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(pmUAL) Limited Critical Coverage Declared at EWR, BOS, DCA, ORD, DEN, LAS, SFO, LAX, HNL, FRA, LHR, NRT, IAH and HKG only for September 1, 2017.

Date: August 31, 2017
Type: AFA Article

As of 11:00 AM CT on August 31, 2017, Limited Critical Coverage has been declared at EWR, BOS, DCA, ORD, DEN, LAS, SFO, LAX, HNL, FRA, LHR, NRT, IAH and HKG for Friday, September 1, 2017.


Under the scheduling provisions of Section 9.J.3. of the pmUA Collective Bargaining Agreement, Limited Critical Coverage is a scheduling option available to management in times of anticipated coverage shortages.  Limited Critical Coverage differs from Critical Cover in that lineholders are not required to be available for the two-hour standby period.


After the Limited Critical Coverage is announced, pmUA Flight Attendants who pick up trips via open flying after 11:00AM on Thursday, August 31, 2017 that begin during the announced period on Friday, September 1st will be compensated at 1.5 times his/her rate of pay. You must fly the trip to be paid the incentive.


Please contact Crew Scheduling if you have additional questions. 


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