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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?

Delta management has always kept our hourly pay on par with the pay scales at the unionized airlines, United and American, in an effort to keep us from unionizing. While top line compensation like hourly pay may look the same or even a little better, there are hidden costs and missed compensation for us at Delta.

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.

Last week, we dealt with flight cancellations and delays due to the huge winter storm that hit the East Coast. Unfortunately, Delta management took it as an opportunity to "cancel" our pay and work rules because we do not have a contract to protect us, our pay and our work rules.

CANCELLATIONS AND PAY GUARANTEES