Flight Attendants to Protest at Dulles International Airport Thursday to Pressure United Express Carrier Air Wisconsin to Settle Contract Dispute

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, May 9th, United Express carrier Air Wisconsin flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will hold a demonstration at Dulles International Airport to demand a fair contract.  Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants voted overwhelmingly to strike last fall and have been demonstrating at United Airlines bases across the country.

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AFA Commends Heroic Aeroflot Flight Attendants on Flight 1492

Flight Attendant Union Says Taking Bags Can Cost Lives

Washington, DC (May 6, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines, mourns the loss of Flight Attendant Maxim Moiseyev who died on the burning Aeroflot 1492 aircraft while trying to save lives. AFA President Sara Nelson released the following statement on the accident:

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Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract Terms With Delta Connection Endeavor Air

Minneapolis (May 3, 2019) - Endeavor Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and Endeavor Air today agreed to terms on a collective bargaining agreement for over 1,300 Flight Attendants.

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Flight Attendants Cheer the Cabin Air Safety Act to Stop Toxic Fumes in the Cabin

WASHINGTON — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today praised Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Representative John Garamendi (D-CA), along with Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), who introduced the Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019 to protect airline passengers and crew from the harmful effects of toxic cabin air.

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Flight Attendants to Protest at O’Hare International Airport Thursday to Pressure United Express Carrier Air Wisconsin to Settle Contract Dispute

CHICAGO – On Thursday, April 11th, United Express carrier Air Wisconsin flight attendants, who are represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will hold a demonstration at O’Hare International Airport.

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AFA Testifies Against NMB Proposed Rule to Streamline Decertification and Toss Out Contract

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Washington, D.C. (March 28, 2019) — Airline and railway workers’ ability to choose and maintain union representation and our contracts is under attack. The majority members of the National Mediation Board (NMB) are proposing a rule, contrary to the purpose of the statute, to encourage airlines to run decertification campaigns to end union contracts. AFA International President Sara Nelson issued the following statement:

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Selene Saavedra Roman Statement After Release from ICE Detention

Washington, DC (March 22, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is overjoyed that after 6 weeks in ICE custody, Mesa Flight Attendant Selene Saavedra Roman was released this evening.

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Flight Attendant Union Statement on the Release of Selene Saavedra Roman

Washington, DC (March 22, 2019) — Following the release of Mesa Flight Attendant Selene Saavedra Roman after 6 weeks in ICE custody, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) provided the following statement:

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Flight Attendant Union and Mesa Airlines Seek Release of Selene Saavedra Roman

Washington, D.C. (March 22, 2019) -- The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) and Mesa Airlines are calling on the Administration and the Department of Homeland Security to immediately review the case of DREAMer Selene Saavedra Roman, release her from detention, and drop all charges against her after she was detained while working as a certified flight attendant.

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Flight Attendant Union Reaches Contract Terms With Frontier Airlines

DENVER (March 19, 2019) - Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and Frontier Airlines today agreed to terms on a collective bargaining agreement for over 2,200 Flight Attendants. The agreement was reached with oversight of National Mediation Board (NMB).

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