Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update – March 13, 2020

Continuing to Advocate for Flight Attendant Protections Air Safety, Health, & Security Committee (ASHSC) An AFA communication from March 3 (COVID-19 Update) contained a comprehensive list of the requests that AFA had made of management at the time.  AFA Horizon officers and representatives have been in constant communication with management since that time to continue […]

Managing your Anxiety Around Coronavirus

Managing your Anxiety Around Coronavirus From your AFA EAP Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new risk, not a familiar one.  Its status as a new health problem with which we are unfamiliar contributes to our heightened anxiety.  Remember, anxiety is a protective measure.  It’s signaling you to scan for risks and find methods to safeguard yourself.  […]

AFA MASTER EXECUTIVE COUNCIL MEMORANDUM MASTER EXECUTIVE OFFICER NOMINATIONS

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 […]

PAE Communication From Heather Coleman

As your Local Executive Council 16 President I have been in discussions with Management, specifically Kieran Whitney, Managing Director, Inflight and Dee Dee Caldwell, Director since August of last year. The information management had regularly provided was confirmation that we would begin with overnights in PAE, that the flying would operate this way for several […]

Communication – Mixed Pairings

Mixed Pairings-APR19 Bid The AFA Master Executive Council was recently informed by Inflight management that they are planning to build trips (pairings), starting with the APR19 bid, that will contain both E-175 and Q 400 flying.  There may be delays with the timeline, but the current plan is to start using mixed pairings in April […]

Inflight Absence Management Specialist Position Elimination

Good Morning Horizon Air Flight Attendants: As of yesterday, the Inflight Absence Management Specialist position for inflight has been eliminated. Many of you have needed the assistance of David Mitchell who held this position in applying for leaves, managing the leave process, and for returning to work after a leave. Additionally, David worked extensively with those Flight Attendants who were placed on […]