Cabin Crew

Southwest Flight Attendants Reject New Contract

Southwest Airlines flight attendants have rejected a potential new contract reached between the union and the airline. Only 36% of flight attendants voted in favor of the contract, the highlight of which was a 20% pay raise and additional 3%…

American Flight Attendants Denied Release from Federal Mediation

The National Mediation Board (NMB) has denied the American Airlines flight attendants’ union its request to be released from federal mediation. In a letter to its members on Tuesday evening, the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA) expressed strong disagreement…

SkyWest Joins Delta in Paying Flight Attendants for Boarding

SkyWest Airlines announced over the weekend that it will give flight attendants boarding pay. This makes SkyWest the second major airline in the United States, after Delta, to pay cabin crew during the boarding process. To compensate for the change,…

Delta Air Lines Will Not Furlough Flight Attendants or Ground…

In a memo released Tuesday, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian announced there would be no involuntary flight attendant or ground staff furloughs come Oct. 1. Bastian explained that these jobs were saved by the thousands of employees who volunteered…

United Airlines Sued by Flight Attendants Over Sports Charter Staffing

Two of United Airlines' veteran flight attendants filed suit against their employer in a California court on Friday. According to a report by USA TODAY, who obtained a copy of the lawsuit, flight attendants Kim Guillory and Sharon Tesler claim…