January 2023 Special COLA
December 6, 2022
Inflight Scheduling has determined that there may be opportunities to award one-month Special COLAs (Company Offered Leaves of Absence) effective for the January 2023 bid month. The number of Special COLAs to be awarded has not yet been determined.
The deadline to submit a bid is Wednesday, December 14th, at 0800 CT.
Timeline for bidding and award of January 2023 Special COLAs
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Wednesday, December 14, 2022, at 08:00 a.m. Central Time
Before the January bid month begins
Sections 15.C. and 15.N. of our Contract have further details associated with a Special COLA. This Special COLA will include medical benefits at active employee rates.
Flight Attendants interested in this Special COLA should submit their bid via CCS under the "Leaves" drop-down menu and select - Special COLA. For more information on applying for a Special COLA in CCS, please review the Special COLA Overview section (starting on page 10) in the "COLA, Jobshare and Multiple Month Partnership Overview" located on Flying Together.
Flight Attendants awarded the January one-month Special COLA will be required to complete any overlapping pairings from the last trip of the December schedule, including overlapping pairings into the January 2023 schedule month unless you are able to use the various schedule flexibility options available under the Contract.