10 Years of Awe: Flight Attendants Celebrate Crew of US Airways Flight 1549

Washington, DC (January 15, 2019) – On the tenth anniversary of the amazing water landing, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) cheers the crew of US Airways Flight 1549 for inspiring the world with a “miracle” on the Hudson. AFA International President Sara Nelson issued the following statement:

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Flight Attendant Leadership Sends Letter Calling for an End to Government Shutdown

AFA Media Contact: Taylor Garland, 202-550-5520

Washington, D.C. (January 10, 2018) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines, and the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), representing American Airlines Flight Attendants, today sent a letter to President Trump, Speaker Pelosi, and Leader McConnell calling for an end to the government shutdown.

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Flight Attendants Join Air Traffic Controllers and Industry at Rally to Stop the Shutdown

Washington, D.C. — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) will rally today with the National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) and other aviation industry leaders to end the government shutdown. AFA President Sara Nelson is a speaking at the rally.

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Flight Attendant Union Statement on Shutdown

January 8, 2019 - From Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines:

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AFA Statement on Frontier Tipping Policy

January 4, 2019 — In response to Frontier Airlines' change in tipping policy, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson released the following statement:

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AFA Honors Continental Flight 1404 Flight Attendants on 10th Remembrance

Washington, DC (December 20, 2018) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today honors the heroic actions taken 10 years ago by the Flight Attendants and pilots on Continental Flight 1404 that saved 110 passengers.

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Worldwide Airport Protests Against United Airlines’ Flight Attendant Staffing Cuts

CHICAGO – Thursday, December 13, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA will conduct picketing and leafleting at 16 major airports around the globe – from Hong Kong and Frankfurt to San Francisco, Chicago, Houston, and Newark – United Airlines Flight Attendants and supporters will take frustrations with management decisions public.

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Frontier Flight Attendants Vote to Authorize a Strike

Washington, DC (November 16, 2018) — Frontier Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted 99 percent to authorize a strike.

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Labor Movement Calls Out Inequity of Pay and Benefits for American, Delta, and United Airline Workers on Regional Jets

Washington, DC — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is rallying Thursday, November 15, at the House of Labor to build support for Flight Attendant contract negotiations at Air Wisconsin Airlines, Endeavor Air, and PSA Airlines. Flight Attendants working at these regional airlines welcome passengers flying with United, Delta, and American.

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United Express Flight Attendants Authorize a Strike

Washington, D.C. (November 8, 2018) — Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted 99 percent to authorize a strike. Air Wisconsin provides regional air service for United Airlines.

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