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Flight Attendants Never Forget September 11, 2001

Flight Attendants Never Forget September 11, 2001

A message from your AFA International Officers.

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Happy Labor Day Flight Attendants!

Happy Labor Day Flight Attendants!

September 2, 2018

This is your day – fought and won by unions! For Aviation’s First Responders it’s another day at the office, but 16.5 million people are traveling over this holiday because unions made it possible to celebrate the work of the people who protect, teach, move, and innovate America. This is our day! If it were not for our unions, there would be no Labor Day.

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Hurricane Lane: Flight Attendants Stay Safe

Hurricane Lane: Flight Attendants Stay Safe

August 22, 2018 — Tropical storm- and hurricane-force winds may reach Hawaii's Big Island (the largest and easternmost island) by Wednesday night, followed by a possible 20 inches of rain, flooding, storm surge, and, possibly, landslides. “Now is the time to complete all preparations to protect life and property,” the National Weather Service warns.

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Ongoing Response: Horizon Q400 Incident at SeaTac

August 11, 2018 at 9:00am ET — AFA critical response team mobilized last night due to an incident involving a Horizon Q400 and an airline employee. AFA Horizon and AFA Alaska officers are responding onsite at SeaTac now. 

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9/11 Memorial & Museum Recognizes Flight Crewmembers During National Aviation Week

9/11 Memorial & Museum Recognizes Flight Crewmembers During National Aviation Week

August 9, 2018 — The 9/11 Memorial & Museum will mark National Aviation Week (August 13-19, 2018) by providing free Museum access to crewmembers both active and retired. Throughout the week, the Museum will feature flight crew-themed auditorium programming to highlight this chapter in aviation history and share these stories with Museum visitors.

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TTD Applauds AFA's Efforts to Combat Extreme Airline Temperatures

TTD Applauds AFA's Efforts to Combat Extreme Airline Temperatures

Originally posted by The Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO on August 1, 2018. 

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Plane too hot? Too cold? Time for DOT to regulate, attendants say

Plane too hot? Too cold? Time for DOT to regulate, attendants say

Originally posted by USA TODAY on August 1, 2018. 

One of the scariest examples of an overheated airliner came in June 2017, when a woman and her beet-red, 4-month-old baby needed ice bags and then an ambulance because of the heat of a flight in Denver. The child revived with treatment.

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