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Moments ago, TSA announced it is extending the mask enforcement directive to September 13, 2021. Earlier this month, our union called for the directive to be extended in a letter to TSA Administrator Pekoske and AFA President Sara Nelson testified on the issue before the Senate Subcommittee Subcommittee on Aviation Safety, Operations, and Innovation.

During an unprecedented crisis, it is more important than ever that Flight Attendants have a voice in our workplace.

Back to the Skies, We're Immunized!

Have you gotten your vaccine yet?

The Senate is moving forward tonight on important procedural votes to pass COVID-19 Relief for Americans, using President Biden’s American Rescue Plan as a foundation. A lot of good things happened today, so please read through the whole article!
AFA is proud to celebrate Black History Month. In 2019, the AFA Executive Board passed a resolution recognizing Black History Month and committing to celebration and education.
From the first days of the pandemic, we’ve continued to perform essential jobs, keeping travel and cargo moving. But despite our role maintaining this critical industry, we are not yet in a priority tier for the vaccine in most of the country. Contact your governor and ask that Flight Attendants and essential aviation workers be given Tier 1b priority to receive the vaccine.
Tomorrow, January 26, new international COVID-19 testing requirements will go into effect for passengers arriving to the U.S. Working and deadheading crew are exempt. At this time commuters are not exempt.
FAA Administrator Steve Dickson today signed an order directing a stricter legal enforcement policy against unruly airline passengers in the wake of recent, troubling incidents.

On November 19th, 2020, Delta Inflight Service Senior Vice President Allison Ausband notified Delta Flight Attendants of changes to your PSY commuting policies. However, those changes have not been fully defined leaving Flight Attendants with many questions regarding the changes and how they are being implemented.  

No matter how you commute to work, it’s no secret that Delta’s antiquated commuter policy has plenty of room for improvement. Join your flying partners for a virtual Fireside Chat on Tuesday, Jan 12 at 4pm ET to share stories, address rumors, answer questions and have your voices heard as we work toward a comprehensive commuter policy at Delta that aligns with current industry standards.
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. We can take a stand against human trafficking by recommitting ourselves to end it on our planes. As Flight Attendants and aviation's first responders, we are uniquely positioned to identify human traffickers and assist their victims.