Saturday September 22, 2018

American Airlines flight attendants sign non-disclosure agreement, will join merger talks

The Association of Professional Flight Attendants, which represents American Airlines flight attendants, disclosed Thursday that it has signed a non-disclosure agreement to join the private talks about a US Airways-American merger. The agreement “gives us further opportunity to affect the potential merger as we engage in direct and confidential discussions with key stakeholders,” the union […]

Seven of eight most senior AA flight attendants take early out

We’ve been looking over the list of flight attendants who signed up for American Airlines’ early-out option, and found some interesting factoids:  – Of the eight most senior flight attendants now working at American, seven signed up for the “voluntary early-out program.” That is, the ones holding seniority #s 1 through 8, with the exception […]

Flight attendants at American Airlines, US Airways are working together for merger

Leaders of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants and the Association of Flight Attendants have issued a joint letter pledging to work together … [visit site to read more] Tweet This Post

American Airlines flight attendants can begin applying for ‘early-out’ program Monday

American Airlines said Friday that it will begin accepting applications Monday from flight attendants who want to take the “voluntary early out program,” or VEOP. All applications have to in by Thursday, Sept. 20, the airline said. “We are pleased that the ratified agreement with our flight attendants allowed us to offer this option, which […]

Flight attendants at American Airlines approve the company’s last contract offer, leaving only the pilots group without a ratified agreement

Flight attendants at American Airlines Inc. have approved the company’s “last, best and final” labor contract offer. The Association of Professional Flight Attendants announced today on Twitter that 59.5 percent of its members voted in favor of the offer and 40.5 percent voted against it. Voting ended at 10 a.m. “In light of last week’s […]

American Eagle flight attendants will vote Aug. 8-Sept. 5 on new contract

Under cost-cutting pressure from American Eagle management, Association of Flight Attendants leaders voted Thursday to send a tentative agreement to a vote by the 1,800 American Eagle flight attendants. “We forced onerous concessions off the table, mitigated the ones we accepted and negotiated early snap-backs for some of them,” said Robert Barrow, president of Eagle’s […]

Negotiators for American Eagle, flight attendants reach tentative deal

American Eagle and the Association of Flight Attendants said Friday that their negotiators have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract. “American Eagle is pleased we were able to reach a tentative agreement with the Association of Flight Attendants on a new contract that will help Eagle effectively compete for American’s business,” American Eagle […]

Glading spells out all the reasons flight attendants should vote for American Airlines offer

In a message to members Thursday, Association of Professional Flight Attendants president Laura Glading spelled out all the reasons that they should vote for American Airlines’ “last, best and final offer.” What she didn’t do, however, is tell them outright that they should vote in favor of it. The proposal was sent out late last […]

American Airlines cancels overage leaves for flight attendants as of Aug. 15

A kind flight attendant passed on this message that went out Monday morning to American Airlines flight attendants: 23JUL12/1315  TO: ALL FLIGHT ATTENDANTS  RE: CANCELLATION OF OLOA EFFECTIVE AUGUST 14, 2012  .  EARLIER THIS YEAR, THE COMPANY OFFERED VOLUNTARY LEAVES TO FA‡S  IN AN EFFORT TO AVOID FA FURLOUGHS AS A RESULT OF SCHEDULE REDUCTIONS. […]

Details on American Eagle term sheets for pilots, flight attendants, some ground workers

American Eagle has posted the term sheets it gave its unions Friday. Here’s the ones I found from that day (not the ones presented from March): AFA Final Term Sheet July 13, 2012 ALPA Final Term Sheet July 13, 2012 TWU OPERATIONS COORDINATORS AND FLIGHT DISPATCHERS July 13, 2012 TWU GROUND SCHOOL INSTRUCTORS July 13, […]