United Flight Attendants to Picket Shareholder Meeting in Push for Joint Contract

CHICAGO — United Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, will picket United Airlines annual shareholder meeting at Willis Tower in Chicago today, Wednesday, June 8, to keep the focus on a contract.   

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Flight Attendants Blame Obstructionists in Congress for Long Lines at the Airport

WASHINGTON (May 27, 2016) – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) calls on Congress during this busy holiday travel weekend to fully fund airport security. Today, Ranking Members of the House Committees on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Homeland Security Bennie G. Thompson (D-MS), along with Representative Bob Dold (R-IL), introduced bipartisan legislation that would help ease congestion and long lines at TSA screening checkpoints at airports.

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Flight Attendants March for Equality in Atlanta

Union calls on Delta to equalize pay and standards for all Delta/Delta Connection Flight Attendants.

ATLANTA (May 22, 2016) – Flight Attendants from the U.S. aviation industry will picket tomorrow in Atlanta, Georgia for equality. Delta Connection flight attendants are not equally recognized for their contribution as frontline employees of Delta’s network. In Delta’s hometown, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) will protest outside of the World of Coca-Cola, as Coke’s CFO Kathy Waller sits on Delta’s board.

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GoJet Flight Attendants Join the Flight Attendant Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 18, 2016) – GoJet Flight Attendants today joined the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA). In a union representation election that concluded today, the National Mediation Board (NMB) announced that 83 percent of the voters elected AFA as their collective bargaining representative.

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United Flight Attendants Picket Thursday Around the World: “Time is Up. Contract Now.”

Washington, D.C. (May 18, 2016) — United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), will protest at more than 14 major airports around the world on Thursday, May 19, as they press for an industry-leading contract in the midst of record profits.

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Open Letter to Jennifer Lopez Calling for Cancellation of Qatar Airways Event Contradicting Women’s Rights Message

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 17, 2016) – Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson today wrote an open letter to Jennifer Lopez calling for cancellation of a Qatar Airways event that contradicts the singer’s ‘Ain’t Your Mama’ Women’s Rights Message. The letter reads in full:

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Flight Attendants and Senators Urge Congress to Pass Human Trafficking Awareness Legislation

Legislation included in the Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill Would Require Training for Airline Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 16, 2016)  – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), and Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) called on Congress to move forward on the FAA Reauthorization bill which includes a provision to train airline workers to combat human trafficking on commercial airlines.

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ATI Flight Attendants Join the Flight Attendant Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 13, 2016) – Air Transport International (ATI) Flight Attendants voted to join the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) by a two-third margin. In a union representation election that concluded today, the National Mediation Board (NMB) announced that out of 36 votes cast, 24 elected AFA as their collective bargaining representative.

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Flight Attendants Picket White House to Urge the Obama Administration to Deny Norwegian Air International

Washington, D.C. (May 12, 2016) – Flight Attendants and hundreds of aviation workers rallied in front of the White House, calling on the Obama administration to enforce trade agreements and deny Norwegian Air International's (NAI) foreign air carrier permit. NAI's model is designed with the sole intention to avoid strong labor laws.

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Aviation Workers to Converge at White House, Urge U.S. Gov’t to Deny NAI


Obama Administration Must Enforce U.S.–EU Air Transport Agreement, Defend Fair Competition

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 10, 2016) —Members of organizations representing more than 200,000 aviation workers will converge in front of the White House to call on the Obama administration to enforce U.S. trade agreements by denying Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application to serve the United States with a business plan that ignores U.S. trade policy, erodes fair competition, and threatens U.S. jobs.

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