Flight Attendants

 

 

Tell Congress to Give Flight Attendants Adequate Rest

As safety professionals and first responders, Flight Attendants are tasked with handling emergencies and caring for thousands of passengers every day. Disturbingly, study after study shows Flight Attendants are impacted by fatigue on a regular basis, negatively affecting their ability to perform safety functions in an emergency. But nothing has been done—yet. While Flight Attendants […]

The International Assoc. of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Applaud Sen. Blumenthal for introducing “Flight Attendant Fatigue” bill….

BLUMENTHAL INTRODUCES BILL TO PREVENT FLIGHT ATTENDANT FATIGUE [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – U.S. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), member of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee, introduced legislation to help prevent flight attendant fatigue. “Too often flight attendants are pushed to the brink, enduring grueling shifts in the sky with little time off for rest,” Blumenthal said. […]

Joint Air Transport Safety Committee Opens Conference, Presents Award to Hero Flight Attendant

June 2, 2016 Joint Air Transport Safety Committee Opens Conference,  Presents Award to Hero Flight Attendant Alyssa Schulte receives the JATSC Safety Appreciation Award. (From left to right: Transportation Department Assistant Airline Coordinator James Carlson, Alyssa Schulte, JATSC member and ExpressJet Flight Attendant Stephanie Starks and District 142 General Chairwoman Sara Gonzales). The IAM Joint […]

#DENYnai Rally at the White House

On April 15, the Department of Transportation (DOT) tentatively approved a  Norwegian Airline’s request for a foreign air carrier permit to allow it to operate flights to the United States.  Here’s the catch:  That airline, Norwegian Air International (NAI), is registered in Ireland and will employ flight crews under Singaporean or Thai employment contracts and […]

McConnell tees up Senate consideration of FAA bill this week (WE WILL BE PUSHING FOR CSA LANGUAGE AND FA 10 HR REST)

Fresh off a two-week recess, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell kicked off today’s session by getting the legislative ball rolling on the Senate’s FAA bill. McConnell moved to proceed to an unrelated House bill (H.R. 636), which will serve as the legislative shell for the Senate’s FAA measure (S. 2658), the first of several steps […]

 

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