Representing the Flight Attendants
of American Airlines

Representing the Flight Attendants of American Airlines

8.03.18 – (LAA/LUS) – September 2018 Bidding Timelines

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September 2018 Bidding Timelines – LUS

Training Bid:
• September 2018 Training Bid Opened: August 2 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
• September 2018 Training Bid Closes: August 8 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
• September 2018 Training Bid Awarded: August 8  – 1500 EDT/ 1200 MST
• Awards posted in CATS: August 8 – 1800 EDT / 1500 MST

PBS Bidding:
• September 2018 PBS Bidding Opens: August 10 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
• September August 2018 PBS Bidding Closes: August 16 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
• September 2018 PBS Bids Awarded:  August 18 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST
• Awards posted in CATS: August 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 1200 MST 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):
• September 2018 ETB Opens: August 19 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST

Reserve Assignment – Daily Process:
• Open for August 31st Bids: August 23 – 1500 Home Base Time
• Closed for Processing: August 30 – 1500 Home Base Time
• August 1st results posted: August 30 – 1930 Home Base Time

Reserve Trading Days Off – Daily Process:
• Open for September Bids: August 24 – 0600 Home Base Time
• Closed for processing: August 29 – 2000 Home Base Time
• Re-opens: August 30 – 0600 Home Base Time

Iterative Schedule Adjustment Process (ISAP) – Daily Process:
• September 2018 ISAP Opens: August 24 – 0600 Home Base Time
• Closes for Processing: August 29 – 2000 Home Base Time
• Re-opens: August 30 – 0600 Home Base Time

Vacation Filler Day Process for October 2018:
• Open for Bidding: August 11 – 0000 EDT / 2100 MST
• Closed for Processing: August 18 – 0000 EDT / 2100 MST
• Awards Published: August 19 – 0000 EDT / 2100 MST

Vacation Trades:
• October 2018 trading window closes: August 31 – 1200 EDT / 0900 MST

Vacation Extension (VEX) Requests for October 2018:
• Opens – August 19
• Closes – August 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.

October 2018 Vacation Rebid:
• Open for Bidding: August 1 – 0000 EDT / 2100 MST
• Closes for Processing: August 10 – 0000 EDT / 2100 MST
• Awards Published: August 11 – 0000 EDT / 2100 MST


ALL LUS WBTs are due October 1st

Mock Bidding Schedule – August 2018​‌‌​‌‌​‌​​‌​‌‌​‌​‌‍‍​‌‌​‌‌​‌​​‌​‌‌​‌​‌‍‍​‌‌​‌‌​‌​​‌​‌‌​‌​‌‍ – LUS

Mock Bid Links – LUS

TBS: https://fapbs-mock.aa.com/aostrn
LRD (via Crew Portal): https://faportal-trng.aa.com 
PBS: https://fapbs-mock.aa.com/aospbs2

TSD (Training Support Desk) – LUS

Call 800-872-7456, option 2, 2, 5, pause 1

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