AIMS/Ecrew Update

Greetings fellow Flight Attendants,     I wanted to take a moment and touch base about recent updates to Aims/E-crew.  First, you probably have heard or seen reference to Aims and or E-crew and may have always wondered why those words are used interchangeably. Aims is a company based out of Athens, Greece which Horizon Air […]

October/November ACT Crew Room Sits

Hello Fellow Flight Attendants, Negotiations with management have begun today, December 4, 2019 and are scheduled to continue through the 10th in Olympia, WA. We conducted negotiation crew sits in October as well as November. We have combined the two communications from each sit for our fellow members to compare.  Your SEA AFA ACT Chair, […]

Attendance Meetings Grievance

Attendance Meetings Grievance Since the change to the attendance policy, it has become the new normal for supervisors to adjust a trip to schedule a meeting to speak with a flight attendant regarding attendance issues. If you notice a change to your schedule with a note showing there is a meeting requested on your trip […]

Scheduling Notes – January 2020

January Bid 329 – Scheduling Notes  This was an interesting trip pairing build for January. We feel that the solution that AFA created has a much higher quality of life for our members and gives the most parity in one through four-day trips across the board, which allows for a variety of different wants and needs. Additionally, […]

Negotiation Update

Before we get into our usual update, the Negotiating Committee and the MEC want to THANK YOU for your tremendous support at our solidarity events in PDX and SEA.  We received great media coverage, and management took note. They know that AFA and the public are behind us – and most importantly, so are you! Management did […]

Wendy Kaihara

Dear Horizon Air Flight Attendants: The Horizon Air Master Executive Council, as well as all of the Local Council 16 and 17 Officers, Chairs and volunteers, would like to thank Wendy Kaihara for her unwavering service to the Union and most recently the Leave and Benefits Committee. Over the course of many years, Wendy has […]

FAA Fatigue Risk Management Plan

FAA Fatigue Risk Management Plan We have recently completed the FAA opposition letter for the Fatigue Risk Management Plan, (FRMP).  Inflight Management submitted the plan to the FAA.  Our opposition letter is directly tied to management’s insistence on continuing to keep the possibility of discipline in the plan.  In our opinion this is not putting safety first.  We […]

Picketing in DCA

Your newly elected LEC 17 Vice President, Jamie Moore and Secretary-Treasurer, Tanya Phillips will be supporting the “Bridge the Gap” campaign when in Washington D.C. during their new Officer Orientation this week. The Bridge the Gap picketing event is scheduled for: Date: November 19,2019 Time: 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern Time Place: DCA Airport […]

MEC News

November 18, 2019 Uniform Guidelines/Policy: As of November 12, 2019, the new Alaska/Horizon Uniform Guidelines/Policy for Flight Attendants became effective. You can find the complete Guidelines/Policy located Onyourhorizon/Employee Resources/Uniforms.  Part of the new policy speaks to the number of pins that a Flight Attendant can wear on their uniform. Currently the uniform guidelines/policy indicated that […]