Articles tagged “association of flight attendants”

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Delta Offers Flight Attendants Boarding Pay Amid Union Drive

Delta will pay flight attendants for boarding time in what it claims is a move to improve reliability. But the additional pay comes as the largest flight attendant union tries to organize crews amid a national rise in organized labor.

Delta Offers Flight Attendants Boarding Pay Amid Union Drive

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America’s Most Famous Flight Attendant Won’t Give Up on Unionizing Delta

Fourth time’s a charm? Sara Nelson is the latest union leader to attempt to organize flight attendants at Delta Air Lines, which has a mostly non-union workforce. If it’s going to ever happen, the pandemic will be the catalyst to give Nelson a victory.

America’s Most Famous Flight Attendant Won’t Give Up on Unionizing Delta

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Congress Considers Stricter Measures for Unruly Flyers After Hearing Tales of Abuse

Make airlines share information about banned and abusive flyers more readily. That was one suggestion to come out a Congressional hearing this week. And stop airport bars from selling booze in to-go cups.

Congress Considers Stricter Measures for Unruly Flyers After Hearing Tales of Abuse

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Flight Attendants Abused for Months by Unruly Anti-Maskers Still Support Extended Mask Mandate

Despite suffering the most from unruly passengers, flight attendants are applauding the extension of the mask mandate.

Flight Attendants Abused for Months by Unruly Anti-Maskers Still Support Extended Mask Mandate

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1 in 5 Flight Attendants Have Had Physical Altercations With Unruly Passengers so Far This Year

Flight attendants feeling the brunt of unruly passengers are not feeling protected. If airlines don't want to lose these valuable workers, lose revenue and potentially set travel's recovery back with canceled flights, more must be done by the government to ensure their safety.

1 in 5 Flight Attendants Have Had Physical Altercations With Unruly Passengers so Far This Year

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A Year of Pandemic Flying Exacts Heavy Toll on Flight Crews: Union Boss

Flight attendants are the face of an airline at 30,000 feet and the first line of defense, but the pandemic is taking a toll on the workforce. If airlines and the government are committed to recovery, taking care of these frontline workers is key to reassuring public confidence.

A Year of Pandemic Flying Exacts Heavy Toll on Flight Crews: Union Boss

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U.S. Airline Employees Brace for Furloughs

U.S. airlines hoped they had stopped the boom-and-bust cycle. And they may have been OK in facing a traditional recession. But coronavirus is something else altogether. With few people traveling, airlines may need to reduce their staffs.

U.S. Airline Employees Brace for Furloughs

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U.S. Flight Attendants Push ‘Zero Tolerance’ for In-Flight Sexual Harassment

It's not the 1970s anymore. That's a good thing when it comes to incidents of in-flight harassment. But there's more work to be done.

U.S. Flight Attendants Push ‘Zero Tolerance’ for In-Flight Sexual Harassment

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United Airlines Accuses Rogue Flight Attendants of Fraud

United Airlines corporate security has been busy this year. First it caught some employees selling their travel passes. Now it has caught a small group of flight attendants who appeared to be scheming to take the best trips from their colleagues.

United Airlines Accuses Rogue Flight Attendants of Fraud

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The Airline Industry’s Glass Ceiling Is Still Sky-High: A Skift Deep Dive

Aviation has terrible gender optics, and not just with pilots and engineers. The C-suite is nearly void of women for flimsy, unacceptable reasons. In this deep dive, women on the commercial side of aviation share how it feels to hit the glass ceiling in 2019, and occasionally break through.

The Airline Industry’s Glass Ceiling Is Still Sky-High: A Skift Deep Dive