Call the Vote to End the Shutdown

Impact of the Shutdown is growing rapidly. Safety and security is at stake. We implore Leader McConnell to call the vote to End the Shutdown.

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Airline Industry Completely United in Stopping the Shutdown

We write to urge you to act now to prevent the negative impacts currently being experienced by the U.S. aviation industry that supports the traveling and shipping public. As the partial government shutdown continues, the human and economic consequences are increasing and doing greater harm. Civil aviation supports more than 7 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) and $1.5 trillion of economic impact, creating over 11.5 million jobs, but this shutdown is hampering our ability to function effectively.

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10 Years of Awe: Celebrating Crew of US Airways Flight 1549

On the tenth anniversary of the amazing water landing, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) cheers the crew of US Airways Flight 1549 for inspiring the world with a “miracle” on the Hudson.

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AFA Honors the Heroic Actions of Flight Attendants on Continental Flight 1404

AFA honors the heroic actions taken 10 years ago by the Flight Attendants on Continental Flight 1404. Al, Pam, and Regina represented the best of what we all do as aviation's first responders. They safely evacuated 110 passengers from a burning aircraft near a Denver runway. They are heroes and we will always be grateful and proud to honor Al, Pamela and Regina.

Flight Attendants Urge Passengers to Report Extreme Temperatures on Planes with New App

Most airline passengers have suffered from uncomfortable temperatures on airplanes, often sweltering on the ground and then shivering in the air. But now they can help build the case for establishing rules to keep airplane temperatures within reasonable limits. A new mobile app – called 2Hot2Cold – allows passengers and flight crews to document and report extreme temperatures in aircraft cabins.

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