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Black History Month 2022: Willa Brown

Black History Month 2022: Willa Brown

February 25, 2022 — Willa Brown, the first African American woman in the U.S. to be a licensed pilot, earned her pilot's license in 1937. In 1946, she also became the first African American woman to run for Congress. 

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AFA Frontier Flight Attendants Protest Harsh Sick Policy at LAS

AFA Frontier Flight Attendants Protest Harsh Sick Policy at LAS

February 25, 2022 — Yesterday, AFA Frontier Flight Attendants picketed & leafleted at Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) to protest Frontier management's heavy-handed change to their sick policy.

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Mask Mandate and Backing Up Flight Attendants

Mask Mandate and Backing Up Flight Attendants

February 25, 2022 — The federal transportation mask mandate is in place through March 18, 2022.

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Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

February 25, 2022 - President Biden nominated federal appellate Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court on Friday, setting in motion a historic confirmation process for the first Black woman to sit on the highest court in the nation. 

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Local Council Elections Are Underway

Local Council Elections Are Underway

February 18, 2022 - Every three years, AFA Flight Attendants casts our votes to elect your Local Council AFA Officers including your Local Council President, Vice President, Secretary, and Council Representative(s). You can find all the information at afacwa.org/elections.

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Congress Introduces Resolution to Establish International Black Aviation Professionals Day

Congress Introduces Resolution to Establish International Black Aviation Professionals Day

February 18, 2022 - On Wednesday, the Georgia Congressional delegation celebrated Black excellence in the field of aviation on International Black Aviation Professionals Day. Black aviators--including pilots, air traffic controllers, skycaps, flight attendants, ground crew members, and more--have been and continue to be instrumental to the success of the aviation industry, overcoming often insurmountable odds. 

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Violent Passengers Need to Be Grounded

Violent Passengers Need to Be Grounded

February 18, 2022 - The incidents of high profile disruptive passengers continues. Frontier Flight 1335 diverted to Raleigh-Durham International Airport after a passenger threatened everyone on the plane and had to be restrained. Disruptive allegedly racist passengers delayed Delta Connection Flight 5593 operated by Republic Airways before being removed. American Airlines Flight 1775 diverted to Kansas City after a passenger charged the cockpit, tried to open the door and assaulted the crew. 

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