Flight Attendant Union Holds Moment of Silence to Honor September 11 Heroes

Washington, DC (September 10, 2019) – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement on the 18th year since the September 11, 2001 attacks changed the country and the Flight Attendant profession forever:

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AFA Opposes Diverting Funds Designated for Aviation Security

Washington, D.C. (August 27, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) released the following statement on reports that the Trump administration will divert more than $255 million from the Department of Homeland Security to the border, including $116 million designated for Coast Guard operations, aviation security, and other operations.

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Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants to Picket Wednesday, August 28th at HNL

HONOLULU – On Wednesday, August 28th, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will demonstrate at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) to protest protracted contract negotiations with Hawaiian Airlines management.

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U.S.-based Cathay Pacific Flight Attendants Ratify First Contract

Washington, DC (August 22, 2019) — U.S.-based Cathay Pacific Airlines flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), today voted by 99 percent to ratify a first contract. The three-year agreement provides immediate pay increases, backpay,  schedule flexibility, and retirement security for flight attendants based in SFO, LAX and JFK.

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United Express Carrier Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants to Protest in Three Major United Hub Airports to Push for a Fair Contract

CHICAGO – On Wednesday, August 21st, United Express Carrier Air Wisconsin flight attendants will protest at three United Airlines’ hub locations as they fight for a fair contract with better pay and benefits that’s long overdue.

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Flight Attendant Union Statement on DOT’s New Guidelines for Animals In the Cabin

WASHINGTON (August 8, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) President Sara Nelson released the following statement on new guidance from the Department of Transportation on service and emotional support animals:

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AFA Supports Aviation Workers In Hong Kong Airport Protest

Washington, D.C. (July 25, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement in support of the planned protest at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) on Friday, July 26, 2019:

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Flight Attendant Union Releases Statement on Emotional Support Dog Biting Envoy Flight Attendant Inflight

WASHINGTON, DC (July 23, 2019) – On Tuesday, July 23rd, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), released the following statement in regards to an incident that occurred Monday, July 22nd, on American Airlines flight 3306 flying from Dallas-Fort Worth to Piedmont Triad International Airport where an Envoy Air flight attendant and AFA member was bitten by an emotional support dog.

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Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants to Picket Thursday, July 25th at LAX

LOS ANGELES (July 23, 2019) – On Thursday, July 25th, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will demonstrate at Los Angeles International Airport to protest their protracted negotiations with Hawaiian Airlines management for a new contract. 

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Flight Attendant Union Implores the FAA to Rule That Every Passenger on a Plane Must Have a Seat with Proper Restraint

WASHINGTON (July 19, 2019) – On the 30th remembrance of the United Flight 232 Sioux City crash that killed 111 people including an unrestrained infant, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) calls on the FAA and lawmakers to ensure that every passenger is secured in an aircraft seat, regardless of age.

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