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8.26.21 – Monthly Vacation Buyback Available for the October 2021 Bid Month

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Thursday, August 26, 2021 Monthly Vacation Buyback Available for the October 2021 Bid Month The Company will open Monthly Vacation Buyback for the month of October per JCBA Section 8.F.2. Vacations that are completely in October are eligible. Vacations that originate in October and carry from October into November are eligible. Vacations that originate in September and carry into October are not eligible. Per the Contract, the Company…

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8.16.21 – September Monthly Vacation Buyback

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Monday, August 16, 2021 September Monthly Vacation Buyback Monthly vacation buyback will be offered for the September contractual month. As a one-time exception, APFA and AA have signed a Letter of Agreement that modifies language in JCBA Section 8.F.2. The operation continues to be stressed, and the vacation buyback is one way to bring some much-needed relief…

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8.06.21 – August Monthly Vacation Buyback

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Friday, August 6, 2021 August Monthly Vacation Buyback This summer has been extremely challenging for our Flight Attendants. We have experienced high Reserve numbers, unsustainable trip construction, long duty days, long sit times, short layovers, delays, cancellations, and worst of all contract violations in the form of many illegal reschedules. The operation over the last week…

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6.03.21 – Monthly Vacation Buyback for the July Bid Month Closes Tomorrow

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Thursday, June 3, 2021 Monthly Vacation Buyback for the July Bid Month Closes Tomorrow As a reminder, the Company opened the Monthly Vacation Buyback for the month of July per JCBA Section 8.F.2. This gives our members who were not awarded Annual Vacation Buyback the option to be paid out for July vacation hours. Vacations that are completely in…

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5.28.21 – Monthly Vacation Buyback Available for the July Bid Month

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Friday, May 28, 2021 Monthly Vacation Buyback Available for the July Bid Month We anticipate this to be a busy summer of flying for our Flight Attendants. Demand for air travel is increasing dramatically, and the Company is ramping up our summer operation in response. As a result, the Company will open Monthly Vacation Buyback for the month…

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1.14.21 – Annual Vacation Buyback Process Closes Tomorrow

Thursday, January 14, 2021 Annual Vacation Buyback Process Closes Tomorrow In accordance with JCBA Section 8.F, the annual vacation buyback process will close tomorrow, Friday, January 15, at 1200 (CST). The awards will be posted by Wednesday, January 20, at 1200 (CST). Crew Portal > Monthly Bids > Vacation > Annual > Summary > Annual Buyback…

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1.07.21 – Vacation Buyback and Vacation Bidding Timelines

Thursday, January 7, 2021 Vacation Buyback and Vacation Bidding Timelines In accordance with JCBA Section 8.F, the annual vacation buyback will open on Friday, January 8, at 1200 (CST), and will close on Friday, January 15, at 1200 (CST). The awards will be posted by Wednesday, January 20, at 1200 (CST). You have the option…

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12.26.20 – Monthly Vacation Buyback Extended Through January 4th

Saturday, December 26, 2020 Monthly Vacation Buyback Extended Through January 4th Today, we were notified by American of possible staffing shortages throughout the holiday weekend. As a result, the Company will offer vacation buyback through January 4th, 2021. As a lineholder, you will be able to use UBL or TTS to pick up open time, and…

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11.25.20 – Monthly Vacation Buyback Offered

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Monthly Vacation Buyback Offered Today, we were notified by American that, due to a number of factors, there will be staffing shortages throughout the holiday weekend. As a result, the Company will offer vacation buyback for the remainder of November and December 2020, as outlined in JCBA Section 8.F. A Letter of…

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1.03.20 – Annual Vacation Buyback (JCBA Section 8.F)

Friday, January 3, 2020 Annual Vacation Buyback (JCBA Section 8.F) The JCBA provides for Flight Attendants to sell back their accrued vacation to the company on both a monthly and annual basis. On Jan 10th at 1200 DFW time, the annual vacation buyback process will open, and it will close on Jan 17th at 1200 DFW time.…

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1.05.18 – (LAA/LUS) – 1K Emp payout/Clarification on IOD Filing Procedures /Special BOD Meeting Minutes/Vac Buyback/EC Meeting/Retirement Seminars/Uniform Rpt

    Company Announces $1,000 Pay-out to Employees – LAA/LUS Clarification on new IOD Filing Procedures – LAA/LUS Minutes in Review – APFA Special BOD Meeting – LAA/LUS Vacation Buyback Window – LUS 4Q17 Executive Committee Meeting – LAA/LUS February Retirement Seminars – LAA/LUS Uniform Reaction Report Count – LAA/LUS Company Announces $1,000 Pay-out to Employees…

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1.05.18 – (LUS) – February 2018 PBS & Vacation Bidding Information

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  February 2018 Pairing Percentages – LUS Important Bidding Information- Redeye Pairings – LUS Vacation Buyback Window – LUS February 2018 Bidding Timelines – LUS FABRC Hours – LUS February 2018 Pairing Percentages – LUS *Important Bidding Information- Redeye Pairings* – LUS Redeye Defined – Last September, both LAA and LUS Redeye pairings (sequences) were aligned. This was communicated by…

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