The Association of Flight Attendants has endorsed U.S. Rep. Mazie Hirono in her bid to win the U.S. Senate seat of retiring Sen. Daniel Akaka.
The association represents nearly 60,000 flight attendants working for more than 20 airlines.
Association President Veda Shook said that Hirono has a record of supporting issues important to flight attendants and "demonstrates that she is a true ally to our profession and recognizes our role as first responders in our nation's skies."
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