MEC Safety Committee Update

Feburary 12, 2020 by Bryan Grosvold ASHS MEC Chair Novel Corona Virus Update Wanted to share some information with Flight Attendants about the Novel Corona Virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Situation Summary for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus remains a good source of up-to-date information on the rapidly changing situation. AFA is calling […]

FADAP Newsletter – February 2020

‌ February 2020 FADAP E Message Wellness App for Flight Attendants With interactive features relating to: Medication & FlyingFlight Attendant Prescription Drug ScreenerPrescription Drug EducationDear Doctor Card Stressful EventsCheck for Post Trauma StressCoping with Trauma Alcohol UseFlight Attendant Alcohol ScreenerAlcohol Education SleepSleep Quality ScreenerInsomnia ScreenerSleep Education Meditation & Relaxation Meditation Training Available for iPhone and Android “Wings of […]

Horizon AFA Negotiation Committee Update

Horizon AFA Negotiation Committee Update February 8, 2020 On February 7, 2020, the Negotiation Committee had a short meeting with the Company’s committee. Joe Sprague President; Brooke Vatheuer, Senior Vice President, Operations and Planning; and BJ Colby, Managing Director, Finance, joined us at the table. Management gave a presentation on their finances, plan and their […]

Negotiations Update – January

Negotiation Committee Update JANUARY 31, 2020 We met with management for two days this week. The first day we spent going over the remaining issues where we have continued to reach an impasse. On the second day we were previously scheduled for the mixed pairing/aircraft swap arbitration and due to witness availability, we needed to […]

AFA Interactive

In this edition (January 31, 2020): Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) AFA Celebrates Black History Month Hawaiian Flight Attendants Take Their Contract Fight to HAL Board of Directors Delta Management Announces Plans to Replace the Toxic Uniform Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Issues with the coronavirus outbreak are changing at a rapid pace. Following our call for halting flights to China this morning, United, Delta, […]

MEC Safety Committee Update

MEC Safety Committee Update January 23, 2020 by Jennifer Levcun – ASHS Fatigue Chair Happy New Year everyone! We are writing regarding our new FEAT online Fatigue Awareness class. Your Horizon Air AFA Health, Safety and Security Committee was extremely involved with developing and implementing the online FEAT Training course. The Committee collaborated with management […]

AFA Interactive Newsletter – Novel Coronavirus Outbreak, New Option of PreCheck for Non-Uniform Crewmember

Novel Coronavirus Outbreak The novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, in December 2019, is creating growing concern for air travel. The first known case has now been confirmed in the United States. AFA is contacting our airlines in an effort to put in place information and precautions for crewmembers. We are sharing […]

Flight Attendants Applaud DOT's Clear Rule on Animals in the Cabin

Flight Attendants Applaud DOT’s Clear Rule on Animals in the Cabin Washington, DC (January 22, 2019) — The Department of Transportation today released a notice of proposed rulemaking that seeks to amend the definition of a service animal in air transportation and includes safeguard to ensure safety and limit fraud. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA […]