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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There is no more urgent time to protect the rights of working people. Workplace safety was won and enforced by unions—and without unions, inequality runs rampant and our health declines.

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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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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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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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    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

    Support American Eagle Carrier Piedmont Flight Attendants Voting on a Strike

    Flight Attendants at Piedmont—a subsidiary of American Airlines—are taking a strike vote right now. They need our support. Management's latest proposal includes only tiny raises with significant healthcare cost increases meaning many Flight Attendants would take home less tomorrow than they do today.

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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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    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.

    Read more>

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