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Remembering Captain Al Haynes, A Hero of United Flight 232

August 30, 2019 — AFA sends our love to the family of Captain Al Haynes. His heroic efforts in Sioux City, Iowa, just over 30 years ago, and throughout his flying career, leave us a lasting legacy of safety in flight. We will honor him in our work for safe skies every day.

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Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants Picket at HNL for a Fair Contract

August 30, 2019 — Hundreds turned out with AFA Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants last Wednesday in HNL as they called on management to come to the bargaining table and negotiate fairly.

 

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New KCM Requirements But No Uniform Required

New KCM Requirements But No Uniform Required

August 30, 2019 — This past week we worked with airlines and pilots to encourage TSA to halt a previously announced uniform requirement while we discussed possible other mitigations to maintain and enhance the Known Crewmember security screening.

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Stay Safe Flight Attendants: AFA Resources for Hurricane Dorian

AFA Resources for Hurricane Dorian

September 6, 2019 (Updated) - On Friday, eastern North Carolina, southeast Virginia and the southern Delmarva Peninsula will take a blast from Dorian’s heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge through the morning and afternoon. Several locations along the North Carolina Outer Banks had already reported wind gusts up to 95 mph as the eyewall, the hurricane’s zone of the most severe weather surrounding its center, passed over early Friday. The storm officially made landfall over Cape Hatteras at 8:35 a.m.

Now is the time to begin thinking about what kinds of preparations you might need to make over the next couple of days. AFA EAP is always available at 800-424-2406.

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KCM Update August 28, 2019

KCM Update August 28, 2019

(August 28, 2019) - Your reports have been extremely helpful in addressing issues. We received one tenth the number of reports that we did yesterday - so you made a huge difference in helping us resolve issues. Keep reporting any discrepancies. The reporting for link is at the end of this message.

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Important KCM Update

Important KCM Update

August 26, 2019 — Since the announcement on Saturday that Known Crewmember (KCM) procedures would change AFA has been interfacing with TSA, industry, and the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). We are pleased to report to you the procedure to require a uniform for access through KCM will not go into effect this Wednesday. The KCM website has been updated with this notice: https://www.knowncrewmember.org/8-26-19-notice-to-known-crewmembers/.

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CWA Sisters and Brothers on Strike at AT&T Southeast Over Unfair Labor Practices

CWA Sisters and Brothers on Strike at AT&T Southeast Over Unfair Labor Practices

(August 26, 2019) — We are on strike at AT&T Southeast! Our CWA Sisters and Brothers at AT&T Southeast, over 20,000 strong, in in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, are fighting for a fair contract that is bargained in good faith and to keep good jobs right here where we live. We stand with them and call on AFA members to find a picket line to walk in support.

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