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Flight Attendants Picket Delta, United and American for Equal Pay

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Flight Attendants from nine regional airlines among its nearly 20 airlines, is...

Mar 26, 2015, 09:43 ET

Airline Unions Send Letter Questioning U.S. Travel Association Support of Gulf Carriers

 Today the union presidents of the Association of Flight Attendants; the Association of Professional Flight Attendants; the Communications...

Mar 05, 2015, 17:05 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Commends Crews on Safe Evacuations

In the wake of incidents in Denver and New York this week, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA)'s International President Sara Nelson...

Mar 03, 2015, 13:28 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Set to Urge Congress to Oppose Fast Track

 Members of The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) will assemble on Capitol Hill Wednesday in their continued effort to push Congress...

Feb 24, 2015, 10:11 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Continues to Push for Better Air Quality

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) is pushing for improved air quality in aircraft cabins to protect both the crew and the passengers....

Jan 22, 2015, 17:37 ET
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AFA Sues To Compel Delta Connection Carrier to Arbitrate Its Violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) filed suit today to compel Compass Airlines to arbitrate two contractual grievances over the...

Jan 19, 2015, 09:24 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 As our nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson...

Jan 15, 2015, 11:30 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Salutes Crew of US Airways Flight 1549

On the sixth anniversary of the extraordinary landing on the Hudson, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) issued the following statement...

Jan 13, 2015, 13:47 ET

Flight Attendants Demand Congress Passes Clean Homeland Security Funding Bill

Immediately following a rally on the Capitol steps with Democratic Leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Association of Flight...

Dec 16, 2014, 17:06 ET
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AFA Applauds TSA Change to Known Crewmember Alternate Screening Program

 Today, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) joined the chorus of applause from the aviation industry in the...

Dec 10, 2014, 17:32 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Commends Congress for Action to Protect U.S. Aviation

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) applauds Congress for including language in the year-end funding bill (amendment to H.R. 83) that...

Nov 25, 2014, 15:39 ET
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AFA Calls on TSA and Port Authority to Remove Knives and Protect Passengers and Crew

Following today's Newsday/News 12 Long Island story about steak knives in the secure area of airports, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA...

Nov 24, 2014, 17:39 ET
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U.S. and European Transport Unions Meet in Washington, Continue Push to Deny NAI

Transportation union leaders and labor advocates from the United States and Europe met today to discuss Norwegian Air International (NAI)'s...

Nov 19, 2014, 12:57 ET
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AFA President to Address NAI Foreign Air Carrier Application with Rep. LoBiondo (NJ-02)

This Thursday, November 20th, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) will provide sharp opinions about the Norwegian Air...

Nov 05, 2014, 16:14 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Applauds Efforts To Enhance Ebola Response

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, commended the Obama Administration for efforts...

Oct 24, 2014, 15:45 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Meets with Transportation and Healthcare Officials on Ebola Concerns

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, together with aviation union affiliates of the...

Oct 17, 2014, 15:20 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Issues Ebola Protection And Response Checklist

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19...

Oct 16, 2014, 14:15 ET
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AFA Applauds Frontier Airlines For Swift, Responsive Action After Recent Ebola Incident

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants, applauds Frontier Airlines management for...

Oct 09, 2014, 16:14 ET
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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Secure Tentative Agreement

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today announced a tentative agreement with Alaska Airlines management. The five year agreement,...

Oct 07, 2014, 15:57 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Calls For Increased Passenger Health Screenings In Countries With Ebola

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 airlines, today called on government and...