Negotiations News and Updates

United at United for a Contract Now!

October 27, 2023 - Thousands of United Flight Attendants, flying partners from across our union and industry, and allies picketed at 19 airports worldwide Thursday to demand United management negotiate a industry-leading contract without delay.

Solidarity Summer Heats Up

July 14, 2023 - Expedited negotiations with management broke down a few weeks ago. While Alaska management claimed they were committed to “top of industry” wages when negotiations started nearly a year ago, their proposals fail to meet that standard or compensate Alaska Flight Attendants for all of their time on the job.

AFA-CWA Adds Full Support to jetBlue-Spirit Airlines Merger After Securing Immediate Improvements and Protections Post-Merger

February 21, 2023 - Washington, D.C. (February 21, 2023) — The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing 5,600 Spirit Attendants, reached a tentative agreement with Spirit Airlines to increase wages by 10-27 percent immediately, continue raises locked in for the next two years, and other immediate improvements for Flight Attendant schedules and quality of life. The directly elected Flight Attendant AFA-CWA leaders at Spirit voted to approve the tentative agreement for membership ratification and support merger of jetBlue-Spirit.

Spirit Flight Attendants to Picket at Orlando Airport After Contract Violations and Mass Cancellations Stranded Flight Attendants

April 11, 2022 - Spirit has had multiple significant IROPS over the last 8 months and the "we're so sorry for violating your contract, we'll try to do better next time" isn't cutting it anymore.

Piedmont Airlines Flight Attendants Ratify New Contract

March 2, 2022 - ?AFA Piedmont Flight Attendants today voted to ratify a new contract. The four year agreement provides substantial wage increases, a signing bonus, no cuts to their high-quality healthcare program, and meaningful work rule improvements, for 300 Piedmont Flight Attendants.

In the Media

Star Advertiser: Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants Vote to Authorize Strike

November 21, 2019 - The union representing Hawaiian Airlines flight attendants said today that members have overwhelmingly voted to authorize a strike. The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA said that the tally showed a 99.9% vote to authorize a strike, with 95.1% participating.

Hawaii News Now: Hawaiian Air flight Attendants Vote Overwhelmingly to Authorize Strike

November 20, 2019 - After three years of negotiations and no deal, Hawaiian Airlines’ flight attendants Wednesday approved their first-ever strike authorization vote. The Association for Flight Attendants said 99.9% of its membership that participated voted to approve.

Honolulu Civil Beat: Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants Vote To Strike

November 20, 2019 - Flight attendants for Hawaiian Airlines have voted to go on strike, with 99.9% voting yes and 95.1% participating in the vote. That’s the “highest support for authorizing a strike in the history of the entire Association of Flight Attendants,” union spokeswoman Meghan Dooley said in a press release Wednesday.

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