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8.01.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Press Release – APFA Flight Attendant Union Opposes Elimination of Small Airport Screening

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      APFA Flight Attendant Union Opposes Elimination of Small Airport Screening “It’s Not About Size – It’s about Safety and Security”   Euless, TX – (August 1) – The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the Union representing 27,000 American Airlines Flight Attendants issued a statement today against a TSA proposal…

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12.17.04 – (LAA) – AFA-CWA Candelight Vigil, Headquarters Becomes Smoke Free, Legislative Action Task Force, US Airways Reaches Tentatve Agreement

This is Cathy Lukensmeyer, APFA Treasurer. Today is Friday, December 17, and you’ve reached the APFA hotline. This week’s highlight was the AFA-CWA Candelight Vigil and Rally in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday. All four APFA National Officers, members of the Executive Committee, many Base Chairs and Vice Chairs and Flight Attendants from across the system…

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8.20.04 – (LAA) – DOL Expresses Position that Tommie Hutto-Blake Should be Installed as President of APFA, WTS Notifications for APFA VC at JFK, LGA, MIA, and SFO Due Date, FA Fatigue, Safety Audit by Dept of Homeland Security, Retirement Made Easy

Hello everyone, this is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain with the APFA Hotline for Friday August 20, 2004. As was previously reported on this Hotline, the Department of Labor recently counted 16 additional ballots for the position of APFA President. This resulted in a change in the outcome of the election. On the basis of…

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8.13.04 – (LAA) – DOL Will Count an Additional 16 Uncounted Ballots in APFA Presidential Election, FA Fatigue, Retirement Made Easy, APFA Voluntary Optional Insurance, AA Agrees to pay $3 Million in Fines to Settle Antitrust Charges

Hello everyone, This is Michael Truan, DFW InfoRep Captain with the APFA Hotline for Friday August 13, 2004. Due to the current weather situation in Florida, American Airlines has had to cancel several flights. If you lose your entire sequence due to a cancellation or illegality, you have an obligation to call crew schedule. Please…

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7.23.04 – (LAA) – 9/11 Commission Issues Final Report, WTS Notifications for Base VC Postitions at JFK, LGA, MIA, and SFO, Special Meeting of APFA BOD, Proposed Constitutional Changes, Optional Exchange Drop/Trade Programming

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, July 23rd, 2004. This past week was eventful on security issues. The 9/11 Commission issued its final report on Thursday. It is widely available in bookstores and can be found online at www.9-11commission.gov. While most of the report focuses on…

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7.02.04 – (LAA) – Recall of Furloughed FAs, Quarterly Executive Committee Meeting, FA Fatigue, APFA Optional Insurance Benefits, Southwest FAs Strike Deal

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, July 2, 2004. We would like to begin this week by welcoming back to the line 178 formerly furloughed Flight Attendants (which is a correction from the July 1st, Special Hotline Update stating 184 formerly furloughed Flight Attendants). Of the…

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6.18.04 – (LAA) – Recall Packets Mailed, EC Meeting, Skyword

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, June 18th, 2004. Recall packets were mailed on June 9th, 2004, to 233 Flight Attendants eligible for recall to active status on July 1st, 2004. Responses must be received by American by June 19th, 2004. Failure to respond by that…

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5.07.04 – (LAA) – BOD Conclude Special Meeting and Pass Resolutions, Lobbying in DC, FA Fatgue, Special Meeting of EC, AMR American Eagle FAs Conduct Informational Picketing

Hello everyone. This is Liz Geiss, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, May 7, 2004. The APFA Board of Directors concluded a special meeting in the DFW area this week. During the course of their meeting, the Board approved balloting the APFA membership on numerous changes to the APFA Constitution. The…

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4.30.04 – (LAA) – Restructuring Agreement, Lobbying in DC

Hello. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, April 30, 2004. In accordance with Attachment A of the Restructuring Agreement, all Flight Attendants will receive a 1.5% pay raise effective May 1, 2004. This increase will be reflected in the May 15th paychecks. APFA reported a few months…

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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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4.02.04 – (LAA) – Transition of National Officers

Hello. This is Friday, April 2nd, 2004, and this is APFA Secretary, Greg Hildreth, with a special hotline to my fellow APFA members. I, along with fellow National Officers Brett Durkin and Cathy Lukensmeyer would like to join incumbent APFA President Ward in thanking our outgoing national officers, Jeff Bott, Linda Lanning, and Juan Johnson…

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3.26.04 – (LAA) – Reduced Layover Rest

This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA Hotline for Friday, March 26, 2004. The response to the APFA National Mailer that was sent out last week has been overwhelming. The mailer outlined APFA’s efforts to date on the reduced layover rest issue and our lobby plans on April 21st and May…

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7.26.02 – (LAA) – WTS for STL and ISL, FA Safety Manual Checks

Hello. Today is Friday, July 26, 2002. This is George Price, APFA National Communications Coordinator, with the APFA HotLine. Willingness-to-Serve Notifications were sent out on July 22nd to all STL and ISL Flight Attendants for the positions of APFA Base Chair, Vice Chair, and Operational Council Representatives. Willingness-to Serve Notifications were also sent out to…

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7.12.02 – (LAA) – TWA Flight 800, State of American Airlines, HR 4625

Hello. This is APFA Communications Coordinator George Price with a special hotline message. Today, July 17th , at 8:31p.m. Eastern Time, marks the sixth anniversary of the crash of TWA Flight 800. Twenty-eight working Flight Attendants, four Flight Attendants pass riding, and a number of other TWA employees died in this tragedy. Please take a…

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