Scheduling Notes – September

September Bid 325 – Scheduling Notes  This month management had a lot of their own parameters they added due to overall staffing. The company put extra credits into PDX and SEA and took some out of MFR, GEG, and BOI.  We continue to hear they have staffing issues and this bid was no different. Management also had […]

AFA MEC Announcement – Crew Planning Liaison

To:         HZN AFA Membership/Flight Attendants Date:     July 9, 2019 Subject: HZN AFA MEC Crew Planning Liaison Position Flight Attendant Callie von Borstel informed the MEC that she will be leaving her AFA MEC position of Crew Planning Liaison at the end of July 2019.  Callie has been front and center working with the Jeppesen […]

Scheduling – July Pairings

July Bid 323 – Scheduling Notes  July will be our fourth full month of mixed-pairing flying.  With it, there were a total of 1,562 trips between all bases.  Of those, 304 are all Q400 flying and 327 are all E175 flying.  That’s 59.6% of the trips are mixed, 20.9% trips are pure E175, and 19.5% are pure […]

Scheduling – June Pairings

Back in April inflight management implemented mixed pairings to help drive better efficiencies, as they understood them. Since then, Kieran Whitney, our former Managing Director of Inflight, has moved back over to Alaska. The downside of this is that Kieran was the only member of inflight management who we feel understood the inner workings of […]

Mixed Pairings – Update

Dear Horizon AFA Flight Attendants, AFA is very concerned with the mixed pairings that are scheduled to take place commencing with the April bid.  When we first heard the idea from inflight management about ten months ago, we expressed numerous concerns that we had. These included safety, operational, quality of life, credit values and the ability to preference individual aircraft. We also cited contractual language that we believe the potential mixed […]