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.

“Silver Airways Flight Attendants have worked hard to achieve a first contract. Negotiations began with our successful organizing campaign in 2015. By standing together, we were able to achieve a solid first contract that will provide Flight Attendants with a solid foundation for our future,” said Kate Britt, AFA Silver Airways President.

The agreement with Silver management includes key economic and quality of life improvements.

Silver Airways is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Founded in 2010 from the former Gulfstream International Airlines, the airline currently operates around 170 daily scheduled flights to 10 cities in Florida and 8 destinations in the Bahamas, with hubs at Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa.


 

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