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Flight Attendant Union Issues Ebola Protection and Response Checklist

Washington, DC –The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world’s largest Flight Attendant union representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today notified Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain and key federal agencies overseeing aviation safety and health of protective and response measures needed to support aviation’s first responders and safe air travel.

Flight Attendant Union Praises Appointment Of Ebola Czar Ron Klain

Washington, DC –Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson issued the following statement today praising President Obama’s appointment of Ron Klain to lead efforts overseeing the government’s response to the Ebola outbreak in the United States:

“President Obama is taking responsible action to dedicate resources and coordinate our federal government’s response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak. AFA is contacting Mr. Klain on immediate recommendations to minimize, contain, and eradicate the risk of Ebola from being further spread through civil aviation.

AFA Applauds Frontier Airlines for Swift, Responsive Action After Recent Ebola Incident

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants, applauds Frontier Airlines management for responding immediately to the concerns of frontline workers and taking decisive action to safeguard the health and safety of Flight Attendants affected by transport of the confirmed Ebola patient.

Flight Attendant Union Calls For Increased Passenger Health Screenings In Countries With Ebola

Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 airlines, today called on government and public health officials to collaborate on more extensive health screenings of passengers travelling from areas affected by the current Ebola outbreak.

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