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It's 2 Hot!

It's 2 Hot!

July 13, 2023 - Record-breaking high temperatures have spread across the country this week, causing delays and flight cancellations. When it’s too hot, crew and passengers can experience symptoms ranging from the mild (fatigue, dizziness) to moderate (heat exhaustion) to catastrophic (heat stroke).

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United AFA MEC Operational Meltdown Demands

United AFA MEC Operational Meltdown Demands

June 30, 2023 — Dear Flying Partners, 

After six days of cancellations, delays, and massive disruption to our work and home lives, the operation is only beginning to do better. The cancellations and delays are fewer than yesterday, but still far greater than a typical “bad day” for aviation. Flight Attendants have had to sleep in airports on cots and pay for their own hotel rooms. Some are still “lost” in the operation with no word from scheduling. The holiday weekend traffic is increasing, and the weather continues, but United is the only airline experiencing massive disruption.

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United AFA Statement on United Airlines Operational Issues

Chicago (June 29, 2023) — Ken Diaz, president of the United chapter of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, representing more than 25,000 United Airlines Flight Attendants, released the following statement on United's continuing operational issues: 

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FAA Bill Moving This Week, Remain Ready to Act

FAA Bill Moving This Week, Remain Ready to Act

June 12, 2023 — The FAA Bill is moving! This is critical for our jobs. If the FAA is not funded, we don’t have the proper staffing and infrastructure to keep aviation moving. We see it today with operational meltdowns and reduced schedules - but safety is a major issue when the national air system is stretched thin too. That’s why it’s critical that Congress get an FAA bill done without any threats of shutdown or extensions. We need stable longterm funding and planning for aviation to work across the industry.

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Help our Guam Flying Partners Recover from Typhoon Mawar

Help our Guam Flying Partners Recover from Typhoon Mawar

June 12, 2023 - Our flying partners in Guam need our help. Thousands of residents in Guam still don't have water or electricity two weeks after powerful Typhoon Mawar hit the island — the strongest storm to blow across the island in more than two decades.

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AFA-CWA & Union Plus Scholarships Awarded

AFA-CWA & Union Plus Scholarships Awarded

June 2, 2023 - The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA Scholarship Fund provides financial assistance to dependents of AFA Flight Attendants who will be attending a college or university.

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AFA Celebrates Pride Month

AFA Celebrates Pride Month 

June 1, 2023 - 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.

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