AFA members are fanning out across Capitol Hill today, urging members of Congress to stop Norwegian Air International (NAI) from undercutting U.S. aviation workers’ jobs and our airlines by denying the NAI application for a foreign air carrier permit to fly in the United States.
All you need to know about the new OSHA protections for Flight Attendants that began on March 26, 2014, is contained in a detailed booklet, The Rules Are Changing: How New OSHA Protections Will Affect You
Why should you wear your AFA pin at work? While it may seem trivial at first, taking the time to ensure your pin is a regular part of your uniform speaks volumes by sending a visible message of unity amongst our workgroup.
Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world’s largest Flight Attendant union, commended the Obama Administration for efforts announced today to enhance our nation’s response to Ebola at home and abroad. AFA has workedaround the clock to ensure that Flight Attendant work as aviation’s first responders remains at the forefront of Ebola discussions. AFA has provided specific recommendations to help protect the health of all airline workers and the travelling public. Read more
Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world’s largest Flight Attendant union, together with aviation union affiliates of the AFL-CIO’s Transportation Trades Department, today spoke with principles and senior officials from agencies charged with aviation safety, health and security about a coordinated response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak. Read more
Washington, DC – For over fifty years, the world’s largest Flight Attendant union, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), has been on the frontlines of advocating for civil rights, beginning with the fight for gender equality. Today, the role Flight Attendants played in shaping American history was honored at the event ‘The Civil Rights Act of 1964 @ 50: The Pioneering Role of Flight Attendants in Fighting Sex Discrimination’. Read more
Washington, DC –The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world’s largest Flight Attendant union representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today notified Ebola Response Coordinator Ron Klain and key federal agencies overseeing aviation safety and health of protective and response measures needed to support aviation’s first responders and safe air travel. Read more
Washington, DC – The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants, applauds Frontier Airlines management for responding immediately to the concerns of frontline workers and taking decisive action to safeguard the health and safety of Flight Attendants affected by transport of the confirmed Ebola patient. Read more