Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A Message from Your AFA EAP: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of this disease.  There are about 1.38 million new cases of breast cancer each year.  Breast cancer is by […]

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AFA MASTER EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMORANDUMMASTER EXECUTIVE OFFICER NOMINATIONS September 27, 2019 In accordance with the MEC policy and procedures and the AFA constitution and Bylaws notice is given that nominations consideration for AFA Horizon Air Master Executive Council Officers is now open.  The positions consist of the MEC President, MEC Vice President & MEC Secretary […]

MEC News

MEC News – September On Monday, September 16th your AFA MEC (Master Executive Council) Officers met with Alaska Airline Labor Leaders as well as our pilot Labor Leaders.  Each labor workgroup provided an update on their current challenges with AAG. The Coalition also discussed common concerns surrounding issues such as uniforms, the right to wear […]

Negotiations Update – September

Horizon Negotiations Update September 2019 AFA and Management met again in Seattle from September 17-19, 2019. AFA’s committee members are MEC President Ed Hawes; Flight Attendants Joelle Jaeger and Tanya Phillips; and our professional negotiator and attorney, Kimberley Chaput. MEC Vice President, Lisa Davis-Warren, also attended the session. Management’s team consists of Michelle Abidoye, Managing […]

ASAP – Fatigue

Hello Fellow Flight Attendants, Wishing everyone well! I am writing in regard to our current contract and reminding you all that we do have a Fatigue Policy implemented for our protection along with the ASAP program. You will find the verbiage under Article 26, Health, Safety, and security.  It is on page 166-167 in our […]

April Safety Roundtable – Repost

Hello Everyone, Here are some notes that I took regarding the Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) and Safety Roundtable: 1. The panel discussed the importance of utilizing ASAP in conjunction with fatigue reporting.I learned the proper verbiage to use when submitting a fatigue ASAP Report. 2. I learned that keeping the integrity of the ASAP […]

Now Hear This!

Mary McDaniel from Pacific Hearing Conservation will be available to perform mandatory hearing tests for our PSA, GSA, and GSE employees first (mandatory). Once those employees are tested then she would be happy to test the Flight Attendants (voluntary). Wait times will vary. Flight Attendants from any domicile may come to any of these testing […]

We Will Never Forget…

From Your AFA EAP PERSONAL STRATEGIES FOR APPROACHING THE ANNIVERSARY OF SEPTEMBER 11th As we approach the anniversary of September 11th, many of us will begin to plan how we’ll recognize this day. Anniversaries offer an opportunity to acknowledge our memories and experiences, to connect with others who share in them, and to pay tribute […]

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