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Satellite Base Transfer Awards Effective September Bid Month

Date: June 25, 2019

On Monday June 242019 Satellite Base transfers were awarded and lists were published. These transfers will be effective for the first day of the September 2019 bid month (8/30/2019). Flight Attendants interested in viewing the satellite transfer list, including the most recent base transfer list can do so on  Flying Together or by going to Flying Together> Crew Scheduling > September Transfer Awards. 


Satellite Base

Transfers Awarded

Most Senior Award

Most Junior Award














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 refusing the transfer. Upon accepting a transfer, the Flight Attendant shall not file another bid for a period of six (6) months. 


Note: Flight Attendants on COLA, Special COLA, Personal, Parental or Adoption leave may request to continue her/his leave following the award of a voluntary transfer. The Company may grant such request in its discretion.  Otherwise, the Flight Attendant is expected to return from leave status on the effective date of her/his transfer. 


Additional information concerning the satellite base details and moving expenses can be found in the following publications. 

Satellite Moving and Transfer Package 
Satellite Base FAQ    

Additional Satellite Base FAQ, May 31, 2019


Questions can be directed to your Local Council Representatives. 




Satellite Announcement 
May 22, 2019


United Inflight management announced today the transfer pages to the three Satellite bases at Orlando, FL, Phoenix, AZ and San Diego, CA, which have been scheduled to open for the September 2019 Flight Attendant Schedule month, are now available.

Key Dates:


Initial transfer period to submit transfers for the satellite vacancies is now open in CCS (May 22


The initial bid period will close on Monday, June 24 at 0800 CST


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.


The transfer request screens will reopen after the June 24 award to the satellite locations.


Each Satellite base will be considered a sub-base of another geographic base as follows:


Satellite Base

Sub Base of












Transfer Inhibits


By mutual agreement, AFA and Inflight management have agreed to waive the transfer inhibits provided for in Sections 17.A.2 & 3. In order to ensure everyone has an opportunity to submit a transfer for these vacancies.


In the coming weeks there will be a great deal of information that will be published. If you are considering a transfer to one of these newly established Satellite bases, we strongly encourage you to stay informed.

Satellite Moving and Transfer Package   PDF 


Satellite Base FAQ  PDF   


Additional Satellite Base FAQ, May 31, 2019 PDF 



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