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9.15.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Tropical Storm Florence Update

    Tropical Storm Florence Update Wings Foundation Disaster Relief   Tropical Storm Florence is located about 45 miles south-southwest of Florence, North Carolina, as of Saturday evening. It will continue to move slowly westward into Saturday night, and a turn toward the west and northwest is anticipated on Sunday. Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina…

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9.15.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Tropical Storm Florence

Tropical Storm Florence   Destination/Expected operational impact: CLT -9/14: 19 mainline flights canceled, 68 regional departures canceled -9/15: 62 regional departures canceled -9/16: 5 regional departures canceled GSO, RIC,           GSP, ORF -No preplanned mainline cancellations, some regional flights canceled ILM -9/13 – 9/16: all flights canceled, resume service with turns on 9/17 FAY, FLO -9/13…

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9.12.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Hurricane Florence

American is closely monitoring Hurricane Florence, which is impacting several communities they serve this week, including Charlotte. Our thoughts are with those who are in the path of this potentially damaging hurricane. Hurricane watches will likely be issued for portions of the region and the North Carolina coast beginning Thursday evening and into the weekend.…

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9.11.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Pay Protection Procedures for Hurricane Florence

  PAY PROTECTION PROCEDURES For normal operations and especially in major storms and disruptions, it is always beneficial for Flight Attendants to know their contractual language for pay protections. With a major storm approaching this week, we wanted to give you the tools you may need to know as it applies to pay protection.Flight Attendants should be…

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3.06.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Another Winter Storm with the Potential for IROPS

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Another Winter Storm with the Potential for IROPS Once again, we find ourselves preparing for another winter storm impacting the Northeast. In the last storm, it is no secret that the Crew Tracking, Crew Scheduling, and Hotel Desks had great difficulty repairing the operation. Flight Attendants found themselves waiting for hotel rooms for hours, and…

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3.02.18 – (LAA/LUS) – APFA Annual Convention Concludes/Nor’easter IROPS/1Q18 EC Meeting Scheduled/Unfair Favoritism at ORD/Uniform Reaction Report

  • APFA Annual Convention Concludes   • March Nor’easter – IROPS Procedures Reminder • 1Q18 Executive Committee Meeting Scheduled • AA Flight Attendants Cry Foul on Unfair Favoritism at O’Hare • Uniform Reaction Report    APFA Annual Convention Concludes The APFA Annual Convention in Charlotte concluded today. Over the past four days, the Board of…

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1.05.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Article 9.L. Invoked at All LAA Bases

  Critical FA Staffing Shortage – LAA The Company has notified APFA that they have once again invoked Article 9.L of the contract in response to a critical staffing shortage at all LAA bases: Article 9.L of the Foundation Document refers to the Order of Open Time Coverage and it allows Crew Scheduling to assign trips to Flight Attendants on Duty Free Periods…

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1.03.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Winter Storm Grayson

With Winter Storm Grayson visiting the East Coast, please re-familiarize yourself with the following procedures: LAA Interim Sequence Pay Protection Procedures can be found in the On-duty Contract Guide on your tablet or on the Scheduling Department Page on the APFA website. Key points to remember: You must be on the MU list on ALL…

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1.04.18 – (LAA/LUS) – IROPS Procedures Reminder

Winter Storm Grayson continues to hammer the East Coast causing numerous delays and cancellations. We continue to receive calls from Flight Attendants regarding procedures to follow during irregular operations. Remember to check your schedule before leaving for the airport. If your flight has been cancelled and you have not received a call, please contact Crew…

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1.03.18 – Winter Story Grayson

With Winter Storm Grayson visiting the East Coast, please re-familiarize yourself with the following procedures: LAA Interim Sequence Pay Protection Procedures can be found in the On-duty Contract Guide on your tablet or on the Scheduling Department Page on the APFA website. Key points to remember: You must be on the MU list on ALL days…

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9.10.04 – (LAA) – National Coordinator Confirmations, Remembering 9/11, Coordinator Summits, Short-Term Manning Problem, TWA Seniority Integration

This is Leslie Mayo in APFA Communications. We would like to welcome the following Flight Attendants who were confirmed by the APFA Executive Committee as National Coordinators to serve the remainder of the term ending April 30, 2006: Safety Coordinator – Lonny Glover (ORD) Contract Coordinator – Brent Peterson (JFK) Health Coordinator – Patty French…

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9.03.04 – (LAA) – Hurricane Frances, LOA Allowing for Temporary Use of Volunteer International Flight Attendants for Domestic Flying, MIC Procedures, TWA-LLC Certificate

Good evening, this is Tommie Hutto-Blake, APFA President with the APFA HotLine for Friday, September 3, 2004. First off – our thoughts today are with those of you on the Florida Coast as you do everything possible to stay out of harm’s way while Mother Nature gives our industry and your communities some serious challenges.…

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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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