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Primary Bid for October Opens Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Date: September 12, 2018

September 12, 0800 HDT through September 17 0800 HDT, we will be bidding for our October schedules for the first time utilizing the new CCS platform. Each month the bidding and awards process will follow a timeline, with specific monthly opening and closing times for primary & secondary bids. These dates and times, which are set forth in Section 7.B. of the JCBA will also be listed on the front page of the monthly bid packet. 

There will be two separate bidding and awards processes: primary bid and the secondary bid which will be for Vacation Relief Lines

During the Primary bid period, you will have the opportunity to bid for Regular Lines, Reserve Lines or indicate a preference to bid for Vacation Relief Lines.  The bidding timeline under common scheduling platform for October, 2018 

Primary Bid Period Opens

Primary Bid Period Closes

Primary Line Award Numbers Visible By *

September 12, 2018
0800 HDT

September 17, 2018

0800 HDT

September 18, 2018

0800 HDT

Flight Attendants awarded Vacation Relief Lines during the Primary bid period, will bid again in the Secondary bid period after which they will receive their Vacation Relief Award.  The secondary bidding timeline under common scheduling platform for October 2018

Secondary Bid for Vacation Relief Lines Opens

Secondary Bid for Vacation Relief Lines Closes

Secondary Bid for Vacation Relief Line Award Number Assigned By

September 20, 2018
2000 HDT

September 22, 2018
0800 HDT

September 23, 2018
0800 HDT


Bids will be awarded in Flight Attendant seniority order. If you do not bid, or do not bid a sufficient number of lines, you will be awarded the lowest numerical line and position that is available at that point in the process
Assuming lines are available at your seniority, the insufficient bid logic of the program awards lines before Reserve and domestic before international.

For additional information we encourage Flight Attendants to review Chapter 2, Section I of the Bidding and Awards guide where you will find the entire timeline of events, listed in chronological order. Questions and concerns may be directed to your Local Council. 

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