Welcome to your Benefits Committee!

Your source for all matters involving benefits – including insurance, maternity, workers compensation, and leave of absence programs.

Benefits Committee Contacts

Wendy Kaihara

MEC Benefits Chair
(208) 819-4069

Abby Homan

LEC 16 – REP
(253) 380.2192

Jennifer Turnbow

LEC 16 – REP
(509) 992.8609

Retirement Contacts


LEC 17 – Retirement REP

Latest Benefits News

Year End Full-time and Part-time Hours

Year End Full-time and Part-time Hours Hello QX Flight Attendants! As we are approaching the end of 2020 it is time to verify your hours to determine your fulltime or part time status  going into 2021. Additionally there are hours needed for FMLA which are different for qualifying as well, and are calculated differently. Hours…

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Never Forget September 10, 2020 — Dear Flight Attendants, Aviation security is personal to us. No matter the uniform we wear, the routes we fly, or the years we have worn our wings we will always remember the events of September 11th, lift up heroes and do everything in our power to ensure the events…

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AFA COVID-19 Onboard Service Survey

AFA COVID-19 Onboard Service Survey JULY 28, 2020 11:00 On July 16th, management implemented an expansion of onboard service which included the addition of multiple beverage selections and the re-introduction of hot beverages as an option for passengers. During the lead up to the service expansion, members of our Master Executive Council (MEC), Inflight Service Committee, and…

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AFA Update – Vanguard Retirement Webinars

Vanguard Retirement Webinars As the company will be offering early out packages, AFA, in conjunction with Vanguard, the company’s 401(k) plan administrator, will be conducting an online webinar to provide information and answer questions about the planning process for retirement.  More information from Vanguard is below. Switching from earning a paycheck to living off your retirement…

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AFA Benefits Committee Update

AFA Benefits Committee Update Legal disclaimer Because of the complex interaction between the administration of the various state unemployment insurance (UI) programs; the components of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act; and the Company’s response to claims, AFA Horizon leadership can neither provide definitive advice for filing UI claims nor assurance of receiving a…

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