Latest News

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month 

(May 31, 2019) - Fighting Alzheimer's is a personal cause for the members of AFA. Flight Attendants are natural caregivers, and many have directly faced the effects of Alzheimer’s with their loved ones. On the plane, we encounter situations or passenger conflicts that may occur when people are exhibiting behaviors caused by Alzheimer's or dementia.

Read more »

AFA Celebrates Pride Month

AFA Celebrates Pride Month

(May 31, 2019) - June is Pride Month! AFA-CWA supports all LGBTQ Flight Attendants and workers as we fight for protections on the job and in our communities. AFA’s mission is to unite all Flight Attendants and promote equality and employment for all, regardless of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. This has been codified in our Constitution since 1976.

Read more »

Happy International Flight Attendant Appreciation Day!

Happy International Flight Attendant Appreciation Day!

May 31, 2019

I am so proud to represent Aviation’s First Responders! Our dedication to aviation safety has never been so clear to the public. We stood together and alongside other aviation unions to demand an end to the government shutdown for our safety, security, and our nation’s entire economy. We called for the grounding of the 737Max, accomplished lifesaving work on Miami Air 293 and Aeroflot 1492, along with countless other stories of events that became uneventful because Flight Attendants were on the scene.

Read more »

Memorial Day Message

Memorial Day Message

May 24, 2019

Dear AFA Members,

This Memorial Day weekend we honor the service and sacrifice of so many. We rededicate ourselves to honoring their service by fighting for good jobs and healthy communities at home. 

Read more »

From Your AFA EAP: FDA requires stronger warnings about rare but serious incidents related to sleep medications

FDA requires stronger warnings about rare but serious incidents related to sleep medications

Updated warnings for eszopiclon (Lunesta), zaleplon (Sonata), and zolpidem (Ambien, Ambien CR, Edluar, Intermezzo, and Zolpimist).

Read more »

Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Mother's Day!

May 12, 2019 — To Flight Attendant Mothers, Mothers of Flight Attendants, and all of the Aunties who make us better Mothers - we wish you a very Happy Mother's Day. We're all in this together!

Read more »

Sign the #Fightfor10 Petition: Our Rest is Law, FAA Must Implement Now

Sign the #Fightfor10 Petition: Our Rest is Law, FAA Must Implement Now

May 10, 2019 — We achieved 10 hours minimum rest in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, signed into law on October 5, 2018. But we have learned through multiple conversations with industry and regulators, Delta Air Lines has pushed the the Department of Transportation and the FAA to slow down implementation, and now all airlines are saying they will wait for instruction from FAA before complying with the law. The FAA responded to media reports saying, "Air carriers can adopt the new rest requirements on their own." So what are the FAA and the airlines waiting for?! 

Read more »
1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9    57  58  Next →

News Desk

Media Releases

See All »

Latest Tweets

Union Plus Benefits

union-plus.jpgUnion Plus Benefits for AFA-CWA Members!
AFA-CWA members are automatically eligible for the following Union Plus benefits and discounts.


More benefits »