Flight Attendant Union Statement on Boeing 737 MAX Hearings

WASHINGTON (October 31, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement following hearings in the Senate and House this week with Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg:

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Flight Attendants Plan Demonstration at O’Hare in Support of Teacher Strike

CHICAGO (October 30, 2019) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) will extend protests to O’Hare airport this Friday in support of the Chicago teachers should the city fail to reach an agreement that improves conditions in Chicago Schools. AFA International President Sara Nelson issued the following statement:

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Flight Attendants Applaud FAA Move to Include Naloxone Onboard

WASHINGTON (October 22, 2019) — In response to advocacy by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) and Members of Congress, the Federal Aviation Administration told lawmakers it agrees that passenger aircrafts should carry “opioid antagonists - naloxone - in emergency medical kits.”

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Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson Testifies on Aviation Security

WASHINGTON (October 16, 2019) – On Thursday, October 17th, AFA will testify before the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science, & Transportation's Subcommittee Hearing on "Improving Security at America’s Airports: Stakeholder Perspectives" 

Sara Nelson, the international president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), will testify at the hearing. She will focus on the importance of a federalized TSA, the Known Crewmember program, and more aviation security measures.

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United Express Carrier Air Wisconsin Flight Attendants to Picket at MKE Tuesday to Pressure United Airlines for a Fair Contract

MILWAUKEE (October 11, 2019) –  On Tuesday, October 15th, United Express Carrier Air Wisconsin flight attendants, who are represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will hold a demonstration at Mitchell International Airport (MKE) as they continue their fight for a fair contract that includes better pay and benefits.

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Ahead of Strike Vote, Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants to Picket Wednesday, October 9th at HNL

HONOLULU  (October 7, 2019) – On Wednesday, October 9th, Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), will demonstrate at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) to protest protracted contract negotiations with Hawaiian Airlines management.

 

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Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants Will Vote on Strike

Washington, D.C. (October 1, 2019) — Hawaiian Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), are gearing up for a strike vote after mounting frustrations in mediated negotiations. Strike vote ballots will be sent to the over 2,100 Flight Attendants late this month, with a vote count scheduled for November 20, 2019.

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United Express Carrier Flight Attendants Ask for a Release to Strike

WASHINGTON (October 1, 2019)  — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) representing United Express Carrier Air Wisconsin flight attendants has again petitioned the National Mediation Board for a proffer of arbitration/release from mediation, which would start the clock for a potential flight attendant strike 30 days later.

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Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson Testifies on Implementation of 2018 FAA Reauthorization Bill

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, September 26th, The House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation will hold a hearing on “A Work in Progress: Implementation of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018.”

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Flight Attendant Union Holds Moment of Silence to Honor September 11 Heroes

Washington, DC (September 10, 2019) – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement on the 18th year since the September 11, 2001 attacks changed the country and the Flight Attendant profession forever:

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