Flight Attendant Union Blasts Supreme Court's Decision To Lift Campaign Contribution Limits

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants- CWA (AFA), the world’s largest Flight Attendant union, issued the following statement today blasting the Supreme Court’s decision to lift total spending limits on political campaigns.

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Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants File For Mediation

Request NMB Assistance in Contract Negotiations

Washington, DC - Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB) to encourage management to get serious at the bargaining table. 

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Flight Attendant Union Supports Senate Letter Urging DOT Scrutiny Of Norwegian Air Application

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today praised a bipartisan coalition of United States Senators who issued a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx urging careful scrutiny of Norwegian Air International’s (NAI) application for a foreign carrier permit. NAI has developed a business model that evades international labor laws and seeks to create unfair competition with U.S. carriers.

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US Airways Express Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement

After Intense Pressure from Piedmont Flight Attendants, Agreement Reached Through Mediation

Washington, DC – Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a tentative agreement with management that includes economic improvements, as well as improved work rules and other benefits for the regional Flight Attendants. The agreement was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board (NMB).

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US Airways Flight Attendants Vote To Join Forces With American Flight Attendants For Historic Bargaining Agreement at World's Largest Airline

Washington, DC – US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted to ratify an Agreement on Bargaining and Representation between AFA and the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) along with a Negotiations Protocol Agreement with American Airlines management. The agreement establishes a joint negotiations protocol for a single contract at the New American Airlines with the assurance of improvements in one year for all 24,000 Flight Attendants.

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Flight Attendant Union Applauds Arizona Governor For Veto Of Discrimination Bill

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today cheered the veto of Senate Bill 1062 by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer. Earlier this week, AFA joined thousands of activists and marched on the State Capitol building demanding the veto.

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Flight Attendant Union Marches On Arizona Capitol For Veto Of Discrimination Bill

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, marched on the Arizona State Capitol building yesterday, urging Governor Jan Brewer to veto Senate Bill 1062. Joining a chorus of thousands, AFA Flight Attendants rallied in protest of the bill that would pave the way for wide-ranging discrimination.

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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Reject Tentative Agreement, Demand Improvements

Washington, DC – Flight Attendants at Alaska Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted down a tentative agreement with management. Through the vote, Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants sent a strong message to management that they expect more for their award-winning contributions to the airline.

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Flight Attendant Union Mitigates Involuntary Furloughs at United Airlines

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing over 25,000 Flight Attendants at United Airlines, today announced an agreement with United management that averts involuntary furloughs at the world’s leading airline through improved voluntary options. The mutual agreement between AFA and management also provides employment for Flight Attendants originally slated to lose their jobs by offering an enhanced crossover agreement to pre-merger Continental Airlines.

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Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants Take A Stand For Contract Improvements

Washington, DC – A majority of Flight Attendants at Spirit Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted against a tentative agreement with management. Their strong vote makes it clear that Spirit Flight Attendants expect more for their outstanding contributions to the profitable airline.

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