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OUR JOB IS NOT DONE – Fight Aviation Fatigue!

Date: June 27, 2017
Type: AFA Article

The House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee introduced the FAA Reauthorization Bill (H.R. 2997, the 21st Century AIRR Act) last Wednesday afternoon. Our 10 hours minimum rest and Fatigue Risk Management Plan are in the base bill!  We did it!  But, we are not finished!
Your Action Is Needed More Than Ever. Our accomplishment is a huge step forward – we are half way there. Now we need to turn up the heat and our attention on the Senate. The Senate believes 10 hours, reducible to 9 is acceptable.  IT IS NOT!  It is a NO-GO item and we must make it clear to each of our Senators.  It’s time to flood their phone lines!

Make your calls now to 855-534-1774. You will be connected with your Senator. 
You must call twice to get both of your Senators. Tell them it’s critical that Flight Attendants get a minimum 10 hours rest, and not one minute less, in the FAA Reauthorization Bill.  When you call, you will be provided with a script and connected to your Senator.  Don’t wait!  The Senate is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, June 28, and we must ensure our voices are heard.  Flood the phone lines.  And remember, your family and non-airline friends can call too!  We can make this happen.  Let’s get to it!  Make your calls! For more information on our Equal Rest campaign, visit 

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