Tips for Holiday Travel from Your Flight Attendants

TSA expects nearly 20 million passengers during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday travel. In order to best prepare for a safe, efficient travel experience our union offers this guidance for passengers:

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FAA Refers Violent Passengers to DOJ for Prosecution

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced it has referred more than three dozen unruly passengers to the FBI for potential criminal prosecution amid a sharp rise in onboard incidents

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Survey Results: 85 percent of Flight Attendants dealt with unruly passengers

A new national survey of nearly 5,000 Flight Attendants released today by AFA found that over 85 percent of all respondents had dealt with unruly passengers as air travel picked up in the first half of 2021.

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COVID Vaccine Information for Aviation Workers

Aviation is critical for vaccine distribution, and the people on the frontlines of aviation need priority vaccination.

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We Did It Again: PSP Extended!

Congress passed the American Rescue Plan, extending our Payroll Support Program for Flight Attendants and all aviation workers through September 30, 2021.

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Scholarships and Free College for AFA Flight Attendants & Family

Over 2,300 families, including AFA members, have benefited from our commitment to higher education. The Union Plus Scholarship Program is offered through the Union Plus Education Foundation.

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AFA Disaster Relief Fund

We take care of each other, Flight Attendants helping Flight Attendants. The AFA Disaster Relief Fund provides assistance to AFA members and retirees who have suffered significant damage and/or relocation as a result of a disaster.

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    Flight Attendant Detained by ICE

    UPDATE 3/22/19 7:15 pm Eastern: Selene was released from the detention center, thanks to your action. Washington Post article: https://wapo.st/2U3E1w7

    Flight Attendant Selene Saavedra Roman is sitting in an ICE detention center - where she has been held for over a month in inhumane conditions - and threatened with deportation to a country she's never known. We demand that Selene immediately be released, reunited with her husband, and all charges against her dropped. Full story

    Flight Attendants at American Eagle Carrier Piedmont Vote to Strike

    Flight Attendants at American Eagle carrier Piedmont overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike, with 100% in support of authorizing the strike.

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    10 Hours Rest Implementation is Moving After Years of Obstruction

    Three years ago, together we won our #FightFor10 with an overwhelming bipartisan vote to raise our minimum irreducible rest to 10 hours, equal with the pilots. The prior administration didn’t follow congressional instruction on our 10 hours or hundreds of other safety initiatives in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, and instead put our rest into a regulatory process that was meant to kill it.

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    AFA EAP, Safety, and Membership Phone

    There has been a major disruption to CWA hardware phone lines, and this has interrupted use of contact numbers for AFA-CWA Headquarters. We have created a new phone number to get in contact with AFA EAP, Membership, and Safety.

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    85 percent of Flight Attendants dealt with unruly passengers, nearly 1 in 5 experienced physical incidents in 2021

    A new national survey of nearly 5,000 Flight Attendants released today by AFA found that over 85 percent of all respondents had dealt with unruly passengers as air travel picked up in the first half of 2021.

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    COVID Vaccine Information for Aviation Workers

    Aviation is critical for vaccine distribution, and the people on the frontlines of aviation need priority vaccination. AFA has called on the federal government to set up vaccination clinics at airports to make it easy for aviation workers to access both their first and second doses. This is urgent and we are working with the new administration to make this a priority to protect workers and effectively eradicate the virus.

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