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7.20.15 – (LUS) – PBS Live Conference Call Today/September Vacation Extension (VEX) Days/Be Pink Uniform Accessories

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July 20, 2015

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PBS and Related Systems Live Conference Call Today!    

You are invited to dial in today Monday, July 20, to listen to Senior Vice President of Air Operations Tim Campbell, Vice President of Flight Service Hector Adler, and other department leaders in IT and Crew Scheduling answer your questions regarding PBS and related system and scheduling issues. 

Based on comments already received, discussion topics include:

  • System functionality
  • Line value distribution
  • 3% open time cap restriction
  • Trip Trading – dropping high-value trips to low-value trips
  • Reserve allocation by base

Join the call:

Date: Monday, July 20
Time: 5:30 pm Central Time/ 6:30 pm Eastern  (3:30 pm PHX)
Dial-in: (800) 647-1536
International Call-in: (224) 357-2760
Conference Code: 484-864-6329

Submit your questions now at Q&As will also be shared after the call in case you are unable to dial in.

September Vacation Extension (VEX) Days

A Flight Attendant who is scheduled for at least seven (7) consecutive vacation days may elect to place up to a total of four (4) days off BEFORE or AFTER, or SPLIT on either side of such vacation. The days off will act as a pre-planned absence and will carry NO pay or credit. Such days off will be counted toward the Reserve’s scheduled Golden Days. Such block of four (4) days, or portion thereof, may be extended into the next bid period.
Submit Vacation Extension requests for September bid month no later than 23:59 PHX time on Friday, July 31st.

Flight Attendant Vacation Extension Form

Be Pink Uniform Accessories Now Available Online

Flight attendants can now order a variety of optional pink items to wear throughout American Airlines’ annual Be Pink campaign from October 1-31.
The Be Pink initiative is designed to raise awareness in the fight against breast cancer. Twenty-five percent of all proceeds generated from Be Pink uniform sales will be split 50/50 between Susan G. Komen and the American Cancer Society’s “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer”.
How do I order items? Go to the Twin Hill Be Pink website and enter your US Airways Badge ID and the password “welcome1”

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