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: 
Read more »

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:

Read more »

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.

Read more »

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:

Read more »

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:

Read more »

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:

Read more »

Thanksgiving Travel Was a Success Thanks to PSP and Union-Negotiated Incentives

WASHINGTON, DC (November 30, 2021) — The Thanksgiving travel week saw the highest passenger volumes since the start of the pandemic 2 years ago with no major operational disruptions. This travel rebound and success would not have been possible without the Payroll Support Program and union-negotiated incentives to ensure a smooth operation. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA International President Sara Nelson released the following statement:

Read more »

Flight Attendant Union Statement on DOJ Prioritizing Disruptive Passenger Cases

WASHINGTON, DC (November 24, 2021) — Today, Attorney General Merrick Garland directed federal prosecutors to prioritize prosecution of disruptive airline passengers onboard. Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson released the following statement:

Read more »

Tips for Holiday Travel from Your Flight Attendants

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 18, 2021) — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) expects nearly 20 million passengers during this year’s Thanksgiving holiday travel, from Friday, November 19 through Sunday, November 28. In order to best prepare for a safe, efficient travel experience our union - the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA - offers this guidance for passengers:

Read more »

Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson to Testify in the House on Transportation Security

WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 15, 2021) — The U.S. House Committee on Homeland Security's Subcommittee on Transportation and Maritime Security will hold a hearing entitled, “On the Frontlines in Turbulent Times: Workforce Perspectives on the State of Transportation Security” at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. AFA President Sara Nelson will testify.

Read more »
← Previous  1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9    69  70  Next →

News Desk

Latest News

See All »

Latest Tweets

Video

Union Plus Benefits

union-plus.jpgUnion Plus Benefits for AFA-CWA Members!
AFA-CWA members are automatically eligible for the following Union Plus benefits and discounts.


More benefits »