Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson to Testify in the Senate on the Safe Return to Air Travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 21, 2021) — The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations and Innovation will hold a hearing titled, “Prepare for Takeoff: America’s Safe Return to Air Travel,” at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. AFA President Sara Nelson will testify on the success of the Payroll Support Program (PSP), the required actions for safety of aviation, extending the mask mandate, and more. 

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Ms. Charlene Reynolds, Assistant Aviation Director, Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
Mr. Nick Calio, President and CEO, Airlines for America
Ms. Sara Nelson, International President, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA
Dr. Leonard Marcus, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
2:30 p.m. EDT

WHEREThis hearing will take place in the Russell Senate Office Building 253. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on www.commerce.senate.gov.


The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, (AFA) AFL-CIO represents nearly 50,000 Flight Attendants at 17 airlines. AFA is the union that has advanced the Flight Attendant profession for 75 years, beating back discrimination and improving wages, benefits, working conditions, and aviation safety, health and security in the aircraft cabin. AFA also partners with the 700,000-member strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afacwa.org.


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