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October 1st Interim Vacation Bidding

Date: September 28, 2012
Type: AFA Article

As we reported on Tuesday, October 25th, due to the Early Out award a number of November and December vacation periods will be available during the upcoming Interim Vacation Bid.  The October Interim Vacation Bidding Period opens on October 1st at 0800 Central time and will close on October 8th at 0800 Central Time.  The company will update the VACBID screens with any vacation changes by October 15th, in time for the close of bids for the November schedule month on October 18, 2012.  This is the last Interim Vacation Bid period for this year.

  • The applicable interim bidding vacation rules are:
  • Interim Bids must be submitted via SkyNet.
  • Flight Attendants with November vacations may only trade for open vacation periods within the month of November.
  • Flight Attendants with December vacations may trade for open vacation periods in November or December, including overlapping vacation periods subject to the applicable rules when crossing months – 14, 15, 16 day vacation periods requires four (4) full days in both months while a 17 day vacation requires a minimum of seven (7) full days in each month.  In either case, partial days cannot be counted as a full day for the purpose of crossing months.

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