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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 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...


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...


Nov 12, 2013, 12:05 ET US Airways Flight Attendants Reviewing Terms Of DOJ Settlement

Hopeful Merger Continues to Provide Opportunities for Frontline Workers  The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing US...


Nov 05, 2013, 18:06 ET Flight Attendant Union Disappointed In FAA Exclusion Of Advanced Training For Cabin Crew

Despite Years Spent Developing Multi-Faceted Training, FAA Issues New Guidance for Pilots Only  The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA...


Oct 31, 2013, 10:40 ET Flight Attendant Union Contributes to FAA Panel - Recommends Safe, Managed Expansion of PED Use

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement today after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) publically...


Oct 23, 2013, 13:48 ET US Airways Flight Attendants Echo Merger Benefits After U.S. Mayors Issue Appeal to Justice Department

US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), continued to tout the benefits created by a US...


Oct 01, 2013, 15:33 ET US Airways Flight Attendants Continue To Push For Merger As Texas Withdraws From DOJ Lawsuit

US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), continue to advocate for the vast opportunities...


Oct 01, 2013, 13:52 ET Flight Attendant Union Celebrates "Founder's Day" Honoring Nearly 70 Years Of Dedicated Service To Advancing Profession

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today celebrated the first annual "Founder's Day" to commemorate the formation of the union 68...


Sep 30, 2013, 15:49 ET AirTran Airways Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

AirTran Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), voted in favor of a new agreement with Southwest...


Sep 11, 2013, 07:00 ET Flight Attendant Union Holds Moment Of Silence To Honor September 11 Heroes

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement on the 12th year since the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks...


Aug 30, 2013, 12:54 ET US Airways Flight Attendants Applaud Court's Decision to Expedite American Airlines Merger Trial

US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today issued a statement after a federal judge...


Jul 18, 2013, 16:55 ET Horizon Air Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

Horizon Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today ratified a new contract. The five-year...


Jun 26, 2013, 17:10 ET Flight Attendant Union Cheers For Legal Affirmation Of Marriage Equality

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement after the United States Supreme Court paved the way for marriage...


Jun 21, 2013, 14:49 ET Flight Attendant Union Continues Important Review Of Expanded Portable Electronic Device Use On Aircraft

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement today on reports of expanded use of certain portable...


Jun 13, 2013, 11:22 ET Horizon Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement On New Contract Terms

 Horizon Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), announced a tentative agreement with management...


Jun 05, 2013, 15:32 ET Coalition of Flight Attendants Commends TSA For Keeping Knives Off Passenger Planes

The 90,000-strong Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions today celebrated the success of its campaign to keep knives off planes and commended the...


May 22, 2013, 12:06 ET Congress To TSA: No Knives On Planes

The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing nearly 90,000 flight attendants, applauded the efforts of Congress to keep knives out of the...


May 20, 2013, 10:34 ET Flight Attendants, Congressional Reps At Houston (IAH) Airport Rally Against Knives In The Passenger Cabin

 The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants including United, American, Southwest and US Airways, are...


May 17, 2013, 16:24 ET Flight Attendants Protest At Houston Airport Against Knives In The Passenger Cabin

 The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions and industry stakeholders will hold a press conference Monday, May 20, 2013 at Houston...


May 15, 2013, 16:08 ET Flight Attendants Protest At Charlotte Airport Against Knives In The Passenger Cabin

 Flight Attendants will hold a press conference Thursday, May 16 at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to continue to engage the...


May 06, 2013, 15:19 ET Organizations Representing 400,000 On The Front Lines Of U.S. Aviation Submit Legal Petition To TSA And Homeland Security To Keep All Knives Off Planes

 Lawyers for nine organizations representing 400,000 aviation professionals, passengers and law enforcement officers today filed a legal...