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5.03.16 – (LUS) – June 2016 LUS Bidding Information


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June 2016 Bidding Information – LUS

June 2016 Pairing Percentages

June 2016 Bidding Timelines

Training Bid:
• June 2016 Training Bid Opens:  May 2 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
• June 2016 Training Bid Closes:  May 8 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
• June 2016 Training Bid Awarded:  May 8 – 1500 EDT/ 1200 MST
• Awards posted in CATS:  May 8 – 1800 EDT / 1500 MST
 
PBS Bidding:
• June 2016 PBS Bidding Opens:  May 10 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
• June 2016 PBS Bidding Closes:  May 16 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
• June 2016 PBS Bids Awarded:  May 18 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
• Awards posted in CATS: May 19 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
 
PBS Mis-awards Due to System or Company Error:
• Any Flight Attendant who has an inquiry or believes she/he may have received a mis-award shall notify the Flight Attendant Bidding Resource Center (FABRC) no later than the 1200 on the 23rd of the month, or, if on vacation, within twenty-four (24) hours of return from her/his vacation.

Electronic Trade Board (ETB):
• June 2016 ETB Opens:  May 19 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST

Reserve Assignment – Daily Process:
• Open for June 2 Bids:  May 25 – 1500 Home Base Time
• Closed for Processing:  June 1 – 1500 Home Base Time
• June 2 results posted:  June 1 – 1930 Home Base Time

Reserve Trading Days Off – Daily Process:
• Open for June Bids: May 26  – 0600 Home Base Time
• Closed for processing: May 31 – 2000 Home Base Time
• Re-opens: June 1 – 0600 Home Base Time

Iterative Schedule Adjustment Process (ISAP) – Daily Process:
• June 2016 ISAP Opens: May 26 – 0600 Home Base Time
• Closes for Processing: May 31 – 2000 Home Base Time
• June 2016 ISAP Re-opens: June 1 – 0600 Home Base Time

Vacation Trades:
• July 2016 trading window closes: May 31 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST

Monthly Vacation Rebid (for July 2016):
• Open for Bidding: May 1 – 2400 EDT / 2100 MST
• Closes for Processing: May 10 – 2400 EDT / 2100 MST
• Awards Published: May 11 – 2400 EDT / 2100 MST

Vacation Filler Day Process (for July 2016):
• Open for Bidding: May 11 – 2400 EDT / 2100 MST
• Closed for Processing: May 18 – 2400 EDT / 2100 MST
• Awards Published: May 19 – 2400 EDT / 2100 MST

Vacation Extension (VEX) Requests for July 2016:
• Opens – May 19
• Closes – May 31
Submit via VEX Form on Wings – Flight Service – Lines & Pairings (Bidding) page

A Flight Attendant who is scheduled for a continuous vacation block of at least seven (7) 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.

Vacation Extension Timeline, Rules and Useful Tips

Flight Attendant Bidding Resource Center (FABRC):
• Representatives are ready to assist! Call 480-693-8232 or 800-327-0117, option 2 then option 8


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