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Monday, January 23, 2017
Vacation Buyback Deadline Extended Until Tomorrow – LUS
Prior to the annual vacation bid and establishment of the vacation matrix, Vacation Buyback will be awarded by crew base in seniority order to all LUS Flight Attendants.
If you elect to buyback vacation days, those days will be removed from the number of days which you may be awarded/assigned during the annual vacation bid and award. Vacation buyback days are pay no credit and will be paid in June 2017. Active status is not required to participate in the buyback.
Vacation accrued in 2016 will be available for the annual buyback process for the 2017-2018 fiscal year, according to this bid period timeline:
Annual Vacation Buyback:
• Closes: Tuesday, January 24 – 1300 EST / 1100 MST (Extended due to the Crew Portal outage.)
• Awarded: Saturday, January 28 – 1300 EST / 1100 MST
Access Vacation Buyback bidding in the Crew Portal under Vacations. The steps to complete a buyback bid are available in the Flight Attendant Annual Vacation Buyback Guide on WINGS. A Quick Reference Guide is also available in the Flight Service/Annual Vacation section of WINGS.
Contact Vacations Administration at 1-800-327-0117, options 2, 5, 3 with any questions.
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