Flight Attendant Union Reaches Tentative Agreement with Piedmont Airlines

AFA and Piedmont announce deal after Flight Attendants turn out 100% strike vote authorization

Harrisburg, PA (January 20, 2022) — Piedmont Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, today announced a Tentative Agreement (TA) that includes substantial wage increases, no cuts to their high-quality healthcare program, and meaningful work rule improvements. The agreement was reached through mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB).

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Flight Attendants Celebrate Crew of US Airways Flight 1549 and Call for Unity to Save Lives

WASHINGTON, DC (January 15, 2022) – On the thirteenth 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 Union Applauds DOT Approval for Norse Atlantic Airways

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 14, 2022) – The Department of Transportation today granted the application of Norse Atlantic for exemption authority, and tentatively granted it a foreign air carrier permit. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA and Norse Atlantic Airways reached a historic pre-hire agreement in May 2021 for good union jobs with job security in the U.S. 

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Flight Attendants and Pilots Call for Prioritizing Safety, Operations with Short-Term 5G Compromise

Washington, D.C. (January 3, 2022) —The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) and the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) joined forces today and called once again for the delay of AT&T and Verizon’s 5G services after the wireless companies rejected requests from Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to postpone rollout until concerns over aviation safety and operations can be addressed.

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Flight Attendant Union Calls Out Key Components to New CDC Guidelines: Asymptomatic and Mask Wearing

Flight Attendant Union Calls Out Key Components to New CDC Guidelines: Asymptomatic and Mask Wearing
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 27, 2021) — Following the CDC updated recommended isolation and quarantine period, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA International President Sara Nelson released the following statement: 
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Masks Are Critical Part of Layered Aviation Safety and Mitigation of COVID Spread in Air Travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 17, 2021) — Following this week’s aviation hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee where AFA President Sara Nelson testified along with four airline executives and an economist, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) reminds the public that masks are indeed a key component of creating the safest conditions possible during air travel. While the Delta variant continues to circulate widely in the United States, the CDC said the Omicron coronavirus variant is increasing rapidly and expected to become the dominant strain in the coming weeks. The U.S. is now averaging about 120,000 cases a day. AFA International President Sara Nelson released the following statement:

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Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson to Testify before Senate on Oversight of the U.S. Airline Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 15, 2021) — The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, convened a full committee hearing titled "Oversight of the U.S. Airline Industry" at 2:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. AFA President Sara Nelson testified.

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Flight Attendant Union Cheers Confirmation of Deirdre Hamilton to the NMB

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2021) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) International President Sara Nelson released the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Deirdre Hamilton to serve on the National Mediation Board:

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Doug Parker Played an Outsized Role in Saving and Shaping Industry

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2021) — Following the announcement of American Airlines CEO Doug Parker's retirement, Sara Nelson issued the following statement:

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We Owe Our Jobs to Rep. Peter DeFazio

Washington, D.C. (December 1, 2021) — Following the announcement by House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) that he will retire at the conclusion of the 117th Congress, AFA International President Sara Nelson released the following statement:

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