United Continental will furlough 688 flight attendants, as part of a cost-cutting strategy outlined in November to cut $2 billion in annual costs and increase yearly ancillary revenue by $700 million by 2017. United Continental flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), have called on management to “work collaboratively to find solutions and prevent any involuntary job loss.” United Master Executive Council president Greg Davidowitch ...

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