Vacation Relief Lines (VRL) Bidding Opens, Saturday, October 20, 2018
October 19, 2018
The secondary bidding timeline is as follows:
Secondary Bid for Vacation Relief Lines Opens
Secondary Bid for Vacation Relief Lines Closes
Secondary Bid for Vacation Relief Line Award Number Assigned By
October 20, 2018
October 22, 2018
October 23, 2018
Vacation Relief Line (VRL) bidding opens Saturday, October 20th and closes on Sunday, October 22, 2018, 0800 HDT. Flight Attendants awarded Vacation Relief Lines during the Primary bid period, will be required to submit bids during the secondary bid period otherwise known as Vacation Relief Bidding.
Vacation Relief Lines of Flying are designated as follows:
- FSL Vacation Relief Lines (during Primary bid) 2001-2199
- Non-FSL Vacation Relief Lines (during Primary bid) 2201-2999
- FSL Vacation Relief Lines (during Vacation Relief process) 10001-10199
- Non-FSL Vacation Relief Lines (during Vacation Relief process) 10201-10999
The Vacation Relief bid period opens at 2000 HDT on October 20th and Closes not later than 0800 on October 22, 2018. Lines are awarded and published by 0800 HDT on the 23rd. There is no self-adjustment on the Vacation Relief Line award. Any month-end schedule conflicts will be handled by Crew Scheduling immediately following the award of the VRL schedules. Once the line is awarded it is considered a Regular Line of Flying for trading, scheduling and legality purposes.
For Step-by-step instructions on how to enter your vacation relief bid, reference the Bidding and Adjustment Guide available from our website at www.unitedafa.org.