Silver Airways flight attendants ratify first contract



Silver Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), have voted with 93.3% participation to unanimously ratify their first contract, the company said.

The four year agreement provides immediate pay raises, defined schedule and work rules for 60 Silver Airways Flight Attendants. The contract was reached with the assistance of the National Mediation Board.

Silver Airways is based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Founded in 2010 from the former Gulfstream International Airlines, the airline currently operates around 170 daily scheduled flights to 10 cities in Florida and 8 destinations in the Bahamas, with hubs at Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Tampa.

AFA Flight Attendants at Air Transport International, Omni Air International, and Silver Airways ratified first contracts this year. Mesa Flight Attendants also ratified a new contract in 2017.

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 72 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.