Friday, September 3, 2021 Returning From EVLOA? October CQ Bidding Now Open The Training Bidding System (TBS) is currently open for bidding for October CQ classes. If you are a December EVLOA recall and are QI and subject to being assigned training in October, you have the opportunity to bid for a CQ class in…Read More
Friday, August 6, 2021 EVLOA Recalls May Use TBS to Bid for CQ One of the biggest challenges of recalling Flight Attendants from EVLOA has been the logistics of CQ training. The majority of those on EVLOA are QI and must attend CQ prior to their return to work. This week APFA and the Company…Read More
Tuesday, April 27, 2021 Returning to Active Flying Status For those Flight Attendants who are returning to active flying status from either STLOA, EVLOA or furlough, we welcome you back! Here are a few reminders to help you navigate your return to work: If you are QI (Qualifications Insufficient) and need to attend CQ (Continuing…Read More
Friday, March 5, 2021 **Updated** April 2021 Bidding Timelines Please review the chart below, which provides the Updated April 2021 Bidding Timelines, including the Unpaid VLOA Ballot timeline. Please Note: CQ Training Bidding System (TBS) remains on its regular JCBA open, close, and award dates. In Solidarity, Marti McMillan APFA National Scheduling Chair firstname.lastname@example.org Renée Mayer APFA…Read More
Saturday, January 30, 2021 CQ Information Last year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Company sought and received an FAA exemption for our annual training requirements. The FAA offered a one-time exemption for qualifications to be extended through the spring and summer of 2020 to facilitate CQ training. There are no FAA plans to allow…Read More
Tuesday, July 14, 2020 CQ Training Qualifications Extension Past Grace Month It is important to complete CQ by the requested dates, respective to your base/grace month. If you have circumstances that prevent you from attending CQ for any reason, please contact your FSM. Deferrals will be handled on a case-by-case basis. For Flight Attendants…Read More
Monday, June 1, 2020 CQ Training Bidding System (TBS) Now Open The CQ Training Bidding System (TBS) is now open for July CQ dates. Flight Attendants will bid and be awarded CQ training in seniority order. TBS will only be available in your base month, grace month or one month prior. The previous process of self-enrollment…Read More
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 FAA Exemption of Oxygen Mask and Life Vest Demo & Double Jumpseat Social Distancing As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, the FAA was petitioned and expedited relief under 14 CFR § 11.61(b). They have granted the exemption from certain regulations codified in Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR)…Read More
Friday, December 28, 2018 Training Bidding System (TBS) Along with the transition to PBS in February the eight new PBS bases will also switch to the TBS system for scheduling their CQ training. Starting in February Flight Attendants will bid for training and be awarded in seniority order. TBS will only be available in…Read More
ETB and TBS Helpful Hints – LAA Multiple Sequences in a Single ETB Drop Post In ETB, a Flight Attendant can add multiple sequences in a single post. When you are creating a post for dropping sequences and you are adding more than one sequence, you are telling the Flight Attendant picking up the post…Read More
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