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Secondary (Round Two) Vacation Bids Open November 8 – 16, 2018

Date: November 6, 2018

Secondary (Round Two) Vacation bidding will open on Thursday, November 8, 2018. Flight Attendants will have until November 16, 0800 (HDT) to submit their second round vacation bids. Awards will be posted no later than November 20, 2018 AT 0800 (HDT).

Vacation Time Line

Open Date and Time

Close Date and Time

Posting Date

Second Vacation

November 8 0800 (HDT)

November 16 0800 (HDT)

November 20 0800 (HDT)

Flight Attendants submit their secondary vacation bids using the same process as first round vacation bids utilizing your remaining vacation days. 

Additionally, the following vacation options can be utilized during the secondary bid process. Click on the title listed below for detailed information on each option.

Crossing Months Option       Date Slide Option       Fewer Days Option

Flight Attendants who did not bid in the first round will be required to bid all their allotted days during the second round.  If a Flight Attendant does not submit a vacation bid in the second round of bidding, she/he will automatically be assigned a vacation. Keep in mind, during the second round, should you elect to reduce days, any remaining un-awarded days will be added to the final vacation bid period during the second round of bidding.

NOTEKeep in mind, the vacation you are automatically assigned will be after the second-round vacation awards have been completed for all Flight Attendants submitting a bid. The assigned vacation will be made in seniority order starting from December backward through January, with the largest block of days being assigned first.

Please reference our Joint Collective Bargaining Agreement, Section 12 or the 2019 Vacation Guidefor additional details.  Questions can be directed to Vacation Team at (U.S.): 1-800-FLT-LINE (options 5, 1). 

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Team Days/Hours: Monday – Friday: 0830 to 1700 Central Time Email: FAVacationTeam@united.com

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