Flight Attendants Enlist Passengers In 'Knife Fight' At Airports Nationwide

Flight Attendants Enlist Passengers In 'Knife Fight' At Airports Nationwide

Washington, DC – April 2-5, 2013 - The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants, continues leafleting events this week at airports around the country to directly enlist passengers in the fight to keep knives out of the aircraft cabin. Leaflets encourage passengers to sign the petition to the White House at www.NoKnivesOnPlanes.comand to call their member of Congress to support the No Knives Act of 2013, introduced by Congressman Ed Markey (D-MA) and Congressman Michael Grimm (R-NY).

Airport Leafleting and Local Times for Tuesday, April 2-5:

Tuesday, April 2 Tuesday, April 2
New York LaGuardia Airport Philadelphia International Airport
American Airlines Departures Outside F Terminal
Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm ET Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET
Contact: Christian Casadey, 718-301-6838 Contact: Corey Caldwell, 202-434-0586

 

Wednesday, April 3 Thursday, April 4
Philadelphia International Airport San Francisco International Airport
Outside F Terminal American Airlines Terminal 2
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm PT
Contact: Corey Caldwell, 202-434-0586 Contact: Julie Hedrick, 707-694-4552

 

Thursday, April 4 Thursday, April 4
Philadelphia International Airport Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Outside F Terminal Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CT
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET Contact: Christine Copp, 773-301-4300
Contact: Corey Caldwell, 202-434-0586  

 

Friday, April 5 Friday, April 5
Boston Logan Airport Philadelphia International Airport
Terminal B - Departure Level Outside F Terminal
Time: 4:30 am – 10:30 am ET Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Eastern Time
Contact: Eugenio Vargas, 401-952-7126 Contact: Corey Caldwell, 202-434-0586


Air Marshals, Pilots, Transportation Security Officers and airline CEOs agree with Flight Attendants. No knives, ever again.

Media Contacts: Corey Caldwell, AFA-CWA, ccaldwell@afanet.org; Jamie Horwitz, TWU, media@twu.org ; Leslie Mayo, APFA, communications@apfa.org ; James Carlson, IAM, jcarlson@iamaw.org; David White, IBT,dwhite@teamster.org .

The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions coordinates on issues of mutual interest to Flight Attendants. Members of the Coalition are the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), Transport Workers Union (TWU), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM).

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