Flight attendants at Mesa Airlines reach tentative agreement

Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), has announced a tentative agreement with Mesa Airlines management, the company said.

The four year agreement would cover over 1,100 Flight Attendants and includes economic and quality of life gains. The deal was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board.

The tentative agreement addresses concerns about Mesa Flight Attendant wages in comparison to other regional carriers, includes significant work rule improvements and other economic improvements. Flight Attendants will vote on the tentative agreement in September.

Mesa Airlines operates flights for American Airlines (as American Eagle) and United Airlines (as United Express). Mesa Airlines is headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona and provides 600 daily departures to 117 cities, 39 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Mexico including Dallas, TX; Houston, TX; Phoenix, AZ; and Washington, DC.

The Association of Flight Attendants is the Flight Attendant union. Focused 100 percent on Flight Attendant issues, AFA has been the provider of advancing the Flight Attendant profession for 71 years. Serving as the voice for Flight Attendants in the workplace, in the aviation industry, in the media and on Capitol Hill, AFA has transformed the Flight Attendant profession by raising wages, benefits and working conditions. Nearly 50,000 Flight Attendants come together to form AFA, part of the 700,000-member strong Communications Workers of America (CWA), AFL-CIO. Visit us at www.afacwa.org.