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4.04.24 – APFA ORD Base Brief – May 2024 Staffing and Allocations

May 2024 ORD Staffing and Allocations

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Happy Spring, Chicago!

Yesterday was the staffing and allocations call with the company for the Month of May. The contractual month is May 2nd – June 1st.


Allocations

27% of May flying is wide body flying made up of domestic and international sequences.

787 domestic flying (positions 1-8):

  • DFW two-day May 2nd, 3rd, and 4th
  • DFW two-day May 7th-June 1st
  • LAX all-nighter turn May 2nd, 3rd, and 4th
  • LAX red-eye turn May 6th-June 1st
  • LAX two-day May 5th
  • DFW turn (DH on origination) May 7th

Athens returns daily May 6th on the 787 – positions 1-9.

Important dates:

  • May 5th – Cinco de Mayo
  • May 12th – Mother’s Day
  • May 27th – Memorial Day

Staffing
The reserve percentage for Chicago is 19.5% vs system average of 19.8%.

The expected line average for Chicago at PBS open is expected to be 81.5. The system average is 82.1.


Sequence Starts per Day


Trip Construction

  • 1-day: 22% in May vs 23% in April
  • 2-day: 29% in May vs 30% in April
  • 3-day: 45% in May vs 44% in April
  • 4 plus-day: 4% in May vs. 4% in April
  • ODAN Starts per day:  15.4 in May vs 14.1 in April

PBS Preliminary Manning Plan

In Solidarity,

Dray Howard
APFA ORD Base President
(630) 215-8410[email protected]

Justin Patterson
APFA ORD Base Vice President
(509) 720-0067
[email protected]

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Euless, Texas 76040

M-F: 9:00AM - 5:00PM (CT)
Phone: (817) 540-0108

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Phone: (817) 540-0108

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