Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson to Testify in the House on Unruly Passengers

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 21, 2021) — The U.S. House Subcommittee on Aviation held a hearing titled, “Disruption in the Skies: The Surge in Air Rage and its Effects on Workers, Airlines, and Airports,” at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 23 2021. AFA President Sara Nelson testified. 


Ms. Sara Nelson, International President, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO

Mr. Teddy Andrews, American Airlines Flight Attendant, Appearing on behalf of APFA

Mr. Christopher R. Bidwell, Senior Vice President – Safety, Airports Council International – North America

Ms. Lauren Beyer, Vice President, Security & Facilitation, Airlines for America

Thursday, September 23, 2021
10:00 a.m. EDT

WHEREThis hearing took place in the Rayburn House Office Building Room 2167. Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing are available here >




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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