Flight Attendant Union and Norse Atlantic Airways Schedule Meeting to Negotiate Contract for U.S. Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 3, 2021) – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) and Norse Atlantic Airways (Norse) have agreed to schedule negotiations at the end of May in an effort to reach agreement on a flight attendant contract at the new low-cost, long-haul start up airline.

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Flight Attendants Applaud TSA Mask Enforcement Extension

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 30, 2021) — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced today that it is extending its mask enforcement directive to September 13, 2021. Earlier this month, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) called for the directive to be extended in a letter to TSA Administrator Pekoske and testified on the issue before the Senate Subcommittee Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations, and Innovation. AFA International President Sara Nelson released the following statement:
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Flight Attendant Union Statement on Nomination of Deirdre Hamilton to the NMB

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 20, 2021) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) International President released the following statement on President Biden’s nomination of Deirdre Hamilton to serve on the National Mediation Board:

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Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson to Testify in the Senate on the Safe Return to Air Travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 21, 2021) — The U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations and Innovation will hold a hearing titled, “Prepare for Takeoff: America’s Safe Return to Air Travel,” at 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. AFA President Sara Nelson will testify on the success of the Payroll Support Program (PSP), the required actions for safety of aviation, extending the mask mandate, and more. 

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AFA Statement on CDC Vaccinated Travel Guidelines

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 2, 2021) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today updated travel guidance for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, eliminating some testing and quarantine recommendations. Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) International President Sara Nelson, representing nearly 50,000 Flight Attendants at 17 airlines: 

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Flight Attendant Union Reaches Tentative Agreement With Envoy Air

DALLAS (April 1, 2021) — Envoy Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), and Envoy management today reached a tentative agreement for a new contract. The agreement provides pay increases, improved working conditions and maintained benefits upon ratification for nearly 1,700 Flight Attendants.

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AFA Statement on Passage of the American Rescue Plan Act Including Extension of the Aviation Payroll Support Program

Washington, D.C. (March 10. 2021) —The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) released the following statement from AFA International President Sara Nelson following the passage and signing of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, including an extension of the Aviation Payroll Support Program through September 30, 2021:

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Flight Attendant Union Applauds House Passage of the PRO Act

Washington, D.C. (March 9, 2021) —The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) released the following statement from AFA International President Sara Nelson following the House passage of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act:

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AFA Statement on UA Flight 328

February 20, 2021 — Following the critical incident on United Airlines Flight 328, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA President Sara Nelson, representing nearly 50,000 Flight Attendants at 17 airlines including United, released the following statement:

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Flight Attendant Union President Sara Nelson to Testify in the House on COVID-19 in Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 4, 2021) — The U.S. House of Representatives Transportation & Infrastructure Committee will hold a hearing titled "Protecting Transportation Workers and Passengers from COVID: Gaps in Safety, Lessons Learned, and Next Steps." AFA President Sara Nelson will testify to the Payroll Support Program (PSP), vaccine prioritization and mask mandates. 

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