WASHINGTON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Horizon Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a tentative agreement with management. AFA represents the more than 500 Flight Attendants at Horizon, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alaska Air Group.
"Horizon Flight Attendants play a crucial role in the success of our airline. This agreement recognizes our contributions and addresses the concerns most important to Flight Attendants," said Leslie Miller, Acting AFA President at Horizon.
The agreement includes increases to pay and vacation, as well as substantial improvements to Flight Attendant flexibility and quality of life. The tentative agreement has been approved by the Flight Attendant leadership. Complete terms of the agreement will be sent to the membership for ratification.
Horizon offers service to 40 destinations in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
The Association of Flight Attendants is the world's largest Flight Attendant union. Focused 100 percent on Flight Attendant issues, AFA has been the leader in advancing the Flight Attendant profession for over 65 years. Serving as the voice for Flight Attendants in the workplace, in the aviation industry, in the media and on Capitol Hill, AFA has transformed the Flight Attendant profession by raising wages, benefits and working conditions. Nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 21 airlines come together to form AFA, part of the 700,000-member strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afacwa.org.
SOURCE Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA)