APFA Relevant News


Sexual Harassment

Dallas Morning News - Bill to combat sexual harassment in the air brings flight attendants into the #MeToo era - 5.17.18

Atlanta Journal Constitution - Bill Aims to Fight Sexual Harassment on Flights - 5.17.18

CNBC - Lawmakers Want to Crack Down on Sexual Harassment/Assault on Planes - 5.17.18


Pittsburgh Airport Security Changes

Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Pittsburgh International today becomes first airport in country to ease post-9/11 restrictions - 9.05.17

Pittsburgh Post Gazette - Allowing non-flyers to shop at the airport? Flight attendants union blasts plan - 9.01.17

Forbes - American Airlines Flight Attendants Blast Pittsburgh Airport Plan To Allow Non-Passengers Entry - 9.01.17

Los Angeles Time - Flight attendants protest plan to let non-fliers into the Pittsburgh airport to shop - 9.01.17


Cabin Air Safety

Claims Journal - Passengers Warned of Toxic Fumes Onboard Airplanes - 8.09.17

Straits Times (Singapore) - Dirty socks or wet dog smell in the plane? It's toxic, say airline workers - 8.09.17

Bloomberg - Bloomberg ‘Toxic Fume Events’ on Planes Worry Airline Workers - 8.09.17

The National - US Passengers Left Holding their Noses - 8.08.17

Runway Girl Network - Cabin Air Safety Act aimed at cleaning the air in the air - 8.07.17


Open Skies

Forbes - Lets not Throw a Wrench in An Economic Engine - 7.13.17

Bloomberg - American Airlines Calls Qatar Air CEO's Remarks About Flight Attendants 'Offensive' - 7.11.17

MediaPost - American Perplexed by Qatar Airways Wanting to Fly with It - 6.23.17

Dallas News - 'We find it puzzling': American Airlines CEO on Qatar Airways' Offer to Buy 10% Stake - 6.22.17

Fort Worth Star Telegram - Qatar Airways Wants to Buy 10% Stake in American Airlines - 6.22.17

Los Angeles Times - Qatar Airways Seeks 10% Stake in American Airlines Amid Middle East Dispute - 6.22.17

Dallas Business Journal - American Airlines CEO Bewildered by Qatar Airways' Purchase Attempt - 6.22.17

TheStreet - American Airlines Union: This Bid Is an Act of 'Aggression' By Qatar Government - 6.22.17


Wall Street

Op-ed Airways Magazine- Ignorance is bliss for airlines and travelers - 5.15.17

Bob Ross Op-ed in Aviation Week - If Air Rage is Out of Control, Blame Management - 5.03.17

APFA Launches Media Campaign with Message for Wall Street - 5.12.17

Bob Ross Letter to Kevin Crissey - 5.12.17

Wall Street Petition – Is He Kidding?

Bob Ross Op-ed for Aviation Daily - If we let Wall Street Run the Airlines - 5.10.17



Dallas News – AA Picks Lands’ End to Replace Uniforms Employees Said Made Them Sick - 1.09.18

Dallas Observer - American Airlines Concedes on New Uniforms - 6.22.17

WBAP-AM - Dallas-Ft. Worth Amid employee complaints, American Airlines won’t renew uniform contract - 6.21.17

WBTV - Charlotte Amid employee complaints, American Airlines won’t renew uniform contract - 6.21.17

Democrat and Chronicle (USA Today Network) - American Airlines to seek new uniform maker after illness complaints - 6.21.17

Dallas Morning News - American Airlines seeking new uniform vendor after thousands of employee complaints - 6.21.17

Los Angeles Times - Facing Reports of Allergic Reactions to Uniforms, American Airlines will Look for a New Manufacturer - 6.21.17

Travel Pulse - American Won't Renew Controversial Uniforms Contract - 6.21.17

Dallas News - American Airlines Seeking New Uniform Vendor After Thousands of Employee Complaints - 6.21.17

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