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Jun 24, 2016, 10:17 ET United And AFA Reach Agreement For Flight Attendants

 United and the Association of Flight Attendants announced today that they have reached an agreement on terms of a joint contract that would...


Mar 16, 2016, 15:28 ET Flight Attendants Solidify Fatigue Risk Management Plan in Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee today voted to include language promoted by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA to...


Aug 26, 2015, 13:19 ET World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Honors Women's Equality Day

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) celebrates the 95th anniversary of the victory of the Women's Suffrage Movement, the ratification of...


Feb 25, 2015, 13:01 ET Flight Attendant Union Celebrates 25 Years of Smoke-Free Skies

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the day all domestic airline flights of six hours or less became smoke free. The Association of Flight...


Feb 23, 2015, 12:13 ET Flight Attendant Union Joins Senator Durbin to Celebrate Smoke-Free Skies

Today, members of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) join Senator Durbin (D-IL) at a press conference at O'Hare to celebrate 25 years...


Aug 07, 2014, 13:00 ET Spirit Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement On Improved Contract Terms

Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a tentative agreement with...


Apr 09, 2014, 13:33 ET US Airways Express Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted in favor of a new contract that...


Feb 07, 2014, 17:03 ET Flight Attendant Union Mitigates Involuntary Furloughs At United Airlines

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing over 25,000 Flight Attendants at United Airlines, today announced an agreement with...


Feb 05, 2014, 10:37 ET Flight Attendant Union Meets With Norwegian Officials To Push For Aviation Labor Standards

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today met with a broad labor coalition and government representatives from Norway to discuss the...


Jan 27, 2014, 11:37 ET Flight Attendants, Management at New American Reach Agreement on Bargaining

The unions representing each pre-merger Flight Attendant group at the new American Airlines reached an unprecedented agreement with Company...


Dec 09, 2013, 10:03 ET US Airways Flight Attendants Celebrate Creating World's Largest Airline With American Airlines

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement today by AFA US Airways President Roger Holmin as US Airways...