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Flight Attendants Send Messages of Appreciation to ATC and TSA

Flight Attendants Send Messages of Appreciation to ATC and TSA

The Savvy Stews today posted a message from Flight Attendants and passengers to ATC and TSA: "Isn't this GREAT! AA flight crew and passengers cheer support for @AFGENational, @NATCA and other federal workers during flight. That's the way to stand together to say: #LockoutNeverAgain #NoDay36"

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RESOLUTION #1 – Support of Union Workers

RESOLUTION #1 – Support of Union Workers

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TSA Officer Commits Suicide

TSA Officer Commits Suicide, Grounding Flights At Orlando International Airport

Feb 2, 2019 - This incident at Orlando airport is heart-breaking. Our hearts go out to the family of this Transportation Security Officer (TSO) and his sisters and brothers of AFGE.

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We Cannot and Will Not Risk Another Lockout

We Cannot and Will Not Risk Another Lockout

February 1, 2019 — The 35-day government shutdown ended last Friday, January 25, but we still can't calculate the damage that was done to the aviation system. National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) President Paul Rinaldi said, "We have years to make up." Many air traffic controllers left training or submitted retirement papers.  

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It's 2 Cold!

It's 2 Cold!

Record-breaking low temperatures have spread across the country this week, causing thousands of delays and flight cancellations. When it’s too cold, health effects range from cold stress to hypothermia.

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Celebrating Linda Farrow

Celebrating Linda Farrow

February 1, 2019 — Yesterday, AFA celebrated Linda F. Farrow, who gave 47 years to all of us across the industry as she faithfully fought for us and helped build our career. We are so grateful to all who worked to make this such a beautiful event for family, friends, and all of us who learned so much from Linda.

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Southwest Agreed to Pay FAA for Inspector’s Time During Government Shutdown

Southwest Agreed to Pay FAA for Inspector’s Time During Government Shutdown

Originally published on Jan. 29, 2019 in The Wall Street Journal

Southwest Airlines Co. benefited from an unusual deal with federal aviation regulators during the recent partial government shutdown: The carrier agreed to cover the cost of briefly recalling a furloughed safety inspector to sign off on putting three new jets into service.

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