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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...

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...

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 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 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 07, 2014, 15:36 ET
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Spirit Airlines Flight Attendants Take A Stand For Contract Improvements

A majority of Flight Attendants at Spirit Airlines, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted against a tentative...

Jan 27, 2014, 15:52 ET

Flight Attendant Union Calls On United Management To Implement Solutions, Not Furloughs

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today called on United Airlines management to address proposed staffing issues by working with AFA...

Jan 23, 2014, 03:58 ET

United Flight Attendants Outraged By Management's Destruction Of Jobs, And Bargaining Rights

 United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), express outrage at an attempt by United...

Jan 17, 2014, 17:47 ET
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United Airlines Flight Attendants Offer Solutions To United's Staffing Problem

 United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), affirms our resolve to collaboratively work...

Jan 15, 2014, 09:03 ET
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Flight Attendant Union Commemorates US Airways Flight 1549 Five Years After Historic Landing

The Association of Flight Attendants- CWA (AFA) issued the following statement today honoring the professionalism of the crew of US Airways flight...

Dec 13, 2013, 14:04 ET
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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Secure Tentative Agreement

 The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) has reached a tentative agreement with Alaska Airlines management on a five year agreement...