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SEA Satellite Base Bid – Now Open

Date: December 10, 2019


On November 11, 2019 the company announced the opening of additional satellite bases In Austin, TX, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Tampa, FL and Seattle, Washington.

Transfers to AUS, FLL & TPA were awarded today. The window for those Flight Attendants interested in transferring to the SEA satellite base opened as of December 4, 2019 and will close on December 27, 2019 at 0800 CT.  The company anticipates filling 120 vacancies at the SEA satellite base.

The SEA satellite base will open effective with the March 2020 Flight Attendant bid month.

In accordance with Section 17.A of our JCBA, a Flight Attendant who declines an awarded transfer shall not be eligible to file another transfer bid for a period of three (3) months from the date of declining the transfer. Upon accepting a transfer, the Flight Attendant shall not file another bid for a period of six (6) months. 

Flight Attendants on COLA, Special COLA, Personal, Parental or Adoption leave(s) may request to continue her/his leave following the award of a voluntary transfer. The Company may grant such request in its discretion. If not granted, the Flight Attendant is expected to return from leave status on the effective date of her/his transfer.

  • Transfer Inhibits will be waived for the initial staffing of SEA.
  • Once awarded, Flight Attendants will have 7 days to accept/decline their transfer.
  • After this initial award, subsequent transfers will be handled in the same manner as other locations.

For additional questions regarding satellite base transfers, contact your Local Council Representatives.

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