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3.19.13 – (LAA) – No Knives on Planes Action Alert, Senate Hearing on AA/US Merger


No Knives On Planes – ACTION ALERT!

ACTION ALERT: No Knives in the Cabin – Click Here to Contact Your Washington Representatives Easily!

APFA has issued an action alert  via our CapWiz tool for Flight Attendants to contact their Congressional Representatives regarding TSA’s recent announcement allowing knives in the cabin. Please visit APFA’s Capwiz now. If you haven’t already done so, please sign the White House petition  in support of keeping knives out of the cabin.

Senate Hearing on AA/US Merger

Today, APFA members and leadership attended the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights hearing “The American Airlines/US Airways Merger: Consolidation, Competition, and Consumers.” The hearing was chaired by Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and the witness list included: Douglas Parker, Chairman and CEO US Airways Group, Thomas Horton, Chairman, President and CEO American Airlines and AMR, Diana L. Moss, Director and VP American Aintitrust Institute, Washington, D.C., and William McGee, Consultant, Consumers Union, NY, NY.

The record will remain open for one week. The U.S. Bankruptcy Court is set to decide on the merger March 27, 2013, in New York.

Read Labor’s Joint Letter in Support of the Merger 3.19.13  
Read APFA’s Testimony Submitted for the Record in Support of the Merger 3.19.13  
Read APFA’s Live Tweets from the Senate Hearing 3.19.13  
Watch Recorded Senate Hearing on C-Span 3.19.13    

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