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Feb 04, 2016, 12:09 ET
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Flight Attendants Applaud FCC, DOT Working Group to Assess Security of Commercial Communication Onboard the Aircraft

 U.S. aviation and communication regulators announced Friday that they will work together to ensure safe and secure communications onboard...

Feb 02, 2016, 13:15 ET
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Flight Attendants Achieve Introduction of Legislation Aimed at Stopping Human Trafficking

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today praised the introduction of the Secure Our Skies Act to fight human trafficking with...

Jan 27, 2016, 15:52 ET
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Flight Attendants at Horizon Air Ratify New Contract

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today voted to approve a tentative agreement with Horizon Air management. Flight Attendant contract...

Jan 21, 2016, 10:06 ET
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United Flight Attendants Protest at Airports Around the World: Call for Contract Now

United flight attendants – from pre-merger groups United, Continental, and Continental Micronesia – continue public protests at...

Jan 15, 2016, 15:46 ET
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Envoy Air Flight Attendants to Vote on Mid-Term Improvements

Envoy Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today announced a tentative agreement on negotiated...

Dec 31, 2015, 18:51 ET
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Bathing Suit Stunt in China Falls Flat with Flight Attendants

Flight attendants in China on Monday were required to model in bikinis as part of a flight attendant selection process. Association of Flight...

Dec 17, 2015, 14:46 ET
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Bernie Sanders Stands with Flight Attendants Protesting Around the World

 In 16 cities around the world, thousands of Flight Attendants are standing together today to send a message to United Airlines management: our...

Dec 16, 2015, 13:56 ET
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Holiday Travel Season Begins with Protests at United Airlines by Flight Attendants Around the World

 More than five years after the merger of United/Continental/Continental Micronesia, United management still fails to complete negotiations for...

Dec 14, 2015, 16:11 ET
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Worldwide Protest December 17 by United Flight Attendants as Holiday Travel Begins

 United Airline Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants - CWA (AFA), will picket at airports around the world...

Nov 23, 2015, 14:47 ET
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Safety and Security Remain Key Priorities for Flight Attendants During Busy Holiday Season

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) wishes everyone happy holidays and reminds all passengers the role Flight Attendants serve on board...

Oct 20, 2015, 10:17 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Encourages Acting CEO Brett Hart to Continue Direction Set by Oscar Munoz

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) released the following statement today welcoming Brett Hart as acting CEO while Oscar Munoz is...

Oct 16, 2015, 14:54 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Leaders Honor US Airways History on Last Flight

In advance of the final flight of US Airways, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) lauded the decades of service of tens of thousands of...

Sep 11, 2015, 07:30 ET
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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 14th year since the September 11, 2001 attacks changed...

Sep 09, 2015, 09:59 ET
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British Airways Crew Commended by World's Largest Flight Attendant Union

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), is proud to applaud the life-saving action of the crew of British Airways flight 2276. Pilots...

Sep 08, 2015, 19:28 ET
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Flight Attendants Welcome New Leadership at United Airlines

 United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today welcomed new executive leadership at...

Aug 25, 2015, 09:28 ET
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World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Celebrates 70 Years

Seventy years ago, the Airline Stewardess Association was formed and began to pave the way for what is today the world's largest Flight Attendant...

Aug 20, 2015, 16:23 ET
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United Airlines Flight Attendants File for Federal Mediation in Contract Dispute

 United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today filed for federal mediation under the...

Jul 23, 2015, 10:12 ET
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United Airlines Earnings Report Reiterates Need for Investment in Flight Attendant Contract

Upon today's release of United Airlines' earnings report, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) has released a statement: "United...

Jul 16, 2015, 16:51 ET
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United Airlines Flight Attendant Union Protest Turns Out Crowds at Airports around the World

United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), were joined by supporters internationally to call...

Jul 16, 2015, 11:58 ET
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World's Largest Flight Attendant and Pilot Unions March Together in Chicago to Take Stand for Fair Contract at United Airlines

 As Flight Attendants protest around the world today, the United Chapter of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) and the Association of...