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Flight Attendants Enlist Passengers In 'Knife Fight' At Airports Nationwide

Date: April 4, 2013

Washington, DC – The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants, continues leafleting events this week at airports around the country to directly enlist passengers in the fight to keep knives out of the aircraft cabin. Leaflets encourage passengers to sign the petition to the White House at www.NoKnivesOnPlanes.com and to call their member of Congress to support legislation to keep knives out of the aircraft cabin.

Airport Leafleting and Local Times for April 5:

Friday, April 5
Atlanta International Airport
Outside, Ticketing  – North/South Terminals
Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm ET
Contact: Nicole Fears
470-848-8948

Friday, April 5
Washington National Airport
Terminal A
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Contact:  Robert Valenta
703-855-3609

Friday, April 5
Boston Logan Airport
Terminal B - Departure Level
Time: 4:30 am – 10:30 am ET
Contact: Eugenio Vargas
401-952-7126

Friday, April 5
Philadelphia International Airport
Outside F Terminal
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET
Contact: Corey Caldwell
202-434-0586


Air Marshals, Pilots, Transportation Security Officers and airline CEOs agree with Flight Attendants. No knives, ever again.

Media Contacts: Corey Caldwell, AFA-CWA, ccaldwell@afanet.org; Jamie Horwitz, TWU, media@twu.org ; Leslie Mayo, APFA, communications@apfa.org ; James Carlson, IAM, jcarlson@iamaw.org ; David White, IBT,  dwhite@teamster.org.

The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions coordinates on issues of mutual interest to Flight Attendants. Members of the Coalition are the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), Transport Workers Union (TWU), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). 

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