Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

The coronavirus originated in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, in December 2019. This page contains the latest information on the outbreak and resources for aviation's first responders. 

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Unemployment Resources

Thousands of Flight Attendants are on leave due to COVID-19. AFA Legal has resources for you.

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We Support Delta Flight Attendant Efforts to Join AFA

Today, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) announced that the union is putting its full resources behind efforts of Flight Attendants at Delta Air Lines working to organize a union with AFA.

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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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The Fight Is Still On

We launched a petition on fightfor10.org to call on DOT and FAA to immediately implement the law, and to encourage members of Congress to hold them accountable.

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Boeing 737 MAX

The latest information on the grounding, accident investigations, and certification.

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Safety, Security, and Jobs Protected – #LockoutNeverAgain

While Flight Attendants are relieved to avoid a continued shutdown, we must work to ensure it never happens again. Our safety and security is not a political game.

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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 are Essential Workers

    Even with our schedules at 10-20% of normal levels, Flight Attendants are still working and providing essential service to our nation. Flight Attendants have been on the frontlines of coronavirus since the beginning, and many studies show we are the most likely exposed workers after healthcare.

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    Unemployment Resources

    Thousands of Flight Attendants are on leave due to COVID-19. AFA Legal has resources for you.

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    Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

    The global situation on Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing rapidly. Flight Attendants and airlines have been on the frontlines of the initial outbreak in China and throughout Asia.

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    AFA to DOT and HHS: Require Masks, PPE

    AFA sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Health and Human Service Secretary Alex Azar to implement new, stronger measures to protect flight crews and passengers from the spread of COVID-19 including mandating all crews, employees and passengers wear masks onboard and in the airports.

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    Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants Ratify Contract

    April 3, 2020 - Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted to ratify a new contract. The five year agreement provides immediate pay increases, establishes pay guarantees, and keeps healthcare costs in check for the over 2,100 Hawaiian Flight Attendants.

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    Delta Connection Endeavor Air Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

    March 25, 2020 - Endeavor Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted to ratify a new contract. The five year agreement provides immediate pay increases, increased minimum guarantees, and improved work rules for the nearly 1,500 Endeavor Flight Attendants.

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    New Option of PreCheck for Non-Uniform Crewmember

    The Transportation Security Administration today announced an expanded option for non-uniformed crewmembers transiting security checkpoints with a crew badge. Crewmembers with a badge may now utilize the PreCheck lines out of uniform.

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