Flight Attendants Enlist Passengers In ‘Knife Fight’ At Miami International Airport

Posted on Apr 12, 2013

Media Advisory for April 15, 2013


Washington, DC – The Coalition of Flight Attendant Unions, representing 90,000 Flight Attendants, continues leafleting next week at Miami International Airport to directly enlist passengers in the fight to keep knives out of the aircraft cabin. Leaflets encourage passengers to visit www.NoKnivesOnPlanes.com and call their member of Congress to support legislation to keep knives out of the aircraft cabin.

Airport Leafleting and Local Times for April 15:
Monday, April 15
Miami International Airport
Terminal D
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ET
Contacts: Julie Moyer – 561-427-3662 and
Todd McJunkin – 212-518-3987     

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).