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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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4.09.21 – May 2021 Unpaid VLOA and Unemployment Claims

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Friday, April 9, 2021 May 2021 Unpaid VLOA and Unemployment Claims Bidding for the May unpaid Voluntary Leave of Absence (VLOA) will close, Sunday, April 11 at 1200 (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Manning > Voluntary Leave of Absence. The Company has informed us that they will not contest unemployment…

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4.08.21 – May Unpaid VLOA Bidding and May LRD Now Open

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Thursday, April 8, 2021 May Unpaid VLOA Bidding and May LRD Now Open Bidding for the May unpaid Voluntary Leave of Absence (VLOA) is now open, and is subject to availability by base. You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Manning > Voluntary Leave of Absence. Bidding for the…

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3.06.21 – April Unpaid VLOA Bidding Closes Tomorrow, March 7

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Saturday, March 6, 2021 April Unpaid VLOA Bidding Closes Tomorrow, March 7 Bidding for the April unpaid Voluntary Leave of Absence (VLOA) (JCBA Section 25.B.) closes tomorrow, March 7 at 1200 (CST). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Manning > Voluntary Leave of Absence The ballot offers the option to…

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3.05.21 – Updated April 2021 Bidding Timelines

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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 scheduling@apfa.org Renée Mayer APFA…

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3.04.21 – Update: Unpaid VLOA Available for April

Thursday, March 4, 2021 Update: Unpaid VLOA Now Available for April Yesterday, we communicated that American suddenly changed the rules of the EVLOA-2 without APFA input. As predicted, this has caused upheaval and frustration for our Flight Attendants with respect to vacation, unemployment, and those attempting to extend a current leave of absence. It is…

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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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10.10.20 – November VLOA Bidding and November LRD Close Tomorrow

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Saturday, October 10, 2020 November VLOA Bidding & November LRD Close Tomorrow Bidding for the November unpaid Voluntary Leave of Absence (VLOA) (JCBA Section 25.B.) will close tomorrow, Sunday, October 11th at 1200 (CDT). Unpaid VLOA #’s by Base: You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Manning > Voluntary Leave of Absence > November…

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10.08.20 – November VLOA Bidding Now Open

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Thursday, October 8, 2020 November VLOA Bidding Now Open Bidding for the November unpaid Voluntary Leave of Absence (VLOA) (JCBA Section 25.B.) opened today at 1200 (CDT). It is important to note that the Company is currently projecting no unpaid VLOA’s for the November bid month. However, APFA has requested for unpaid VLOA’s to be offered during today’s allocation call. In the event the…

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9.10.20 – October VLOA Bidding and October LRD Close Tomorrow

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Thursday, September 10, 2020 October VLOA Bidding & October LRD Close Tomorrow Bidding for the October unpaid Voluntary Leave of Absence (VLOA) (JCBA Section 25.B.) will close tomorrow, Friday, September 11th at 1200 (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Manning > Voluntary Leave of Absence > October 2020 Voluntary Leave Request Form.…

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9.09.20 – October VLOA Bidding and October LRD Close Friday

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020 October VLOA Bidding & October LRD Close Friday Bidding for the October unpaid Voluntary Leave of Absence (VLOA) (JCBA Section 25.B.) will close Friday, September 11th at 1200 (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Manning > Voluntary Leave of Absence > October 2020 Voluntary Leave Request Form. The…

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9.07.20 – October VLOA Bidding and October LRD Open Tomorrow

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Monday, September 7, 2020 October VLOA Bidding & October LRD Open Tomorrow Bidding for the October unpaid Voluntary Leave of Absence (VLOA) (JCBA Section 25.B.) opens tomorrow, Tuesday, September 8th at 1200 (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > VLOA Ballot. The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve opens tomorrow,…

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8.10.20 – 70-Hour September VLOA Bidding And September LRD Close Tomorrow

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Monday, August 10, 2020 70-Hour September VLOA Bidding & September LRD Close Tomorrow Bidding for the 70-hour VLOA will close tomorrow, Tuesday, August 11th at Noon (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > 70-hour VLOA Ballot – SEP 2020. The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Tuesday, August 11th…

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8.08.20 – 70-Hour September VLOA Bidding and September LRD Now Open

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Saturday, August 8, 2020 70-Hour September VLOA Bidding & September LRD Now Open Bidding for the 70-hour VLOA is now open. You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > 70-hour VLOA Ballot – SEP 2020. The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve is now open. If you believe your…

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8.07.20 – 70-Hour September VLOA Bidding and September LRD Open Tomorrow

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Friday, August 7, 2020 70-Hour September VLOA Bidding & September LRD Open Tomorrow Bidding for the 70-hour VLOA opens tomorrow, Saturday, August 8th, at 1200 (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > Crew Resources > Manning. The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve opens tomorrow, Saturday, August…

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7.10.20 – 70-Hour August VLOA Bidding and August LRD Close Tomorrow

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Friday, July 10, 2020 70-Hour August VLOA Bidding and August LRD Close Tomorrow Bidding for the 70-hour VLOA will close tomorrow, Saturday, July 11th at 1200 (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > 70-hour August VLOA Bidding The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Saturday, July 11th at 1200 (CDT). In Solidarity, Brian…

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7.07.20 – 70-Hour August VLOA Bidding and August LRD Open Tomorrow

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020 70-Hour August VLOA Bidding and August LRD Open Tomorrow Bidding for the 70-hour VLOA will open tomorrow, Wednesday, July 8th, at 1200 (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > 70-hour VLOA Bidding The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will open tomorrow, Wednesday, July 8th, at 1200 (CDT). If you believe your…

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6.06.20 – 70-Hour July VLOA Bidding and July LRD Closes Tomorrow

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Saturday, June 6, 2020 70-Hour July VLOA Bidding and July LRD Closes Tomorrow Bidding for the 70-hour VLOA will close tomorrow, Sunday, June 7th at Noon (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > 70-hour July VLOA Bidding The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Sunday, June 7th at Noon (CDT). If…

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6.02.20 – 70-Hour July VLOA Bidding and July LRD Opens Tomorrow

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Tuesday, June 2, 2020 70-Hour July VLOA Bidding and July LRD Opens Tomorrow Bidding for the 70-hour VLOA will open tomorrow, Wednesday, June 3rd, at Noon (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > 70-hour VLOA Bidding The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will open tomorrow, Wednesday, June 3rd, at…

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5.10.20 – 70-Hour June VLOA Bidding and June LRD Closes Tomorrow

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Sunday, May 10, 2020 70-Hour June VLOA Bidding and June LRD Closes Tomorrow Bidding for the 70-hour VLOA will close tomorrow, Monday, May 11th at 1200 (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > 70-hour VLOA Bidding The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve will close tomorrow, Monday, May 11th…

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5.08.20 – 70-Hour June VLOA Bidding and June LRD Now Open

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Friday, May 8, 2020 70-Hour June VLOA Bidding and June LRD Now Open Bidding for the 70-hour VLOA is now open and will close on Monday, May 11th at 1200 (CDT). You may access the ballot via Jetnet > Flight Service > 70-hour VLOA Bidding The Lineholder/Reserve Designator (LRD) to preference either Lineholder or “Senior Bumping” onto Reserve is now…

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3.25.20 – LOA Update from National President on Pay Protections

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Dear Fellow Flight Attendants, The changes keep coming and I have something new to announce regarding pay protections that go up and above our JCBA (contract) for both March and April 2020. We have worked very hard the last few days to negotiate a Pay Protection Letter of Agreement (LOA) that has the unanimous…

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3.25.20 – APR VLOA Open

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 VLOAs for the Month of April Ballots have been opened for ALL Flight Attendants wishing to take a VLOA for the April bid month. You can find the ballot on the flight service website under Crew Resources, Manning, then Voluntary Leave of Absence. Balloting is open NOW and will close 30MAR…

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3.20.20 – Reserve VLOA Open For April

Friday, March 20, 2020 VLOA for Reserve Open For April American has reopened the VLOAs for reserve Flight Attendants in the APR bid month. You can submit your ballot starting now and balloting will close on March 27 at 1000 CT. Go to the Flight Service page on JetNet to submit your ballot.

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3.13.20 – Voluntary Leaves of Absences (VLOAs) Re-Opened for April 2020

Friday, March 13, 2020 Voluntary Leaves of Absences (VLOAs) Re-Opened for April 2020 Due to the additional flight cancellations causing a reduction in flying hours, the Company has agreed to re-open the ballots for VLOAs for both Lineholders and Reserves. These additional VLOAs will be processed as normal (following JCBA Section 25.B.2.-6.) and are not…

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10.03.18 – The Weekly Scoop

    FAA Reauthorization Bill Today the Senate passed the FAA Reauthorization Bill of 2018. APFA was proud to support this important piece of legislation. The Bill now heads to the President’s desk. Thanks to the many APFA members who made phone calls, sent messages and came to Washington to help in our effort. Directs…

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