sPIRIT covid-19 updates & Resources

Latest Spirit Airlines AFA-CWA updates on COVID-19 and the aviation industry.

Spirit Afa-cwa updates

COVID-19 Travel Health Notice Update

January 14th 2021

CDC Travelers’ Health will provide weekly e-mail updates on COVID-19 Travel Health Notices (THNs) to keep you informed. Each Monday, these e-mails will include a list of COVID-19 THN changes from the past week….

Face covering Requirements

July 12, 2020

States and local governments have been changing their mask requirements frequently and since we are finally beginning to resume layovers we want to make sure you have the most up to date information on the mask requirements across the country…

COVID-19 Plane Cleaners

June 22, 2020

There have been a lot of inquiries about the new products that Spirit is now using to clean, disinfect and sanitize our aircrafts. Your ASHS Team continues to request information and inquire about the products the company uses to protect our Flight Attendants.

Sharing Resources

April 11, 2020

We’re here for you and all of our families. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of millions of working people and our families, and the labor movement has been working tirelessly to limit the impact of this crisis on our health and livelihoods. We worked to make sure the relief packages Congress recently passed put the needs of working families and our communities first.

Tell Secretary Mnuchin: You Can't Leverage People!

April 1, 2020

The grants in the relief package provide paychecks for workers, not bailouts for airlines. These grants do one thing and one thing only: fund paychecks and benefits for two million hourly workers like flight attendants, pilots, gate agents, mechanics, the people who clean planes, cook the food, and help people through the airport.

April 2020 Schedules

April 1, 2020

The company has informed the AFA MEC Leadership earlier today that, due to the drawdown in flying announced for the remainder of April, every single pairing on our April schedules will be affected with a cancellation.

TAJ = Time Recoverable Refresher

March 31, 2020

With the number of tactical cancellations that the company is making in April; chances are that you or someone you know now has seen “TAJ” on a schedule.  Let this newsletter serve as a review of how CBA section 8.N. is applied.

Jobs Saved But More to Do

March 27, 2020

Moments ago, the House of Representatives voted by voice to pass the CARES Act. This is historic both for our country and our industry. The bill will now go to the President for signing.

Reporting Symptoms and Adjusting During COVID19

March 21, 2020
The coronavirus originated in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, in December 2019.  AFACWA.org/Coronavirus contains the latest information on the outbreak and resources for aviation’s first responders. 
If you have any of the following circumstances:
  1. Symptoms of the corona virus
  2. Been exposed to someone who has symptoms
  3. Been exposed to someone who tested positive 
  4. Has been tested (whether positive or negative)
  5. Has been told to self-quarantine by a medical doctor,CDC, Dept. of Health

URGENT: Tell Congress to Vote YES on H.R. 748

March 26, 2020

We built a relief package that is centered on Flight Attendants and other aviation workers. The Senate voted 96-0 for the CARES Act. The House of Representatives is set to vote on H.R. 748 tomorrow morning. The bill, which is part of the pandemic Stimulus response, has payroll grants that will save hundreds of thousands of jobs and will keep working people connected to our healthcare – especially important during this pandemic.

COVID19 (Coronavirus) Update from AFA

March 6, 2020
As you are aware, Covid19 continues to spread globally and we are seeing more cases here in the United States. From the beginning of the outbreak our Union has been mobilizing to combat the spread of Covid19 and has called on management at all airlines to take action by implementing this list of Immediate Operational Actions.