Tell Your Governor: Prioritize Flight Attendants in COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Our economy depends on aviation, and aviation depends on people feeling safe onboard our planes. Tell your governor that Flight Attendants should be prioritized as frontline essential workers and moved to Tier 1b.

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Take Action: Tweet Your Governor

Tell your governor to prioritize Flight Attendants in COVID-19 vaccine distribution

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We Did It! PSP Extended

This wouldn’t have been possible without the incredible solidarity of Flight Attendants, our entire union, and industry.

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Payroll Support Program Extension FAQs

The Payroll Support Program (PSP) provided airlines with 70% of the payroll (30% of the PSP was turned in loans by the Treasury Secretary - essentially making the grant 50% of the payroll) for six months, but with strict conditions.

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January is National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention Month

We can take a stand against human trafficking by recommitting ourselves to end it on our planes. As Flight Attendants and aviation's first responders, we are uniquely positioned to identify human traffickers and assist their victims.

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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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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

    FAA Administrator Steps Up Enforcement on Unruly Passengers

    Airlines and law enforcement agencies have bolstered security at Washington-area airports this week after reports of “mob behavior” on flights in and out of the region surrounding Wednesday’s siege on the U.S. Capitol.

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    We Did It: PSP Extended

    We did it! On the shortest day of the year, we achieved what many thought was the longest shot in Washington. This wouldn’t have been possible without the incredible solidarity of Flight Attendants, our entire union, and industry.

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    Payroll Support Program Extension FAQs

    The Payroll Support Program (PSP) provided airlines with 70% of the payroll (30% of the PSP was turned in loans by the Treasury Secretary - essentially making the grant 50% of the payroll) for six months, but with strict conditions.

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    Black Lives Matter

    The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Executive Board unanimously adopted the following resolution today, June 5, 2020.

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    COVID-19 Precautions: Stay Vigilant, Take Care of Yourself

    As cases of COVID-19 continue to surge across the country, we must remain committed to our layered safety and health procedures to protect ourselves and other crewmembers, and prevent the spread of COVID-19 onboard and throughout our communities.

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    Wear Masks for Safety and Our Jobs

    Since Flight Attendant ability to practice social distancing is challenging in the aircraft cabin and on most other forms of public transportation, it is essential that we wear masks so long as COVID-19 remains a threat to public health.

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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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