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United Airlines offers flight attendants $100,000 in voluntary buyout

United Airlines offers flight attendants $100,000 in voluntary buyout

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

United Airlines and union officials said Monday that eligible flight attendants will be paid up to $100,000 to leave the company through a voluntary buyout, in a deal that aims to end furloughs at the over-staffed airline. The agreement comes six years after United, which employs more than 23,000 stewards, retired a number of its […]

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US airlines hiring more Chinese-speaking American flight attendants

US airlines hiring more Chinese-speaking American flight attendants

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the number of flights between China and the US increases, US airlines are looking to hire more Chinese speaking flight attendants to better serve their customers. American Airlines, Delta Airlines, and United Airlines are among the US carriers seeking flight attendants fluent in Chinese. Some of the airlines have held hiring events or recruited […]

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5 United Airlines Flight Attendants Injured When Plane Hits Extreme Turbulence

5 United Airlines Flight Attendants Injured When Plane Hits Extreme Turbulence

| January 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Five flight attendants were injured Thursday when a United Airlines plane hit extreme turbulence on a flight from Newark to Beijing.

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US Airways Flight Attendants Support Court’s Decision to Expedite American Airlines Merger Trial

US Airways Flight Attendants Support Court’s Decision to Expedite American Airlines Merger Trial

| August 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), issued a statement after a federal judge scheduled an expedited trial date for the Department of Justice’s anti-trust case against the US Airways/American Airlines merger. AFA US Airways President Roger Holmin said the following: “US Airways Flight Attendants are ready to make the […]

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FAA Issues Policy to Improve Workplace Safety for Aircraft Cabin Crewmembers

FAA Issues Policy to Improve Workplace Safety for Aircraft Cabin Crewmembers

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), working with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), today issued a final policy for improving workplace safety for aircraft cabin crewmembers. While the FAA’s aviation safety regulations take precedence, OSHA will be able to enforce certain occupational safety and health standards […]

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Delta Flight Attendants Begin Using Windows Phones for Customer Service

Delta Flight Attendants Begin Using Windows Phones for Customer Service

| August 22, 2013 | 1 Comment

More than 19,000 Delta Air Lines flight attendants today begin using new Windows Phone 8 handheld devices that will streamline on-board purchasing as Delta continues its investment in technological innovation to improve the customer experience. “Delta’s 19,000 in-flight professionals are there for the safety and comfort of our customers, and equipping them with innovative solutions […]

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US Airways Flight Attendants Slam Justice Department Over Merger, Vows a Fight

US Airways Flight Attendants Slam Justice Department Over Merger, Vows a Fight

| August 14, 2013 | 8 Comments

The union representing US Airways Flight Attendants came out swinging today, promising to fight efforts by the U.S. Department of Justice to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) vowed to defend the merger on behalf of Flight Attendants. “The Justice Department seems to forget that […]

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Horizon Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement On New Contract Terms

Horizon Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement On New Contract Terms

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Horizon Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), announced a tentative agreement with management today that includes increased compensation, a new scheduling system and substantial improvements in flexibility and quality of life for the over 500 Flight Attendants. Horizon Air is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alaska Air Group and offers […]

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Delta Flight Attendant Injured by Turbulence En Route to Newark

Delta Flight Attendant Injured by Turbulence En Route to Newark

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Delta Airlines flight attendant was injured yesterday on a flight from Amsterdam to Newark, according to the airline.

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Flight Attendants Protest At Houston Airport Against Knives In The Passenger Cabin

Flight Attendants Protest At Houston Airport Against Knives In The Passenger Cabin

| May 18, 2013 | 4 Comments

The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions and industry stakeholders will hold a press conference Monday, May 20, 2013 at Houston Intercontinental Airport (IAH) to continue engaging the traveling public in efforts to keep the passenger cabin free of knives that have been used as weapons. According to a recent Washington Post article “now the chatter is […]

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