Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Flying the Friendly Skies
One area where flight attendants can make an impact is in the prevention of human trafficking. Flight crews are skilled observers and well-positioned in the cabin; they can be front-line allies in this fight.
Earlier today, the Association of Flight Attendants passed a resolution to actively educate flight attendants on ways to end human trafficking and to seek the addition of industry-wide training that "helps identify, report, and stop human trafficking in its tracks."
President Obama has made ending human trafficking a priority for his Administration, and this morning I thanked America's flight attendants for joining us in this effort.
You can read more about flight attendants and the fight to end human trafficking on my Fast Lane blog