Manchester Arena Explosion Monday Evening

Manchester Arena Explosion Monday Evening

(May 22, 2017) - This evening, during the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK there was an explosion in the arena that has resulted in multiple fatalities and injuries. Police are treating the incident as a terrorist attack until or unless determined otherwise. Expect that security in Europe will be on high alert. 

All known AFA crew members on layover have been confirmed safe. We remain alert and ready to assist any other Flight Attendants or family members who may have been affected. As always AFA EAP is ready to assist anyone who may need help following this incident. Contact AFA EAP at 800-424-2406 or 202-434-0560. Alternatively, send an email through this webpage:

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Manchester and all of the United Kingdom tonight. As we offer our condolences and continued support, let's recommit to looking out for each other, remaining vigilant with situational awareness always.



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