The Strong Voice of Our Profession

For more nearly 70 years, AFA has represented Flight Attendants on the job, on Capitol Hill, before federal agencies and at the bargaining table. With AFA, you are guaranteed that your voice will be heard at every level of the union, and your interests will be represented with your employer and with government officials.

Important AFA-sponsored legislation and rulemaking have included:

  • Duty day and crew rest protections
  • Minimum staffing on aircraft
  • No height, age or gender restrictions
  • Women's rights to purser positions
  • Partner benefits
  • Improved cabin safety, including floor-level exits and less flammability of aircraft
  • Improved cabin air quality, including a ban on smoking
  • Whistleblower protection
  • Equal access to Family and Medical Leave
  • OHSA for Flight Attendants
  • No Knives on Planes
  • Known Crewmember (KCM)