(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by The Association of Flight Attendants and received via
electronic mail. The release was confirmed by the sender.)
Contact: Corey Caldwell 202-434-0586
HAWAIIAN AIRLINES FLIGHT ATTENDANTS RATIFY CONTRACT IMPROVEMENTS
Washington, DC - Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants,
represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA)
today ratified new contract terms to provide for work on the 16
new Airbus A321neo aircraft on order at the airline.
“Hawaiian Airlines Flight Attendants are key partners in the
success of our airline. These new contract terms pave the way
for future growth and job creation while advancing our
profession with additional contract improvements. Our mutually
beneficial relationship with management recognizes the
contributions and continued professionalism of Hawaiian Flight
Attendants and we look forward to the opportunities made
possible through this agreement,” said Sharon Soper, AFA
Hawaiian Airlines President.
AFA represents over 1,400 Flight Attendants at Hawaiian Airlines
and works closely with management to pursue growth
opportunities, new positions and additional flying.
The Association of Flight Attendants is the world’s largest
Flight Attendant union. Focused 100 percent on Flight Attendant
issues, AFA has been the leader in advancing the Flight
Attendant profession for 67 years. Serving as the voice for
Flight Attendants in the workplace, in the aviation industry, in
the media and on Capitol Hill, AFA has transformed the Flight
Attendant profession by raising wages, benefits and working
conditions. Nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants come together to
form AFA, part of the 700,000-member strong Communications
Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afacwa.org.
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