INDEX
Actors and actresses, 50, 131, 159, 236 n.
12, 260 n. 9
Advertising, 99–100, 179, 186–87
A≈rmative action, 171, 175; in airline
industry, 192–93
afl-cio, 85, 93; flight attendants and,
80–83, 86–87, 199–200, 209, 239 n.
38, 244 n. 61, 250 n. 46. See also
American Federation of Labor
(afl)
Age ceilings, 4, 7, 25, 97, 114, 163; air-
lines’ defense of, 145–52, 157–58,
160–61; delayed impact of, 122–23;
demise of, 151, 169, 172; eeoc rulings
on, 159–61; origins of, 112–13; pro-
tests against, 2, 121–26, 131–52, 156–
61, 164, 169, 172, 188; spread of, 112–
14, 120, 124–25; turnover heightened
by, 25–26, 126
Age Discrimination in Employment
Act (1967), 141, 143, 253 n. 30
Air Carrier Communication Opera-
tors Association, 236 n. 17
Air Carrier Flight Engineers Associa-
tion, 236 n. 17
Air Carrier Mechanics Association,
236 n. 17
Aircraft, 41–42, 177; Douglas DC-3, 14;
jets, 82, 96–98, 177, 197
Air France, 178
Air Hostess, 228 n. 18
Air Jamaica, 178
Air Line Agents Association, 236 n. 17
Airline Deregulation Act (1978), 212.
See also Airlines: deregulation of
Air Line Employees Association, 81,
236 n. 17
Air Line Pilots Association (alpa),
125, 214; a≈liates of, 69–70, 239 n.
38; afl and, 68–70, 81; afl-cio
and, 82–83; alssa and, 69, 72–74,
79–83, 84, 85, 239 n. 28, 240 n. 40;
flight attendants’ independence
and, 198–99; founding of, 68–69;
other unions and, 68–70, 81–82; sex
discrimination against flight atten-
dants and, 153, 158, 188. See also
Pilots; Steward and Stewardess
Division, Air Line Pilots
Association
Airlines: advertising and marketing by,
1, 18, 21–23, 39, 53, 96, 98–103, 139,
173–74, 176–79, 188–89, 194–96,
203–4, 207; anti-unionism of, 213;
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