Flight Attendant Union Warns of Long Security Lines as DHS Diverts Transportation Security to Southern Border

Serious Concerns over Shift of TSA Security Roles to Non-Security Work

Washington, D.C. (May 22, 2019) —  The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) released the following statement expressing serious concern over Department of Homeland Security contingency plans to divert $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to fund operations on U.S.-Mexico border:

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Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract Terms With American Regional PSA Airlines

Washington (May 17, 2019) - PSA Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and PSA Airlines today agreed to terms on a collective bargaining agreement for over 1,300 Flight Attendants.

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Compass Airlines Flight Attendants File for Mediation

Compass Flight Attendants fly under Delta Connection and American Eagle

Washington, D.C. (May 14, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB) to press forward on a new contract for 500 Compass Airlines Flight Attendants. The request was filed jointly with Compass Airlines.

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Frontier Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

Washington, D.C. (May 15, 2019) - The flight attendants at Frontier Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today ratified a new five-year contract covering over 2,200 flight attendants, with 94 percent voting to ratify the agreement. The agreement was reached on March 19, 2019, with assistance from the National Mediation Board. Frontier flight attendants will immediately receive an average 24 percent wage increase.

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Flight Attendant Union Statement on Reports of TSA Directed to Divert Staff to Border

Washington, D.C. (May 15, 2019) The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) released the following statement on reports that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to deploy staff, including air marshals, to the border:

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United Express Carrier Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants Say Negotiations Are at an Impasse, Ask Government to Impose Deadline on Talks

WASHINGTON — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) representing United Express carrier Air Wisconsin flight attendants has petitioned the National Mediation Board for a proffer of arbitration/release from mediation, which could start the clock for a potential flight attendant strike 30 days later.

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Flight Attendants to Protest at Dulles International Airport Thursday to Pressure United Express Carrier Air Wisconsin to Settle Contract Dispute

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, May 9th, United Express carrier Air Wisconsin flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will hold a demonstration at Dulles International Airport to demand a fair contract.  Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants voted overwhelmingly to strike last fall and have been demonstrating at United Airlines bases across the country.

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AFA Commends Heroic Aeroflot Flight Attendants on Flight 1492

Flight Attendant Union Says Taking Bags Can Cost Lives

Washington, DC (May 6, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines, mourns the loss of Flight Attendant Maxim Moiseyev who died on the burning Aeroflot 1492 aircraft while trying to save lives. AFA President Sara Nelson released the following statement on the accident:

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Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract Terms With Delta Connection Endeavor Air

Minneapolis (May 3, 2019) - Endeavor Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and Endeavor Air today agreed to terms on a collective bargaining agreement for over 1,300 Flight Attendants.

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Flight Attendants Cheer the Cabin Air Safety Act to Stop Toxic Fumes in the Cabin

WASHINGTON — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today praised Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Representative John Garamendi (D-CA), along with Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), who introduced the Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019 to protect airline passengers and crew from the harmful effects of toxic cabin air.

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