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What a Government Shutdown Means for Flight Attendants

What a Government Shutdown Means for Flight Attendants

September 27, 2023 — Congress' lack of action has us on the brink of a full government shutdown, which is dangerous and reckless. Yesterday, however, the Senate introduced a Continuing Resolution (CR) with funding the entire government through Nov. 17 and the FAA through the end of the year. While this is in no way acceptable because it doesn’t provide the stability that’s needed for hiring, training, maintaining infrastructure or updating technology - at least it would keep federal workers on the job and covering the important safety and security functions we count on for our jobs and our home lives.

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Supporting Our UAW Union Siblings on the Picket Line

Supporting Our UAW Union Siblings on the Picket Line

September 22, 2023 - After months of intense negotiations, UAW auto workers at the “Big 3” (Ford, Stellantis (Chrysler), and General Motors) have been forced to go on strike. Flight Attendants know all too well the challenge of negotiating with employers that refuse to bargain in good faith and agree to a contract that reflects what we’ve earned with our hard work.

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Flight Attendant Discounts with PERX

Flight Attendant Discounts with PERX

September 22, 2023 - We are happy to announce that we are partnering with PERX to bring AFA Flight Attendants discounts on hotels, all-inclusive resorts, tours, cruise lines, and more. 

PERX.com is an interline travel agency that provides exclusive vacation discounts to airline employees, and their friends and families. As an airline employee or retiree, you’ll have access to discounts of up to 77% off just about every type of vacation you can imagine on PERX.com!

We work directly with resorts, cruise lines, tour companies, and hotels to provide you with substantial travel discounts as an "industry courtesy” just for being a part of the travel community. It’s completely free to create an account on our website, PERX.com, and once you do, you’ll have access to our incredible array of travel discounts available. We can’t wait to help you with your next vacation!

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A Seat for Every Passenger: Honor Evan Tsao

A Seat for Every Passenger: Honor Evan Tsao

September 22, 2023 - Today, there is no requirement to protect our smallest passengers in their own seat with a proper restraint device. Children under the age of two can fly as a “lap child” in the same seat as their parent or guardian. The FAA, the National Transportation Board (NTSB), American Academy of Pediatrics, independent researchers, and Flight Attendants have all concluded this is dangerous.

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Stand with SkyWest Flight Attendants Organizing for AFA

Stand with SkyWest Flight Attendants Organizing for AFA

September 17 — Flight Attendants at SkyWest are organizing to join AFA. This week, SkyWest management illegally fired Flight Attendant union activists Shane Price and Tresa Grange.

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AFA Responds to SkyWest Management’s Illegal Retaliation

AFA Responds to SkyWest Management’s Illegal Retaliation

September 15, 2023 — Dear SkyWest Flight Attendants,

Together, we’re building our union every single day everywhere we go, and the momentum is growing exponentially. Thousands of SkyWest Flight Attendants have signed cards calling for an election for our union and wearing AFA pins (our legal right and the symbol to management that we know our rights) while talking to flying partners about why It’s Time for OO to join AFA.

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Celebrating Hispanic American Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2023 - September 15th marked the beginning of a month-long celebration of the histories, cultures, contributions, and achievements of Hispanic Americans to the United States.

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