Flight Attendants Solidify Fatigue Risk Management Plan in Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill

Washington, DC (March 16, 2016) — The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee today voted to include language promoted by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA to address fatigue through a Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP) for Flight Attendants.

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AFA Applauds Reinstatement for Flight Attendants Who Raised Security Concerns

Washington, DC (March 8, 2016) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) applauds the reinstatement of the 13 United Airlines Flight Attendants who were wrongfully terminated in October 2014.  AFA International President Sara Nelson stated:

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Flight Attendant Union Confident in Munoz Vision for United Airlines

Washington, DC (March 8, 2016) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) International President Sara Nelson released the following statement after certain investors announced an attempt to gain six board seats on the United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Board:

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Flight Attendant Union Gains Introduction of Senate Legislation Aimed at Stopping Human Trafficking

Washington, DC (March 7, 2016) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today praised the introduction of the Stop Trafficking On Planes (STOP) Act to fight human trafficking with proper training for aviation workers, led by U.S. Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN).

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United Flight Attendants to Picket Hometown Airport February 18

Washington, D.C. (February 16, 2016) — United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, will picket at Chicago O’Hare International Airport February 18 in support of concluding contract negotiations.

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Envoy Air Flight Attendants Ratify Mid-Term Improvements

 Washington, D.C. (February 12, 2016) – Envoy Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO, voted to accept mid-term improvements on Friday. This agreement covers more than 1,200 Envoy Flight Attendants and Envoy, wholly owned by American Airlines, will also be hiring more than 400 Flight Attendants this year.

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Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants Reject Tentative Agreement

Washington, DC (February 12, 2016)  – Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted down a tentative agreement with management. Mesa Airlines operates flights for United Express and American Eagle.

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Flight Attendants Cement Essential 10 Hour Rest Provision in House FAA Reauthorization Bill

Washington, DC (February 11, 2016) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) cheered the members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for their action to amend the Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2016 (AIRR Act) to include a 10 hour minimum rest provision based on science and sought by Flight Attendants for decades. This FAA Reauthorization Bill will set the priorities and funding for U.S. aviation for the coming years.

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Flight Attendants Applaud FCC, DOT Working Group to Assess Security of Commercial Communication Onboard the Aircraft

Washington D.C. (February 4, 2016) — U.S. aviation and communication regulators announced Friday that they will work together to ensure safe and secure communications onboard commercial aircraft. 

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Flight Attendants Achieve Introduction of Legislation Aimed at Stopping Human Trafficking

Washington D.C. (February 2, 2016) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today praised the introduction of the Secure Our Skies Act to fight human trafficking with proper training for aviation workers, led by U.S. Representatives Dina Titus (D-NV-01) and Barbara Comstock (R-VA-10).

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