Friday, January 7, 2022 Flight Attendant Unions File Joint Submission on the 10-Hour Minimum Rest Regulation This week, APFA, along with other Flight Attendant Unions, jointly submitted official comments on the proposed 10-hour minimum rest rule. The joint filing discusses the increasing responsibilities of Flight Attendants and the many studies that show how fatigue can impair…Read More
Thursday, October 21, 2021 Flight Attendant 10-Hour Minimum Rest Regulation Unblocked In October 2018, a bipartisan and nearly unanimous Congress passed a law to increase our Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) minimum rest from 8 to 10 non-reducible hours. However, in 2018, the Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary determined that the regulation must go through an arduous…Read More
Friday, November 15, 2019 APFA Files Official Comments on Flight Attendant Minimum Rest This week, APFA filed official comments jointly with the TWU and the IAM regarding the 10-hour rest minimum. The filing discussed the increasing responsibilities of Flight Attendants and the many scientific studies that show how fatigue can impair alertness and response time.…Read More
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 Update on 10-hour Minimum Rest We would like to update you again on the latest on what has become a frustrating process to implement the 2018 FAA Reauthorization Bill, specifically the 10-hour minimum rest rule. There has been little progress made by the DOT and the FAA to implement this important…Read More
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