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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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 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:

    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 Call for Responsible Halt to China Flights

    AFA issued this statement following last night’s travel advisory change by U.S. State Department to "do not travel to China" and the declaration by the World Health Organization (WHO) that the coronavirus is a "global health emergency."

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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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    GoJet Airlines Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement For First Contract

    “With the approval of GoJet Flight Attendants, we will have the protection of a union contract…This provides GoJet Flight Attendants with a solid foundation for our future,” said Joanne Churchill, AFA GoJet Airlines President. 

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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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    Hawaiian AFA Takes Contract Fight to the HAL Board of Directors

    Hawaiian AFA expanded picketing this week to the Hawaiian Airlines Board of Directors. Mediated talks have stalled and management’s last proposal at the bargaining table went backwards and included new concessions.

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    Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants Ask for a Release to Strike

    “It is time for the NMB to release the parties from mediation and force management to face the reality of what these negotiations mean for aviation’s first responders. We are putting the full weight of our union behind ending this mean-spirited game of delay while executives stuff their pockets.”

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