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Today is the First Day of Summer: Download 2Hot2Cold!

Today is the First Day of Summer: Download 2Hot2Cold!

(June 21, 2019) - In the summer, cabins can get too hot. If 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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AFA Testifies on Boeing 737 MAX

AFA Testifies on Boeing 737 MAX

(June 21, 2019) - AFA testified before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Sub-Committee on Aviation this week on the status of the Boeing 737 MAX, how it is affecting Flight Attendants and the flying public, and what is needed regain confidence before the 737 MAX returns to service.

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Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: The Untold Cost of Caregiving

Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: The Untold Cost of Caregiving

(June 14, 2018) - Eighty-three percent of the help provided to older adults in the United States comes from family members, friends or other unpaid caregivers. Nearly half of all caregivers (48 %) who provide help to older adults do so for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia.

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Show Your Solidarity with Airline Catering Workers

Show Your Solidarity with Airline Catering Workers

(June 14, 2019) - More than 11,000 members of UNITE HERE working in the airline catering industry are taking strike votes this week! On June 11, workers led the largest strike vote in U.S. history for airline catering workers, with over 20 major airport hub cities participating to let the airlines know they’ll be ready to strike if and when released by the government.

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AFA New Leader Training in Washington, D.C.

AFA New Leader Training in Washington, D.C. 

(June 14, 2019) - Newly elected AFA leaders came to Washington, D.C. this week for initial training before they take office on July 1, 2019.

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Solidarity at DCA Picket Line for Air Wisconsin Contract Fight

Solidarity at DCA Picket Line for Air Wisconsin Contract Fight

(June 14, 2019) - Flight Attendants from Air Wisconsin, Horizon, Alaska, Envoy, Piedmont, PSA, Spirit, Compass, Frontier, Mesa and United were out on the picket line on Tuesday at Washington National Airport (DCA) to fight for a fair contract with a living wage for Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants.

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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month 

(May 31, 2019) - Fighting Alzheimer's is a personal cause for the members of AFA. Flight Attendants are natural caregivers, and many have directly faced the effects of Alzheimer’s with their loved ones. On the plane, we encounter situations or passenger conflicts that may occur when people are exhibiting behaviors caused by Alzheimer's or dementia.

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