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Flight Attendants are Essential Workers

Flight Attendants are Essential Workers

April 27, 2020

Dear Flight Attendants:

Today is Essential Worker Day. It’s a day to celebrate all the people on the frontlines who are keeping our nation safe, fed, and connected even in the midst of social distancing.

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OP-ED: Airline executives don't need a bailout—but thousands of flight attendants do. Here's why helping lift America's flight industry is the morally correct thing to do.

Airline executives don't need a bailout—but thousands of flight attendants do. Here's why helping lift America's flight industry is the morally correct thing to do.

Originally published in Business Insider on April 23, 2020 by Sara Nelson, AFA International President.
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AFA to DOT and HHS: Require Masks, PPE, and Suspend Leisure Travel

AFA to DOT and HHS: Require Masks, PPE, and Suspend Leisure Travel

April 23, 2020 — AFA sent a letter to Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Health and Human Service Secretary Alex Azar to implement new, stronger measures to protect flight crews and passengers from the spread of COVID-19. The letter reads in part: 

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U.S.-based Norwegian Flight Attendants: Forever AFA

U.S.-based Norwegian Flight Attendants: Forever AFA

April 20, 2020 - Today, Norwegian announced a more definitive end to U.S. staffing and flying for U.S. based crews.

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U.S.-based Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants: Always a Part of Our Union

U.S.-based Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants: Always a Part of Our Union

April 17, 2020 - We are devastated. Last night, Cathay Pacific told Flight Attendants it would be permanently closing its U.S. bases (SFO, LAX, JFK) on June 20th. Cathay Flight Attendants will always have a home with AFA.

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Treasury Announces Aviation Payroll Grant Agreements

Treasury Announces Some Aviation Payroll Grant Agreements

April 14, 2020

Dear Flight Attendants,

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Tell Sec. Mnuchin: Stop holding our paychecks hostage

Tell Sec. Mnuchin: Stop holding our paychecks hostage

April 13, 2020 — Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told airlines he is going to take $7 Billion from the $25 Billion allocated in the CARES Act to our wages and benefits. This is putting the payroll grants in jeopardy and even if our airlines take them, it's not enough to cover our wages and benefits.

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