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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Omni Air International Flight Attendants Ratify First Contract

Washington, DC (November 30, 2017) – Flight Attendants at charter airline Omni Air International, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted by 78 percent to ratify a first contract. The agreement provides immediate pay raises, defined schedule and work rules as well as job security with due process. 

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Air Transport International Flight Attendants Ratify First Contract

Washington, DC (November 14, 2017) – Flight Attendants at Air Transport International (ATI), represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted by 65 percent to ratify a first contract with immediate pay raises and defined schedule and work rules. 

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Silver Airways Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement For First Contract

Washington, DC (November 13, 2017) – Silver Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), reached a tentative agreement for a first contract with the assistance of the National Mediation Board. The details of the four year agreement will be released first to the 60 Silver Airways Flight Attendants.

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AFA Salutes 747 ‘Queen of the Skies’ and Honors Heroic Actions of Flight Attendants Amid Forty-Seven Years of Advancing Aviation Safety Throughout Her Majestic Flight

November 7, 2017 (San Francisco) — Today, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) bids farewell to the Boeing 747, affectionately known as "Queen of the Skies," and recalls the safety advancements, heroic actions amid tragic events and personal connections aboard our first and most distinct jumbo jet. More than twice as large as the next largest aircraft when it took its first flight in 1969, the history of the B747 is interwoven with the history of modern aviation, and the history of aviation safety and security.

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