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Sep 19, 2014, 19:18 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Launches Campaign For Critical Aviation Security Issues At DC Movie Premiere

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, is hosting an award-winning documentary about 9/11...

Sep 15, 2014, 16:55 ET
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Flight Attendant Union And United Airlines Announce Unprecedented Early Out Program For Flight Attendants

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) and United Airlines today announced a one-time opportunity for Flight Attendants to voluntarily...

Sep 02, 2014, 17:42 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Applauds DOT Rejection Of Exemption For Norwegian Air International

After months of intense pressure from a broad labor coalition, including the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the United States...

Aug 19, 2014, 11:04 ET
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Unions Representing U.S. Flight Attendants Call On DOT To Support Established Labor Standards And Deny NAI

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), and the Transport...

Aug 07, 2014, 13:00 ET
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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...

Jun 19, 2014, 16:50 ET
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Envoy Air Flight Attendants Call On Management To Make Right On Aircraft Commitments

 Envoy Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), issued the following statement after American...

Jun 10, 2014, 10:32 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Applauds Congress For Taking Action Against Norwegian Air Outsourcing Scheme

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today commended the United States House of Representatives for passing the DeFazio/Westmoreland...

Jun 02, 2014, 13:37 ET

Flight Attendant Union Ushers In New Leadership

 New leaders took the reins at the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today. Elected in April at AFA's annual convention, Sara Nelson...

May 23, 2014, 13:42 ET
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Flight Attendant Union and Global Workers Organizations Call on DOT to Deny NAI

 The world's largest Flight Attendant union, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), was joined today by the European Transport...

Apr 24, 2014, 17:19 ET
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Flight Attendants At The New American Airlines Begin Negotiations As Record Profits Announced

As record breaking profits for the new American Airlines were announced earlier today, Flight Attendants represented by Association of Flight...

Apr 24, 2014, 10:24 ET
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American Flight Attendants Kick Off Bargaining on Heels of Strong Q1 Earnings Report

Flight Attendants at the new American Airlines welcomed reports of the best first quarter in company history and look forward to translating that...

Apr 09, 2014, 14:46 ET

Flight Attendant Union And ITF Call For Thorough Investigation Of Norwegian Air International

 At a recent meeting of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's...

Apr 09, 2014, 13:33 ET
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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...

Apr 02, 2014, 17:15 ET

Flight Attendant Union Promotes Bill for Permanent Ban on Knives in the Aircraft Cabin

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today pledged unyielding support for a new bill that would place a permanent ban on knives in...

Apr 02, 2014, 12:53 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Blasts Supreme Court's Decision To Lift Campaign Contribution Limits

The Association of Flight Attendants- CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, issued the following statement today blasting the...

Mar 13, 2014, 11:45 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Supports Senate Letter Urging DOT Scrutiny Of Norwegian Air Application

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today praised a...

Feb 28, 2014, 13:50 ET
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US Airways Flight Attendants Vote To Join Forces With American Flight Attendants For Historic Bargaining Agreement At World's Largest Airline

US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted to ratify an Agreement on Bargaining...

Feb 27, 2014, 00:14 ET

Flight Attendant Union Applauds Arizona Governor for Veto of Discrimination Bill

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today cheered the veto of Senate...

Feb 14, 2014, 15:53 ET
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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Reject Tentative Agreement, Demand Improvements

 Flight Attendants at Alaska Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted down a tentative agreement...

Feb 07, 2014, 17:03 ET
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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...