|Thursday, October 12, 2017
Required Coverage/Coverage Needed (CN) Dates in Novmember - LUS
Required coverage, also referred to as forced coverage, is a term applied to date(s) in a bid month that occur when not enough Flight Attendants bid to fly on those date(s). During the award process, PBS is continually looking forward to calculate the number of duty periods on each day that have not been awarded versus the remaining Flight Attendants who are legal to cover those positions. Once the open time limit is reached, the day becomes a required/forced coverage date.
Keep in mind that there may be required coverage needed dates (CN) in November based on the data from November of last year. If your seniority falls within the affected range listed in the charts below, you may want to consider backing up your bids with trips you would prefer to fly in your later layers.
We have included the following CN dates and affected seniorities for November 2016 as a reference ONLY. Actual CN dates and affected seniorities for the November 2017 bid award are not known until PBS begins processing:
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