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Stay Safe Flight Attendants: AFA Resources for Hurricane Michael

AFA Resources for Hurricane Michael 

Hurricane Michael will make landfall today in Florida, causing life-threatening conditions for people in the Gulf Coast region and along the Eastern seaboard. Hundreds of thousands of people have and will be affected including members of our AFA and Flight Attendant Family. AFA EAP is always available at 800-424-2406

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Congress Passes 10 Hours Rest, FAA Reauthorization Bill

Congress Passes 10 Hours Rest, FAA Reauthorization Bill

October 3, 2018 — WE DID IT! Today, the Senate voted bipartisan and overwhelmingly to pass the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The bill is now approved by both chambers of Congress and will go to the President's desk for signing before the October 7, 2018 deadline. 

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Senate Extends Deadline One Week. Expect Vote on FAA Bill Next Week.

Senate Extends Deadline One Week. Expect Vote on FAA Bill Next Week.

September 28, 2018 — Tonight, Congress passed a one-week extension of the FAA's authorization through Oct. 7, 2018 to give the Senate a few extra days to vote on the full FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. On Wednesday, an overwhelming bipartisan vote in the House of Representatives approved the long-term bill. Now, the Senate needs to vote for the bill to send it to the President's desk for signing before the new October 7, 2018 deadline.

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No Knives Ever Again in FAA Bill

No Knives Ever Again. It's in the Bill.

September 27, 2018 — In addition to 10 Hours Minimum Rest, there are many AFA safety, health, and security priorities in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. And here's another BIG one:

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Call on Congress to Vote for the FAA Bill with 10 Hours Rest

Call on Congress to Vote for the FAA Bill with 10 Hours Rest

September 24, 2018 — Late Friday night, we advised you that the House and Senate conference concluded with a bicameral FAA Reauthorization Bill that includes our 10 hours minimum rest and Fatigue Risk Management Plan (FRMP). This is a strong bill with many AFA safety priorities included - a summary is listed at the bottom of this email. Now, we need both the House and Senate to approve the bill this week and it will go to the President's desk for signing before the September 30, 2018 deadline.

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Congress is Moving on the FAA Bill

Rest Now: It's About Safety, Health and Equality.

September 20, 2018 — The House and Senate committee leadership are talking right now to determine whether they can agree on a long-term FAA Reauthorization bill to be adopted before the September 30, 2018 extension deadline. 

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United Airlines' regional carrier Air Wisconsin faces labor unrest

United Airlines' regional carrier Air Wisconsin faces labor unrest

This article was originally published by the Chicago Business Journal on September 17, 2018.

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