on the many different issues affecting us today. Yes, it’s a lot of information that is easily forgotten as…

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3.20.20 – COVID-19 Update

Friday, March 20, 2020 COVID-19 Update A  video message from Dr. Kris Belland, APFA Medical Advisor. COVID-19 CQ Training and FSU At 11:15a on March 18, the Company notified APFA that a Flight Attendant that had recently attended CQT training had tested positive for COVID-19. Upon learning the Flight Attendant tested positive, the FSU and the Flight Academy…

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3.17.20 – Extended Voluntary Leaves of Absence

Tuesday, March 17, 2020 Extended Voluntary Leaves of Absence APFA has reached an agreement with the company to provide extended voluntary leaves of absences, “VXLOA.” These leaves will be proffered by base and awarded in seniority order. The number of leaves in each base will be determined by the staffing requirements in each base. VXLOA leaves are…

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3.13.20 – Voluntary Leaves of Absences (VLOAs) Re-Opened for April 2020

Friday, March 13, 2020 Voluntary Leaves of Absences (VLOAs) Re-Opened for April 2020 Due to the additional flight cancellations causing a reduction in flying hours, the Company has agreed to re-open the ballots for VLOAs for both Lineholders and Reserves. These additional VLOAs will be processed as normal (following JCBA Section 25.B.2.-6.) and are not…

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3.12.20 – APFA Accepting Resumes for Regional Representative & Chairperson Positions

Thursday, March 12, 2020 APFA Accepting Resumes for Regional Representative & Chairperson Positions On December 31, APFA sent an initial request for individuals interested in working at APFA. APFA is accepting resumes for the following positions: Regional Representatives (7) National Department Chairs – (7 – Communications, Contract, Health, Hotel, Injury on Duty (IOD), Safety/Security, and Scheduling)…

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3.12.20 – Deadline Extended for VOLO Bidding

Thursday, March 12, 2020 Deadline Extended for VOLO Bidding The Company is extending the timeline for submitting or retracting ballots for the Voluntary Open Line Option (VOLO) to 1200 CST today. To bid for a VOLO or to retract your ballot click here and sign in with your Jetnet information.

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2.11.20 – Cancellations Extended for HKG, PEK, & PVG

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Cancellations Extended for HKG, PEK, & PVG American Airlines has extended the cancellations of flying to and from mainland China and Hong Kong from DFW and LAX. DFW – HKG suspended through April 23 DFW – PEK & PVG suspended through April 24 LAX – HKG, PEK & PVG suspended through April 24  …

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1.31.20 – Pay Protection Letter of Agreement Secured for China Route Cancellations

Friday, January 31, 2020 Pay Protection Letter of Agreement Secured for China Route Cancellations In consideration of concerns of our members regarding events surrounding the cancellation of flights to and from mainland China (PVG, PEK – and could possibly include HKG), APFA has secured a Letter of Agreement outlining pay protections above the contractual requirement…

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1.28.20 – APFA Headquarters Phone Outage

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 APFA Headquarters Phone Lines Down APFA headquarters phone lines are currently down. As soon as our systems are back up and running, we will notify you immediately. Thank you for your patience.

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1.23.20 – What We Know Now About the Novel Coronavirus Virus (2019-nCoV) & Worldwide Precautions

Thursday, January 23, 2020 What We Know Now About the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) & Worldwide Precautions APFA is calling on all airlines to institute immediate emergency measures, including providing crew members the latest information regarding the 2019-nCoV outbreak, identifying the signs and symptoms of illness (in oneself and others), and practical procedures to manage potentially…

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1.10.20 – DECS/FOS Password Change – Deadline is Monday, Jan. 13th

Friday, January 10, 2020 DECS/FOS Password Change Deadline – January 13th Monday, January 13th there will be a mandatory password change to access DECS/FOS.  This procedure will be required every 90 days. If you’re having difficulty remembering your current password, contact a Duty Manager or call IT Help Desk 1.866.523.5333 You’ll be unable to update your…

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1.10.20 – Mandatory DECS/FOS Password Change Starts Jan 13th

Friday, January 10, 2020 Mandatory DECS/FOS Password Changes Begin – January 13th Starting on Monday, January 13th there will be a mandatory password change to access DECS/FOS. This procedure will be required every 90 days. If you’re having difficulty remembering your current password, contact a Duty Manager or call IT Help Desk 1.866.523.5333 You’ll be unable to…

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12.31.19 – APFA Accepting Resumes for Administrative & Committee Positions

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 APFA Accepting Resumes for Administrative & Committee Positions APFA is now accepting resumes for the following positions: Regional Representatives (7) National Department Chairs – (7 – Communications, Contract, Health, Hotel, Injury on Duty (IOD), Safety/Security, and Scheduling) National Balloting Committee (5) National Budget Committee (minimum of 4) The Regional Representative and…

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12.23.19 – American Flight 63 – 18 Years Ago

Monday, December 23, 2019 American Flight 63 – True Heroes Today marks the 18th anniversary of the “Shoe Bomber” Flight 63 Paris – Miami. APFA recognizes the heroics acts of our crewmembers: Purser Carole Nelson Flight Attendant David Barlatier Flight Attendant Lettie Cornett Flight Attendant Josefina Husson Flight Attendant Cristina Jones Flight Attendant Regina Martin Flight…

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