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AFA Visits the Department of Transportation to talk Flight Attendant Safety and Training

AFA Visits the Department of Transportation to talk Flight Attendant Safety and Training 

June 22, 2017 - On Tuesday, June 20th, AFA International President Sara Nelson and the AFA Air Safety, Health and Security Department presented to the Department of Transportation (DOT) lead staff on the roles, responsibilities and training required to serve as an FAA Certified Flight Attendant.

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Major Step Forward for 10 Hours Rest

Major Step Forward for 10 Hours Rest

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Flight Attendants Say Conflict Is Creating a Big Safety Problem on Planes

Flight Attendants Say Conflict Is Creating a Big Safety Problem on Planes

JUN 19, 2017 - The fury has died down, but the rash of viral confrontations on airplanes is still very much on flight attendants' minds. They are demoralized and anxious, afraid of becoming the villain in a cellphone video that spreads across the globe — creating a situation some say could result in safety lapses on planes.

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Equal Rest - Here's How to Take Action

Equal Rest - Here's How to Take Action

June 19, 2017 - Tell Senators and Representatives to include our 10 hours minimum rest provision along with a Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) in their respective bills.

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Equal Rest for Flight Attendants: Call Congress Now

Equal Rest for Flight Attendants: Call Congress Now

June 13, 2017 — Both the Senate and the House are drafting their version of the FAA Reauthorization Bills and we need them to make combatting Flight Attendant fatigue a top priority.

Tell Senators and Representatives to include our 10 hours minimum rest provision along with a Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) in their respective bills.

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Dump Federal Programs? Not if this guy can help it.

Dump Federal Programs? Not if this guy can help it. 

Originally published by The Washington Post, June 4, 2017

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AFA International President Sara Nelson Speaks at International Aviation Club

AFA International President Sara Nelson Speaks at International Aviation Club

AFA International President Sara Nelson spoke at the International Aviation Club on May 23, 2017 in Washington, DC. Representatives from the aviation industry in attendance including Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Boeing, Airlines for America (A4A), the Department of Transportation, members of Congress, and more.

The International Aviation Club's mission statement is "to foster and promote interest in the maintenance and development of aircraft, airports, air navigation and air transportation, international agreements, cooperation and treaties, as all of these... apply to international aviation."

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