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2019 AFA September 11th Events and Honor Guard

2019 AFA September 11th Events and Honor Guard

September 6, 2019 — Our fourth annual AFA Honor Guard will attend services at our nation’s three national memorials to ensure the public remembers the sacrifice of Flight Attendants. This Honor Guard is comprised of Flight Attendants who have done work to advance our Never Forget priorities:

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FAA Responds to AFA Advocacy to Move on 10 Hours Rest Implementation

September 6, 2019 — Last year we successfully achieved 10 Hours minimum rest free from duty under the law. According to the legislation timeline and past practice on implementation of new rules, airlines should have had to comply with the law by the beginning of June 2019. Instead, a few airlines mounted significant opposition to the implementation and argued it would be too costly and difficult to implement. The Government Shutdown and the Boeing 737Max grounding further delayed the implementation of hundreds of provisions of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.

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Labor Day 2019

Labor Day 2019

September 2, 2019 — Happy Labor Day, Flight Attendants! For Aviation’s First Responders it’s another day at the office with 17.5 million people traveling on our planes over the holiday. But this day is more than a long weekend that marks the end of summer. This is our day as working Americans and it’s an opportunity to focus the public on the history that’s not taught in schools about the struggles of working people to achieve the rights we have today. Watch the video from AFA President Sara Nelson: 

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Remembering Captain Al Haynes, A Hero of United Flight 232

August 30, 2019 — AFA sends our love to the family of Captain Al Haynes. His heroic efforts in Sioux City, Iowa, just over 30 years ago, and throughout his flying career, leave us a lasting legacy of safety in flight. We will honor him in our work for safe skies every day.

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Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants Picket at HNL for a Fair Contract

August 30, 2019 — Hundreds turned out with AFA Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants last Wednesday in HNL as they called on management to come to the bargaining table and negotiate fairly.

 

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New KCM Requirements But No Uniform Required

New KCM Requirements But No Uniform Required

August 30, 2019 — This past week we worked with airlines and pilots to encourage TSA to halt a previously announced uniform requirement while we discussed possible other mitigations to maintain and enhance the Known Crewmember security screening.

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Stay Safe Flight Attendants: AFA Resources for Hurricane Dorian

AFA Resources for Hurricane Dorian

September 6, 2019 (Updated) - On Friday, eastern North Carolina, southeast Virginia and the southern Delmarva Peninsula will take a blast from Dorian’s heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge through the morning and afternoon. Several locations along the North Carolina Outer Banks had already reported wind gusts up to 95 mph as the eyewall, the hurricane’s zone of the most severe weather surrounding its center, passed over early Friday. The storm officially made landfall over Cape Hatteras at 8:35 a.m.

Now is the time to begin thinking about what kinds of preparations you might need to make over the next couple of days. AFA EAP is always available at 800-424-2406.

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