United Airlines Flight Attendants Ratify Joint Contract

CHICAGO (August 12, 2016) — The flight attendants at United Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today ratified a contract covering 25,000 flight attendants.  Over 90 percent participated in the vote with 53 percent voting to ratify the agreement. This agreement was reached on June 24, 2016, with assistance from the National Mediation Board.

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Norwegian US-based Flight Attendants Vote for Representation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 10, 2016) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) congratulates the Norwegian Air Shuttle Flight Attendants for electing the Norwegian Cabin Crew Association (NCCA) as their union representative today in an election conducted by the National Mediation Board (NMB).  

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AFA Statement on Attack in Nice, France

Washington, D.C. (July 15, 2016) — Statement by Sara Nelson, International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO on the attack in Nice, France.

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AFA Statement on Shootings: Break the Silence

Washington, DC (July 11, 2016) — The following is a statement from Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson on the recent shootings in Baton Rouge, St. Paul, Dallas and Berrien County, Michigan.

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Flight Attendants Disappointed with Proposed FAA Extension

Washington, DC (July 8, 2016) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is disappointed with the proposed FAA Extension which ignores important safety policies including 10 hours minimum rest and a fatigue risk management plan (FRMP) for Flight Attendants. AFA International President Sara Nelson today sent a letter to Congressional Transportation leaders:

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Flight Attendant Union Applauds DOT Rejection of Exemption For Norwegian Air UK

Washington, DC (June 30, 2016) – After months of intense pressure from a broad labor coalition, including the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) today denied an exemption for a foreign air carrier permit to Norwegian Air UK. AFA urges the DOT to close the door on Norwegian UK permanently by rejecting the foreign air carrier permit outright.

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Flight Attendant Union Leaders Approve Tentative Agreement with United Airlines

CHICAGO (June 29, 2016) - The leaders of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing United Airlines Flight Attendants, Tuesday night unanimously approved the tentative agreement for a joint collective bargaining agreement covering 25,000 Flight Attendants.

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Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract Terms With United Airlines

CHICAGO (June 24, 2016) - United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and United Airlines today agreed to terms on a joint collective bargaining agreement for 25,000 Flight Attendants. The agreement was reached with oversight of National Mediation Board (NMB) Member Linda Puchala.

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United Flight Attendants Picket Around the World Thursday in Push for Joint Contract

WASHINGTON, D.C. —United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), will protest at major airports around the world on Thursday, June 16, as they press to reach an industry-leading contract.

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Association of Flight Attendants' Statement on Killings in Orlando

WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO  International President Sara Nelson issued the following statement about the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando.

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