Posts Tagged ‘9/11’

10.22.21 – 9/11 Survivor Tree Planting at APFA Headquarters

Friday, October 22, 2021 9/11 Survivor Tree Planting at APFA Headquarters Yesterday, the seedling gifted to APFA from the 9/11 Survivor Tree at Ground Zero was planted beside APFA Headquarters. Former APFA Leaders, American Airlines employees from many departments, Police and Fire, and landscapers donating their services from Alpine Tree Service of Southlake, TX, were…

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9.11.21 – Honoring our Colleagues on the 20th Anniversary of September 11th

Saturday, September 11, 2021 This week, APFA, along with members of APA, AFA-CWA, ALPA, TWU, IAM, and other Labor Unions, came together in Unity to honor our colleagues who perished in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Twenty-five Flight Attendants, eight Pilots, three Customer Service Agents, and active and retired employees of the American…

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9.11.21 – 20 Years Ago Today: Remembering the Victims of September 11, 2001

Saturday, September 11, 2021 20 Years Ago Today: Remembering the Victims of September 11, 2001 Twenty years ago today, Flight Attendants served as the first first responders and sounded the alarm on an unfolding attack of epic proportion. These heroes relayed information from the cabin of the hijacked airplanes, warning air traffic controllers, Flight Service management, and the world below.…

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9.08.21 – 9/11 Survivor Tree Seedling Planting Ceremony

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Wednesday, September 8, 2021 9/11 Survivor Tree Seedling Planting Ceremony Thursday, October 21, 2021, 11:00 am CT APFA Headquarters, 1004 W. Euless Blvd., Euless, TX, 76040 Please wear your full uniform. In October 2001, recovery workers continued to sift through the wreckage and deadly ash left behind by the collapse of the World Trade Center towers.…

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9.03.21 – Grapevine, TX- 9/11 Events

Friday, September 3, 2021 Grapevine, TX- 9/11 Events The City of Grapevine has finalized the September 11, 2001 Remembrance Events. As previously communicated, the events will begin with a Uniformed Crew Walk to the Grapevine, TX 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial: Uniformed Crew Walk Route: Following the walk, a number of events will take place throughout the…

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8.25.21 – September 11th Unity Remembrance Pin

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 Dear Flight Attendants, Aviation security is personal to us. No matter the uniform we wear, the routes we fly, or the years we have worn our wings, we will always remember the events of September 11th, lift up our heroes and do everything in our power to ensure the events are never…

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8.20.21 – Uniformed Crew Walk to 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial

Friday, August 20, 2021 Uniformed Crew Walk to 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial Uniformed Crew Walk Route: A full day of events is planned at the 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial in Grapevine, TX, to honor and remember those lost on September 11, 2001. Please stay tuned for a comprehensive events schedule in the coming weeks.

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8.08.21 – 9/11 Memorial & Museum- National Aviation Week

Sunday, August 8, 2021 9/11 Memorial & Museum- National Aviation Week On the morning of September 11, 2001, flight crew members aboard Flights 11, 175, 77 and 93 went above and beyond their official duties and responded in selfless and courageous ways during one of the most trying times in American History. The bravery shown…

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8.04.21 – ‘Paulie’s Push’: Boston Logan Airport to Ground Zero

Wednesday, August 4, 2021 ‘Paulie’s Push’: Boston Logan Airport to Ground Zero Former Boston-based United Airlines Flight Attendant Paul Veneto will be pushing a beverage cart from Boston Logan Airport to Ground Zero to honor and remember the first First Responders of 9/11 as the 20th anniversary approaches. A special ceremony will take place on…

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7.26.21 – Final Reminder: 9/11 20th Anniversary Media Request

Monday, July 26, 2021 Final Reminder: 9/11 20th Anniversary Media Request Deadline for submissions: Friday, July 30th, 2021 As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, APFA, AFA-CWA, APA, and ALPA have begun preparations to honor and remember the victims as well as the first responders of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Thank you to everyone…

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6.09.21 – 9/11 20th Anniversary Media Request

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 9/11 20th Anniversary Media Request As the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches, APFA, AFA-CWA, APA, and ALPA have begun preparations to honor and remember the victims as well as the first responders of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Be on the lookout for more communications throughout the summer as 9/11…

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9.11.20 – Remembering Our Colleagues on the 19th Anniversary of 9/11

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Friday, September 11, 2020 Today, we remember the victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. While some of the normal remembrance ceremonies this year were either paused, abbreviated, or conducted virtually, APFA members and leaders were able to attend ceremonies in Grapevine, TX, and New York, NY. Yesterday, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum…

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11.01.19 – Special Preview of Revealed: The Hunt for Bin Laden

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Friday, November 1, 2019   Please join the 9/11 Memorial and Museum for a Special Exhibition Preview Monday, November 11, 2019 & Thursday, November 14, 2019 November 11th and 14th, 2019 The 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City Open to active and retired flight crew members Members of the 9/11 community are invited to the…

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9.12.19 – September 11th – The Unbreakable Bond

Thursday, September 12, 2019   Dear APFA Member, I, along with other leaders of APFA had the privilege to attend September 11th memorials and observances throughout our nation. The attached video captures some of the sights and sounds of yesterday and the unbreakable bond we share as a Flight Attendant family. In Unity, Lori L.…

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9.11.19 – Weekly Scoop

  Wednesday, September 11, 2019 – AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT 11 – BARBARA ARESTEGUI – JEFFREY COLLMAN – SARA LOW – KAREN MARTIN – KATHLEEN NICOSIA – BETTY ONG – JEAN ROGER – DIANNE SNYDER – MADELINE SWEENEY – CAPTAIN JOHN OGONOWSKI – FIRST OFFICER THOMAS MCGUINNESS – UNITED AIRLINES FLIGHT 175 – KATHRYN L. YANCEY LABORIE…

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9.11.19 – September 11th – We Will Never Forget

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Today marks the eighteenth anniversary of the tragic 9/11 attacks that changed our lives and history forever. Every day we remember the bravery of the Flight Attendants and Pilots on board the four airplanes. They are our heroes. Today, Flight Attendants are known as First Responders, a much different description of…

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9.09.09 – September 11th – Observances and Tributes

Monday, September 9, 2019 Dear APFA Members, You are invited to join APFA Leadership and fellow Flight Attendants at the following September 11th observances: National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial 1 N Rotary Road Arlington, VA 22202 Observance and wreath laying will begin at 9:00 am ET. APFA National President Lori Bassani, APFA National Secretary Lisabeth Hillman…

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9.10.18 – (LAA/LUS) – September 11th – We Will Never Forget

  Tomorrow marks the seventeenth anniversary of the tragic 9/11 attacks that changed our lives and history forever. Twenty-five Flight Attendants and eight Pilots were killed on that dark day. Every day we remember the bravery of the Flight Attendants and Pilots on board the four airplanes. They are our heroes. Today we are known…

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9.08.18 – (LAA/LUS) – 9/11 Memorial Events

    9/11 Memorial Events September 11, 2018 marks the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Here are just a few of the many 9/11 memorial events happening across the country next week. We will never forget! Grapevine, TX Please join the City of Grapevine Fire Department (GFD) on Tuesday, September 11 at 7:40 a.m.…

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9.09.11 – (LAA) – We Remember 9/11

APFA Special Weekly Hotline We Remember Friday September 9, 2011 Dear Flight Attendants, Though it is difficult to believe, ten years have passed since the horrendous terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. This tragedy feels like a lifetime ago. As the season of this momentous anniversary nears, we should all take some time to remember…

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9.11.07 – (LAA) – Remembering 9/11

Today is September 11, 2007, and this a special Hotline message to honor the memory of our brave colleagues who perished in the line of duty six years ago today. This is Tommie Hutto-Blake, APFA President. Each of us has our own memories of September 11, 2001, which began as a beautiful fall morning. I…

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9.10.04 – (LAA) – National Coordinator Confirmations, Remembering 9/11, Coordinator Summits, Short-Term Manning Problem, TWA Seniority Integration

This is Leslie Mayo in APFA Communications. We would like to welcome the following Flight Attendants who were confirmed by the APFA Executive Committee as National Coordinators to serve the remainder of the term ending April 30, 2006: Safety Coordinator – Lonny Glover (ORD) Contract Coordinator – Brent Peterson (JFK) Health Coordinator – Patty French…

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