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3.14.21 – April 2021 PBS Bidding Now Open

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Sunday, March 14, 2021 April 2021 PBS Bidding Now Open PBS bidding opened today, Sunday, March 14 at 1200 (CDT) for April 2021 bidding. Bidding will close on Thursday, March 18th at 1200 (CDT). 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…

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3.10.21 – April LRD Closes Tomorrow

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021 April LRD Closes Tomorrow The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Thursday, March 11 at 1200 (CST). Remaining April 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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2.21.20 – March 2021 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

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Sunday, February 21, 2021 March 2021 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process March PBS Bid Award Summary click image to enlarge How to Read the Bid Award Summary How to Read Your PBS Award PBS Mis-Award Process   Any Lineholder or Reserve who has an inquiry or believes she/he may have received a mis-award must submit a PBS…

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2.17.21 – March 2021 PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow

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Wednesday, February 17, 2021 March 2021 PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow PBS will close for bidding tomorrow, Thursday, February 18th at 1200 (CST). PBS awards will be viewable in PBS on Sunday, February 21st at 1200 (CST). Prior to logging out of PBS, use the PBS Bidding Checklist to assist you in your monthly bidding or if you buddy bid, use the Buddy Bidding…

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2.14.21 – March PBS Bidding Now Open

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Sunday, February 14, 2021 March PBS Bidding Now Open PBS bidding opened today, Sunday, February 14th at 1200 (CST) for March 2021 bidding. Bidding will close on Thursday, February 18th at 1200 (CST). 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 in…

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2.01.21 – **Revised** March Bidding Timelines

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Monday, February 1, 2021 **Revised** March Bidding Timelines The recall process continues for our furloughed Flight Attendants. The top 3,000 Flight Attendants on the seniority list are being prioritized for fingerprinting, training, and returning to the line for the March bid month. This has caused the need to make last-minute changes and adjust the bidding timelines for the…

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1.18.21 – February 2021 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

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Monday, January 18, 2021 February 2021 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process February PBS Bid Award Summary How to Read the Bid Award Summary How to Read Your PBS Award PBS Mis-Award Process   Any Lineholder or Reserve who has an inquiry or believes she/he may have received a mis-award must submit a PBS Award Challenge on Crew Portal >…

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1.14.21 – February 2021 PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow

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Thursday, January 14, 2021 February 2021 PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow PBS will close for bidding tomorrow, Friday, January 15th at 1200 (CST). PBS awards will be viewable in PBS on Monday, January 18th at 1200 (CST). Prior to logging out of PBS, use the PBS Bidding Checklist to assist you in your monthly bidding or if you buddy bid, use the Buddy Bidding Checklist.…

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1.11.21 – APFA Contract & Scheduling Departments

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Monday, January 11, 2020 February 2021 PBS Bidding As a reminder, PBS bidding will close Friday, January 15th at 1200 (CST). Please remember to check your status prior to bidding in PBS. Your information can be found on the PBS Dashboard. Also review if all the information in your Dashboard is correct including your aircraft qualifications, existing credit, training month and…

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1.06.21 – February LRD Closes Tomorrow

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Wednesday, January 6, 2021 February LRD Closes Tomorrow The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Thursday, January 7th at 1200 (CST). Remaining February Bidding Timelines In Solidarity, Brian Walsh APFA National Contract Chair contract@apfa.org Marti McMillan APFA National Scheduling Chair scheduling@apfa.org

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12.14.20 – January PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow

Monday, December 14, 2020 January PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow PBS will close for bidding tomorrow, Tuesday, December 15th at 1200 (CST). PBS awards will be viewable in PBS on Friday, December 18th at 1200 (CST). Prior to logging out of PBS, use the PBS Bidding Checklist to assist you in your monthly bidding or if you buddy bid, use the Buddy Bidding Checklist.…

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12.11.20 – Reserve PBS Bidding

Friday, December 11, 2020 Reserve PBS Bidding 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…

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12.10.20 – January PBS Bidding Now Open

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Thursday, December 10, 2020 January PBS Bidding Now Open PBS bidding opened today at 1200 (CST) for January 2021 bidding. Bidding will close Tuesday, December 15th at 1200 (CST). Please remember to check your status prior to bidding in PBS. Your information can be found on the PBS Dashboard. Also review if all the information in your Dashboard is correct including your aircraft qualifications,…

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12.08.20 – Important Information Related to January PBS Bidding

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Important Information Related to January PBS Bidding During PBS processing for the January 2021 awards, the holiday logic will be utilized for both Lineholders and Reserves when covering January 1st. What this means is that if January 1st becomes a CN day it will be weighted as more important than other CN…

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12.03.20 – January LRD Now Open

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Thursday, December 3, 2020 January 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 contact the base planners at FA.planner@aa.com. When you log onto the Crew Portal, you will see the LRD in the bottom right-hand corner of the…

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11.18.20 – December 2020 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020 December 2020 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process December PBS Bid Award Summary click image to enlarge How to Read the Bid Award Summary How to Read Your PBS Award PBS Mis-Award Process  Any Lineholder or Reserve who has an inquiry or believes she/he may have received a mis-award must submit a PBS Award…

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11.14.20 – December PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow

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Saturday, November 14, 2020 December PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow PBS will close for bidding tomorrow, Sunday, November 15th at 1200 (CST). PBS awards will be viewable in PBS on Wednesday, November 18 at 1200 (CST). Prior to logging out of PBS, use the PBS Bidding Checklist to assist you in your monthly bidding or if you buddy bid, use the Buddy Bidding Checklist.…

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11.10.20 – Last-Minute Changes to December Flying

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Last-Minute Changes to December Flying As you begin to bid in PBS for December, you will notice that some of the sequences that appear in the bid package are not available for bidding in PBS. Currently, the Company is putting together a plan for projected flying for each month several weeks…

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11.06.20 – December LRD Closes Tomorrow

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Friday, November 6, 2020 December LRD Closes Tomorrow The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Saturday, November 7th at 1200 (CST). For the December bid month, Voluntary Leaves of Absence (VLOAs) were not offered to any base by the Company. Remaining December Bidding Timelines In Solidarity, Brian Walsh APFA National…

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11.03.20 – December LRD Now Open

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Tuesday, November 3, 2020 December 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 contact the base planners at FA.planner@aa.com. When you log onto the Crew Portal, you will see the LRD in the bottom right hand corner of the…

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10.30.20 – December Bidding Timelines

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Friday, October 30, 2020 December Bidding Timelines Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was necessary to make last-minute changes to our bidding timelines over past months. However, for the December bid month, we are reverting to the JCBA bidding timelines. Please review the chart below, which provides the December Bidding Timelines. In Solidarity, Brian Walsh…

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10.21.20 – November 2020 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020 November 2020 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process November PBS Bid Award Summary click image to enlarge VLOAs are treated as PPO’s (Pay Purposes Only) when processing PBS awards. This is for administrative purposes to correctly track Lineholder/Reserve rotation, and the Flight Attendant does not own any of the trips. VLOAs…

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10.17.20 – November PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow

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Saturday, October 17, 2020 November PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow PBS will close for bidding tomorrow, Sunday, October 18th at 1200 (CDT). PBS awards will be viewable in PBS on Wednesday, October 21st at 1200 (CDT). Prior to logging out of PBS, use the PBS Bidding Checklist to assist you in your monthly bidding or if you buddy bid, use the Buddy Bidding Checklist. In…

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10.15.20 – PBS Bidding Tips in a Holiday Month

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Thursday, October 15, 2020 PBS Bidding Tips in a Holiday Month With the holidays rapidly approaching, bidding for the holiday season may require a different bidding strategy than what is necessary during other times of the year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, American Airlines is currently operating at a fraction of what it was this time…

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10.14.20 – November PBS Bidding Now Open

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Wednesday, October 14, 2020 November PBS Bidding Now Open PBS bidding opened today at 1200 (CDT) for November 2020 bidding. Bidding will close Sunday, October 18th at 1200 (CDT). Please remember to check your status prior to bidding in PBS. Your information can be found on the PBS Dashboard. Also review if all the information in your Dashboard is correct including…

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10.02.20 – November Bidding Timelines

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Friday, October 2, 2020 November Bidding Timelines Network Planning continues to work on finalizing the November flying schedule. As a result, the November bidding timelines have been adjusted. The chart below provides the updated November Bidding Timelines. Note: Training Bidding System (TBS), Vacation Monthly Rebid (MRB), and Vacation Filler Day Bid timelines remain on their normal JCBA…

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9.21.20 – October 2020 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

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Monday, September 21, 2020 October 2020 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process October PBS Bid Award Summary click image to enlarge VLOAs are treated as PPO’s (Pay Purposes Only) when processing PBS awards. This is for administrative purposes to correctly track Lineholder/Reserve rotation, and the Flight Attendant does not own any of the trips. VLOAs…

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9.17.20 – October PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow

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Thursday, September 17, 2020 October PBS Bidding Closes Tomorrow PBS will close for bidding tomorrow, Friday, September 18th at 1200 (CDT). PBS awards will be viewable in PBS on Monday, September 21st at 1200 (CDT). Prior to logging out of PBS, use the PBS Bidding Checklist to assist you in your monthly bidding or if you buddy bid, use the Buddy Bidding Checklist.…

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9.13.20 – October PBS Bidding Opens Tomorrow

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Sunday, September 13, 2020 October PBS Bidding Opens Tomorrow PBS bidding opens tomorrow, Monday, September 14th at 1200 (CDT) for October 2020 bidding. PBS will close Friday, September 18th at 1200 (CDT). Please remember to check your status prior to bidding in PBS. Your information can be found on the PBS Dashboard. Also review if all the information in your…

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