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Old 01-01-2009, 05:18 PM   #1  
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Default FDX - Where are the STBYs

Is it a computer glitch, or is this intentional. There doesn't seem to be any airport standby periods listed in open time for any aircraft/positions. Anyone know anything??
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Old 01-01-2009, 05:26 PM   #2  
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Peak is over, plenty or Reserves? Maybe? Cause we're SOOOOOO overmanned? I frequently get called in for ASTBY on Reserve ...

Or ... it's part of the MASTER PLAN to help keep BLG low? If you can't even pick up an Airport Standby maybe you'll vote for the 777 LOA?

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Old 01-01-2009, 05:32 PM   #3  
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Old 01-01-2009, 06:06 PM   #4  
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Your move reserve day request
reference number XXXXXXX was DISAPPROVED because
Insufficient Reserves

Whaaaatt??!!! There are no open trips all month!!!

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I wonder if they are just going to assign STBYs to reserves instead of paying some guy to pick it up as make up.
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You originally said no more airport standbys. Then you changed it. Why? Enlighten us O Knowledgeable One...
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Old 01-01-2009, 06:22 PM   #7  
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I wonder if they are just going to assign STBYs to reserves instead of paying some guy to pick it up as make up.
Just spoke with scheduler....she said "Standbys are gone...we will assign them daily on a case by case basis...we don't want anyone sitting around if we don't need them."
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Your move reserve day request
reference number XXXXXXX was DISAPPROVED because
Insufficient Reserves

Whaaaatt??!!! There are no open trips all month!!!
I saw that all month in December. I was on RSV (R24) and had close to 90 hours of leveling for the bid. Undermanned? I think not.
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Just spoke with scheduler....she said "Standbys are gone...we will assign them daily on a case by case basis...we don't want anyone sitting around if we don't need them."
Well, he**, no point in living in Memphis anymore. Anyone want to buy a house? I'll trade for a house in Orlando!
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This is very interesting....ASBYs to be given only to the Reservists (or whom they deem)....on "good weather days" they will not need anyone and on "bad weather days" they will have seven or eight.

Better flexibility?

It **might** look better to the powers that be at HQ....no one sitting around, doing nothing, collecting pay.
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