Posts Tagged ‘TTS’

7.15.21 – Reminder: Trading into Red Flagged Sequences via TTS

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Thursday, July 15, 2021 Reminder: Trading into Red Flagged Sequences via TTS Late last year, red flagged flying became available within the Trip Trade System (TTS). This also gives the ability to trade sequences on your schedule for a red flagged sequence. To bid for red flagged trips, go to TTS, and select the box…

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7.02.21 – COVID-19 Cancellation Update

Friday, July 2, 2021 COVID-19 Cancellation Update The operation has been experiencing an influx of cancellations in June and July. Many of these cancellations have been covered under the monthly COVID-related pay protection Letter of Agreement signed by APFA and AA. The cancellation package for sequences originating in July through the 26th of the month…

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6.22.21 – Trip Trade System Balloting Reminders

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021 Trip Trade System Balloting Reminders As the upcoming delayed Trip Trade System (TTS) run for July approaches, here are a few reminders regarding balloting for trips in TTS: Updated TTS and ETB Timeline for July: Changeover Sequences: If you submitted a ballot in the early part of the month involving a carry-over sequence,…

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6.06.21 – July LRD Closes Tomorrow

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

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5.29.21 – DFW TTS Failure

Saturday, May 29, 2021 June DFW TTS Failure Last Saturday, after processing for hours and completing 78% of the run, DFW TTS processing failed. As a result, TTS results for DFW were delayed. Flight Attendants were asked to temporarily reduce the number of requests and choices to complete a successful run. This caused unnecessary stress and…

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5.20.21 – June 2021 First TTS Run and ETB Opening Delayed

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Thursday, May 20, 2021 June 2021 First TTS Run and ETB Opening Delayed For the June bid month, we have returned to our contractual timeline for PBS bidding. PBS bid awards will be final on the 20th of the month. The Company will receive a cancellation package from Network Planning on May 21 at 1400…

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4.21.21 – May 2021 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process

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Wednesday, April 21, 2021 May 2021 PBS Bid Award Summary & Mis-Award Process May 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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12.18.20 – Trading into Red Flagged Sequences via TTS

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Friday, December 18, 2020 Trading into Red Flagged Sequences via TTS The Company now offers red flag flying within the Trip Trade System (TTS), giving you the ability to trade sequences on your schedule for a red flagged sequence. Previously, red flagged sequences were only available via the Unsuccessful Bidder’s List (UBL). The Letter of…

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11.19.20 – Red Flagged Sequences Now Offered in TTS

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Thursday, November 19, 2020 Red Flagged Sequences Now Offered in TTS The Company will now offer red flag flying within the Trip Trade System (TTS), giving you the ability to trade sequences on your schedule for a red flagged sequence. Previously, red-flagged sequences were only available via the Unsuccessful Bidder’s List (UBL). How will I…

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9.22.20 – October Pay Protections

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 October Pay Protections APFA is pleased to announce that we were successful in securing additional pay protections above the current JCBA protections through a Letter of Agreement (LOA) with the Company for the October bid month. The pay protections for October will be the same as September, with your protected October guarantee based on…

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7.21.20 – August Schedule Changes

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 August Schedule Changes Due to a drop in customer demand, American recently notified APFA of schedule changes for August. We do not yet have a list of flights, city pairs, or dates, but we know the domestic and NIPD operations will be the most impacted. There are currently no schedule changes…

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7.14.20 – Trip Trade System (TTS) Updates

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Trip Trade System (TTS) Updates Multiple Drop Requests in TTS Understanding the Difference Between ‘Requests’ and ‘Choices’ Complex Ballots   Multiple Drop Requests in TTS Multiple drop/trades in TTS are expected to be available in the next few months (JCBA Section 10.E.1.d.iii). TTS processing times increase with each added feature. Initially,…

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9.21.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Trip Trade System (TTS) – PBS Bases

Trip Trade System (TTS) – PBS Bases TTS is a new system that replaces ISAP to pick up, drop, and trade sequences post PBS awards. While some of the “behind the curtain” logic is the same as ISAP the user interface is a significant departure from what you are used to when inputting ballots in ISAP.…

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8.31.18 – (LAA/LUS) – A Message of Unity from the APFA Base Presidents

A Message of Unity from the APFA Base Presidents A few weeks have passed since the Company presented their new attendance/performance policy with a planned implementation date of October 1, 2018. That same day, they will finally achieve what they have been trying to accomplish since 2015; Full Operational Integration (FOI). In August, the Company…

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8.10.18 – (LAA/LUS) – How are Pursers Positions Covered?

  How are Pursers Positions Covered? We have been receiving many questions on Purser position coverage. Below are some examples of various ways the position will be covered: TTS/UBL You can request the Purser position by submitting a ballot in TTS. TTS will try to complete your request until 2 days prior to the sequences…

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8.05.18 – (LAA/LUS) – Implementation of Crew Portal, ETB, TTS and ROTA Issues

With the implementation of Crew Portal, ETB, TTS and ROTA there have been significant challenges for the LAA Flight Attendants. What have proven the greatest challenge have been the implementation of ROTA and the process of validating that it is honoring contractual language.Issues that have surfaced and are currently being addressed include: ROTA logic and…

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7.25.18 – (LAA) – August Changes for Sick

    August Changes for Sick – LAA Effective with the August bid month, a Flight Attendant calling in sick will now have the opportunity to close (clear) their absence immediately. Why would I care if I close my absence at the time I am calling in sick? Today, you are restricted from trip trading…

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7.21.18 – (LAA) – TTS Launch

  Major Changes for AA Flight Attendants Yesterday marked a significant change for the LAA Flight Attendants. With Crew Portal going live earlier in the month, the new Trip Trade System (TTS) went live yesterday. In the coming days the Electronic Trade Board (ETB) and Reserve Open Time Assignment/Award (ROTA) will go live as well. Trip…

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6.22.18 – (LAA/LUS) – PG Filed on Crew Accommodations/Trending FAQs/Duty & Rest for Training – LUS/Uniform Reaction Report

  Presidential Grievance Filed on Crew Accommodations Trending FAQs – TTS Practice Runs – LAA Duty and Rest for Training- LUS ​Uniform Reaction Report Presidential Grievance Filed on Crew Accommodations   The APFA National Hotel department continues to deal with repeated contractual violations including a complete disregard for past practice as it pertains to following…

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