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Celebrating the First All Female, All African-American Flight Crew

Celebrating the First All Female, All African-American Flight Crew

February 21, 2020 — On Feb 12, 2009, the first ever all female, all African-American flight crew operated from Atlanta to Nashville on Atlantic Southeast Airlines. Captain Rachelle Jones Kerr, First Officer Stephanie Grant and Flight Attendants Robin Rogers and Diana Galloway made history on the flight that happened by chance.

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Celebrating the First Black Woman Licensed Pilot in the U.S.

Celebrating the First Black Woman Licensed Pilot in the U.S.

February 14, 2020 — Willa Brown was the first African American woman in the U.S. to be a licensed pilot, earning her pilot's license in 1937. Brown was also a tireless promoter of the positive role that African Americans could play in aviation. In 1946, she also became the first African American woman to run for Congress.

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AFA Votes 2020 - Our Vote. Our Power. Our Voice.

AFA Votes 2020 - Our Vote. Our Power. Our Voice.

February 14, 2020

Are You Registered to Vote in the Primaries?

Iowa and New Hampshire have already cast the first ballots of the 2020 Primary Elections. Nevada and South Carolina are next, followed by Super Tuesday March 3.

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Hawaiian AFA Takes Contract Fight to the HAL Board of Directors

Hawaiian AFA Takes Contract Fight to the HAL Board of Directors

February 8, 2020 - Hawaiian AFA expanded picketing this week to the Hawaiian Airlines Board of Directors.

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AFA Celebrates Black History Month

AFA Celebrates Black History Month

January 31, 2020 - AFA is proud to celebrate Black History Month. Last year, the AFA Executive Board passed a resolution recognizing Black History Month and committing to celebration and education.

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Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19)

Updated April 9, 2020

The coronavirus originated in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, in December 2019. This page contains the latest information on the outbreak and resources for aviation's first responders. 

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Hawaiian Flight Attendants Get Loud on the Picket Line

Hawaiian Flight Attendants Get Loud on the Picket Line

January 24, 2020 - On Wednesday, January 22, AFA Hawaiian members, Unite Here! Local 5, ILWU Local 142, and other labor allies were out in full force at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL).

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