UAL, ATA and Hawaiian may also be targetted by the AFA
The Association of
Flight Attendants has mailed out over 5,000 ballots asking the
membership to decide if it will authorize a strike against US
Airways. Reuters is reporting that the union is taking the vote in
preparation for a threatened strike if the airline succeeds in
getting the federal bankruptcy court to void is labor contract with
In addition to the
action against US Airways, the AFA was reported to be preparing
ballots to take similar actions against United Airlines, ATA and
Hawaiian airlines, according to union sources.
ANN was unable to reach officials at US Airways to comment on
this story due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.