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Reserve Availability Rules on the Last Day of the Bid Month

Date: August 23, 2019

Section 8.H.

On the last day of the old bid month, there a special Reserve telephone availability and assignment rules that apply to Flight Attendants who are going on and off Reserve.  Said another way, transitioning between Lineholder and Reserve status or vice-versa. 

  • Flight Attendants going on Reserve:  that is, a Flight Attendant on a Lineholder day off on the last day of the old bid month and who has been assigned to Ready Reserve status for the first day of the new bid month is required to be telephone available starting at 2000 for assignment to pairings departing after midnight

  • Flight Attendants going off Reserve:  that is, a Flight Attendant who is on a Reserve day of availability on the last day of the old bid month and will be transitioning to a Lineholder status in the new month may be assigned to pairings departing before midnight.

You are encouraged to review JCBA Section 8.H.6. if you will be transitioning from Reserve to Lineholder or vice versa from month-to-month. If you have additional questions contact your Local Council office.

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