Flight Attendant Union and Pinnacle Airlines Management Reach Tentative Agreement

Washington, DC - Pinnacle Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today announced a tentative agreement with airline management. The agreement was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board. AFA was successful in reaching terms that preserved Flight Attendant job security and minimized the impact on wages and costs of health care benefits.

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US Airways Flight Attendants To Take Strike Vote

6,700 Flight Attendants Determined to Achieve a Meaningful Contract

Phoenix – Flight Attendant leaders for the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing US Airways Flight Attendants, today announced a strike vote to back up their demands for a single contract in the US Airways/America West merger. The strike vote will open on October 31 and close November 20. In a message released to members earlier this morning, union leaders stated:

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AFA Flight Attendants First Through Known Crewmember Security Check Points

7,000 US Airways Flight Attendants First to Gain Access to Expedited Security Screening

Washington, DC – Starting today, US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), are able to access the alternate, expedited security screening program Known Crewmember (KCM) in 23 airports across the country. The successful program was launched by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in 2011, tested thoroughly and today Flight Attendants begin to use the risk-based security screening.

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US Airways Flight Attendants Narrowly Vote Against Tentative Agreement

Washington, DC – US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), voted 51 percent against a tentative agreement to combine the contracts of pre-merger America West and US Airways. Voter participation was 85 percent.

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Delta Connection Flight Attendants To Vote On Strike

Washington, DC – Leadership of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) at Compass Airlines today called for a strike vote, following 31 months of negotiations that have failed to reach an agreement. Contract talks began in March 2010 and negotiations have been in mediation since October 2011, under the jurisdiction of the National Mediation Board (NMB).

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Flight Attendant Union Honors September 11 Heroes

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement today on the 11th year since the September 11, 2001 attacks changed the country and the Flight Attendant profession forever:

“Eleven years ago twenty-five Flight Attendants took action as first responders in a war we didn’t know we were fighting. These heroes were among the first to relay the intelligence that alerted our country and our flying partners on flight 93, who in turn sacrificed their own lives to save countless others on the ground.

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Flight Attendants at American Eagle Ratify Bankruptcy Agreement

Washington, DC - Flight Attendants at American Eagle, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today approved a tentative agreement with management. This agreement, which includes substantial improvements over management’s original bankruptcy term sheet as well as their Last Best Final Offer, was approved by 87 percent of AFA members who participated.

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Flight Attendants At New United Airlines Commence Historic Single Contract Negotiations

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) at the new United Airlines today began to set the stage for negotiations on a single contract covering over 25,000 Flight Attendants. These historic negotiations will unify Flight Attendants from pre-merger United, Continental and Continental Micronesia under one agreement. Earlier this year, Flight Attendants from each subsidiary ratified separate contracts, paving the way for joint negotiations.

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Flight Attendant Union Honors Evolution Of Profession

AFA Celebrates 67th Anniversary of Union by and for Flight Attendants

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today celebrated the 67th anniversary of the founding of the world’s largest Flight Attendant union. On August 22, 1945, the dedication of five Flight Attendants, determined to take a stand against unbearable standards where young women were forced to retire at the age of 32, remain unwed and childless, and adhere to strict weight, height and appearance requirements, came to fruition with the creation of the Air Line Stewardesses Association.

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US Airways Express Flight Attendants Authorize Strike

Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants Support Strike by Strong Majority

Washington, DC – Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today sent a loud and clear message that if management fails to negotiate a new agreement, a strike could result at the airline. The strike was authorized by 98 percent of participating Flight Attendants. Piedmont is a wholly owned subsidiary of US Airways Group, Inc. and operates as a US Airways Express carrier.

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