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9.08.20 – Union Plans Week-long Actions to Save Jobs

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paul Hartshorn, Jr. communications@apfa.org APFA Launches Another Week of Action Union Plans Week-long Actions to Save Jobs Flight Attendants March on Capitol Hill (Euless, TX) – “Time is running out. Congress must act quickly to prevent further economic collapse—to our aviation workforce and our national economy. 75,000…

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9.07.20 – Union Plans Week-long Actions to Save Jobs

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paul Hartshorn, Jr. communications@apfa.org APFA Launches Another Week of Action Union Plans Week-long Actions to Save Jobs Flight Attendants March on Capitol Hill (Euless, TX) – “Time is running out. Congress must act quickly to prevent further economic collapse—to our aviation workforce and our national economy. 75,000…

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8.12.20 – Washington Leaders: Negotiate a Deal. Time is Running Out.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paul Hartshorn, Jr. communications@apfa.org Washington Leaders: Negotiate a Deal. Time is Running Out. (Euless, TX) – Time is running out. Hundreds of thousands of US aviation jobs may soon be lost. Flight Attendants, pilots, mechanics, agents- all US aviation workers are standing at the edge of a…

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4.29.20 – APFA Flight Attendants Praise Aviation Leaders For Promoting Mandatory Masks On Airplanes

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paul Hartshorn, Jr. phartshorn@apfa.org APFA Flight Attendants Praise Aviation Leaders for Promoting Mandatory Masks on Airplanes (Euless, TX) – Julie Hedrick, National President of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, praised bipartisan aviation leaders for their April 28th letter to Airlines For America promoting required masks on…

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2.27.20 – Attendance & Performance Program Decision Issued for Presidential Grievance

Thursday, February 27, 2020 Statement from APFA National President on AA’s Flight Attendant Attendance and Performance Program Decision Issued for Union’s Presidential Grievance EULESS, TX — The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the union representing the 28,000 Flight Attendants of main line American Airlines has announced an arbitration decision for the Presidential Grievance filed…

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1.30.20 – Union Representing American Airlines Flight Attendants Supports Pilot’s Union in Lawsuit Over Coronavirus

Thursday, January 30, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30, 2020 Union Representing American Airlines Flight Attendants Supports Pilot’s Union in Lawsuit Over Coronavirus DALLAS, TEXAS – “The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) is in full support of our Brothers and Sisters at the Allied Pilots Association (APA) in their lawsuit to protect our crew members and the…

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1.23.20 – President of American Airlines Flight Attendants’ Union Calls for Airlines to Increase Precautions Around Deadly Coronavirus

Thursday, January 23, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2020 President of American Airlines Flight Attendants’ Union Calls for Airlines to Increase Precautions Around Deadly Coronavirus EULESS, TEXAS – As the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread across the world, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the union representing more than 27,000 Flight Attendants at American…

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6.11.19 – Press Release

Tuesday, June 11, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE American Airlines Shareholders Need To Ask Tough Questions, Not Just Rubberstamp Lavish Executive Pay Package DALLAS, TX. —With American Airlines facing continued safety concerns, delayed and cancelled flights, mistreatment of its workers, an aging fleet, and an increasingly weary customer base, AA shareholders are being asked to…

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5.22.19 – Press Release TWU / IAM Support

Wednesday, May 22, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from the Association of Professional Flight Attendants National President Lori Bassani The following is a statement from Lori Bassani, National President of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, on American Airlines’ accusing the Transport Workers Union and International Association of Machinists  and Aerospace Workers of engaging…

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5.03.19 – CEO Doug Parker received a nearly $12 million compensation package last year

Friday, May 3, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement from APFA President Regarding  CEO Compensation  Euless, TX (May 3, 2019) – The following is a statement from Lori Bassani, National President of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, on recent reports of American Airlines CEO’s compensation package. “The fact American Airlines paid its CEO Doug Parker nearly $12 million…

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4.26.19 – APFA Press Release

Friday, April 26, 2019   APFA Sends Letter to FAA Calling to Implement Key Components of FAA Reauthorization Bill Euless, TX (April 26th) – The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) National President Lori Bassani sent a letter yesterday calling on Acting Administrator Dan Elwell to step up the pace of implementing key provisions of the…

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2.08.2019 – Four Transportation Unions Voice Support for H.R. 1108

Friday, February 8, 2019   Four Transportation Unions Voice Support for H.R. 1108: “We Need to Make Sure Every FAA Employee Remains on the Job With Pay” WASHINGTON, D.C. (Feb. 8, 2019) — Four unions representing a total of 73,000 workers at American Airlines voiced their support for H.R. 1108, the “Aviation Funding Stability Act…

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2.07.19 – APFA Leaders Call on President Trump to Avoid Another Government Shutdown

Thursday, February 7, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Association of Professional Flight Attendant Leaders call on President Trump to Avoid another Government Shutdown Euless, TX (Feb. 7)—-The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), American Airlines’ mainline Flight Attendant Union representing almost 28,000 members called on President Trump and Congress today to avoid another federal government…

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11.13.18 – AA Flight Attendants Nationwide Informational Picket- November 18th

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PRESS ADVISORY AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT ATTENDANTS COMMEMORATE 25TH STRIKE ANNIVERSARY WITH A NATIONWIDE INFORMATIONAL PICKETING EVENT It’s time to: wAAke up American! Dallas, TX (Nov. 13)— American Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) are sounding the alarms this Sunday, November 18 by informational picketing…

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10.05.18 – APFA National President Bassani Praises the Signing of Five-Year FAA Reauthorization Bill by President Trump

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement by the Association of Professional Flight Attendants   APFA National President Bassani Praises the Signing of Five-Year FAA Reauthorization Bill by President Trump     Euless, TX (Oct. 5, 2018)—The FAA Reauthorization Bill was signed into law today by President Trump. The bipartisan bill had previously passed both the House…

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9.01.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Press Release – The Association of Professional Flight Attendants Endorses Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Beto O’Rourke of Texas for Senate

    Saturday, September 1, 2018 For Immediate Release Media Contacts: Allie Malis – legislation@apfa.org Peter Goelz – pgoelz@oneillandassoc.com The Association of Professional Flight Attendants Endorses Claire McCaskill of Missouri and Beto O’Rourke of Texas for Senate Euless, TX (Sept. 1) As we approach Labor Day, a day set aside not only to honor the men and…

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8.28.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Press Release – APFA Member Call to Action! DFW Area Event. The First in a Series of Member Actions.

APFA Member Call to Action!  DFW Area Event. The First in a Series of Member Actions. Media Advisory For Immediate Release Please join us for the first in a series of membership events protesting American Airlines’ poor implementation of new systems, severe changes to policies and unhealthy conditions affecting our flight attendants. Members will gather…

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8.01.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Press Release – APFA Flight Attendant Union Opposes Elimination of Small Airport Screening

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE      APFA Flight Attendant Union Opposes Elimination of Small Airport Screening “It’s Not About Size – It’s about Safety and Security”   Euless, TX – (August 1) – The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the Union representing 27,000 American Airlines Flight Attendants issued a statement today against a TSA proposal…

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7.10.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Press Release – The Association of Professional Flight Attendants Opposes Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: 817.540.0108 x8308   Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) Opposes Nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court   Euless, TX – (July 10, 2018) – The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the world’s largest independent flight attendant union representing the 27,000 members of American…

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7.02.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Press Release – New National Leadership Begins work for The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   New National Leadership Begins Work for The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA)   EULESS, TX (July 2, 2018)— For the 27,000 flight attendants of American Airlines, July 2 may be as significant as Labor Day this year. Newly elected officers of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) officially begin their terms, welcoming…

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6.27.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Press Release – Supreme Court Rules 5-4 Against State & Public Sector Unions in Janus Case

  Wednesday, June 27, 2018   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Peter Goelz (202) 929-3360 | pGoelz@oneillandassoc.com ​ The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) Says JANUS  Ruling is a Devastating Blow to Organized Labor  It’s More Important than Ever to Push Back Against the Anti-Union Movement    Washington D.C. – Today, as expected, the Supreme…

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5.20.17 – AA Flight 31

HNL Airport

Saturday, May 20, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Statement by APFA President Bob Ross re: Incident on American Airlines Flight to Honolulu   EULESS, TEXAS (May 20, 2017) – The following statement is from the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) National President, Bob Ross: “Passengers aboard yesterday’s American Airlines flight to Honolulu are saying that Flight…

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5.12.17 – APFA Launches Media Campaign with Message for Wall Street

Charging Bull sculpture in New York City

Flight Attendants’ Union Launches Multimedia Campaign with Message that Wall Street’s Shortsighted Approach Will Hurt Airlines and Passengers in the Long-Term EULESS, TEXAS (May 12, 2017) – The Association of Professional Flight Attendants announced today a multimedia campaign in Texas newspapers, aviation trade journals and social media to counter statements from Wall Street analysts critical of…

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5.01.17 – APFA Executive Committee Approves Raises

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Jamie Horwitz, jhdcpr@starpower.net, 202-549-4921 or Shane Staples, communications@apfa.org   APFA Executive Committee Approves Pay Raises for American Airlines Flight Attendants   Euless, Texas (May 1, 2017) – The Executive Committee of the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, meeting today in Euless, Texas has voted to accept pay raises offered by…

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4.22.17 – Incident on SFO DFW Flight

DFW Airport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Shane Staples communications@apfa.org, 305-992-4817 Jamie Horwitz, jhdcpr@starpower.net, 202-549-4921 Statement by Bob Ross President The Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) Representing Flight Attendants at American Airlines on Incident on SFO to DFW Flight   FORT WORTH, TEXAS (April 22, 2017) – The goal of our 26,000 members is to make…

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