American Airlines Flight Attendants Now ‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍Integrated


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Earlier this week, American Airlines has made great strides with their flight attendant workgroups, and as of Monday, ‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍October 1, 2018, the airline has completed their‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍ flight attendant operational integration, which has been a four-year journey.

Prior to this integratation pre-merger U.S. Airways flight attendants couldn’t fly with American Airlines flight attendants and vice versa, since they both were limited to flying only on their legacy airline’s aircraft.

American Airlines shared the following with their flight attendants:

‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍Having everyone in FOS means all flight attendants can now fly together on the same aircraft. Up until now, crews have been limited to flying only on their legacy airline’s aircraft. In November, flight attendants will be able to transfer to any legacy base, with more than 1,000 flight attendants expected to move to new bases.

‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍For customers, FOI helps us get back on track faster following irregular operations or aircraft swaps since we can re-crew flights without worrying about which aircraft flight attendants can fly. In fact, the first flight with an integrated crew (pictured above) happened early Monday morning after cutover when a flight required more flight attendants due to an upgauge in aircraft type.

‍​​​​‌‌‌​​‌‌​‌​​‌‌‌​‍Hundreds of team members from Flight Service, Crew Scheduling, IT, the Air Operations Integration team and others staffed different command centers at HDQ, the IOC and in Phoenix to ensure a smooth cutover.

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