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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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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