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12.02.20 – American Airlines Flight Attendant Union Applauds Service Animal Safety Enhancements

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paul Hartshorn, Jr. communications@apfa.org American Airlines Flight Attendant Union Applauds Service Animal Safety Enhancements (Euless, TX) – Today, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) applauded the Department of Transportation (DOT) for narrowing the definition of service animals allowed in the cabin of commercial aircraft. The…

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12.02.20 – APFA Applauds Service Animal Safety Enhancements

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 APFA Applauds Service Animal Safety Enhancements Today, the Department of Transportation (DOT) narrowed the definition of service animals allowed in the cabin of commercial aircraft. The new rule’s central principle classifies a “service animal” as a dog trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a…

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1.24.20 – Regulation of Emotional Support Animals

Friday, January 24, 2020 U.S. DOT Steps Up, Seeks to Strengthen Regulation of Emotional Support Animals, and Wants Your Comments Now! This week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced a proposed rule change that would strengthen the regulations surrounding emotional support animals on our aircraft. The new rule would supersede the previously proposed rule and would…

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6.08.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill

Tell Your Senators to Support Cabin Safety Issues in the Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill In April, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed an FAA Reauthorization Bill which included many provisions that are beneficial to Flight Attendants. APFA lobbied in support of many of these provisions during our April fly-in, including evaluating cabin evacuation standards, establishing…

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4.27.18 – (LAA/LUS) – APFA Cabin Safety Lobby Day – FAA Reauthorization Bill Passes the House/Legislation Regulating Emotional Support Animals/NH Class 18-10/Uniform Update

  APFA Cabin Safety Lobby Day – FAA Reauthorization Bill Passes the House APFA Supports Legislation Regulating Emotional Support Animals Welcome New Hire Class 18-10! Uniform Reaction Report Update   Cabin Safety Lobby Day – FAA Reauthorization Bill Passes the House Forty APFA members from around the country flew to Washington D.C. this week to…

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