Representing the Flight Attendants
of American Airlines

Representing the Flight Attendants of American Airlines

7.13.18 – (LAA/LUS) – FA Headcount/No Transfer Openings Sep- LUS/Aug Transfer Awards-LUS/No VLOAs for Sep-LUS/Aug 2018 PBS Bidding Timeline-LUS/FABRC

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  • Planned Available Flight Attendant Headcounts
  • No Domicile Transfer Openings for September – LUS
  • August 2018 Transfer Awards  – LUS
  • No VLOA Openings for September 2018 – LUS
  • August 2018 PBS Bidding Timeline – LUS
  • Flight Attendant Bidding Resource Center – LUS


Planned Available Flight Attendant Headcounts 

No Domicile Transfer Openings for September 2018 – LUS

Reciprocal transfers only will be offered for the September bid month.

Even though there aren’t any vacancies, transfer requests will be processed in seniority order, on a reciprocal basis to the extent possible.

Here are all the possible combinations of base swaps:

  • CLT to PHL and PHL to CLT
  • CLT to PHX and PHX to CLT
  • CLT to DCA and DCA to CLT
  • DCA to PHL and PHL to DCA
  • DCA to PHX and PHX to DCA
  • PHL to PHX and PHX to PHL
  • Depending on the number of Flight Attendants that elect to transfer, positions may need to be back-filled as a result of the bid.
  • Reciprocal transfers will also be considered in this process.
  • All requests must be submitted electronically via Wings (Wings > Flight Service > Forms > Transfer Request Form)
  • All transfer requests will remain on file until either awarded or retracted.
  • If you no longer are interested in a base transfer and have a transfer request on file, that request should be retracted.
  • Flight Attendants wishing to change their domicile must submit a transfer form via Wings by noon (ET) / 11 a.m. (CT) / 9 a.m. (MT), Sunday, July 22, 2018. The awards will be posted no later than Monday, July 23, 2018.
  • It is not necessary to bid all bases when submitting a transfer request.
  • Award letters will not be sent via US Mail. Successful bidders will receive a generic award letter at their AA email account.

August 2018 Transfer Awards – LUS

No VLOA Openings for September 2018 – LUS

August 2018 PBS Bidding Timeline – LUS

Flight Attendant Bidding Resource Center – LUS

You can reach a Flight Attendant at the FABRC every day from 0800-2000 (CST): 1-800-327-0117, option 5

Extended FABRC Hours Effective tomorrow, July 14, 2018:

Daily (7 Days a Week): 0600 – 2200 (CT)
July 22-24: 0400 – 2200 (CT)
July 31st August 3rd: 0600 – 2300 (CT)



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