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2014-04-24 12:21:18

Unions Propose Contract Openers Hours after Company Reports $480 Million Profit FORT WORTH, Texas, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flight Attendants at the new American Airlines welcomed reports of the best first quarter in company history and look forward to translating that success to an industry-leading joint contract. In a morning press release, American Airlines announced a staggering $480 million profit, despite a winter full of costly flight cancellations. Coincidentally, the...

2014-04-09 16:21:50

WASHINGTON, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a recent meeting of the International Transport Workers Federation (ITF), the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, introduced a resolution calling for a full investigation of Norwegian Air International's (NAI) labor standards and business practices. The initiative, which was adopted by the ITF, called upon the U.S. Department of Transportation, among others, to seek additional...

2014-04-09 16:21:47

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flight attendants at Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), have voted to ratify a new five-year collective bargaining agreement that was reached on March 6. The new contract was ratified by the airline's 180 flight attendants who are based in Harrisburg, Penn.; Salisbury, Md.; Charlottesville, Va.; Roanoke, Va. and New Bern, N.C....

2014-04-08 12:20:24

LONDON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- All Nippon Airways (ANA) and EF Education First (EF) have announced the signing of a partnership agreement today. This partnership will see EF, the world leader in language training, provide English learning via its cloud-based school to enhance the ability of ANA employees, including cabin attendants, to succeed in the global business environment. In its recently released medium-term corporate strategy for FY2014-2016,...

2014-02-28 16:20:10

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- US Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today voted to ratify an Agreement on Bargaining and Representation between AFA and the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) along with a Negotiations Protocol Agreement with American Airlines management. The agreement establishes a joint negotiations protocol for a single contract at the New American Airlines with the...

2014-01-27 12:21:00

WASHINGTON and FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The unions representing each pre-merger Flight Attendant group at the new American Airlines reached an unprecedented agreement with Company management last week on bargaining for a joint contract. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA represents the pre-merger US Airways workgroup while the Association of Professional Flight Attendants represents the pre-merger American workgroup. (Logo:...

2014-01-15 20:20:20

Management Fails to Recognize Legally Binding Contractual Involuntary Furlough Protection WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), today calls on management to work collaboratively to find solutions and prevent any involuntary job loss. After weeks of discussion and tireless work on behalf of the union, today United management has stated they will involuntary furlough some...

2013-12-20 16:21:27

AFA and APFA Deal Sets the Stage for Contract Improvements FORT WORTH, Texas and WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The unions representing Flight Attendants at the new American Airlines reached an agreement this week on how their workgroup will be represented at the new company and how they will work together to achieve an industry-leading joint contract. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA represents the pre-merger US Airways workgroup while the Association of...

2013-12-20 16:21:26

AFA and APFA Deal Sets the Stage for Contract Improvements WASHINGTON and FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The unions representing Flight Attendants at the new American Airlines reached an agreement this week on how their workgroup will be represented at the new company and how they will work together to achieve an industry-leading joint contract. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA represents the pre-merger US Airways workgroup while the Association...

2013-12-13 16:21:26

SEATTLE, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines and the Association of Flight Attendants announced today they have reached tentative agreement on a new five-year contract for the carrier's 3,300 flight attendants. "We're very pleased to have agreed on a proposed contract that recognizes the contributions of our outstanding flight attendants, who play a key role in providing our customers with safe travel and award-winning service," said Andy Schneider, Alaska Airlines' vice...