PSA Flight Attendants Ratify Contract
WASHINGTON, March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PSA Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today ratified a five-year agreement that includes pay increases and quality of life enhancements for the over 300 Flight Attendants. PSA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of US Airways Group, Inc. and operates as a US Airways Express carrier.
"This new agreement provides improvements for PSA Flight Attendants and our families. Ratification of this new contract secures a better future for all PSA Flight Attendants in recognition of our significant contributions to PSA and the US Airways network. Through job security protections and potential growth, we have great hope for the opportunities before us," said L.C. Acor, AFA PSA President. "PSA Flight Attendants took ownership of our future by standing together throughout the negotiations and generated the power to achieve these improvements."
Flying to over 62 destinations, PSA has 330 daily departures, 132 out of Charlotte, NC. Additionally, PSA has 119 weekly departures out of Dayton, OH; 119 out of Philadelphia, PA; and 112 from Washington, DC.
"Since negotiations began, Flight Attendants have remained adamant that our role as first responders be recognized and that any agreement ensures our future success as an airline," added Acor. "We achieved our goal."
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, AFL-CIO