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 […]

Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP)

Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) Hello Fellow Flight Attendants, The Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) is a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) mandated document that every airline is required to adopt. This plan documents each airline’s plan to educate, mitigate and prevent fatigue for crew members. Management filed the first FRMP in early 2019 without any […]

ASAP – Fatigue

Hello Fellow Flight Attendants, Wishing everyone well! I am writing in regard to our current contract and reminding you all that we do have a Fatigue Policy implemented for our protection along with the ASAP program. You will find the verbiage under Article 26, Health, Safety, and security.  It is on page 166-167 in our […]

Thank You.

Hey All, We would like to thank you for your participation in Safety Days last Thursday and Friday. Lori and Bryan visited the PDX/SEA ramps and crew rooms to discuss your safety concerns. We appreciate those of you who took time to share your concerns with us and have forwarded your concerns to the safety […]

Stop Toxic Fumes!

TAKE ACTION: Stop Toxic Fumes! August 13, 2019 The Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019 aims to protect airline passengers and crew from the harmful effects of toxic cabin air. “Our workspace is the public’s travel space and in that space today, crews and passengers are breathing toxins and it has to stop,” said AFA International […]

Thank You!

Good morning: We wanted to share the background on a few changes that will be coming out today to our PAs. Those of you who have recently traveled on Alaska may have already noticed changes to their inflight announcements. We want to thank our brothers and sisters over at Alaska AFA for sitting down with […]

ASHS May Report

ASHS Report Out from April DAG Meeting First, we would like to start by giving you a little background on our committee. The Air, Safety, Health and Security (ASHS) Committee consists of the AFA MEC Chair, Bryan Grosvold – SEA; Council 16 Reps are Pamela Powell – BOI and Jennifer Levcun – SEA; and Council […]

Poor Air Quality on Aircraft? Report It!

  SICK FROM POOR AIRCRAFT AIR QUALITY? REPORT IT – EVEN IF YOU THINK YOU’LL BE BETTER SOON AND CALL AFA-CWA FOR HELP Many different types of chemicals can contaminate the cabin air, including exhaust fumes, deicing fluid, electrical fumes, and jet fuel. All of these can make you sick. AFA-CWA is especially concerned if […]

Fumes Onboard – Practicle Advice for FA’s

Fumes onboard? Overview and practical advice for AFA-CWA members   Have you read the recent high-profile media reports about crews getting sick from breathing toxic fumes (unpleasant, unexplained odors) inflight? AFA-CWA has long been a leader among unions in working to address this complex and difficult problem of fumes onboard, which the industry has tried […]