Representing the Flight Attendants
of American Airlines

Representing the Flight Attendants of American Airlines

4.15.13 press release

 
THE COALITION OF FLIGHT ATTENDANT UNIONS

 

FLIGHT ATTENDANTS ENLIST PASSENGERS FOR HELP IN 'KNIFE FIGHT' 

TSA Rule Change Coming Allowing Knives In Flight Not Okay With Flight Attendants

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                  

CONTACTS: 
Julie Moyer – 561-427-3662
Todd McJunkin – 212-518-3987
 
Flight Attendants Enlist Passengers in 'Knife Fight’ at MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
 
Miami, FL – April 15, 2013 – The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants, continues leafleting this week at Miami International Airport to directly enlist passengers in the fight to keep knives out of the aircraft cabin. Leaflets encourage passengers to visit www.NoKnivesOnPlanes.com and call their Representatives in Washington to support legislation that will keep knives out of the aircraft cabin.
 
Airport Leafleting and Local Times for April 15:
Monday, April 15
Miami International Airport
Terminal D
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ET
 
Air Marshals, Pilots, Transportation Security Officers and airline CEOs agree with Flight Attendants. No knives, ever again.

Media Contacts: Corey Caldwell, AFA-CWA, ccaldwell@afanet.org; Jamie Horwitz, TWU, media@twu.org ; Leslie Mayo, APFA, communications@apfa.org ; James Carlson, IAM, jcarlson@iamaw.org ; David White, IBT,  dwhite@teamster.org.

ABOUT THE COALITION: The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions coordinates on issues of mutual interest to Flight Attendants. Members of the Coalition are the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, Transport Workers Union, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

 
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