Welcome to the Horizon Air AFA Committees page.
Here you can learn more about how each committee contributes to the success of the Flight Attendants at Horizon Air.
What do Committee members do?
Members of our Committees serve in three primary roles:
Serve as the subject matter expert in the committees primary area of focus.
Act as a resource within their area of expertise and work to actively educate and empower members.
Work as a liaison between Members and the Local Executive Council, Master Executive Council, and management involving matters related to the Committee.
Select one of the Committee tabs below to learn more about that committee and view its contacts.
Safety – Your AFA Horizon Safety Health & Security Committee works with management on matters pertaining to cabin and Flight Attendant safety, health and security issues.
ASAP – The goal of the Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) is to enhance aviation safety through the prevention of accidents and incidents.
The Benefits Committee works to provide education and assistance to flight attendants in all matters involving benefits – including insurance, maternity, workers compensation, and leave of absence programs. Additionally, assistance is available for the resolution of access related issues or payment of benefits.
This Committee is responsible for establishing and maintaining an effective information sharing process between QXAFA leadership and members, including use of the afahorizon.org website, email “blasts”, and social media outlets.
The Association of Flight Attendants Employee Assistance Program (AFA EAP) is a confidential resource available to the members, their families and their partners to assist with personal, and work-related concerns.
The Inflight Service Committee works with management on changes in service, procedures to be followed, and other matters pertaining to inflight service, catering and galley & service cart configuration.
The Grievance Committee represents Flight Attendants in discipline and contract disputes. Flight Attendants are encouraged to contact a Grievance Representative if they encounter a work related issue that they are not able to resolve with an Inflight Supervisor or with questions related to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The Hotel and Transportation Committee works with management to investigate Flight Attendants’ concerns related to hotel facilities and transportation and periodically checks for any change in quality of accommodations and services.
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The AFA Government Affairs Committee lobbies member of Congress, provides lobbying training to AFA members and organized grassroots member activism around issues that matter most to Flight Attendants.
The Reserve Committee works to ensure contractual procedures are followed by monitoring all issues specific to Flight Attendants on reserve status. The committee assists with Contract interpretation and facilitates interaction between reserve crew members and Crew Scheduling while also educating members on the reserve system. For more information and resources. Also, The Negotiations Committee directly fights for the rights of all Horizon Flight Attendants by negotiating our contract (CBA), Side-letters, and Memorandums of Understanding.
The Reserve Committee works to ensure contractual procedures are followed by monitoring all issues specific to Flight Attendants on reserve status. The committee assists with Contract interpretation and facilitates interaction between reserve crew members and Crew Scheduling while also educating members on the reserve system. For more information and resources.
The Scheduling Committee meets each quarter to provide input to management concerning trips and schedules. Although individual trips are now being produced by the IBT (pilot’s union), it is the responsibility of the Scheduling Committee to establish the bid line. In determining bid lines, the Scheduling Committee attempts to keep lines consistent especially regarding days off, morning and afternoon trips, 2, 3, or 4 days trips, and many other factors. However, they must take into account Trip credit values, scheduling and marketing changes, aircraft maintenance schedules, and holiday reductions when building lines.
The Uniform Committee has established a relationship with management to assist in the development of a professional yet comfortable uniform. It is the committee’s goal to provide feedback from the membership to management while educating our members in maintaining a professional uniform look. The committee is more than happy to clarify or suggest possible optional pieces to management as well.