All Government Affairs News Stories

Below are all Government Affairs news stories published since 2001.


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Stop Toxic Fumes Onboard Aircraft

December 13, 2019 - AFA Article

The Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019 aims to protect airline passengers and crew from the harmful effects of toxic cabin air.

10 Hours Rest Is Law: Implement Now

November 27, 2019 - AFA Article

Our efforts to secure 10 hours minimum rest under the law was successful in October 2018—closing a safety, health, and equality loophole in aviation.

FlightPAC – Our Power to Influence on the Hill

October 25, 2019 - AFA Article

The power of our Union comes from the support of its Members. Our Government Affairs committee ensures our Flight Attendants, and our industry, are represented in Washington D.C.

Tell Your Member of Congress to Support the PRO Act

October 23, 2019 - AFA Article

When workers stand together to organize, mobilize, and strike we can build power and win the wages, benefits, and working conditions we need and deserve.

Tell Your Congressperson to Support the PRO Act

October 8, 2019 - AFA Article

When workers stand together, we have the power to negotiate the wages we need and the benefits we deserve at the bargaining table. 

AFA International President Testifies

September 20, 2019 - AFA Article

On Thursday, September 26th, the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Aviation will hold a hearing regarding the implementation of provisions included in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. 

TAKE ACTION: Stop Toxic Fumes!

September 18, 2019 - AFA Article

The Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019 aims to protect airline passengers and crew from the harmful effects of toxic cabin air.

TAKE ACTION: Stop Toxic Fumes Onboard

August 28, 2019 - AFA Article

Our workspace is the public’s travel space and, in that space, today, crews and passengers are breathing toxins and it has to stop.

TAKE ACTION: Stop Toxic Fumes!

August 17, 2019 - AFA Article

The Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019 (H.R.2208 or S.1112) aims to legislate protection for airline passengers and crew from the harmful effects of toxic cabin air.

AFA, ALPA, TTD Join Lawmakers at Fair and Open Skies Act Introduction

July 17, 2019 - AFA Article

AFA, ALPA, and the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO joined lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, July 10 2019, as they introduced the Fair and Open Skies Act.

Cabin Air Safety Act of 2019 - HR2208 and S1112

June 19, 2019 - AFA Article

Along with our Government Affairs Committees, we collectivelycelebrate our success this year when the FAA Reauthorization Bill was successfully passed. 

Act Now! Sign the Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement Now!

June 8, 2019 - AFA Article

Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10 hours minimum rest in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which was signed into law on October 5, 2018.

Act Now ! -> Sign the Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement Now!

June 5, 2019 - AFA Article

Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10 hours minimum rest in the FAA Reauthorization Actof 2018, which was signed into law on October 5, 2018.

Act Now ! -> Sign the Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement Now!

May 24, 2019 - AFA Article

Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10 hours minimum rest in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 which was signed into law on October 5, 2018.

U.S. Department of Transportation Grants Four Daily Flights to Tokyo Haneda

May 18, 2019 - AFA Article

Earlier this year United filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) seeking slots to inaugurate service to Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) from six hub locations: EWR, IAD, IAH, ORD, LAX and GUM.

Sign the Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement Now!

May 15, 2019 - AFA Article

Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10 hours minimum rest in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 which was signed into law on October 5, 2018

Sign the Petition: Our Rest is Law, Implement Now!

May 11, 2019 - AFA Article

Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10 hours minimum rest in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, signed into law on October 5, 2018.

AFA Solidarity Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill for United Mine Workers Pension

May 11, 2019 - AFA Article

The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) provided critical political support that made it possible to get Flight Attendant 10 hours rest in the FAA Reauthorization Bill. 

Sign the Petition: Our 10-hour non-reducible Rest is the Law - Implement Now

May 8, 2019 - AFA Article

Thanks to the advocacy of thousands of Flight Attendants and our focused #FightFor10, we achieved 10 hours minimum, non-reducible rest in the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, signed into law on October 5, 2018.

2019 FlightPAC Drive Generates 25% Contribution Increase

April 26, 2019 - AFA Article

On April 1, 2019 the United AFA Government Affairs volunteers began their annual FlightPAC drive across the system.
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