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Wings Foundation provides financial grants to American Airlines flight attendants who are in critical need of financial assistance due to illness, injury, or disability; or who sustain damage to their primary residence by a natural disaster or catastrophic event. Wings Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that is formed and managed by American Airlines flight attendants.

Types of Relief Offered

Health Relief

Wings Foundation endeavors to financially assist flight attendants who are active on the APFA system seniority list who are on the sick list and have nearly depleted their sick time. An American Airlines mainline flight attendant facing an illness, injury, or disability that causes a critical need for financial assistance may be eligible for assistance. Learn More

Disaster Relief

Disaster relief is for flight attendants who have experienced damage to their primary residence from a natural disaster. Flight attendant Disaster Relief is funded by onboard aluminum can recycling. Learn More

Crisis Relief

An American Airlines mainline flight attendant on the active American Airlines APFA system seniority list facing financial hardship due to a sudden, unexpected, or crisis situation(s) that may threaten their health and welfare may be eligible for assistance. Learn More

How Can I Help?

Payroll Deduction

Enroll today in "Workplace Giving" payroll deduction program to support Wings Foundation!
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One Time Donation

Support Wings Foundation with a one time financial donation
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American Airlines Onboard Recycling Program

Aluminum can recycling from flights funds Flight Attendant Disaster Relief
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Wings Hotlines

2.08.24 – An Update from the Wings Foundation Board of Directors

Wings Foundation has been informed by American Airlines that onboard aluminum can recycling no longer generates enough proceeds to financially benefit the Wings Foundation. We know this news comes as a shock to the Flight Attendants of American Airlines

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8.12.23 – #HawaiiStrong: Assistance for Those Affected by the Hawaii Fires

The recent fires on Hawaii’s Big Island and Maui have caused incredible devastation. Many residents have lost everything, and whole towns have been destroyed.

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4.17.23 – APFA Hotline – Wings Foundation: Flight Attendants Helping Flight Attendants

Monday, April 17, 2023 Wings Foundation offers assistance to American Airlines Flight Attendants who are in critical need of financial assistance due to illness, injury, disability, or a natural disaster.…

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11.30.21 – APFA Hotline – Wings Foundation: Donate This GivingTuesday/Payroll Deduction Option

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 Donate This GivingTuesday Since its founding in 2012, GivingTuesday has continued to kick off the holiday season by giving back to the community on the Tuesday after…

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9.27.20 – Wings Foundation Payroll Deduction Option/WINGS Now Included In The AA Retirement Catalogue

       Wings Foundation Payroll Deduction Option Sunday, September 27, 2020 American Airlines will begin the process of migrating all Flight Attendants to a new payroll platform in October.…

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9.15.20 – Wings Foundation Payroll Deduction Option

Monday, September 15, 2020 Wings Foundation Payroll Deduction Option Currently, Flight Attendants on the ePays payroll system have the option to payroll deduct donations to the Wings Foundation. Effective tomorrow,…

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6.06.18 – (LUS) – July 2018 PBS Bidding Information

    July 2018 PBS Bidding Information – LUS July 2018 Pairing Percentages – LUS   *Important Bidding Information- Redeye Pairings* – LUS Redeye Defined – Last September, both LAA…

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11.22.17 – (LAA/LUS) – PBS Specialist/Holiday Pay/Hotel News/LC Hours/WINGS/Uniform Reaction Report Update

  APFA PBS Specialist – LUS Holiday Pay Guidelines – LAA/LUS Hotel News You Can Use – LAA/LUS Happy Thanksgiving – Live Chat Hours LAA/LUS WINGS – Giving Tuesday – LAA/LUS  Uniform…

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2.08.24 – An Update from the Wings Foundation Board of Directors

Wings Foundation has been informed by American Airlines that onboard aluminum can recycling no longer generates enough proceeds to financially benefit the Wings Foundation. We know this news comes as a shock to the Flight Attendants of American Airlines

Continue Reading

8.12.23 – #HawaiiStrong: Assistance for Those Affected by the Hawaii Fires

The recent fires on Hawaii’s Big Island and Maui have caused incredible devastation. Many residents have lost everything, and whole towns have been destroyed.

Continue Reading

4.17.23 – APFA Hotline – Wings Foundation: Flight Attendants Helping Flight Attendants

Monday, April 17, 2023 Wings Foundation offers assistance to American Airlines Flight Attendants who are in critical need of financial assistance due to illness, injury, disability, or a natural disaster. Wings Foundation has set a…

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Euless, Texas 76040

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Phone: (817) 540-0108

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APFA Events

Financial Planning Seminar

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2024 BOD Convention

March 19 @ 9:00 am - March 21 @ 5:00 pm

APFA Headquarters
1004 West Euless Boulevard
Euless, Texas 76040

M-F: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Call APFA

Contract & Scheduling Desk
M-F: 7:00AM - 7:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Chat APFA

After-Hours Live Chat
M-F: 3:00PM - 11:00 PM (CT)
Sat-Sun: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)

APFA Events

Financial Planning Seminar

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2024 BOD Convention

March 19 @ 9:00 am - March 21 @ 5:00 pm

APFA Headquarters
1004 West Euless Boulevard
Euless, Texas 76040

M-F: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Call APFA

Contract & Scheduling Desk
M-F: 7:00AM - 7:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

Chat APFA

After-Hours Live Chat
M-F: 3:00PM - 11:00 PM (CT)
Sat-Sun: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)

APFA Events

Financial Planning Seminar

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

2024 BOD Convention

March 19 @ 9:00 am - March 21 @ 5:00 pm
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