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Bulletin Board – December 12th, 2016

December 12th, 2016 Miscellaneous Notes on Flying Together from RUPA President Cort de Peyster: The “MyIDTravelPurchase” link is hard to find! It is buried in the “Other Airline” page on Flying Together>Travel. The same is true for the “Book” link for buying a “myUAdiscount” ticket; it is buried on the “myUAdiscount” page on Flying Together>Travel. If you have a smartphone or tablet link your MileagePlus number with your “employeeRES” profile so you can use the “United APP” to book both standby and “myUAdiscount” tickets. (Cort reports it is much easier than using “employeeRES” and it is mobile – big advantage when traveling.) However, until the “United APP” is capable of connecting to “myIDTravelPurchase”, if you want “Other Airline” tickets you still have to go to FlyingTogether>Travel>OtherAirline-InterlineTravel...

Bulletin Board – October 3rd, 2016

October 3rd, 2016 RUPA Members: Latest news from Kirk Moore! Retiree Association of Flight Attendants Pass Travel UPDATE September 29, 2016In this issue: 1) Open Enrollments for retirees 2) UPL no longer automated 3) Other Airlines: Embargoes & more 4) Star Companions, clarified 5) Recent news from United After October 2nd you can view this UPDATE on our website: http://www.rafa-cwa.org 1) Open Enrollments for retirees For 2017 Healthcare: October 31-November 11, 2016 on “YBR”. Access via FlyingTogether>EmployeeServices>Benefits>YBR (Your Benefits Resources). For 2017 Enrolled Friends: Will be announced in December, 2016. Access via FlyingTogether>Travel> “Update pass riders and buddies”. 2) United Pass Line is no longer automated United Pass Line automation has been discontinued. Now, when you call the UPL (Direct from the US dial 866-359-3727,...

Bulletin Board – May 13th, 2016

May 13th, 2016 RUPA Members: Latest travel information from CONU. Effective June 1, 2016, like all revenue customers, leisure space-available travel departing from Toronto (YYZ), including but not limited to vacation, personal, buddy and jumpseat, will be subject to a 25 CAD AIF (Airport Improvement Fee) plus the 13% HST (Harmonized Sales Tax). These fees and taxes can be payroll deducted (if applicable) or pre-paid with a credit card during the booking process. Employees traveling for company business will remain exempt. We will place a message on the home page of employeeRES under News and Announcements, a route message when booking from YYZ and in the advisory section of the Travel tab in the coming week. As always, thank you for your support and have...

Bulletin Board – March 16th, 2016

March 16th, 2016 RUPA Members: This is Kirk Moore's travel updates for March! I suggest you make a copy of this eblast and keep it with your travel papers - who could remember all these details! RetireeAssociation of FlightAttendants Pass Travel UPDATE                                March 15, 2016   In this issue: 1)    Having trouble adding your 2016 Enrolled Friends? 2)    Employee Buddies can fly Intl unaccompanied this summer 3)    Hot tip: 20% off onboard Econ+ upgrade 4)    Fly standby on Other Airlines with ZED tickets 5)    Recent news from United 1)  Trouble adding your 2016 Enrolled Friends? (Many thanks to Kathy Torgison, RUAEA Pass Travel Expert, for this information!) Go to FlyingTogether>Travel>click on the blue box that says “Update pass riders and buddies”. If you already enrolled your EFs for...

Bulletin Board – February 1st, 2016

February 1st, 2016 RUPA Members: New from CONU Dear retiree newsletter group leader, Starting today employees and retirees will be taken to the newly redesigned united.com when booking myUAdiscount tickets. Feel free to post the company approved verbiage below to your newsletters and/or newsletter websites. As always, thank you for your continued support. Have a great rest of the week! ''Book your myUAdiscount tickets with new united.com Employees and retirees will now experience the newly redesigned united.com when shopping for myUAdiscount tickets. You will continue to access the discounted tickets by clicking the Book link on the myUAdiscount page of the Travel tab on Flying Together. Once on the new united.com site, you’ll begin by entering your desired cities and dates of travel. Check out...