Posts Tagged ‘Lineholder’

11.13.21 – PBS Bidding Tips in a Holiday Month

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Saturday, November 13, 2021 PBS Bidding Tips in a Holiday Month With the holidays upon us, bidding for the holiday season may require a different bidding strategy than what is necessary during other times of the year. Below are some tips when bidding during this time of year. As with any bidding strategy, it is…

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10.03.21 – November LRD Now Open

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Sunday, October 3, 2021 November LRD Now Open The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve is now open. If you believe your status is not correct, please submit an LH/RSV Status Issue on Crew Portal > Links > Support Tab > Create New Form > System > LRD > Form…

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8.03.21 – September LRD Now Open

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Tuesday, August 3, 2021 September LRD Now Open The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve is now open. If you believe your status is not correct, please submit an LH/RSV Status Issue on Crew Portal > Links > Support Tab > Create New Form > System > LRD > Form…

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7.24.21 – Calling in Well Available in Select Bases

Saturday, July 24, 2021 Calling in Well Available in Select Bases The Company has notified APFA that Calling in Well will be available in select bases through Wednesday, July 28th. A banner appears on the top of Crew Portal when Calling in Well is open, and indicates which base(s) may be eligible. Here are the rules for…

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7.06.21 – August Unpaid VLOA Bidding and August LRD Close Tomorrow

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Tuesday, July 6, 2021 August Unpaid VLOA Bidding and August LRD Close Tomorrow Unpaid Voluntary Leaves of Absence (VLOAs) are being offered for August 2021 to DFW, LAX, LGA, MIA and ORD-Based Flight Attendants. Bidding for the August unpaid VLOA will close tomorrow, Wednesday, July 7 at 1200 (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service…

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5.18.21 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for June 2021

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for June 2021 For the June bid month, APFA has secured pay protections for partial and full sequence COVID-19 cancellations. A list for all COVID-19 cancellations can be found on Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Scheduling. The list will be updated routinely. If you experience…

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5.06.21 – June LRD Closes Tomorrow

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Thursday, May 6, 2021 June LRD Closes Tomorrow The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Friday, May 7 at 1200 (CDT). Remaining June Bidding Timelines In Solidarity, Marti McMillan APFA National Scheduling Chair scheduling@apfa.org Jeff Petersen APFA National Contract Department jpetersen@apfa.org Renée Mayer APFA JCBA Specialist jcbaspecialist@apfa.org

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4.27.21 – Returning to Active Flying Status

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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…

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4.22.21 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for May 2021

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Thursday, April 22, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for May 2021 For the May bid month, APFA has secured pay protections for partial and full sequence COVID-19 cancellations. A list for all COVID-19 cancellations can be found on Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Scheduling. The list will be updated routinely. If you…

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3.17.21 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for April 2021

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for April 2021 For the April bid month, APFA has secured pay protections for partial and full sequence COVID-19 cancellations. A list for all COVID-19 cancellations can be found on Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Scheduling. The list will be updated routinely. If you experience…

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12.23.20 – Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for January 2021

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Wednesday, December 23, 2020 Lineholder Sequence Pay Protection Exception for January 2021 For the January bid month, APFA has secured pay protections for partial and full sequence COVID-19 cancellations. A list for all COVID-19 cancellations can be found on Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Scheduling. The list will be updated routinely. If…

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4.09.20 – Don’t Want to be Considered a ‘No Schedule’ Lineholder?

Thursday, April 9. 2020 Don’t Want to be Considered a ‘No Schedule’ Lineholder? ‘No Schedule’ lines will be awarded to lineholders in seniority order. If you do NOT want to be awarded a ‘no schedule’ line, but would rather bid sequences in PBS, you must email FA.Admin@aa.com no later than tomorrow, April 10th, by Noon (CDT). Once you…

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11.10.19 – PBS Open / Reserve & Lineholder Status

Sunday, November 10, 2019   PBS Open / Reserve & Lineholder Status PBS Opens on the 10th. Please remember to check your status prior to bidding in PBS. Your information can be found on the PBS Dashboard on the 10th of every month at 1200 DFW time. Also review if all the information in your Dashboard is correct including…

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11.14.18 – The Weekly Scoop

  – Robin Charbonneau, APFA Communications Chair, communications@apfa.org     ​JCBA Contract Training November 5th and 6th the Contract and Scheduling Depts hosted a JCBA Contract Class to familiarize APFA Representatives and Flight Attendants with contract language and scheduling systems. The successful two-day training included a comprehensive, cover-to-cover JCBA study.    – Erik Harris, APFA…

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11.12.18 – PBS Holiday Bidding

  PBS Holiday Bidding December bidding is upon us. There are many changes to the distribution of flying throughout the system, so you may need to alter your bidding strategy. December flying is typically heavier in the last two weeks, for that reason, you may want to bid according to the possibility of holiday Coverage…

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