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Alaska/Hawaiian MEC Presidents Call on Congress to Protect U.S. Aviation Jobs

Alaska/Hawaiian MEC Presidents Call on Congress to Protect U.S. Aviation Jobs

March 7, 2017 – As the presidents of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, representing thousands of aviation's first responders at Hawaiian and Alaska Airlines, we urge you to protect and promote a strong and vital U.S. aviation industry by encouraging the Administration to enforce or take legislative action to uphold the spirit of existing Open Skies Agreements.  

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We Honor United Flight 811 Crew

We Honor United Flight 811 Crew

February 24, 2017 — This year, United Airlines will retire the 747 fleet, which closes out a monumental period of aviation history, including the harrowing events of flight 811 on February 24, 1989.

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United's CEO Cheated Death a Month Into the Job

United's CEO Cheated Death a Month Into the Job

Feb 18, 2017 - Two weeks after he found himself running an airline in crisis, and two weeks before he would end up lying unconscious in a hospital bed, Oscar Munoz already had a lot on his mind.

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Grassroots Activists Force Trump Labor Secretary Nominee to Withdraw Consideration

Grassroots Activists Force Trump Labor Secretary Nominee to Withdraw Consideration

Due to intense pressure from grassroots organizations, labor, women’s groups and AFA members, Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Puzder has withdrawn his nomination for Secretary of Labor. 

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Top 5 Reactions to Trump's Big Meeting with Airline Industry Leaders

Top 5 Reactions to Trump's Big Meeting with Airline Industry Leaders

Originally published in The Street on February 10, 2017

After President Trump's meeting Thursday with airline industry leaders, many in the industry seemed pleased.

After all, one concept that unites the industry is that the nation's air traffic control system needs to be modernized. And a conclusion that emerged from Thursday's meeting is that Trump also supports ATC modernization.

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White House Meeting with Airline and Airport Executives

White House Meeting with Airline and Airport Executives

February 10, 2017 — Yesterday's White House Airline/Airport Executive Meeting was concerning as it relates to job security and safety regulations.

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No Calls on Planes

Tell the DOT: No Calls on Planes

(Washington, D.C.) - Tell the Department of Transportation (DOT): No Calls on Planes! In December, the DOT announced a proposed rule that would allow voice calls inflight. The deadline is February 13In December, the DOT announced a proposed rule that would allow voice calls inflight. The deadline is February 13.

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