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.
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.
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.
The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today announced the union has joined the Partnership for Open and Fair Skies and its efforts to ensure U.S.-based airlines are allowed to compete on a level global playing field. Read more
Washington, DC (March 17, 2015) –The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Flight Attendants at United Airlines and nearly twenty airlines across the industry, commended those on board flight 1074 for action to address the disturbance on the Monday night flight from Washington, D.C. (Dulles International Airport) to Denver, Colorado. AFA International President Sara Nelson noted the professional work of United flight 1074 crew and issued the following statement about the role of Flight Attendants in aviation security: Read more
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