Zika Virus Information

The Zika virus is causing current world-wide concern due to a possible risk of birth defects. AFA is active in addressing Flight Attendant health concerns.

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Flight Attendant Fatigue

With the rules in place today, Flight Attendants could have a mere 8 hours of rest following a 14-hour duty day!

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We Support Delta Flight Attendants

There should be no question: any opportunity for the Delta Flight Attendants to gain collective bargaining rights has our support.

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About AFA

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA) is the world's largest labor union organized by flight attendants for flight attendants.

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Bridge The Gap

Flight Attendants know undercutting pay for any Flight Attendant puts in jeopardy the standards for all Flight Attendants.

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Known Crewmember

AFA advocacy ensured Flight Attendants are recognized for our role as first responders – we will have equal access to the Known Crewmember program.

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    Rally for Rest

    Honoring Colgan Air, Flight 3407

    One year ago, in recognition of those who lost their lives and in tribute to the families who have valiantly fought to ensure their death was not in vain, we publicly launched our campaign to Fight Fatigue with 10 hours minimum rest and a Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) for Flight Attendants. Watch the Colgan 3407 tribute video. Full story >

    Rally for Rest at the U.S. Capitol

    Flight Attendants Cement Essential 10 Hour Rest Provision in House FAA Reauthorization Bill
    Feb 11 - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) cheered the members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for their action to amend the Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2016 (AIRR Act) to include a 10 hour minimum rest provision based on science and sought by Flight Attendants for decades.

    Flight Attendant's rest should equal pilot rest in order to do our work as aviation's first responders. Join all Flight Attendants to Rally for Rest at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in support of FAA minimum 10 hours rest for all Flight Attendants.

    Your Help Needed to Stop Toxic Fumes in the Cabin

    Sept 1, 2015 - The airline industry has long known that the air you breathe on board can be contaminated with highly toxic oil fumes. More information >


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