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Stop Fast Track - Day of Action

Fast Track for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal would devastate U.S. Aviation, jeopardize our job security, and obliterate the democratic process. We need to take action before it’s too late. Corporations Want Even More Control through Fast Track Former Labor Secretary Robert Reich is speaking out against Fast Track and the TPP.

Contaminated Cabin Air

Numerous Air Safety Agencies have called for contaminated air detection systems to be fitted to commercial aircraft to prevent flight safety being compromised and to warn when their air is contaminated. The industry has ignored these calls and continues to fail to inform passengers when they have been exposed to contaminated air on aircraft.

Say NO to Fast Track

Watch this video to learn about why we are calling for union-wide action to tell Congress to Vote NO to Fast Track for the TPP.

DOT Should Reject NAI's Foreign Air Carrier Application

The Department of Transportation (DOT) will soon decide whether or not to grant controversial low-cost airline Norwegian Air International (NAI) a foreign air carrier permit to fly to the U.S. NAI is seeking to establish a "flag of convenience" model in transatlantic aviation, just as has been done in merchant shipping since the 1950s.

New Year Update From AFA Int'l President Sara Nelson

In seven minutes, AFA International President Sara Nelson covers numerous topics...

Flight Attendant Union Set to Urge Congress to Oppose Fast Track

Washington, DC (March 3, 2015) – Members of The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) will assemble on Capitol Hill Wednesday in their continued effort to push Congress to oppose granting Fast Track Authority for secretly negotiated trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Read more

Flight Attendant Union Celebrates 25 Years of Smoke-Free Skies

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the day all domestic airline flights of six hours or less became smoke free. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) fought relentlessly to achieve this major victory for our crew and passengers as well as the standard it set for workplaces around the country. Read more

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. AFA International President Sara Nelson heads to London this week to steer the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) meeting on cabin air quality. Read more

Flight Attendant Union Joins Senator Durbin to Celebrate Smoke-Free Skies

Today, members of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) join Senator Durbin (D-IL) at a press conference at O'Hare to celebrate 25 years of the in-flight smoking ban and the epic battle waged to achieve smoke-free skies. Read more

AFA Sues To Compel Delta Connection Carrier to Arbitrate Its Violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act

Washington, DC (January 22, 2015) – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA)  filed suit today to compel Compass Airlines to arbitrate two contractual grievances  over the Company’s violations of its Flight Attendants’ rights under the FMLA.  Compass has refused for over a year to schedule these grievances. Read more

Flight Attendant Union Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Washington, DC (January 19, 2015) – As our nation celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) International President Sara Nelson issued a statement: Read more

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