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DFAP - Display Flight Attendant Pay Record

To display your payfile for the month, type DFAP into Unimatic and press ENTER.  The entry will bring up the following display:

dfap

After entering the requested information, you may view and/or print your payfile for the month.  To view your payfile leave the PRINT field blank.  To print your payfile enter a P or a print symbol in the print field.

How to Read your DFAP

  1. The first line of the DFAP repeats the line number, domicile, month requested, file number and last name with first initial.
  2. The second line shows the guarantee, minimum and projected flight time for the month and cumulative quarterly projected flight time.
  1. The third line contains the column headings for the pay record or DFAP.
DFAP/ 0549A/ORD / 01/ 160469/ SESKO,T
GAR  7314  MIN  6500  FTM  7321  QPJ 16122
CERT# ASMT DT TD SKED TUS DHCR FTCR ACTL TOTL NITE EXPNS POSTNG#

CERT# - This column represents the Certification Number and contains a five digit code.

ASMT – Represents assignment and contains one of the following: ID number or monthly status.

DT – Column represents the date.

TD – Column represents total days.

SKED – Represents scheduled time.

TUS – Column represents time under schedule and contains time for flights that operate under scheduled flight time.

DHCR   – Column represents deadhead credit and contains time spent deadheading in an ID.

FTCR – Column represents flight time credit and contains time that is credited for an ID that is not actual flying time.

ACTL – Column represents actual and contains the actual flight time flown in an ID.

TOTL – Column represents total and contains the total flight time to be paid for the activity posted.
(Note: if you add your TUS, DHCR, FTCR, and ACTL horizontally, it should equal the amount in TOTL column).

NITE – Represents night and contains the amount of time eligible for night pay in an ID.

EXPNS – Represents expenses and contains the amount in dollars and cents of expense money associated with the activity being posted.

POSTING# - Column represents posting number and contains a reference number.
(Note: an asterick (*) appearing before a posting number indicates that the posting has been voided)

CERT# - This column represents the Certification Number and contains a five-digit code.

1. The first number in the code represents pay status for receiving premium pay or not:

4 = No Premium Pay
5 = Main Deck First Class G Galley Position or Lower Deck C or D position on a B-747
6 = Lower Deck Galley C Position on a DC-10
7 = Narrow Body Purser
8 = Wide Body Aft Purser
9 = Wide Body Purser

2. The second number in the code represents work status for the month:

1 = Domestic Lineholder
2 = Domestic Reserve
3 = International Lineholder
4 = International Reserve
5 = TED domestic lineholder
6 = TED domestic Reserve
7 = TED International lineholder
8 = TED International Reserve

3. The last three digits in the CERT# column indicate the type of activity posted.  The following is a list of these codes and the type of activity they indicate in numerical order:

010 Status for the full month 073 Expenses
011 Mid-month status change (RSV move-up) 079 Language designated
021 Critical coverage 121 Critical Coverage (time and half )
023 Standby Reserve (ONSB) 127 Make-up AFA current month
025 Miscellaneous credit time (one for three after four) 131 ONSL, ENSL (sick leave with schedule purser pay)
026 Unavailability DNF (did not fly) or LOA (Leave of Absence) 132 Guaranteed personal time off
027 AFA (trip dropped for Union business) 133 Occupational sick leave with schedule purser pay
028 Call (2- hour callout pay) 135 Vacation day at a time (DAT)
030 SPL (trip dropped for special assignment) 137 Sick leave with purser pay
031 Non-occupational sick leave (ONSL or ENSL) 145 Extended duty time (5 for 1 pay)
032 ANP Authorized time off – no pay 161 Holiday pay at training rate
033 Occupational sick leave 166 Make-up sick leave previous month
035 Vacation 167 Holding time with premium purser pay
037 Maternity sick leave 170 Premium Purser Pay
038 Scheduling Error 173 Parking Expenses
046 Ground Pay 179 Language Incentive pay (LIP)
047 Understaffing 227 Make-up AFA one month prior
048 Training on an unassigned day 232 Unpaid portion of ID with day-at-a-time vacation
049 Publicity assignment 266 Make-up sick leave 2 months prior
050 Training on an assigned day 270 SAFA premium (for accrual only)
051 Working FAM trip (OJT for scheduled Flight Attendant) 279 Holing with language designated
052 Familiarization trip for trainee 327 Make-up AFA two months prior
053 Paid absence (ABS) 332 Military ANP
061 Holiday Pay 370 SAFA premium purser (for accrual only)
063 ICO and MAC pay protection 379 Holding with language incentive
064 Displacement 470 Premium guarantee
066 Make-up Sick Leave 471 Premium guarantee purser
067 Holding time 800 Flying assignment worked
069 Drafting 810 Scheduled ID (trip guarantee)
070 Premium Pay 999 Mid-month transfer

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Domestic Hourly Rates

  01/07/05 05/01/07 05/01/08 12/31/08
 1st Year $17.22 $17.57 $18.11 $18.46
 2nd Year $18.20 $18.56 $19.12 $19.51
 3rd Year $19.37 $19.75 $20.35 $20.75
 4th Year $19.91 $20.31 $20.91 $21.34
 5th Year $22.57 $23.02 $23.71 $24.20
 6th Year $29.69 $30.29 $31.20 $31.82
 7th Year $31.29 $31.91 $32.88 $33.54
 8th Year $32.06 $32.71 $33.69 $34.37
 9th Year $33.10 $33.77 $34.78 $35.49
10th Year $34.16 $34.85 $35.89 $36.63
11th Year $34.91 $35.61 $36.69 $37.42
12th Year $35.73 $36.44 $37.54 $38.31
13th Year $36.52 $37.25 $38.37 $39.14
14th Year $37.08 $37.82 $38.95 $39.75

Domestic Expenses

$1.50 per hour.

Domestic Premiums

Section 5 Premiums: Domestic 5/1/2003 1/7/2005 5/1/2007 5/1/2008 1/1/2009
B-737, A320, B-757, A319 Series Purser $2.05 $1.87 $1.91 $1.95 $1.99
B-747, B-777, DC-10 & B-767 Series Purser $4.10 $3.73 $3.80 $3.88 $3.96
Aft-Purser B-747 $2.28 $2.07 $2.11 $2.15 $2.19
Language Incentive Pay $0.91 $0.83 $0.85 $0.87 $0.89

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International Hourly Rates

01/07/05 05/01/07 05/01/08 12/31/08
 1st Year $17.73 $18.08 $18.63 $19.00
 2nd Year $18.72 $19.09 $19.68 $20.06
 3rd Year $19.88 $20.28 $20.89 $21.31
 4th Year $20.43 $20.83 $21.46 $21.89
 5th Year $23.08 $23.54 $24.26 $24.74
 6th Year $33.04 $33.70 $34.71 $35.42
 7th Year $34.63 $35.32 $36.38 $37.11
 8th Year $35.33 $36.04 $37.12 $37.86
 9th Year $36.49 $37.22 $38.35 $39.11
10th Year $37.20 $37.94 $39.08 $39.88
11th Year $38.05 $38.81 $39.98 $40.77
12th Year $38.98 $39.76 $40.95 $41.78
13th Year $39.73 $40.52 $41.75 $42.57
14th Year $40.25 $41.05 $42.29 $43.14

International Expenses

$1.75 per hour.

International Premiums

Section 12 Premiums: International 5/1/2003 1/7/2005 5/1/2007 5/1/2008 1/1/2009
Language Pay $1.59 $1.45 $1.48 $1.51 $1.54
B-747, B-777, DC-10 and B767 - Intl Purser $6.37 $5.80 $5.92 $6.04 $6.16
Narrow Body Equipment - Intl Purser $4.10 $3.73 $3.80 $3.88 $3.96
B-747 Aft Purser $2.73 $2.48 $2.53 $2.58 $2.63
Language Incentive Pay $0.91 $0.83 $0.85 $0.87 $0.89

Reserve Override

5/1/2003 5/1/2007 5/1/2008 4/30/2009
$1.82 $1.86 $1.89 $1.93

The following chart provides an overview of vacation pay for Lineholders and Reserves.  Lineholders are paid for each vacation day.  Reserves are paid based on the number of days of availability within the vacation period.

Number of Vacation Days Lineholder Vacation Hours Paid Reserve Vacation Hours Paid (30-day month) Availability Days Reserve Vacation Hours Paid (31-day month) Availability Days
1 2:36 3:57 3:45
2 5:12 7:54 7:30
3 7:48 11:51 11:15
4 10:24 15:48 15:00
5 13:00 19:45 18:45
6 15:36 23:42 22:30
7 18:12 29:39 26:15
8 20:48 31:36 30:00
9 23:24 35:33 33:45
10 26:00 39:30 37:30
11 28:36 43:27 41:15
12 31:12 47:24 45:00
13 33:48 51:21 48:45
14 36:24 55:18 52:30
15 39:00 59:15 56:15
16 41:36 63:12 60:00
17 44:12 67:09 63:45
18 46:48 71:06 67:30
19 49:24 75:00 71:15
20 52:00 * 75:00
21 54:36 * *
25 65:00 * *
26 67:36 * *
30 78:00 * *
33 85:48 * *
40 104:00 * *

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