The organization provides on-going programs to the community through events and volunteerism at local schools, hospitals and community functions, through tutoring and participation.

Often while working with The Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, Inc. (OBAP) across the country, BFAOA Inc., has volunteered in ACE camps, Boy Scout Track and Field events and most notably The LA Marathon for over 30 years.  MLK Hospital (for over 40 years) has been the recipient of Christmas Carols, toys and now a reading corner in the Social Service Department waiting room can be seen and utilized when children go in for medical appointments.

Black Flight Attendants of America (BFAOA), Inc. is a nonprofit organization founded in 1974 by professional men and women, and its goals are to promote and foster racial ethnic diversity and necessary skills to compete in the aviation industry.


When Doves Fly

On the 21st anniversary of September 11th, the most horrific terrorist aviation attack in history, Black Flight Attendants of America, Inc. salute and honor all those who lost their lives.

In total 2,996 fatal victims, which included victims of the World Trade Center and surrounding area, the Pentagon and Pennsylvania.  

The list of fatal victims includes 25 Flight Attendants,  8 pilots and 3 Customer Service Agents.

United Airlines Flt 175

Robert J. Fangman, Amy N. Janet, Amy R. King, Kathryn LaBorie, Alfred G. Marchand, Michael C. Tarrow, Alicia N. Titus, Captain Victor Saracini,First Officer Michael Horrocks, Customer Service Representatives Marianne MacFarlane and Jesus Sanchez

United Airlines Flt 93

Lorraine G. Bay, Sandra Bradshaw, Wanda A. Green, CeeCee Lyles, 

Deborah Welsh, Captain Jason Dahl, First Officer Leroy Homer

American Airlines Flt 11

Barbara Arestegui, Jeffrey Coleman, Sara Low, Karen Martin, Kathleen Nicosia, Betty Ong, Jean Roger, Madeline Sweeney, Diane Snyder, Captain John Ogonowski, 

First Officer Thomas McGuinness, 

Customer Service representative

 Renee Newell

American Airlines Flt 77

Michele Heidelberg, Jennifer Lewis,

Kenneth Lewis, Renee May, 

Captain Charles Burlingame

First Officer David Chalebois

Doves represent soles descending into the heavens.  This devastating attack has left an undeniable mark in our lives, country,  world and the travel industry. Let's do our part and ensure 


Diane Hunter