American Eagle Carrier PSA Airlines Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

Washington, DC (July 15, 2019) — PSA Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted to ratify a new contract. The four-year agreement provides improvements for over 1,300 PSA Flight Attendants. In addition to immediate pay raises, the new contract includes increased vacation, improved work rules and increased scheduling flexibility.

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Chairs DeFazio, Larsen, Vice Chair Davids, Ranking Member Davis, Rep. Ferguson Introduce Bipartisan Fair and Open Skies Act

Legislation protecting the U.S. aviation industry and jobs from unfair international competition

Washington, DC (July 10, 2019) - Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA), Vice Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Sharice Davids (D-KS), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Rodney Davis (R-IL), and Congressman Drew Ferguson (R-GA) introduced bipartisan legislation to prohibit the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) from issuing a foreign air carrier permit for U.S. operations to an airline that exploits a “flag of convenience” to avoid the regulations of its home country, or otherwise undermines labor standards. 

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U.S. Flight Attendants Stand with Eva Air Flight Attendants

Washington, D.C. (July 1, 2019) - Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson released the following statement in support of Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union fighting for Eva Air Flight Attendants:

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Flight Attendants Overflow Demonstration Area at Honolulu International Airport to Protest Slow Contract Negotiations with Hawaiian Airlines

HONOLULU – Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and labor allies today demonstrated at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) to protest protracted negotiations with Hawaiian Airlines management for a new contract.

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Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants to Picket Wednesday, June 26th at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

HONOLULU – On Wednesday, June 26th, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will demonstrate at the Daniel K. Ionuye International Airport (HNL) to protest their protracted negotiations with Hawaiian Airlines management for a new contract.

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Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson to Testify in the House on Boeing 737 Max

WASHINGTON – On Wednesday, June 19th, The House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation will hold a hearing on the “Status of the Boeing 737 MAX: Stakeholder Perspectives."

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Flight Attendants to Protest at DCA Tuesday to Pressure United Express Carrier Air Wisconsin to Settle Contract Dispute

WASHINGTON –  On Tuesday, June 11th, United Express carrier Air Wisconsin flight attendants, who are represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will hold a demonstration at Washington National Airport (DCA). 

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AFA Statement on United Airlines’ “Flight for the Planet” Program

Washington, D.C. (June 5, 2019) — Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) President Sara Nelson release the following statement on United Airlines' "Flight for the Planet" program:

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Flight Attendant Union Proud to Usher World War II Veteran to 75 Year Anniversary of D-Day

Union Applauds United Airlines for Immediate Response to Veteran’s Travel Needs

Washington, DC (June 2, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines, is proud to crew the flight that will carry World War II Veteran Sidney Walton and his family to Paris on his way to the 75th D-Day Anniversary in Normandy.

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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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