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Buy your ticket today- for September 23rd screening of The Rugby Player in Washington, DC

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On Tuesday, September 23rd at 6:30 pm, AFA-CWA is proud to host a reception for our members, executive board, allied organizations, White House and Congressional representatives and the greater DC community.

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The event at Washington DC’s Newseum includes a special screening of The Rugby Player, an uplifting and stereotype-shattering documentary about Mark Bingham, one of the passengers on United

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Time to Derail Norwegian Airline Scheme

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 "Congress may be on break, but this month the Obama Administration faces a watershed decision with huge implications for the global aviation industry and its workforce.

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Ebola Virus: Flight Crew Guidance

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The outbreak of Ebola, a viral hemorrhagic fever that has claimed approximately 1,000 lives in West Africa since March, is of great concern to Flight Attendants as safety professionals. Given the potential for the spread of Ebola to other continents through air travel, health authorities such as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) are providing ongoing updates and issuing guidance to various stakeholders. Links to up-to-date information for our profession are posted on the AFA Air Safety, Health & Security website.

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United AFA Members Invited for Special 9-11 Pentagon Tour

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United Flight Attendants and their families have a special opportunity to tour the Pentagon in honor of the crew members on United Flight 93 and United Flight 175. On September 9th and 10th, 2014, the Pentagon will host 200 United Airlines employees and family members.

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Three Aviation Tragedies

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In the span of a single week, three airline tragedies have shaken the global aviation community.

On Thursday, July 24, news broke of the disappearance over West Africa of Air Algerie Flight AH5017 about 50 minutes after it left Burkina Faso. It was carrying 116 people.

On Wednesday, July 23, a TransAsia Airways passenger plane crashed on one of Taiwan's Penghu Islands in the high winds of Typhoon Matmo killing 48 people.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

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July 17, 2014 - We are deeply saddened by today’s reports that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was shot down near the Russian-Ukrainian border. The flight had 15 crew members and 280 passengers on board.

As aviation’s first responders, we have dedicated our careers to maintaining the highest levels of safety and security in the aircraft cabin, and the news of Flight 17 strikes at the heart of our union. As we wait for answers to the many questions surrounding this incident, we hold the crew, passengers and their families in our hearts and minds.

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OSHA Protections for Flight Crew: Booklet Details New Rules

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Enforcement of new OSHA protections for Flight Attendants began on March 26, 2014, six months after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) corrected rules that excluded the passenger cabin.

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