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Old 02-19-2018, 07:23 AM   #1  
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How is the schedule flexibility at republic? Are you able to drop trips to get extra time off or is that difficult to do? Thanks in advance.
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How is the schedule flexibility at republic? Are you able to drop trips to get extra time off or is that difficult to do? Thanks in advance.
Lately, it has been pretty much impossible to drop or even swap trips. On any given day in our most junior base, we have max 3 people (FO) on reserve.
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Lately, it has been pretty much impossible to drop or even swap trips. On any given day in our most junior base, we have max 3 people (FO) on reserve.
How about if you bid for trips to overlap each other , will they pull one of them??( Iím assuming you guys bid monthly)
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How is the schedule flexibility at republic? Are you able to drop trips to get extra time off or is that difficult to do? Thanks in advance.
Compared to other Regionals I would say it is above average. But don't expect much until you gain senority.
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Not sure what you mean by bidding for trips that overlap. We have PBS so you bid for the type of trip you want and days you want off and pray the scheduling gods can build something that matches those preferences. You can bid for specific pairings but you have to be senior enough that nobody would take those specific trips before you with their preferences. We also have a weak SAP but I wouldnít count on that unless you want to add to your schedule. I always bid min hours which gives me my top preferences ever since Iíve been able to hold a line. Then I build off the trade board (not open time) to reach my preferred 95 hour months. That way I have control of what extra trip gets me to 95 hours and not Flica throwing on some crappy extra 4 day with a bunch of 5:30am shows.
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Not sure what you mean by bidding for trips that overlap. We have PBS so you bid for the type of trip you want and days you want off and pray the scheduling gods can build something that matches those preferences. You can bid for specific pairings but you have to be senior enough that nobody would take those specific trips before you with their preferences. We also have a weak SAP but I wouldnít count on that unless you want to add to your schedule. I always bid min hours which gives me my top preferences ever since Iíve been able to hold a line. Then I build off the trade board (not open time) to reach my preferred 95 hour months. That way I have control of what extra trip gets me to 95 hours and not Flica throwing on some crappy extra 4 day with a bunch of 5:30am shows.
I meant like if you were awarded a 4 day trip that starts on the 27th of February, techinically the trip would run into March. Now if you can bid for a trip that starts March 1st for example those 2 trips would overlap. Would they pull the second trip if you had the seniority to be awarded that trip? Pardon my ignorance but whatís flica?
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I meant like if you were awarded a 4 day trip that starts on the 27th of February, techinically the trip would run into March. Now if you can bid for a trip that starts March 1st for example those 2 trips would overlap. Would they pull the second trip if you had the seniority to be awarded that trip? Pardon my ignorance but whatís flica?
Why does it matter? Youre "choosing skywest"
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Why does it matter? Youre "choosing skywest"
lol, didn't realize it was him. Some strangely specific questions from this guy. Seems high maintenance.
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Why does it matter? Youre "choosing skywest"
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