Alternate AMFA – Southwest Airlines (SWA) ASAP Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative

On March 7, 2017, AMFA National called for nominations to fill the position of Alternate AMFA – Southwest Airlines (SWA) Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) Event Review Committee (ERC) Representative.

Southwest Airlines members of Locals 4, 11, 18, and 32 were allowed to submit names in nomination for this position. Following the close of the Willingness to Serve Form process of this election, there is only one candidate for this position: John Paonessa.

As there is only one candidate running unopposed for this position, an election is not required; therefore, John Paonessa will serve as the Alternate AMFA – SWA ASAP ERC Representative commencing on July 1, 2017.

Alternate AMFA – Southwest Airlines Outsourcing Liaison Representative

On March 7, 2017, AMFA National called for nominations to fill the position of Alternate AMFA – Southwest Airlines Outsourcing Liaison Representative.

Southwest Airlines members of Locals 4, 11, 18, and 32 were allowed to submit names in nomination for this position. Following the close of the Willingness to Serve Form process of this election, there is only one candidate for this position: Frederick Andrew Ruebman.

As there is only one candidate running unopposed for this position, an election is not required; therefore, Frederick Andrew Ruebman will serve as the Alternate Outsourcing Liaison Representative commencing on July 1, 2017.

AMFA-SWA AMT Survey Notice

The National Executive Council has called for a survey of the membership at Southwest Airlines (SWA) regarding contract negotiations.

This survey will be conducted via the TrueBallot Inc., WebVote® system. All active members in good standing employed by Southwest Airlines under the Aircraft Maintenance Technicians contract are eligible participate in this survey. Note: Any member whose membership dues, fees, and/or assessment obligations have not been reconciled is a member in bad standing, and therefore, is ineligible to participate.

Read the entire Survey Notice here.

Letter from Outsourcing Liaison concerning downline trips

In case you’ve been wondering what your recent past and future at Southwest Airlines looks like, please take a close at the following.  Here are three new types of outsourcing notifications that we have never seen before (downline trips), all in the last four days.  It is absolutely clear that Southwest intends to circumvent any agreement that we may reach…

Read the letter from Nino here.