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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

| 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: …

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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. …

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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. …

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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. …

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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

| 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

| 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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WestJet Receives Flight Attendant Exemption to Compete with U.S. and International Carriers

| May 7, 2013 | 4 Comments

WestJet today confirmed it has received an exemption from Transport Canada to the requirement for one flight attendant for every 40 passengers on board. The exemption, which is effective immediately, allows for one flight attendant for every 50 seats on board the aircraft. …

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Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants File For Mediation

| May 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), yesterday filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB). Yesterday is the one-year anniversary of the contract’s amendable date. …

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