Monday, January 10, 2022
February 2022 PBS Bidding Now Open
- PBS bidding opened today, Monday, January 10 at 1200 (CT) for February 2022 bidding.
- Bidding will close on Saturday, January 15 at 1200 (CT).
- February 2022 PBS Awards will be viewable on Tuesday, January 18 at 1200 (CT).
During the LRD process, some of you may have “toggled” from Reserve to Lineholder for February. If you toggled to Lineholder and your status is still showing Reserve when PBS opens, there is a possibility you could be moved to Lineholder status during PBS processing. For this reason, we suggest backing yourself up by inputting both a Lineholder and Reserve bid.
Please remember to check your status prior to bidding in PBS. Your information can be found on the PBS Dashboard.
Also, please review if all the information on your Dashboard is correct including your aircraft qualifications, existing credit, training month and any other special qualifications you may have.
If the information is incorrect, please submit a PBS Dashboard Info Issue on Crew Portal > Links > Support Tab > Create New Form > System > PBS > Form Type > PBS Dashboard Info Issue.
For bidding Reserve off days, you start by clicking on the Reserve Tab on the navigation bar. The large calendar on the left side will show the number of Reserves which are needed each day according to planning’s calculation. If you accidentally bid for Reserve days off while under any other tab, your Reserve days off bid will not be processed.
If you would like to review bidding tips, please select a link below:
- PBS Guide
- When Should I Bid Seven (7) Layers as a Lineholder and Seven (7) Layers as a Reserve?
- Reserve PBS Bidding Logic Changes
- Bidding Generic vs Specific
- Shuffle Explanation – Why Did My Pairings Shuffle?
- Prefer/Avoid Aircraft Bidding
- Reviewing Layer Tab Pairing Set
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