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Confusion Deepens Over Trump's Travel Ban

Confusion Deepens Over Trump's Travel Ban

(POLITICO) - “Uncertainty about President Donald Trump’s “extreme vetting” policies continued to roil travelers, airlines and foreign governments Monday, as U.S. immigration officials made decisions on the fly about how to apply the directives — despite White House attempts to downplay the fallout,” POLITICO’s Ted Hesson and Jennifer Scholtes report.

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A surprising group affected by Trump's travel ban: airline crews

A surprising group affected by Trump's travel ban: airline crews

(YAHOO) - On Jan. 27, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order issuing a travel ban on seven predominantly-Muslim countries. The action ignited large protests at airports around the United States, as refugees and citizens on incoming flights were detained at airports or sent back to their countries.

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Women's March on Washington

Women's March on Washington

AFA and CWA are participating in the Women’s March on Washington on January 21. This will be an historic event that raises the issues that our union has championed for decades: equality for all, economic equality for women and justice in the workplace. It is an opportunity to shine the light on the importance of the labor movement for our role in supporting democracy, organizing to improve conditions at work and empowering women and others to use the power of the collective to address issues that would otherwise be suppressed without our unions. Our messages will be:

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AFA Listening Tour

AFA Listening Tour

We want to hear from you! The AFA Listening Tour this year includes Local, MEC and International Officers. 

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FLL Shooting: Confirming Crew Safety, Stay Vigilant

FLL Shooting: Confirming Crew Safety, Stay Vigilant 

(CNN) - Gunshots erupted at the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, airport on Friday, leaving five people dead. Authorities say the gunman, who appeared to be acting alone, is in custody.

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American Airlines Jet Has 3rd Fume Incident in 3 Months, 7 Flight Attendants Transported to Hospital and Released

American Airlines Jet Has 3rd Fume Incident in 3 Months, 7 Flight Attendants Transported to Hospital and Released

Originally published by ABC News, January 4, 2017

Flight attendants on an American Airlines aircraft complained about headaches due to an "odor in the cabin" following the Airbus A330's arrival in Orlando just before midnight Monday, the airline has confirmed.

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Libyan Flight Hijacked, Diverted To Malta; Most Of 118 On Board Released

Libyan Flight Hijacked, Diverted To Malta; Most Of 118 On Board Released

December 23, 2016 - A flight within Libya has been hijacked and diverted to Malta. It landed with 118 people on board; now, nearly all of them have been released.

Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat says as of 8:50 ET, 109 passengers have been evacuated from the plane and some crew members are in the process of being released.

We are keeping those affected, their families and friends in our thoughts and prayers. Should you need assistance following this event please contact AFA EAP at 800-424-2406.

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