PBS BASE SITS
Members of the PBS Committee and Crew Planning will be in the bases in October and November to help with holiday bidding and questions about pairings. Here’s the schedule:
Oct 5th SAN 930a-130p
Oct 6th LAX 6a-1p
Oct 7th PDX 615a-130p
Oct 8th SEA 5am-1pm
Nov 5th ANC 9am-3pm
Nov 6th ANC 5am-1230pm
Nov 9th SEA 5am-1pm
Local AFA Scheduling Committee members may be assisting as well.
Hope to see you!
FIRST ROUND OF VACATION BIDDING IS OPEN!
Refer to bulletin: #2015-0212 for more information
First Round: September 8, 2015 – September 22, 2015 (midnight); awards posted by
September 28, 2015
If you have enough days to bid two (2) or more openings and you only bid one (1) opening, you will be assigned your second block of seven (7) or more days. Do not leave yourself less than seven (7) days to bid in the second round.
1 – 13 days: must bid all in first opening
14 – 20 days: bid in one or two openings
21+ days: bid in one or two openings in the First Round; may leave seven (7) or more days for Second Round
***The remaining days available for the Second Round on your bid form when the Second Round opens.
Second Round: October 2, 2015 – October 15, 2015 (midnight); awards posted by October 23, 2015
Bid remaining days after First Round in up to four (4) openings. Again, each opening must contain at least seven (7) days.
***If you forget to bid in the Second Round, you will be assigned after all Second Round bids are awarded.
Vacation Trading will start October 28, 2015.
You will have until October 31, 2015 to trade January 1-4, 2016 vacation days.
NEW OPEN TIME PROCESS
Refer to Bulletin #2015-0210
New OPEN TIME key points:
Start date for trading/dropping trips is the 15th of the month. This date is for both FA-to-FA trades and OT trades.
New start times for each base:
• SAN-9am PT
• PDX-10am PT
• ANC-11am PT
• LAX-12pm PT
• SEA-2pm PT
Out of domicile pick-ups start on the 17th of each month.
Calendar will still show a white background for an open day and gray for a limited day just like before.
You can now drop a trip into Open without trading, if the day is open.
Starting Sept 15th for Oct Flying, only the day on which the trip reports has to be open in order for the trip to be traded or dropped
4K sequences will be processed within the system, no need to contact Crew Scheduling after Sept 15 for OCT sequences.
COUNCIL 19 LOCAL AFA BASE MEETING: OCTOBER 21ST
SEA TAC CONFERENCE CENTER
1PM TO 4PM
Parking in garage paid for if parked on Levels 1, 2, 3, 5, or higher (not level 4).
Your Council 19 AFA LEC Officers and Council Representatives:
Laura, Jake, Linda, Stephanie, and Adam