Articles tagged “flight attendants”

Airlines

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

Airlines

Unruly Flyer Reports Hit Record This Year of Nearly 5,800

Here come the holidays and crowded planes. Expect the numbers of violent incidents on board to jump even more before we clock out of 2021. Congress now wants flight crews trained to deal with the growing number of unruly flyers.

Unruly Flyer Reports Hit Record This Year of Nearly 5,800

Airlines

20 Years After 9/11 a Resilient Airline Industry Faces New Challenges

There were naysayers after 9/11 that said people would never fly again in droves out of security concerns, and now Covid and its variant joint-venture partners have rocked the travel industry. History has shown, however, that "travel" and the human spirit are indomitable.

20 Years After 9/11 a Resilient Airline Industry Faces New Challenges

Airlines

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

Airline Weekly

Startup Breeze Airways Defends Plans to Hire College Kids Against Discrimination Claims

Startup Breeze Airways Defends Plans to Hire College Kids Against Discrimination Claims

Announcements

Will Vaccinated Flight Crews Help Airlines Sell Tickets?

Nearly a year into the pandemic, the world's airlines are still trying to find their footing as historically low numbers of travelers take to the skies. Is vaccinating crews and then making it part of an airline's marketing message one way to jumpstart a travel rebound?

Will Vaccinated Flight Crews Help Airlines Sell Tickets?

Airlines

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

Airline Weekly

Airline Trade Group Offers Job Retraining in Dismal Sign for Furloughed Cabin Crews

Airline Trade Group Offers Job Retraining in Dismal Sign for Furloughed Cabin Crews

Airlines

Disruptive Airline Passengers Face Harsher Penalties, Says FAA Chief

"Zero tolerance" sounds good, but flight attendants and other staff are still put in a terrible position where they are called on to both serve beverages and police terrible passengers. Can a few high-profile arrests make their jobs easier?

Disruptive Airline Passengers Face Harsher Penalties, Says FAA Chief

Airlines

Alaska Airlines Places 14 People on No-Fly List After Disruptions on Return Flight From D.C.

Flight attendants and other passengers should not have to put up with deplorable behavior. Kudos to Alaska Air for banning unruly passengers.

Alaska Airlines Places 14 People on No-Fly List After Disruptions on Return Flight From D.C.