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Industry Update - Virgin America Flight Attendants Join AFA in Merger with Alaska Airlines

Date: April 18, 2017
Type: AFA Article

Today, April 18, 2017, the National Mediation Board (NMB) certified the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA as the sole bargaining representative of the combined Flight Attendant group at Alaska Airlines. 

“We are so excited to welcome Virgin America Flight Attendants to AFA,” said Sara Nelson, International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA. “Virgin America Flight Attendants will have their own local council and elected representatives to serve in AFA leadership. Our entire union stands with the Virgin America and Alaska Flight Attendant representatives to ensure they achieve the full benefits of the merger.”

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