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 […]

AFA Update

AFA Update January 11, 2020 by Lisa Davis-Warren (MEC President) MEC Committee Chairperson & Appointed Position Interviews and Recent Resignation Master Executive Council (MEC) In accordance with Article VII.B.1 of the AFA Horizon Air MEC Policy and Procedures Manual, the term of appointment for the MEC Committee Chairpersons is concurrent with those of the MEC […]

National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month January 3, 2020 January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. We can take a stand against human trafficking by recommitting ourselves to end it on our planes. As Flight Attendants and aviation’s first responders, we are uniquely positioned to identify human traffickers and assist their victims. […]