Omni Air Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement For First Contract

Washington, D.C. (October 20, 2017) — Omni Air International Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), reached a tentative agreement for a first contract today with the assistance of the National Mediation Board. The details of the agreement will be released first to the over 300 Omni Flight Attendants.

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Unions and United Airlines Come Together to Fly More than 300 First Responders and Skilled Volunteers to Puerto Rico

35,000 pounds of relief supplies also delivered on flight; evacuees to fill seats on return flight to Newark, New Jersey

NEWARK, N.J., Oct. 4, 2017 – Today, the AFL-CIO, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and United Airlines teamed up to fly more than 300 first responders and skilled volunteers—including nurses, doctors, electricians, engineers, carpenters and truck drivers—to Puerto Rico to help with relief and rebuilding efforts.

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Unions and United Airlines Partner to Fly Hundreds of Volunteers to Puerto Rico

(Newark, New Jersey) - The AFL-CIO, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), and International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and United Airlines are teaming up to fly more than 300 of first responders and skilled volunteers from over 17 states to help with relief efforts and the rebuilding of Puerto Rico.  The United plane will also deliver donated food, water, and essential supplies to those who need it most.

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Miami Air Flight Attendants Authorize Strike

Miami Air flies Major NHL, NBA, NFL Sports Teams

Washington, DC (October 3, 2017) — Miami Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted 96 percent for strike authorization. Miami Air is a charter airline operating flights for vacation tour companies and major sports teams including for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Steelers, Miami Dolphins and Heat, Tampa Bay Lightning and New Jersey Devils.

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ATI Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement For First Contract

Washington, D.C. (October 2, 2017) — Air Transport International (ATI) Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), today reached a tentative agreement for a first contract.

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Flight Attendants at Mesa Airlines Ratify New Contract

Mesa Flight Attendants fly under United Express and American Eagle Brands

Washington, DC (September 28, 2017) — Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted by 97 percent to ratify a new contract with economic and work rule improvements for the more than 1,100 Flight Attendants.

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AFA Statement on Nomination of Linda Puchala to NMB

Statement of Sara Nelson, President of the Association of Flight Attendants On NMB Nomination of Linda Puchala

"The broad support across labor and management for Linda's reappointment is a testament to her ability to bring different parties to agreement. AFA members are proud that a former International President of our union has been recognized for her steadfast efforts to promote collective bargaining at airlines and railroads under the Railway Labor Act. We congratulate Linda Puchala on her nomination as a Member of the National Mediation Board."

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Flight Attendants Call for Swift Passage of Bill to Ban Knives on Planes

Washington, DC (September 11, 2017) – Today marks sixteen years since the September 11th terrorist attacks, in which knives led to the deaths of thousands of Americans, and today the nation’s flight attendants urged swift passage of bi-partisan legislation introduced to permanently prohibit passengers from carrying knives into the aircraft cabin and secure areas of airports.​

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Flight Attendant Union Holds Moment of Silence to Honor September 11 Heroes

Washington, DC (September 11, 2017) – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement on the 16th year since the September 11, 2001 attacks changed the country and the Flight Attendant profession forever:

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Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants File for Mediation

Washington, D.C. (August 30, 2017) — Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB) to press forward on contract negotiations for nearly 300 Flight Attendants.

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