Flight Attendant Union Testifies Before Congress on Combating Sexual Harassment and Assault in the Air

Washington, D.C. (March 19, 2018) — Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson will testify before the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues on combating sexual harassment and assault in the service sector. The hearing, starting at 2:00pm Eastern, will be broadcast on C-SPAN 3.

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Flight Attendant Union Reaches Merger Tentative Agreement With Alaska Airlines

SEATTLE (February 14, 2018) — The leaders of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Alaska Airlines and former Virgin America Airlines, reached an agreement with Alaska Airlines on a joint collective bargaining agreement (JCBA) covering over 5,400 Flight Attendants.

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Frontier Flight Attendants Engage Flying Public in Their Contract Fight

DENVER (February 5, 2018) — Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will urge passengers to tell Frontier to bargain for a fair contract. Flight Attendants will leaflet at six major airports on Monday, February 5, 2018.

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Flight Attendants Applaud New United Airlines’ Emotional Support Animal Policy

Washington, D.C. (February 1, 2018) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is thrilled with United Airlines’ announcement of a new policy that increases requirements for emotional support animals, following a 75 percent year-over-year increase in emotional support animals onboard the airline's flights. 

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AFA Statement on New Delta Emotional Support Animal Policy

Washington, DC (January 19, 2018) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) supports Delta Air Lines' announcement of increased requirements for emotional support animals. AFA International President Sara Nelson today issued the following statement:

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AFA-CWA Praises Crew of US Airways Flight 1549

Washington, DC (January 15, 2018) – On the ninth anniversary of the extraordinary landing on the Hudson, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement honoring the expert work of the crew of US Airways Flight 1549:

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Flight Attendant Union Heralds Flight Attendant Actions for Safe Delivery of Baby Inflight

Mesa Air and American Airlines also recognize Flight Attendants

DALLAS (January 10, 2017) — Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) members working American Flight 5783, operated by Mesa Airlines, today were recognized by Mesa Airlines and American Airlines for delivering a baby inflight in the final days of 2017. 

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AFA Encourages Airline Management to Engage Unions on Impact of Tax Bill

Washington, DC (January 3, 2018) – Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO, representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines, released this statement after the announcement of a one-time bonus at American Airlines and Southwest Airlines following passage of the new tax law.

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Silver Airways Flight Attendants Ratify First Contract

Washington, DC (December 20, 2017) – Silver Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), today voted with 93.3% participation to unanimously ratify their first contract. The four year agreement provides immediate pay raises, defined schedule and work rules for 60 Silver Airways Flight Attendants. The contract was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board. 

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Flight Attendant Union Calls on Industry to Back Crews with Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment and Assault

Alaska and United Immediately Respond and Take the Lead on Ending Sexual Harassment

Washington, DC (December 11, 2017) – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) calls on U.S. airline CEOs to renounce the past objectification of Flight Attendants, reinforce our safety role onboard and announced zero tolerance for sexual harassment and assault at the airlines.

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