FAA Safety Call to Action and Summit

Washington, D.C. — Following the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) safety call to action, Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 19 airlines, released the following statement:

"U.S. aviation is the safest transportation system in the world. But, we cannot ever rest and we must always put safety first. It takes constant vigilance and engagement of all stakeholders in our collective responsibility to safety. We applaud the Federal Aviation Administration Acting Administrator Bill Nolen for this call to action. AFA will be an active participant in the Safety Call to Action and Summit, just like we put safety first every day on the job."


The Association of Flight Attendants is the Flight Attendant union. Focused 100 percent on Flight Attendant issues, AFA has been the leader in advancing the Flight Attendant profession for 76 years. Serving as the voice for Flight Attendants in the workplace, in the aviation industry, in the media and on Capitol Hill, AFA has transformed the Flight Attendant profession by raising wages, benefits and working conditions. Nearly 50,000 Flight Attendants come together to form AFA, part of the 700,000-member strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afacwa.org.

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